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Copycat Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs

Reese’s peanut butter eggs were my favorite as child but have you looked at the ingredients recently? Make copycat Reese’s peanut butter eggs with healthier ingredients that you probably already have on hand! I love a decadent treat that produces a level glucose response and think you will too!

Just clean, natural ingredients go into these Reese’s Copycat Eggs you can feel good about feeding your family. Great to have on hand for Easter but you can easily change up the shape and eat them all year round.

If you love these peanut butter eggs I know you will absolutely love this recipe for Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars, these Peanut Butter Blossoms, and these Crunchy No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe For Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs

These decadent treats are made with natural, clean ingredients and are blood sugar friendly. These peanut butter eggs are also easy to make and taste way better than store bought.

Ingredients To Make Peanut Butter Eggs

Peanut Filling

  • Peanut butter  – Make sure to use natural peanut butter with no added oils or sugar. If there is a peanut allergy you can use almond butter or choose a seed butter like sunflower or pumpkin.
  • Almond flour – Make sure the almond flour is a fine grind.
  • Vanilla – Use real vanilla extract for the best flavor.

Chocolate Coating

  • Dark chocolate chips– Use stevia sweetened to make these keto or use a dark chocolate bar and chop it.
  • Coconut oil – If you prefer not to have a coconut flavor choose an unflavored coconut oil.

Topping

  • Maldon coarse sea salt – This salt is for sprinkling on top which is optional but adds a nice contrasting flavor to the sweetness of the eggs.

Equipment

How To Make Peanut Butter Eggs

  • Mix the filling ingredients to make a smooth paste. Push into silicone mold.
  • Freeze peanut butter “eggs” in silicone the mold until firm.
  • While the eggs are freezing, melt chocolate and coconut oil over double boiler until completely melted and combined.
  • Pop the frozen peanut butter eggs out of their molds and dip in chocolate, sprinkle with coarse sea salt and cool in the fridge to allow chocolate to harden.

Storage

  • These copycat Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs will keep for up to one week in an airtight container. You can also freeze these eggs for up to 3 months.

Pro Tips

  • Take the peanut butter out of the fridge before you begin to prepare the eggs so it can soften slightly.
  • Use any shape of mold that you have on hand. Egg shapes are nice for Easter but if you have different shapes on hand go ahead and use them.
  • Make a variety of different flavor eggs by changing up the filling or using a different type of chocolate for the coating.

FAQs

Can I use something other than peanut butter?

Yes, if there is a peanut allergy you can substitute a different nut butter like almond or cashew or use a seed butter.

How are these homemade Easter eggs healthier?

These eggs do not contain any stabilizers, preservatives or refined sugar.

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Copycat Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs

Beth Bollinger of Nest Wellness
Reese’s peanut butter eggs were my favorite as child but have you looked at the ingredients recently? Make copycat Reese's peanut butter eggs with healthier ingredients that you probably already have on hand! I love a decadent treat that produces a level glucose response and think you will too!
5 from 4 votes
Course Sweet Treats
Servings 6
Calories 161 kcal

Ingredients
 

Peanut Filling

Chocolate Coating

Topping

Instructions
 

  • Mix filling ingredients to make a smooth paste. Push into silicone mold
  • Freeze peanut butter “eggs” in silicone mold until firm.
  • While the eggs are freezing, melt chocolate and coconut oil over double boiler until completely melted and combined
  • Pop the frozen peanut butter eggs out of their molds and dip in chocolate, sprinkle with coarse sea salt and cool in the fridge to allow chocolate to harden.

Nutrition

Calories: 161kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 3gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 46mgPotassium: 62mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gCalcium: 15mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chocolate peanut butter eggs, chocolate peanut butter recipe, KETO, paleo, VEGAN
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