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Copycat Cadbury™ Chocolate Creme Eggs

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Copycat Cadbury™ Chocolate Creme Eggs
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  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 15
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We’re sweet on this homemade Easter candy recipe. All it takes are a few pantry staples and a bit of patience.
By Tieghan Gerard
Updated May 24, 2018

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 drops orange blossom water, if desired
  • 2 to 4 drops yellow food color
  • 12 oz dark chocolate chips, melted

Steps

  • 1
    In medium bowl, beat honey, butter, powdered sugar, salt, vanilla and orange blossom water with electric mixer on low speed until combined, then on medium speed about 1 minute or until light and fluffy.
  • 2
    Remove one-third of the dough (slightly less than 1 cup) to another bowl. Mix in yellow food color to look like color of egg yolk. Line cookie sheet with waxed or cooking parchment paper. Shape yellow mixture into 15 (1/2-teaspoon size) balls. Place in freezer 15 minutes. Meanwhile, shape white dough into 15 tablespoon-size balls.
  • 3
    Remove yellow “yolks” from freezer. Place white ball in palm of your hand; gently flatten it a bit. Make an indent in center. Place yolk in center of white, then shape white around yolk into egg shape. If mixture gets too soft, put it back in freezer.
  • 4
    Continue this process until eggs are complete. Return to freezer 15 minutes. Meanwhile, melt chocolate.
  • 5
    Working with one egg at a time, remove egg from freezer, and insert toothpick. Dip egg into chocolate; carefully let excess chocolate drip off. Place on parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  • 6
    Place eggs in refrigerator 10 minutes to set. Store in cool dry place up to one week.

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Nutrition

300 Calories, 12g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 47g Total Carbohydrate, 44g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
7g
36%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
85mg
4%
Potassium
135mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
47g
16%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
44g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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