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Easter Eggs

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Icing sugar 3 Pound
  Condensed milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Semi-sweet chocolate 1 Pound, chopped
  Vegetable shortening 2 Tablespoon
For icing
  Icing sugar 2 Pound
  Vegetable shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In large bowl, beat butter until fluffy; gradually beat in icing sugar, condensed milk, vanilla and salt.
Turn out onto work surface; knead until smooth.
Shape into 32 eggs.
Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
In bowl over hot (not boiling) water, melt chocolate with shortening; remove from heat.
Using two forks, dip each egg into chocolate to coat; shake off excess.
Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets; refrigerate until chocolate is set.
ICING: In large bowl, gradually beat sugar into shortening until fluffy.
Beat in milk until smooth.
Divide into batches; beat in food coloring (if using).
Decorate eggs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Servings: 
60

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