Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups have been generally my favourite candy as a kid. Vintage scenario of nostalgia.

During Halloween I’d go by way of my bag and decide out all Reese’s and established them aside for extra specific address times. I experienced to savor them for the reason that Mother didn’t buy Reese’s frequently. When Easter came along and Reese’s eggs had been popular, I was permitted to have precisely 1 and damn did I cherish that Reese’s egg with my overall soul.

To be genuine, Tony and I enjoy white chocolate Reese’s eggs, especially when they’re saved in the fridge. I realize they are probably not the most effective, but each and every at the time in a when we invest in them as a specific deal with for our film nights.

That was right up until I determined to make my very own healthy peanut butter eggs back again in 2016 (of course, 6 many years in the past!) with no any refined sweeteners, dairy or junk I couldn’t pronounce. Now we have these gorgeous vegan Reese’s eggs virtually just about every week, trying to keep them in the freezer for when we’re craving a thing sweet. Reward factors: they are the perfect sweet handle for Easter that kiddos will Adore.

Every little thing you have to have to make wholesome Reese’s eggs

These vegan Reese’s peanut butter eggs are All the things and so easy to make! If you enjoy Reese’s in any way form or kind, I can ensure that you will fall in enjoy with this recipe. These small carb peanut butter eggs are also grain absolutely free, gluten totally free, dairy free, which signifies that everyone and absolutely everyone will unquestionably adore these. Listed here are the 4 ingredients you’ll will need:

  • Peanut butter: be sure to use a creamy peanut butter with just peanuts + salt, or just peanuts. Which is what is effective best for this recipe. Use the code ‘Formidable15‘ to get 15% off of my fav nut butter model, Wild Close friends. If you use a Trader Joe’s brand name, you may perhaps need to have to incorporate more coconut flour, because their brand name is exceptionally runny. If you have a peanut allergy you could also check out cashew, almond or sunflower seed butter!
  • Pure maple syrup: several selfmade peanut butter eggs are produced with powdered sugar, but we’re the natural way sweetening these Reese’s eggs with pure maple syrup. You can also use honey if you are not vegan.
  • Coconut flour: a minimal coconut flour adds fiber and aids thicken the peanut butter eggs to bind almost everything together. It performs like magic.
  • Darkish chocolate: I love applying darkish chocolate chips or dairy absolutely free & vegan chocolate. There are numerous excellent models out there to decide on from.

mixing peanut butter in a bowl to make homemade Reese's eggs

Can I use a diverse flour?

If you do not have coconut flour, almond flour would be a fantastic substitute in these peanut butter eggs. Make sure you be aware that you’d probable need to have at least 1/4 – 1/3 cup of almond flour right up until you accomplish the suitable regularity. I would not endorse other flours. For instance, all objective flour is not meant to be eaten raw so do not sub that in.

vegan peanut butter eggs on a tray

Make them paleo

Indeed, these healthful Reese’s eggs can also be created paleo by simply just employing almond butter or cashew butter! Be guaranteed their ingredients are just nuts and salt.

Try out a white chocolate edition

As I mentioned, Tony and I love storing the white chocolate Reese’s eggs in our freezer when they strike the cabinets about Easter. Feel cost-free to make these peanut butter eggs with white chocolate by merely swapping the dark chocolate to white chocolate chips or a white chocolate bar!

dipping a healthy peanut butter egg in chocolate

How to make peanut butter eggs

  1. Make the batter. In a medium bowl, mix collectively peanut butter, maple syrup and 1 tablespoon of coconut flour. Add yet another tablespoon or two of coconut flour if the batter is tremendous runny. The peanut butter combination should really be sticky like a wet cookie dough.
  2. Condition the eggs. Use a cookie scoop to drop peanut butter combination by the tablespoonful onto a parchment lined small baking sheet. A little bit flatten the top rated of each with your fingertips and form into an ‘egg shape’ if you want. Put on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and put in the freezer for 20 minutes to 1 hour. The more time the eggs remain in the freezer, the less complicated it will be to dip them.
  3. Dip the eggs. Immediately after about 30 minutes, soften the chocolate bar in a small saucepan more than quite small heat, stirring often. Transfer melted chocolate to a smaller heat bowl, allow for chocolate to awesome for 5 minutes just before dunking the eggs. Immediately use a fork to dip every peanut butter egg into chocolate. Make absolutely sure to coat evenly.
  4. Freeze & serve. Transfer again to parchment lined baking sheet and sprinkle with a tiny coarse sea salt if wanted. Immediately spot baking sheet back again in freezer for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Makes 8 huge vegan Reese’s eggs.

homemade healthy Reese's eggs on a tray

Strategies for homemade Reese’s eggs

  • Alter the flour. Relying on your peanut butter, you may possibly need to use much more coconut flour. Wherever from 1-3 tablespoons is ordinarily perfect. I generally in no way want more than 2 tablespoons for these eggs.
  • Use your refrigerator. If your peanut butter dough seems as well runny or gentle, really feel free of charge to pop it in the fridge for 10-20 minutes in advance of forming the eggs.
  • Continue to keep the chocolate place temp. Melt the chocolate 10 minutes prior to you are completely ready to coat your eggs. Home temperature melted chocolate is better than incredibly hot melted chocolate if the chocolate is too hot, it can soften the peanut butter.
  • Soften prior to taking in. Feel free of charge to pop them in the fridge for a pair of minutes prior to you try to eat them so that they soften up just a little bit.

4-ingredient peanut butter eggs on a wire rack

Storing recommendations

Be guaranteed to retail store these vegan Reese’s eggs in your freezer. I advocate a freezer-helpful bag or container to maintain these treats frozen. These minimal carb Reese’s eggs can stay in your freezer for up to 3 months, so go in advance and make a double batch if you’d like!

vegan peanut butter eggs in a stack

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I hope you adore these 4-component healthy Reese’s eggs! If you make them, I’d adore for you to depart a comment and a score allowing me know how you preferred them. I actually take pleasure in it, xo!

Recipe by: Evi Madison // SRCooking | Pictures by: Eat Enjoy Eats

This submit was initially printed in 2016, republished on March 15h, 2021, and republished on April 12th, 2022.