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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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 587 Calories from Fat 250

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.7%

Saturated Fat 19.8 g98.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 36.3 mg12.1%

Sodium 17.2 mg0.7%

Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.2%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.9%

Sugars 70.7 g

Protein 3 g5.8%

Vitamin A 8.4% Vitamin C 6.4%

Calcium 1.6% Iron 6.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Surprise Easter Eggs Recipe