Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Tuxedo Bunnies

This is the week for Easter treats, so even though I am eating healthy and juicing this week, I will post some fun Easter treats for your celebrations this weekend. You have to check out these awesome Chocolate Bird Nests...so fun, so crunchy, such chocolaty goodness!

You might also like these Homemade Chocolate Bowls, which are perfect for serving ice cream sundaes.

So here are Tuxedo Bunnies. I'm not a huge fan of plain marshmallow peeps, but all dressed up in formal chocolate attire, they are pretty darn good! This will be a hit with both kids and adults.
If you are putting them in Easter baskets, I would recommend either wrapping them in plastic wrap or putting them in a plastic sandwich bag. If the chocolate gets warm, you don't want chocolate rubbing off on everything else in the basket.

I do recommend keeping them at room temperature. While the chocolate is good in the fridge, marshmallow gets hard when cold...and no one wants a hard marshmallow bunny!
You can use regular chocolate chips or melting candy; I used melting chocolate discs. You can use any round candy for the tuxedo button; I used a red hot.

These are fun to serve along side of an ice cream sundae in a chocolate bowl or as a centerpiece standing guard in a circle around a nest full of eggs.

However you display them, they never last long. So, have fun and enjoy them.

Happy Easter!!

Update: Here's what we do with the leftovers...Bunny and Chick s'mores!!

30 seconds in the microwave…
Gives you warm, gooey marshmallow and chocolate on a soft graham cracker.
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  1. OMG - I am a Peep fanatic, and I have to say this is the most adorable thing! Just so cute and clever!

  2. That's awesome, Ann! I have never been a huge fan of "eating" peeps, but I think they are so fun to play with. Once I started doing things with chocolate I started to enjoy eating them...chocolate and marshmallow = yum. I also dipped the chicks in chocolate and sprinkled Easter color sprinkles on them. Kind of looks like they are sitting in a puddle. Happy Easter!!

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    1. That's awesome, Carole!! Thanks for sharing!


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