Bunny Cookies

Bunny Cookies


"A fun Easter cookie for the children. Great tasting too!"


servings 86 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 86 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.4g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 48 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and shortening. Add eggs and beat until smooth. Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt until well blended. Mix in the orange juice and orange zest.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out rabbit shapes with a cookie cutter. Place rabbits onto an unprepared cookie sheet and place the cinnamon candies onto them for eyes. Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes. Frost if desired.
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  1. 26 Ratings


I would just like to add another tip to this recipe.........USE MINI MARSHMALLOWS FOR THE TAILS!! My great grandmother used to make these :)

My daughter made these for her guests at her 10th birthday party. They held their shape, didn't puff, tasted delicious! Easy enough for a 9 year old to do totally by herself. We will make these ...

Very good! The orange taste is different. I used orange juice concentrate instead of orange juice, and reduced the zest to 2 teaspoons and they turned out fine. I was afraid the dough would have...

I used salted butter instead of shortening and ommitted the orange zest, which I did not have. My 6-year-old daughter and I made these and rolled them out into different shapes using small plas...

Delicious and fast sugar cookie! The orange flavor is yummy- i put orange cream frosting on mine and cut them thicker to make them softer. My dough ended up being too dry, so I just kept adding ...

I tried making a half batch. I only needed a 24 or 36 batch of cookies, but I got very bad results... the dough was very crumbly and rolled out like a pastry dough. After cooked, it was a littl...

Really good sugar cookies! I cut the sugar down to 3/4 cup (but I changed the servings to 36 because I only wanted to use ½ cup of margarine) and I used one very large egg. I omitted the red hot...

This is a great recipe for cut-out cookies. The cookies retains the design from the cutter beautifully. The cut cookie also comes out of the cutter with no difficulty. They taste great too. ...

This was a nice change from the usual sugar cookie recipe! I made it exactly as directed, with the exception of lemon zest instead of orange (it was all I had).The orange juice gave a pleasant b...