Sweets: Easter Bunny Cookies, Two Ways

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From St. Patrick’s Day treats to Easter treats… it’s a quick turn around between holidays, so let’s get you ready to dazzle, create and amaze this spring! We’re talking easter bunny cookies, two ways. You could say level 1 difficulty and level 2; we’re going to focus on level 1 today, but here’s a quick round up of the tougher route:

icing bunny cookie

Level 2 requires royal icing. This in itself is it’s own post, which is coming soon. If you’re a whiz at royal icing already I’ve just piped a border of white icing and immediately flooded the cookie with more white. Once the base has dried, I added 2 rounds of white icing for cheeks, a quick nose and ears with pink royal icing, and two little eyes with a black, edible pen.

Let’s move on to the easier process, which would be so fun to do with the kids:

bunny cookies 1 warmer

This cute lil bunny is covered in fondant and jelly beans. If you’ve never worked with fondant before, no worries. I like to get my fondant at Hobby Lobby. It’s less expensive and I think it tastes better. You could also make fondant, but that’s another post for another day! First, take a piece of fondant and roll it flat and thin. If it sticks to your surface at all, sprinkle the surface and the rolling pin with a bit of powdered sugar! Cut the fondant with the same shape you used for your sugar cookie.

fondant bunny cut out

Next, cut little circles for the cheeks. I used a “zero” cutter I had and just used the middle part, but you can use anything circular, like the top of a marker cap!

fondant circle cut outs

Carefully remove the fondant shapes.

fondant all cut out

Now let’s focus on that cute little bunny face. I used jelly beans for the features. I also used a sharp knife to cut them, so I’d suggest mom takes over this part for the kids! I cut off the end of a pink jelly bean for the nose, then I sliced a pink in half, vertically, for the ears. Next, I cut the ends off of a blue for the eyes!

cutting jelly beans

bunny face

Now we’re ready for those little hands to get involved again! Place those darling little pieces on the fondant and press down lightly.

fondant bunny

Now pick the whole layer up and place on top of your cookie shape.

fondant bunny face next to cookie

Press lightly to secure.

bunny fondant cookie

See how easy it is? Imagine the possibilities? This would be darling with an egg shape, too! Get those little helpers in there and create together!

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Happy spring! To see more of my sweet treats, check out Society Sweet’s Instagram!

Tammy

Tammy

Owner at Pink Peppermint Design
Tammy Mitchell is the founder and creative director of lifestyle blog pinkpeppermintdesign.com. Along with being a homeschooling mom of two kiddos, she is also an in-demand prop and event stylist, photographer, interior and graphic designer. Here on Pink Peppermint Design, she aims to share creative DIY projects, easy entertaining and gift ideas, inspiring interiors and events, as well as her life, with thousands of readers every month. She lives in Southern California, with her husband and two children.
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