Easter bunny could be considered the Santa Claus of Easter. Many kids gush over the cuteness of the hopping creature believed to deliver baskets of Easter Eggs to good kids.
But just what is the connection between Easter and bunnies? According to History.com, Ancient civilizations viewed rabbit as the symbol of fertility and new life, given that rabbits pro-create prolifically.
Incorporate the Easter bunnies into your Spring celebration with cute treats that will surely liven up your dinner table.
Easter Bunny Sugar Free Coconut Macaroon (Polkadot Chair)
Family members who are trying to stay away from sugar because of health reasons may find it challenging to satisfy their dessert cravings during celebrations like Easter. Luckily, Polkadot Chair has a great recipe for Easter Bunny Sugar Free Coconut Macaroon that is so yummy, you won't believe it's a treat sans sugar.
"These little Coconut Macaroons are sugar free and have only 4 ingredients. The kids in your life will love that they are decorated to look like little bunnies!"
- 2 Cups of Unsweetened Coconut
- 4 Egg Whites
- 2 T of Sugar Substitute plus 1 more T for sprinkling (I used Truvia)
- 1 t Vanilla
No Bake Coconut Butter Easter Bunnies (Sugar-Free Mom)
If you love white chocolate, then you'll definitely love this No Bake Coconut Butter Easter Bunnies recipe from Sugar-Free Mom. There's no sugar added in the recipe, plus it's also dairy and gluten-free. With just four ingredients, it's a great treat to make if you're not in the mood to slave away in the kitchen.
"They will not melt at room temperature but will soften some. You could also place them right inside Easter eggs for your kiddies to find! So pretty right? And to me they taste better than white chocolate any day which is saying something!"
- 1 cup softened coconut butter
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon vanilla liquid stevia
Peanut Butter Fudge Filled Chocolate Easter Bunnies (Hungry Happenings)
Fudge lovers will revel over this Peanut Butter Fudge Filled Chocolate Easter Bunny recipe from Hungry Happenings. It's basically peanut butter fudge covered in melty chocolate and adorned with candy decorations. It's the perfect bunny treat for anyone who's addicted to peanut butter cups!
"If you aren’t a fan of peanut butter, but still want to make these adorably cute chocolate Easter bunnies, simply use the techniques I’m going to show you, but use cake balls, chocolate truffles, doughnut holes, or Oreo truffles instead."
Peanut Butter Fudge –
- 8 ounces white confectionery coating*
- 4 ounces Reese’s Peanut Butter Chips
- 1 cup creamy peanut butter (I suggest Jif Peanut Butter)
- a pinch of salt
Milk Chocolate Ganache –
- 16 ounces good quality milk chocolate, finely chopped or chips
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
- milk modeling chocolate (1/4 of the recipe found here will be enough for this project)
- white modeling chocolate (1/4 of the recipe found here will be more than enough for this project)
- pink candy coloring
- powdered sugar to dust work surface, optional
- 36-40 candy eyes
- 18-20 pink heart sprinkles
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