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Surprise Easter Eggs

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 9 Tablespoon
  Confectioner sugar 1 Pound
  Mashed potato 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Flaked coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Semi sweet chocolate 8 Ounce
  Paraffin bar 1⁄3
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a bowl, 1/2 cup of butter, confectioners' sugar, potato, vanilla and coconut.
2) Cover and refrigerate the butter mixture for 3 hours.
3) Roll the butter mixture into eggs shape.
4) Place the eggs in refrigerator overnight.

MAKING
5) In top bowl of double boiler, stir together chocolate, paraffin and 1 tablespoon butter.
6) Place the bowl over hot water, stirring continuously until melted and smooth.
7) Remove the bowl off the hot water bath and keep chocolate mixture warm.
8) Plunge the eggs into chocolate mixture and arrange on waxed paper to dry.

SERVING
9) Serve the Surprise Easter Eggs, garnished with cake icing, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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