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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bonbons

Even better than Reese’s because they’re creamy and made with super-dark chocolate!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Chill Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: candy, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candy to make with kids, easy homemade Easter candy, homemade peanut butter cups
Servings: 12
Calories: 595kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 16 oz confectioner’s sugar 1 small bag
  • 2 1/2 cups dark chocolate morsels
  • 2 tbs coconut oil or shortening

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, peanut butter and vanilla until smooth. Beat in sugar. Stir in coconut if desired. Form golf-ball sized portions into egg shapes or balls. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Chill for 30 minutes.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl or heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips and coconut oil/shortening: stir until smooth. Dip in melted chocolate until coated; place on waxed paper to harden
  • You can leave them plain or sprinkle with colored non pareils or sprinkles

Nutrition

Serving: 1candy egg | Calories: 595kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 238mg | Potassium: 390mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin A: 363IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 1mg