Bunny Pear Salad Recipe
- Red lettuce leaves
- 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) pear halves, drained
- 12 dried currants or raisins
- 8 whole almonds
- 4 baby carrots
- 4 parsley sprigs
- Whipped cream in a can
- Arrange lettuce on four salad plates; place a pear half cut side down on each plate. For eyes, insert two currants at narrow end of pear; add one currant for nose. For ears, insert almonds upright behind eyes.
- With a sharp knife, cut a small hole at one end of each carrot; insert a parsley sprig for carrot top. Place under bunny's nose. For tail, spray a small mound of whipped cream at the wide end of each pear. Yield: 4 servings.
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My Mom made similar bunnies for us in the 50's! The only difference was she used cottage cheese for the tail and a carrot strip for the baby carrot. Oh...and on iceberg lettuce. That's the only lettuce we knew. :-)
I've been looking for an Easter treat my daughter could make on her own, this is great.. And it's also good for you!
I think that the bunny looks more like an oversize mouse - but I guess that's probably just me. Cute anyhow!
I made the bunny salad last night. They turned out so CUTE! I put a scoop of cottage cheese on top of the lettuce and under the pear. I think the whipped cream tail turned out cute, as did the eyes and ears! I also added a couple sliced of cucumber cut into quarters. Thanks!
Hiw about small stems of celery? or snipped marshmallows on toothpicks?