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Candy Easter Egg Surprises

No recipe image available.Young and old will love biting into these sweet creamy candies with a marshmallow surprise in the center.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 (7-ounce) jar marshmallow creme
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
Coconut and/or decorator sugars
42 multi-colored miniature marshmallows

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place butter and marshmallow crème in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH, stirring once, until melted (1 to 2 minutes). Add powdered sugar; stir until smooth.
  2. Place coconut and/or decorator sugars in small bowls. Shape 2 teaspoons marshmallow mixture around 1 miniature marshmallow. Immediately roll in coconut or decorator sugars. Place onto waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate until set.

Makes 42 candies.

Tip: Store between sheets of waxed paper in airtight container in refrigerator.

Mint Snowballs: Stir 1 teaspoon peppermint flavoring into marshmallow mixture after microwaving.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/42 of recipe): Calories: 80, Fat: 3.5g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 20mg, Carbohydrates: 13g, Dietary Fiber: 0g, Protein: <1g