Mar 192018
 

If you're looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly - delicious.

Easter is coming up soon and if you’re looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly – delicious.

Easter Bunny Cookies

If you're looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly - delicious.

Here’s what you need:

  • 3/4 cup salted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 Tablespoon milk

For decorating:

  • 2 cups white candy melts
  • Pink candy hearts
  • Pink sugar sprinkles
  • Black gel icing
  • Decorating bag or sandwich bag
  • Wilton carrot candies (optional)
  • 2 cups sweetened coconut

If you're looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly - delicious.

Here’s what you do:
1. Preheat your oven to 325° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a large mixing bowl, beat together your butter and sugar until it’s light and fluffy.

If you're looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly - delicious.
3. Next mix in your egg and almond extract.

If you're looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly - delicious.
4. Then mix in your flour and milk.
5. Form your dough into a large ball (roll it in some flour if it’s still a little sticky).

If you're looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly - delicious.
6. Roll out your dough onto a lightly floured surface and use your flower cookie cutter to cut out your flower circles.

If you're looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly - delicious.
7. Bake for 13 minutes and let cool completely.

If you're looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly - delicious.
8. In a small microwave safe bowl, heat your white candy melts on 50% power for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until melted.
9. Pour your candy melts into a decorating bag, cut a tiny tip off the end and use to draw 2-3” ears onto a piece of parchment paper.

If you're looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly - delicious.
10. Sprinkle a little pink sugar into the center of the white ears and put them into your freezer to harden.
11. Once your cookies are cooled, spread out a small amount of white melting chocolate and top with coconut.

If you're looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly - delicious.

If you're looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly - delicious.
12. Carefully place the hardened ears onto the top of the cookie with a little bit of the melted chocolate.

If you're looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly - delicious.
13. Draw the bunnies face with your black gel icing and use a heart candy for a nose.

If you're looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly - delicious.
14. Add a carrot to the mouth with a little melted chocolate.

If you're looking for a fun dessert to bring or serve at Easter dinner this year, try these Easter Bunny Cookies. They are fun, festive and most importantly - delicious.

Your Easter Bunny Cookies are now ready and I hope you enjoy them as much as we did.

  31 Responses to “Easter Bunny Cookies”

  1. These cookies are so cute! It’s great fun to make holiday treats like this. I love how you went the extra mile by putting the ears on, as well.

  2. You take such care to place those ears on the cookies it is such a shame they will be devoured. I will use this recipe with my little nieces and nephews.

  3. I am bookmarking this recipe to make with my daughter. Love how you decorated the bunny. It will be as fun eating as it was making.

  4. Love the idea of using coconut flakes as the fluffy fur! Can’t wait for Easter and these treats are making me even more excited.

  5. You always make the cutest holiday treats! We’d gobble these yummy bunnies right up!

  6. These are really cute!! I can’t wait to try it with the kids!

  7. These are just adorable little Easter Bunny cookies! My kids would get such a kick out of these! And they can help make them!

  8. So sweet and I love that they use coconut. I’ve been craving it for days (every since I learned DD took coconut out of their donut lineup, lol).

  9. My kitchen would end up in shambles but the kids would love these. Plus, it would keep them busy for a while!

  10. You always come up with really cute cookies! I wish I had as much creative talent when it comes to baking. I will try to make some for Easter and give them to my sister. Her kids would love this.

  11. I have just always used my bunny cookie cutter to make our easter bunnies to enjoy. Yours sounds like a fun and different way to make our Easter bunnies this year.

  12. What cute bunny cookies! I need to make some with my kids. We’re big on cookies in general and like to always have some in the house!

  13. These are too cute! I’ve made an Easter bunny cake but never cookies. The grandkids would love these. They would be perfect for my Easter party too!

  14. How cute are these?! My kids would love to make these after they dye their Easter eggs.

  15. Those Easter Bunny Cookies are super adorable (and I’m sure they’re yummy too!) I can’t believe Easter is right around the corner. I can’t wait to do the egg hunt this weekend at Disney World.

  16. This is one of my favorite times of year because I don’t get strange looks when I eat all that coconut. This is a cute idea and it looks fun to do with the kids. I love how easy you make these things look.

  17. These are the cutest Easter bunny cookies! I am going to make these with my kiddies!

  18. Those cookies are super cute! I bet our kids would love to make these for Easter! Thanks for sharing.

  19. This would be so much fun to make for our Easter dinner. I know the kiddos would have so much fun helping me make this.

  20. These are so cute. Stella will love to make them.

  21. These cookies came out so cute. I love that you decorated them like bunnies. I know my kids would really love a bunch of these tomorrow after school!

  22. These Easter bunny cookies are too cute. My kids would love to decorate them, too. Such a fun way to celebrate Spring!

  23. These are some of the cutest Easter bunny cookies that I’ve seen which I’m sure the kids will love. I like how you decorated the cookies as well.

  24. I love baking and decorating stuff! It doesn’t love me as much but I try my best anyway. This kind of treat though, it’s something that I could definitely make at home! I love how cute they look!

  25. These are too stinking cute! Do you have a replacement for the coconut though?

  26. That is totally perfect for this upcoming Eater. Your cookies is really too cute to eat!

  27. Those ears! I just love these! My daughter would get a total kick out of eating one of these.

  28. Easter is already fast approaching and I am still looking out for more ideas on what to prepare and glad I saw this. Definitely a good one to include. Yay! Thanks for this.

  29. I love the smell and taste of freshly baked cookies. These cake out really well, they are super cute and colorful.

  30. These cookies are too cute. I’m looking for craft ideas for our upcoming Community Easter Egg hunt and a cookie decoration station is always a hit.