Easter Peanut Butter Buttons

Would you like a no-bake, kid-friendly, and super simple treat to snack on?  Here they are.

 

Aren’t these adorable?  I had seen these originally last year on Natalie’s blog, and I instantly fell in love with them.  How simple!  How cute!  How versatile!  With Easter coming up, I thought these would be a great treat to post. The pastel eggs on white chocolate with pastel sprinkles? How festive!

Anyways, take 10 minutes out of your day to make these.  Warning: they are extremely addicting.  I originally wanted to use Peanut M&M’s (my favorite), but my grocery store was completely out of pastel Peanut M&M’s (can you imagine?).  After I stalked the Easter candy aisle for a good ten minutes or so, I settled on Reeses Pieces peanut butter eggs. Who doesn’t love a peanut butter/chocolate/salty combo?  I tried a couple with Almond M&M’s as well, but, I have to tell you: the peanut butter won for me, hands-down.  Feel free to play around with the type of candy, chocolate or other type of garnish.

And, don’t say I didn’t warn you.  :)

Easter Peanut Butter Buttons

Servings: 50 pieces

 

Ingredients

50 mini-pretzels **I used Hanover’s Butter Snap…oh.my.gosh.

1 cup white candy melts, melted**Use your microwave and stir every 10 seconds or so after heating to make sure they melt completely

50 Reeses Pieces pastel eggs

Pastel sprinkles, for garnish

Instructions***For better results, make each piece one at a time.  Reheat the candy melts as necessary to prevent it from hardening.

1.  On wax paper, place about 1/2 teaspoon of the melted candy melts on one pretzel.

2.  Decorate the candy melt with pastel sprinkles.

3. Immediately top with a pastel chocolate peanut butter egg.  Let cool.

Source:  Barely adapted from Perry’s Plate.

April 17, 2011 - 9:46 am

Lauren at Keep It Sweet - These are adorable and they look so addicting!

April 17, 2011 - 11:01 am

Christina @ This Woman Cooks! - Ahh these are so cute! I didn’t know there was such a thing as Reese’s Pieces peanut butter eggs. That sounds dangerous. ;)

April 17, 2011 - 1:05 pm

Natalie @ Perrys' Plate - So glad you liked these! I didn’t know there were Reese’s PB eggs either. Oh dear. :)

Thanks for the link up!

April 17, 2011 - 11:46 pm

Dee D. - These look so cute :) And so easy to make too! Great idea for kids and easter :)

April 18, 2011 - 12:12 pm

Cristina - These peanut butter buttons turned out so pretty and I even like the name of them. These will make a happy, festive display and they look dangerously addicting too! ;)

April 18, 2011 - 2:43 pm

natalie (the sweets life) - very very cute!!! I might have to make these this week!

April 18, 2011 - 6:51 pm

Happy When Not Hungry - How cute!!!! So easy too. Have to try for Easter!

April 18, 2011 - 9:35 pm

Yuri - These are so cute! :D

April 20, 2011 - 10:01 pm

Mark - I love these! They look like egg nests. The kids will love them. Thanks for the creative post!

April 23, 2011 - 12:46 pm

Ria - This is so sweet! This cute little buttons will impress my guests for sure. Sweet and unique idea! :)

April 23, 2011 - 9:15 pm

Food Lover - WOW they look so lovely :)

March 14, 2012 - 1:42 pm

Michelle - Thanks for the awesome inspiration! Here is my humble attempt to make these:

http://michellespicka.com/2012/03/14/easter-treats/

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March 23, 2012 - 1:18 pm

Cathy - Instead of using cany melts a hershey hug works great. Just put one on each pretzel and put them in the oven at 200 for about 3 minutes until soft not melted (wil still be standing upright) push canding down on pretzel EASY

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Nancy Corriveau - I can Hardily wait to make these

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Debbie Decker - If you use melted chocolate ,sprinkle it with chocolate jimmies then put your Reese’s egg on it YUM YUM!!

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Debbie Decker - Forgot to say it makes it look like an egg in a nest!!

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April 2, 2014 - 2:17 am

Tisha - I must make these…tomorrow! love.

April 15, 2014 - 11:27 am

Hannah - Making these for the school Easter party!! Thanks for the great idea!

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