Join Our #SheSpeaksEggHunt for the Best Chocolate Egg & Win Chocolates from Our Favorite!

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Apr 07, 2017
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'Tis the season to dye eggs blue and green, hide them in the yard and send eager kids out to find them before they crack.

But why should kids have all the fun? This year, it's our turn!

We embarked on our own #SheSpeaksEggHunt in search of the best chocolate egg. There were a crazy amount of choices, but we persisted, testing various eggs in all flavors and sizes. Forget that diet, we had a serious job to do!

Read on to find our favorites, and then tell us yours for the chance to win a variety of chocolates from the company that makes our taste-test winner (hint: their egg has a yolk inside!)

 

Regular Candy, in Egg Shapes

We won't argue that M&M's Eggs, Twix Eggs, York Peppermint Patties Eggs, Nestle's Crunch Eggs and Butterfinger Eggs are not delicious. Because they are. But they are basically just the regular candies shaped into egg form. Yes, we'd eat them, but they just aren't unique enough to win any awards.

Peanut Butter Eggs

So many brands make a peanut butter egg nowadays. But Reese's is still the classic. The flat chocolate egg is like a Reese's peanut butter cup without the brown wrapper. And their Reese's Pieces eggs may even taste better than the regular Reese's Pieces, which we can't get enough of. This year, they came out with a candy called the Reese's Peanut Butter Creme Egg. We had high hopes for this new version but nothing beats the original.

Same Egg, Different Flavor

Lots of companies take their classic candy and turn it into endless varieties. The tastes are really just a personal preference. For example: Russell Stover. Yes, we enjoy the classic Marshmallow Egg covered in Milk Chocolate. But they now make egss in more than 25 flavors, everything from Vanilla Creme to Cookie Dough to Mango Whip. There were so many choices, we couldn't try them all. (We'd rather do that with their giant heart sampler on Valentine's Day!)

High-End Eggs

We tried a few of the adult-targeted eggs, made from higher end chocolate brands like Ghirardelli and Lindt. We could definitely taste a difference. The chocolate filling in the Lindt Lindor egg was rich and creamy. The Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate Toffee Eggs were crispy and flavorful. And the Hazlenut Ferraro eggs were a sophisticated blend of crispy with a creamy hazelnut filling. We enjoyed these candies immensely - they were more appropriate to savor with a glass of red wine than to give our kids a sugar high.

 

Cadbury

Yes, Cadbury gets a category all it's own, thanks to perennial favorites which come out only once a year. While the Creme Egg is somewhat divisive, we love it for the balance of chocolate and sweet. It's gooey but fun to eat. We also appreciate the Mini Cadbury Creme Eggs since they are less messy and taste just as delicious. You also can't go wrong with Cadbury's Mini Eggs, which are like bigger, crispier M&Ms. We can down a whole bag in one sitting. But we didn't love their other egg varieties: Oreo, Chocolate Creme or Caramel, which were too sweet for us, and let's face it, can not compete with the original.

And the winner is...

It was supremely hard to decide on our favorite chocolate egg, but we have to pick the Cadbury Creme Egg for it's delicious chocolate-sweet balance and the memories it evokes. Plus, it's the only egg  we would could find with a yolk! The Lindt Lindor MIlk Chocolate egg was a surprising runner-up - even our kids could appreciate the high quality of this one.

Do you agree? What's your favorite chocolate egg? Tell us in the comments below to win a Cadbury chocolate gift basket!

There are two ways to enter:

Simply comment below and tell us what your favorite chocolate egg or other holiday treat is.

AND/OR

Tweet about the giveaway!

Click here to Tweet: "Entered the #SheSpeaksEggHunt to win Cadbury chocolates, thx to @SheSpeaksUp! bit.ly/2o6gb2t"

*One lucky commenter or Tweeter will be chosen at random to receive a variety of chocolate products made by Cadbury, valued at approximately $50. Giveaway is open through April 23rd, 2017 to U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. Entrants must be a member of SheSpeaks. If you are not a member, click here to join. Winner will be notified by email.

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by Poonam1421 | SCHAUMBURG, IL
Aug 07, 2017

Peanut Butter Eggs are the best.

by mollyloui | SPIRO, OK
May 18, 2017

I love them all.

by rajunc555 | FRANKLINTON, LA
May 03, 2017

I love Resse's peanut butter eggs and Robin eggs.

by Kjo102186 | Norfolk, VA
Apr 23, 2017

cadbury creme eggs are my favorite easter candy by far!

by Macmac46 | Paducah , KY
Apr 23, 2017

Cadbury is my favorite

by skittles4203 | GLENDALE, AZ
Apr 23, 2017

Cadbury eggs are the best! I went to go get my fix for Easter and all they had left were the chocolate ones... I bought them anyways because they are good aswell, but the originals take the cake!

by partangel | BATTLE CREEK, MI
Apr 23, 2017

Cadbury Creme Eggs are good but Reese's peanut butter eggs are delicious AND addicting! They should definitely take first place. They are definitely the best egg AND the best version of Reeses ever created!

by Ocean_and_sun | Hayward, CA
Apr 23, 2017

Can't argue about the Cadbury Creme Egg! It is one of the best candies out there!

by TLBerliner | TOLEDO, OH
Apr 22, 2017

I love cadbury eggs!

by haboobafoofo | ORLAND PARK, IL
Apr 22, 2017

I love jelly beans

by sybje13 | GREEN BAY, WI
Apr 22, 2017

Nestle crunch eggs, but was not able to find them in stores at all this year:(

by rychepet | WESTLAND, MI
Apr 21, 2017

I love Reese's PB eggs.

by CallMeXenia | BRISTOL, TN
Apr 21, 2017

Def the Cadbury. I look forward to them all year. Then after Easter, I go buy up as many as I can find at 1/2 price..🐔🐦

by nilasage | Canton, OH
Apr 21, 2017

Dove! I was addicted to their truffle eggs way back when. Lost my mind when they stopped making them, but found out they have created something verrry similar to their previously delicious truffle eggs for Easter this year! I ate the whole bag O:-)

by malgosia | ELK GROVE VLG, IL
Apr 20, 2017

I love Godiva chocolate - I went back after Easter for some clearance goodies to munch on :)

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