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Homemade peanut butter eggs recipe

Feb 15, 2024Ashley Brenenstuhl

Have you ever wondered how to make chocolate peanut butter eggs? Our recipe makes a creamy peanut butter filling that isn’t overly sweet. Sure, you can buy filled eggs already made in the grocery store, but nothing beats the taste of homemade!

Our peanut butter filling recipe is the secret to making delicious homemade peanut butter eggs, and this recipe only requires only 4 ingredients to make. You can see how to make our creamy peanut butter filling HERE.

Don't have the time to make homemade peanut butter filling? We've got you covered with our already made peanut butter cream center! You can get our premade peanut butter cream center HERE.

Things you'll need

Peanut Butter Cream Candy Filling (Recipe Here)
Or premade peanut butter cream center filling

Egg Chocolate Mold

How to Make Peanut Butter Eggs

Make Peanut Butter Candy Filling according to our peanut butter filling recipe directions. You can also use our premade peanut butter cream center.

Melt one pound of Merckens chocolate melts in the microwave 30 seconds at a time, stirring in between intervals, See how to melt Merckens chocolate melts here.

Spoon chocolate and fill each egg cavity of the candy mold. Once filled, place in the refrigerator for 1 minute.

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Over a piece of parchment, turn the candy mold over and dump out the excess melted chocolate, leaving a chocolate shell in the candy mold. Use a spatula to scrape away any chocolate that’s on the edge of the mold. Place in the refrigerator for one minute, or until hardened. 

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Roll a ball of peanut butter candy filling in the palm of your hands and press it down into the molded shell.

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Once all the shells are filled with peanut butter filling, top with melted chocolate and spread out to the edges. Place in the refrigerator for about three minutes or until set and hardened.

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Try using a variety of molds to make chocolate eggs in different styles and sizes!

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