This Easter favour is perfect for giving guests a laugh AND something sweet!
I’ll admit, I’m obsessed with sugar cookies. Ever since I found this recipe I can’t get over them. I make them all the time. Honestly they’re so fun and delicious, and they make the perfect little gift. It can be tough to find things that all your guests appreciate at your parties, especially favours that fit the theme. But pretty much everybody likes cookies. They are the perfect blank canvas for all the themes you can possibly invent (trust me). So I’m a big fan of sugar cookie favours, a theme that we are exploring this week on the blog because with Easter around the corner, I feel like we can all use some ideas for what to give our dinner party guests.
Today’s cookies were inspired by family parties where the adults sat around with wine and the kids were desperately bored. No longer my kid-let friends, because these babies are as fun to look at as they are to open – and eat! After all, what’s funnier than bunny butts at the dinner table, amIright?
Bunny butt cookies are super easy to make. Using my sugar cookie recipe (or your personal favourite!) make one large circular or oval shape and two smaller circles. These three pieces will make one bunny.
After the cookies have cooled, spread some icing on the larger circle. You don’t have to be careful, since the “rougher” it looks the more naturally bunny-esque it gets! Bunnies are furry, make a mess. I was slightly more careful with the feet because I wanted a smoother surface to decorate later, but it probably doesn’t matter.
Once the first layer of icing on the feet has firmed up, use a pink-tinted icing to draw little feet marks on each circle. Then spread a dab of white icing on the bottom of each foot and gently press them onto the “butt” of the bunny.
Next, flatten a marshmallow into a bushy tail. Using another dab of icing, adhere to the bunny’s “butt” to make a tail.
And that’s it! Depending on how large your cookies are you can package a bunch together or just one per guest. I used my favourite clear boxes because I’m obsessed, but you could put them in pretty little paper bags or small boxes.
The best thing about the clear boxes is you can see the fun package stuffing I mixed up for the inside, which was a big hit with my sibs. Make sure you add our free printable for an extra dash of adorable-ness!
Psst: Catch us linked up this week over here!