Thursday, April 21, 2011

Last-Minute Super Duper Easy Peanut Butter Eggs (only 3 ingredients)

I absolutely LOVE peanut butter eggs at Easter (ok who am I kidding...all year round!) so I decided I would attempt to make my own this year.  Of course, I procrastinated and waited until the last minute and was then quite shocked when I read some recipes and realized how hard they could actually be to make.  So I went on a mission to come up with an easier recipe.  After some serious searching and experimenting I came up with a recipe that follows the same formula as the peanut butter fudge I make at Christmas. Only three ingredients are needed and they taste, if I do say so myself, AMAZING! 
Ingredients:  18 oz jar of peanut butter (any brand), regular size can of cream cheese frosting, and toll house chocolate chips.
 
Combine the peanut butter and frosting in a bowl and then put the bowl in the freezer for approximately 30 minutes to firm up.
Shape the mixture into egg shapes and then place back in the freezer for another 30-45 minutes to firm up.

Next, you want to melt your chocolate chips and then dip the peanut butter eggs in the melted chocolate.  If you want to decorate with sprinkles do so immediately before the chocolate hardens.  I then put them back in the freezer for about an hour to firm up.
Lastly, I put my eggs in cupcake holders and stored in the fridge.  I would imagine the fridge is the best place to store them as they might get soft if left out for longer than a couple of hours.

58 comments:

  1. Looks great! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Stopping by from Social Parade. You're killing me with this! I just said I was having a major sweets craving right before I saw your post! ;)
    Can't wait to try this!

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  3. Friday Blog Hop - thanks for visiting. These treats look ah-mazing!!
    Happy Easter :)

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  4. Yum!!!! Thanks for follwing HPA! I'm following you back :)

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  5. Following back and definitely going to be making these tomorrow! PB eggs are a huge favorite for me and my husband! Thanks for sharing!!

    http://www.thereviewstew.com

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  6. Those look yummy! Following you back from www.atimeoutformommy.com

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  7. Peanut butter eggs are my favorite too! Thanks for stopping by tonight.
    http://confessionsofafrugalmind.blogspot.com/

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  8. Thanks for the follow! I think I just gained ten pounds drolling over your post!!!

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  9. OMG!! Those sound awesome!!! Thanks for sharing! And thanks for joining my hop and for posting the button! You rock!!! Have a great weeekend!

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  10. Yummy! Peanut butter covered in chocolate is my weakness!!!

    Lyric
    {Dream.Plan.Live.}
    www.dreamplanlive.blogspot.com

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  11. Thanks for Sharing!!!! Will do this on Sunday :) Following from A Step At a Time...

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  12. That looks delicious!
    Following from Hop Along Friday.
    Would love if you could stop by my blog and enter my giveaway!

    http://fuegitabonita.blogspot.com

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  13. Wow ~ they sounds soo good and easy! Definitely making these!
    Following you from the Hop! Would love to have you follow me at http://nonasnotes.blogspot.com
    Happy Easter!

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  14. New follower here, would love a follow back at http://www.livingonadollar.com thanks!!

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  15. just wanted to let you know that these look and sound AMAZING!! Can't wait to give them a try!

    (i'm already a follower!)

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  16. WOW! That looks easy enough for my daughter to make! Thanks for visiting my blog! :)

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  17. That's great, I'm always looking for new recipes to make with my two year old daughter.
    Thanks a bunch,
    Char
    http://1epicmom.com/

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  18. Chocolate and peanut butter ~ can't get better than that! These look yummy!

    Thanks for hopping by and for following. I am now following you too. =0)

    http://affordingcommoncents.blogspot.com

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  19. Thank you for visiting me today! Following you back now but with posts like this it may not be a good thing for my diet! Yummy!

    Kar
    http://flipsidesanity.blogspot.com
    http://flipsideumami.blogspot.com

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  20. Stopping by from the Friday blog hop to say thanks for being a follower and I am now your latest follower too. I love any and all deals so I can't wait to check out your website more! Oh... and those Peanut butter eggs - OH MY WORD -I have a major weakness to Peanut Butter so I can't wait to try these out! Have a great day and a wonderful weekend! :)

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  21. Wow, that looks divine. Give me peanut butter & chocolate and I'm in! I may have to make these later, seeing as I haven't had much time to do anything else! Thanks for the tip!
    I'm a new follower from the Bunny Hop - I would love if you visited me too! :)
    Musings From a SAHM

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  22. Oh my! I have never seen this recipe, but I can tell I'm going to love you for it!! How simple and wonderfully divine!
    Happy Easter!

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  23. I am following you back from the Hop Along Friday! :) These peanut butter eggs look amazing... I know what my girls and I are making today!! :) Your blog here is amazing - I'm off to check out more of it! Happy Easter!

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  24. Those look great! I'm going to try and make them -- I have a son with Celiac Disease (so he can never have gluten) so I'm trying to figure out alternative treats. I believe I can find a gf frosting.

    Thanks for the fabulous idea!!!

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  25. A new follower from moms blogger club.
    Those look very YUMMIE! still trying to figure out mbc.
    Please stop by
    mamawannasave.com

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  26. Thanks for following me through STM. Love your site and I am definately making these this weekend! Well I might get my kids to make them and then I'll eat them! :) Regardless they look so yummy!!!!

