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Fudgy Truffle Eggs

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 48

Make homemade Easter eggs in a flash with just 5 ingredients. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1
container (16 oz) Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
cup creamy peanut butter or marshmallow creme
1
package (24 oz) vanilla-flavored (almond bark) or chocolate-flavored candy coating

Steps

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  • 1
    In large microwaveable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 1 minute, stir until melted. If necessary, microwave 10 to 20 seconds longer or until chocolate can be stirred smooth.
  • 2
    Microwave frosting uncovered on High 20 seconds; stir into melted chocolate chips. Stir in vanilla. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes or just until thick enough to hold a shape.
  • 3
    Drop chocolate mixture by level tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper lined cookie sheets. Flatten each tablespoon of chocolate mixture. Spoon about 1/4 teaspoon marshmallow or creamy peanut butter in center. Fold chocolate mixture over filling; shape into egg shapes. (If mixture is too sticky, refrigerate until firm enough to shape.) Freeze 30 minutes.
  • 4
    In large bowl, microwave candy coating uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring until smooth. Dip eggs, one at a time, in candy coating using fork to hold them. Return to cookie sheets. Refrigerate eggs about 10 minutes or until coating is set. Decorate as desired.

Expert Tips

  • Use your creativity to make one-of-a-kind Easter eggs.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 truffle
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
45mg
2%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
17g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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