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Easter is around the corner and there is nothing better than Keto Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs to make all your candy dreams come true!
Looking for more Keto treats? Check out my Keto Peanut Better Oreo Cookies!
Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs
There is truly nothing harder than being Keto or eating healthy on a holiday or holiday weekend that revolves around sugar.
Parents with kids of any age, I get it, I’ve been there, and truthfully, I am there … every Easter … watching my kid eat a Reese’s Chocolate Peanut Butter egg.
…and let me tell you, there is NO substitution to a Reese’s egg … until now!
Say goodbye to being tempted by your kids’ sweet treats and say goodbye to having to give your kids super sugary store-bought chocolate.
These Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs are super delicious, homemade, AND kid-approved!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Egg Ingredients
With just a handful of ingredients … that you probably already have handy … these sugar-free chocolate peanut butter eggs will come together in only about 15 minutes (and a couple of hours for settling)!
Peanut Butter Filling:
From the Spice Rack: Spin that spice rack and grab the salt! You will need only 1/4 tsp salt.
For the Chocolate Coating:
Chocolate: To make that delicious chocolate exterior you will need 7 oz sugar-free dark chocolate chips. If you don’t have a favorite brand or are new to Keto and are looking for a recommendation, I use ChocZero!
Oil: 2 tbsp coconut oil
*for a detailed list of ingredients and instructions, check out the recipe card below!
How to make Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs
Let’s get Melty. Melt peanut butter and butter together in a microwave safe bowl for 30-60 seconds and stir until well mixed.
Add the Vanilla’s. Once everything is melted and well mixed, stir in the vanilla extract and vanilla cream stevia
Fill the egg molds stage 1. At this time you will need to fill the egg molds up only half way up and freeze for 1 hour.
Remove the frozen peanut butter eggs. After an hour has passed, remove the peanut butter eggs from the freezer and and from their molds and set aside.
Make the chocolate coating. We are now moving onto the chocolate coating and for that you will need to melt the dark chocolate and coconut oil in the microwave for 30 seconds, then stir until smooth.
Pour the chocolate mixture. Take your melted chocolate mixture and pour it into the molds only going half way up.
Place the frozen peanut butter eggs into the chocolate. Grab those frozen peanut butter eggs, it is now time to press down into the chocolate. Press them down to about the middle and so that the chocolate comes up and over the peanut butter.
Gently spread. With a spoon, gently spread the chocolate to fully cover the peanut butter if needed.
Place in the refrigerator. Place your molds into the refrigerator until the chocolate fully sets up, about 1 hour.
Remove from mold. Once your chocolate has set, gently remove your eggs from the molds and enjoy!
Questions, Answers, Tips & Tricks:
What trays did you use?
I used these Silicone Molding Trays and they came out perfect! My family was super impressed with how professional these looked, but all the credit goes to the silicone molds, lol
Do I need to refrigerate my eggs?
Yes! Letting your eggs set is a super important step in the process. I know it adds time, but you will thank me later when the set as prefect as a Reese’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Egg!
Do I need to spray the molds?
Nope! Don’t you just love when there is less prep? I know I do! There is no need to spray the molds first (with this recipe). Once your eggs have set, they will pop right out when you go to remove them.
What type of Peanut Butter did you use?
Whenever I am making a recipe that calls for peanut butter, I use my very own homemade peanut butter that I make and store. Want to make your own peanut butter, check out the video!
ChozZero vs. Lily’s Chocolates
For this recipe, I used ChozZero. However, this is truly a personal preference. I started choosing ChozZero over Lily’s chocolates (even though Lily’s brand is more easily found in most grocery stores) because I noticed I’d always end up with an upset stomach. The ChocZero brand of chocolates does not have the same effect on me, but it is truly a personal preference!
How long can I store my chocolate peanut butter eggs?
If you (and/or your family) are about to refrain from eating them all, you can store them in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. I truly don’t think they will last that long. Now, if you are nothing like me and able to practice restraint, you can also store them in the freezer for 3 months.
Pro-Tip on Storage: They definitely need to be kept in the fridge though. When left at room temperature, your eggs will get melty.
Peanut Butter Filling:
- 5 tbsp butter,
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 1/2 tsp vanilla cream stevia
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 tsp salt
For the Chocolate Coating:
- Melt the peanut butter and butter together in a microwave-safe bowl for 30-60 seconds and stir until well mixed.
- Stir in the vanilla extract and vanilla cream stevia
- Fill the egg molds halfway up and freeze for 1 hour.
- Remove the frozen peanut butter eggs from the molds and set them aside.
- For the chocolate coating, melt the dark chocolate and coconut oil in the microwave for 30 seconds, then stir until smooth.
- Pour the chocolate mixture into the molds halfway up.
- Place the frozen peanut butter eggs into the chocolate and press down so the chocolate comes over the peanut butter.
- Gently spread with a spoon to fully cover the peanut butter if needed.
- Place in the refrigerator until the chocolate fully sets up, about 1 hour.
- Gently remove from the molds and enjoy!
The additional 2 hours is for the recipe to set up.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 220Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 139mgCarbohydrates: 13gNet Carbohydrates: 5gFiber: 8gSugar: 0gProtein: 3g