Gone are the days of hard-boiling dozens of eggs…with these Painted Easter Egg Truffles, you can create amazing Easter egg designs with melted Candy Melts candy. A colorful addition to your kids’ Easter basket or a fun project to make with the whole family, these painted Easter egg truffles are sure to become a family favorite year after year!
Prepare truffle mix following recipe instructions.Using spoon, scoop truffle mix into 1¼ in. balls, then taper one end to make egg shape. Place on baking paper-covered board. Chill 15 minutes.
Melt Candy Melts candy according to package instructions. Add 1 tablespoon melted candy into six separate bowls. Add enough vegetable fat to make candy the consistency of water. Using candy colors and color combinations provided, tint candy yellow, blue, dark red, light red, dark orange and light orange.Reserve remaining melted candy white. *Combine Red and Orange candy colors to get light and dark red colors shown. Combine Orange and Red candy colors to get light and dark orange colors shown.
Using candy dipping tools, dip truffles into remaining melted white candy. Transfer to baking paper-covered board. Chill until set, about 10 to 15 minutes.Using brushes, paint and flick tinted candy onto truffles.