I had a job with OREO before the crisis hit, so I bought quite a few packages. I will say that they come in handy! For snacking and for recipes. This recipe only calls for a few staple ingredients, or at least what I consider staple ingredients for any home baker. We always have baking ingredients at home – and even the less obvious ones – like frosting, candy melts, sprinkles, etc. Not everyone has fondant, and let’s face it – not everyone likes fondant (we have some haters in this household) so I nearly always suggest an alternative. I would use pink frosting for the pink fondant here. Or you could use any pink candies. Or mix pink food coloring with white frosting.
Bunny OREO Cookies for Easter:
What You Need:
10 OREO Cookies
4-5 oz. white rolling fondant
3 oz. pink rolling fondant
1 ½ cups white candy melts
Black decorating frosting
Marshmallows (optional for ears)
Yields: 10 bunny cookies
What You Do:
1 – First, line a baking sheet with wax paper.
2 – Then, roll out 20 spheres from the white rolling fondant, about ½ an inch in size each.
3 – Roll out 30 pink fondant spheres, about 1/3 of the size of the white fondant spheres.
4 – Shape each white fondant sphere into a bunny ear shape: do so by rolling a sphere into a cylinder, about 1 inch long. And then point on one end.
5 – Shape 20 of the pink spheres into little raindrop shapes. Place one on top of each white fondant bunny ear.
6 – And then microwave the candy melts in 30 second intervals until completely melted.
7 – Dip each OREO cookie in the melted candy and coat entirely. And then, place gently on wax paper.
8 – Then, assemble the bunny cookies: gently place two bunny ears and a pink sphere (it’ll act as the bunny’s nose!) on each OREO cookie and allow to set.
9 – Attach Wilton tip #3 on the black decorating frosting and pipe out two eyes, just above the fondant nose, on each dipped OREO cookie. Lastly, serve and enjoy!
And that’s it! And as I said before, there are other ways than using fondant. I like to use marshmallows and cut them into flat bunny ears. And I like to use frosting for the pink parts. There’s no wrong way to make these, but I think we can agree that they’re adorable no matter how you make them! I’d love to hear any baking tips you have for right now. So let’s hear it!