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Fruit and Nut Easter EggsHappy Easter!

Happy Healthy Holidays!

These fruity, nutty Easter treats can be made long before needed. Their flavor improves as they ripen.

Easter Chocolate for Fruit and Nut Easter Eggs

Recipe Ingredients

2-1/4 cups sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
3/4 cup hot water
1/2 pound marshmallow creme
1/2 cup shortening, melted
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
2 cups candied fruit (cherries and pineapple)
Dipping chocolate

Recipe Directions

In a saucepan, cook sugar, syrup, and water to 265-degrees.

Add marshmallow creme and beat until almost firm. Add melted shortening, confectioners' sugar, candied fruit, and nuts. Mix well, shape eggs by hand and dip in the chocolate. Recipe makes ten eggs.

The eggs will keep six to eight months.

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