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Easter Bunnies ‘n’ Chicks

These hard-cooked eggs are quick to make and fun to serve at Easter.—Lois Jacobsen, Dallas, Wisconsin

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.

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  • jld0411
    Apr 23, 2011

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

  • jld0411
    Apr 23, 2011

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

  • LadyofShalott814
    Feb 15, 2009

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

  • muaha
    Apr 21, 2007

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