Easter Bunny Cookies

This Easter treat your guests with these bunny cookies that are made using Pillsbury® sugar cookies - a creative holiday dessert.

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  • prep time 1 hr 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 28
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
3/4
cup all-purpose flour
28
round chewy caramels in milk chocolate (from 12-oz bag), unwrapped
1
cup creamy white ready-to-spread frosting
2 1/2
cups flaked coconut
1
teaspoon miniature semisweet chocolate chips
12
large marshmallows
Heart-shaped candy sprinkles
28
pastel-colored miniature marshmallows (from 10-oz bag)

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended (dough will be stiff). For each rounded tablespoonful of dough, place 1 caramel in center, forming dough into ball around caramel. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 12 to 16 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In microwavable bowl, microwave frosting uncovered on High about 10 seconds or until of dipping consistency. Dip each cookie ball into frosting. Sprinkle with coconut; place on cooking parchment paper.
  • 4 To make bunnies: Pipe small dollop frosting onto miniature chocolate chips for eyes and heart-shaped sprinkle for mouth; press into coconut. Cut large marshmallows in half crosswise; cut each in half again for bunny ears. Dip one end of each bunny ear into frosting; place ears on sides of head. Pipe small dollop of frosting on pink miniature marshmallows for tail.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended (dough will be stiff). For each rounded tablespoonful of dough, place 1 caramel in center, forming dough into ball around caramel. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 12 to 16 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In microwavable bowl, microwave frosting uncovered on High about 10 seconds or until of dipping consistency. Dip each cookie ball into frosting. Sprinkle with coconut; place on cooking parchment paper.
  • 4 To make bunnies: Pipe small dollop frosting onto miniature chocolate chips for eyes and heart-shaped sprinkle for mouth; press into coconut. Cut large marshmallows in half crosswise; cut each in half again for bunny ears. Dip one end of each bunny ear into frosting; place ears on sides of head. Pipe small dollop of frosting on pink miniature marshmallows for tail.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.