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Cinnamon Roll Bunnies

 Cinnamon Roll Bunnies
A tube of purchased cinnamon roll dough and a little imagination make these adorable bunnies almost too cute to eat! They're sure to appeal to "somebunny" at your house this Easter. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (12.4 ounces) refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing
  • 12 M&M's miniature baking bits
  • 4 pink jelly beans
  • 24 pieces black shoestring licorice (1 inch)
  • 1 drop red food coloring
  • Brown decorating gel or color of your choice

Directions

  • Separate dough into eight rolls. Place four rolls on a greased baking
  • sheet. Using a 2-in. biscuit cutter, cut 3/4 in. into both sides of
  • remaining rolls to form ears and bow ties. Place ears at the top and
  • a bow tie below each cinnamon roll; pinch to attach. Slightly
  • flatten rolls.
  • Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons icing. Spread remaining icing over bunnies. Place a
  • baking bit in the center of each bow tie; add remaining baking bits
  • for eyes. Place a jelly bean in each center for nose; attach
  • licorice pieces for whiskers.
  • Tint reserved icing pink with red food coloring; pipe mouths and
  • outline ears. Pipe edges of bow ties with decorating gel. Yield: 4
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 518 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 764 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 98 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.