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Bunny Cream Cookies

25 Mar

Bunny Cream Cookies Heading into Easter week I decided to make some cookies. We will actually be at the beach for Spring Break so I wanted to get these done early so I could spend next weekend packing and not baking.

Bunny Cream CookiesI was so glad my daughter, Madison, and I made these cookies. It was fun experimenting and playing around with these. Bunny Cream Cookies I wanted to go for a simply version of bunny cookies so that my daughter could help me. She actually rolled, cut and shaped almost all of these cookies. I started out by showing her what I wanted to do with this bunny cookie and she finished off the project in no time! That is Madison and Isabella, well at least their fingers!! Had to give her a chance to do a shout out since she helped me so much with these! Bunny Cream Cookies This cookie is my basic cream cookie recipe and then I just adapted it by changing the shape. We also threw in a few egg shaped cookies to just mix it up a bit! ENJOY!

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BUNNY CREAM COOKIES

YIELDS: 3 to 4 dozen

PREP TIME: 1 hour

COOK TIME: 10 minutes

TOTAL TIME: 1 hour and 10 minutes

Ingredients:

1/2 cup shortening

1 cup sugar

1 egg

1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

3 to 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour

pink sprinkles

pink egg shaped sprinkles

15 Hershey’s Kisses

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 325. Prepare cookie sheet using parchment paper.

2. In mixer beat shortening and sugar. Add in egg and mix.

3. In separate small bowl dissolve baking soda into sour cream.

4. Alternate adding flour and sour cream into mixing bowl.

5. Incorporate all for a nice soft dough. Put on counter top.

6. Roll the dough out using more flour if needed so it is not sticky.

7. Use round cookie cutter for the body and star cookie cutter for ears, IF you don’t have a bunny cookie cutter, which I don’t.

8. Place on cookie sheet. Decorate ears with pink sprinkles and nose with pink egg shaped sprinkle.

9. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes until edge of cookie is brown.

10. In the meantime, melt Hershey’s kisses over double boiler. Place in baggie to pipe.

11. When cookies are done, cool for 10 minutes. Pipe chocolate for the eyes and mouth. ENJOY!

***notes***

I always use a plastic sandwich baggie to do any piping. Just clip the end a little to make the eyes and mouth.

If chocolate starts to harden, place the baggie in microwave to remelt. I did this several times and worked like a charm.

Also the egg sprinkles I got out of combination container of sprinkles. It was a spring edition of sprinkles.

Bunny Cream Cookies

This recipe is linked over at:

Pint Sized Baker and Inside BruCrew Life
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16 Responses to “Bunny Cream Cookies”

  1. butterloving March 25, 2013 at 12:53 pm #

    Great recipe, just wanted to let you know I have nominated you for a Liebster Award! See my latest post for rules and questions fro you to answer. It is a fun way to get info about yourself to your followers 🙂 My blog: http://butterloving.wordpress.com/

    • thebittersideofsweet March 25, 2013 at 12:56 pm #

      Thanks Michelle! Wow that is like twice in three weeks! I appreciate it!

  2. Sally March 25, 2013 at 2:04 pm #

    hands down, the cutest Easter cookies I’ve ever seen!

    • thebittersideofsweet March 25, 2013 at 2:05 pm #

      Sally, you are just so kind! These are definitely different from a lot that you see, but we were pleased and happy with them!

  3. crazyforcrust March 25, 2013 at 5:23 pm #

    These are adorable!

  4. Julia | JuliasAlbum.com March 26, 2013 at 3:50 am #

    Cute, cute cookies! I am sure your daughter had so much fun baking those with you! Are you saving some of these cookies for your twin sister? 🙂

    • thebittersideofsweet March 26, 2013 at 9:10 am #

      Thanks Julia, she sure did! My twinny doesn’t live too close to me so she misses out on my goodies! But she supports from afar!

  5. Aimee @ ShugarySweets March 26, 2013 at 6:42 am #

    Cute idea! My kids would love to help make these!

  6. Kate@Diethood March 26, 2013 at 9:11 am #

    These are SO freakin’ cute!!! My little one would flip if she saw these in her basket!

    • thebittersideofsweet March 26, 2013 at 9:13 am #

      Thanks Kate!! The kids have been enjoying them all week in their lunches for school so they are pretty happy!

  7. ashley March 26, 2013 at 4:59 pm #

    These are so cute!! I literally said “awwww” out loud LOL

  8. BruCrew Life March 27, 2013 at 9:04 am #

    Such a fun day to spend with your daughter!!! She did an awesome job on the cookies!!!

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