Low Calorie Easter Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Eggs recipe – 149 calories

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Easter is just around the corner, so here’s a delicious chocolate treat that both kids and adults will love!

Easter Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Eggs recipe – 149 calories

Ingredients:
1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter
1 (12 ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons shortening


Preparation:
1. In a 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave the brown sugar and butter together on high for about 1 – 1-1/2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds or so, until the brown sugar is melted.
2. Stir in the peanut butter, powdered sugar and vanilla extract.
3. Shape by teaspoonsful into egg shapes; chill.
4. In a heavy saucepan or double boiler, melt the chocolate chips together with the shortening over low heat.
5. Using a wooden pick, dip each egg into the chocolate chip mixture, coating completely.
6. Place on a baking sheet that was covered with waxed paper.
7. Decorate with sprinkles if desired.
8. Chill for several hours. Keep stored in the refrigerator.

Servings: 24 eggs

Nutritional information for one serving:
Calories: 149
Total fat: 8.9 g
Cholesterol: 5.1 mg
Sodium: 27.8 mg
Total carbs: 19.2 g
Fiber: 1.1 g
Protein: 1.9 g
Weight Watchers points: 4

Photo credit: Samdogs

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