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  27. Easy enough! I can do that!

    http://alittlenosh.blogspot.com

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  28. Those look great!!! 3 ingredients?? Wow!!! I'm following you back, thanks for following!!!

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  29. I was planning on making these this year and totally forgot...but with that easy recipe, I still will have time!!! Thanks! Following you back from Areyouamom.com
    Maureen

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  30. Can you say YUMMY! Thanks for visiting me at A Season for All Things. I'm your newest follower and look forward to reading more of your posts. ~ Ellen

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  31. Those look AWESOME! Here from the Blog Hop, and look forward to reading you!

    Hope to see you follow back!

    http://parentwin.blogspot.com

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  32. That is too yummy~


    New GFC follower from the Mingle With Us Blog Hop

    Karen
    Mommy's' Moments
    http://www.avonbykaren.blogspot.com

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  33. This sounds so easy- even I could do it! Thanks for the idea!!!

    Clayton
    http://www.claytonpaulthomas.com
    facebook: claytonpaulthomas

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  34. These look amazing and SO simple!!! I may have to try them for Sunday!

    I am a new follower, from the Finding New Friends hop! I hope that you can follow back!

    http://atlantamilitarymom.co

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  35. Hi, I'm a new blogger visiting from Smart and Trendy Mom's blog hop - nice to meet you. The peanut butter eggs look yummy. I "followed" your blog and would love a follow back - thanks!

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  36. Super yummy!!!! I am already following but thought I would stop by and say hi! :)

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  37. Those look DELISH! Found you on the hop! Following.....you can find me at www.imsewcheap.blogspot.com !

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  38. Stopping by from It's a Keeper Thursday. Those are absolutely scrumptious looking!

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  39. Oh, yum. I love those things. Returning your follow from The Bunny Hop and looking forward to reading more of your blog.

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  40. Following via Sit & Relax Weekend Hop
    Life Below Zero
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  41. Following you from the Disboards. These look awesome!!! I may have to make them tomorrow for DH and DD.

    Chris
    http://shmily1-lovingdisney.blogspot.com

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  42. ohhh my these look YUMMMMMY! look like a recipe for my hubby, kids and I to get into this weekend. Thanks sooo much for the post!

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  43. I will love you forever! Peanut Butter + Chocolate= MMM. I was looking for something to make to treat the girls at work tomorrow. It looks so easy. I found you on the Finding New Friends Weekend Blog Hop, and look forward to reading more from you.

    GFC name GraceandMe
    http://www.graceandme.com

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  44. Thanks for following me! I'm following you back now! This recipe rocks! Thanks for sharing!

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  46. Yummy! I know what I am making this weekend! HAPPY EASTER!

    I am following you on the weekend blog hop, follow me too.

    http://itsabouttimemamaw.blogspot.com/

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  47. Hi, I'm here for the hop from Tech Ed 4 Kids - http://teched4kids.com

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  48. I'm your newest follower from the blog hop! I'm gonna make those eggs for tomorrow, they look so delicious!!!

    Nancy

    http://thatsoundslikecrazy.blogspot.com

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  49. Now following you from the Bunny Hop! Have a wonderful Easter. Look forward to reading your blog! You can find me athttp://dinosaurs-and-dandelions.com

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  50. oh how yummy! stopping by from the hop! Thanks for sharing!

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  51. Oh my goodness - these look delicious! I think I'm gaining weight just looking at them!

    Following you from the Finding New Friends Weekend Blog Hop. I can't wait to read more!

    Christina

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  52. The recipe looks great! And very simple!

    Following you on the Finding new friends weekend blog hop, GFC'd you, Facebooked you, Twittered you and signed up for the email subscription.

    C'mon over and take a look at Twice Blessed Life! http://www.twiceblessedlife.com we've got some neat giveaways going on right now :)

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  53. Came by from the blog hop and I already follow thru GFC so I followed this time with Facebook. If you haven't been by my blog I would love a follow back thru GFC and Facebook. No rush as this is a holiday and family and friends are more important. The blogs will be here, where would they go? Have a great day and Happy Easter!

    Mary@http://mmbearcupoftea.blogspot.com

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  54. Looks yummy!
    Newest follower- getting caught up on my blog hopping. Better later than never. Please return the favor and visit me too.
    Cheers-
    Mikey
    www.mikey-thesinglemom.blogspot.com

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  55. Hi! I made these eggs yesterday..they are amazing...I posted your recipe on my blog...and put your link up....Thanks again!
    Maureen
    Areyouamom.com

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  56. DROOL. Peanut butter and chocolate are my two weaknesses. These look so good!

    Thanks for linking up with the Bunny Hop. I'm now following you back! :)

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  57. YUM! I wish I had seen this recipe yesterday, I would have zoomed to the store to snatch up ingredients! Look simply fabulous and easily enough for me to manage!

    Thanks so much for bunny hopping with us ;)

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  58. YUMMY!! These look so cool!! I wish i had a blog to post something so yummy!! By the way i love this blog it is awesome!:-) Thank you for sharing all this great stuff!!

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