As Easter approaches, the Peanut Butter Egg is a popular and beloved confection. And while peanut butter is the most popular flavor, there are several variations of these made-from-scratch sweet treats, including coconut and buttercream. You can find these delicious creations throughout Cumberland Valley in the weeks leading up to Easter.
Beeman’s Baked Goods
51 S. Orange St., Carlisle
Stop by the store to shop for 16 varieties of 7 flavors. $2.25 each, $13.50/per half dozen, $27/per dozen (shown at right; photo courtesy of Beeman's Baked Goods)
Grace United Methodist Church
215 S. Market St., Mechanicsburg; 717-766-3282
Peanut butter, coconut cream, and butter cream eggs. $1.50 each
Oak Grove Farms
846 Fisher Rd., Mechanicsburg; 717-766-2216
Varieties include peanut butter, peanut butter fluff, buttercream, coconut cream, maple, raspberry, mint, and cherry. Most varieties are available in milk chocolate or dark chocolate. $1.99 each, $9.99/per half dozen; $17.99/per dozen
New Cumberland River Rescue
1512 Bridge St., New Cumberland; 717-774-7555
Peanut butter, coconut. $1.50 each or $18/per dozen
Eggs can be purchased at Weist Hardware (1512 Bridge St., New Cumberland), Blue Dog Pet Shop (1004 Hummel Ave., Lemoyne), or at the New Cumberland First Church of God (323 Reno Ave., New Cumberland). You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org, send a message on Facebook, or call the Station and leave a message.
Our Lady of Lourdes
225 Salt Rd., Enola; 717-732-9642
Peanut butter. $1.50 each or $18/per dozen
St. Paul Lutheran Church
201 W. Louther St., Carlisle; 717-243-2319
Peanut butter. Order from the church or purchase at Walnut Bottom Diner (936 Walnut Bottom Rd., Carlisle) and Whistlestop Bookshop (129 W. High St., Carlisle)
Canine Rescue of Central PA
Peanut butter and coconut eggs to support this non-profit are available at Green Mountain General Store (4640 Carlisle Rd., Gardners) and Textures Hair Salon (229 Mill St., Mt. Holly Springs).
545 Carlisle Rd., Biglerville; 717-677-8412
Peanut butter, coconut. $12/per half dozen; $22/per dozen. Click here to pre-order by April 3. Pick-up days: April 6, 7, or 8.