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Chubby Bunnies

 Chubby Bunnies
This soft cookie made from a cake mix bakes up in minutes. And kids will enjoy adding the simple decorations. Sounds like the perfect Easter treat! —Taste of Home Food Styling Team
16 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 5 min./batch + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 15 drops red food coloring
  • 16 red gumdrops
  • 32 miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, eggs and water; beat on low
  • speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Reserve 1 cup
  • batter. To remaining batter, stir in food coloring. Cut a 1/4-in.
  • hole at the corner of two food-safe plastic bags; fill one with pink
  • batter and one with plain batter.
  • Using pink batter, pipe a 4-in. x 2-in. oval ring onto a greased
  • baking sheet for bunny face. Pipe two ovals for ears. Using plain
  • batter, pipe centers for ears and cheeks for face. Pipe additional
  • pink batter to completely fill ears and face. Repeat with remaining
  • batters.
  • Trim off bottom ends of gumdrops; use rounded tops for noses. Add
  • chocolate chips for eyes. Bake at 375° for 4-6 minutes or until
  • set. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool. Store
  • in an airtight container. Yield: 16 bunnies.