Chocolate Easter eggs

Chocolate Easter eggs

¾ cup chunky peanut butter

1½-2 cups powdered sugar divided

¼ cup margarine softened

1 cup coconut

2 cups semisweet chocolate

½ cup finely chopped walnuts

2 tbsp shortening

In mixing bowl cream peanut butter and butter. Fold in coconut, nuts, and 1 cup sugar. Mix well. Sprinkle some of the remaining sugar on board. Turn peanut butter mixture onto board. Spread in enough of the remaining sugar until it holds its shaped when formed. Shape into small egg-shaped pieces. Cover and chill for 1 hour. In double broiler over water, melt chocolate chips and shortening, stirring until smooth. Dip eggs; place on wax paper to harden. Chill. Yields 2 dozen