The Chew: Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs Recipe

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The Chew: Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

With Easter just a couple days away, Daphne Oz wanted to share an easy and tasty crunchy Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Egg. She explained that because Easter usually involves a lot candy, she thought she would make sure that at least some of it is homemade. Why not make a homemade treat to add to Easter baskets or the dessert plate when you can? The crunchy aspect of these treats comes from cereal, but the chocolate and peanut butter combination is what we all know and love! You’ll want to make these delicious treats to serve to your family on the fun holiday.

To get the recipe, click next page.

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The Chew: Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs Recipe Ingredients

The Chew: Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs Recipe

Daphne Oz showed how you can make your own candy at home, sharing a recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs. (fstorr / Flickr)

  • 1 1/4 C honey
  • 1 1/2 C corn flakes cereal
  • 1/4 C peanuts – finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • coconut flakes – toasted
  • 1 1/4 C light brown sugar – packed
  • 1 C crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 C puffed rice cereal
  • 4 C semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • sprinkles

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The Chew: Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs Recipe Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, add the honey, brown sugar, and peanut butter, then heat over medium heat
  2. Stir until melted and smooth, about 5 minutes
  3. Remove from the heat, then add corn flakes, peanuts, and puffed rice cereal
  4. Use spoons to drop 2 tbsp of the mixture onto a sheet tray until slightly cooled
  5. Use your hands to shape the mixture into eggs, then put on the baking sheet until ready to dip
  6. Put the chocolate chips and vegetable oil in a medium bowl, then microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring until smooth
  7. Dip the eggs in the chocolate mixture then put on a baking sheet and top with sprinkles
  8. Set aside to let the chocolate set

For the Toasted Coconut:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. On a baking sheet, add one bag of coconut flakes
  3. Put in the oven and let it toast in 1-minute intervals, stirring after each minute
  4. Remove the coconut when it’s golden brown, about 3-5 minutes

To Serve:

  1. Arrange the toasted coconut on a platter to make a nest
  2. Top with Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

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