Easter Bunnies 'n' Chicks Recipe

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Easter Bunnies 'n' Chicks Recipe
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Easter Bunnies 'n' Chicks Recipe

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These hard-cooked eggs are quick to make and fun to serve at Easter.—Lois Jacobsen, Dallas, Wisconsin
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Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
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TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • Egg dyes
  • hard-boiled large eggs, peeled
  • Whole cloves
  • 1 small carrot, peeled

Directions

Prepare egg dyes according to package directions. Place hard-boiled eggs in egg dyes. Let stand for 3-5 minutes or until tinted to desired shades. Remove to paper towels to dry.
For bunny: With a sharp knife, cut a thin slice of egg white from one side of egg to level. From slices, cut two ears and a tail. Make two deep small slits in top of egg; insert the ears. Position tail. Insert cloves for eyes and nose.
For chicken: With a sharp knife, cut a thin piece of egg white from one side of the egg to level. Insert cloves for eyes. Cut carrot lengthwise into thin strips (about 1/16 in. thick). Cut a small triangle for the beak and two larger triangles for wings. Make two small shallow slits in the sides of the egg; insert wings. Gently press beak into front of egg.
Originally published as Easter Bunnies N Chicks in Taste of Home February/March 2004, p23

  • Egg dyes
  • hard-boiled large eggs, peeled
  • Whole cloves
  • 1 small carrot, peeled
  1. Prepare egg dyes according to package directions. Place hard-boiled eggs in egg dyes. Let stand for 3-5 minutes or until tinted to desired shades. Remove to paper towels to dry.
  2. For bunny: With a sharp knife, cut a thin slice of egg white from one side of egg to level. From slices, cut two ears and a tail. Make two deep small slits in top of egg; insert the ears. Position tail. Insert cloves for eyes and nose.
  3. For chicken: With a sharp knife, cut a thin piece of egg white from one side of the egg to level. Insert cloves for eyes. Cut carrot lengthwise into thin strips (about 1/16 in. thick). Cut a small triangle for the beak and two larger triangles for wings. Make two small shallow slits in the sides of the egg; insert wings. Gently press beak into front of egg.
Originally published as Easter Bunnies N Chicks in Taste of Home February/March 2004, p23

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jld0411 User ID: 4237919 144722
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2011

"Nevermind - I see it. They look really cute. :)"

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jld0411 User ID: 4237919 91190
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2011

"Are you peeling the eggs before dying them? It sounds like it, but the directions are not clear."

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LadyofShalott814 User ID: 4526347 91188
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2009

"How about using beet pickled eggs or banana pepper pickled eggs? You'd get the color and some extra flavor!"

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