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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

  • Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, eggs and
  • water; beat on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium 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 4x2-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 4-6 minutes or until set. Cool 1
  • minute before removing to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight
  • container. Yield: 16 bunnies.