What came first? The bunny or the egg? LOL.
These hard-boiled bunny eggs are so cute, they'll be a sure hit with the kids this Easter.
Spring has officially sprung and some bunny (me) is ready to celebrate by showing you how to make these adorable Hard Boiled Bunny Eggs.
They're super easy to make, and you probably have everything you need to make them already in your home.
**Please Note - The printable recipe card with detailed instructions, complete ingredient measurements, and nutritional information for making hard-boiled bunny eggs is available at the end of this post. OR you can hit the "jump to recipe" button (found above) to be taken directly to the recipe.
The ingredients and supply list:
So if you're ready to make these cute little bunnies, let's hop to it.
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- hard-boiled eggs
- card stock
- food-safe markers (or sharpies)
- school glue
- egg cups
- mini glass dishes (optional for display)
- dry rice, optional (for standing bunnies in containers)
What is the best method for cooking hard-boiled eggs?
You'll notice there are quite a few methods out there. Once you find which one works for you, stick with it. You'll be glad you did.
*3 Ways to Cook the Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs from Minimalist Baker
*The Best Hard Boiled Egg Method from The Kitchn
*How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs from Good Housekeeping
*Instant Pot Hard-Boiled Eggs from A Mind"Full" Mom
Do hard-boiled eggs need to be refrigerated after cooking?
If hard-boiled eggs are left unrefrigerated for longer than 2 hours the growth of harmful bacteria buildup increases at a rapid pace.
How long can hard-boiled eggs safely remain in the refrigerator?
Plan on eating your refrigerated hard-boiled eggs within a 7 day period.
If storing hard-boiled eggs in a carton on a container, it's wise to write the date on the container to keep track.
Recipes using hard-boiled eggs:
*Easy Egg Stuffed Biscuits (pictured below)
"These easy-to-make Egg Stuffed Biscuits with Ham & Cheese can be made in a matter of minutes with the help of a few supermarket convenience foods. They’re the perfect grab-and-go breakfast that will please the entire family!"
*Scotch Eggs (pictured below)
"A Scotch Egg is a perfectly cooked hard-boiled egg that is surrounded by pork sausage and then pan-fried for a crunchy outside and a soft center."
*Deviled Dijon Ham and Eggs (pictured below)
"Whether you choose to serve these easy-to-make deviled Dijon ham and eggs for breakfast, brunch, appetizers, or a hearty snack, you just can’t go wrong! They’re utterly scrumptious no matter how, or when, you eat them!"
*Creamy Dijon Potato Salad (pictured below)
"Crowd-Pleasing Dijon Potato Salad will be the first thing to disappear from the picnic table this summer. It’s cool, creamy, and refreshing with just the right amount of tang from the Dijon, and the perfect amount of crunch to balance all that creaminess."
How to make hard-boiled bunny eggs:
- Prepare the hard-boiled eggs and allow them to cool.
- Use the card stock to draw and cut out 24 ears, making sure to leave a fold-tab at the base of each ear.
- Color the inside of each bunny ear pink.
- Fold each ear to leave a tab for gluing.
- Attach two ears to each hard-boiled bunny egg.
- Allow drying.
- Use a pink marker to lightly draw a triangle bunny nose (food-safe markers work best).
- Draw on a simple bunny mouth, whiskers, and eyes.
- Add rice to the bottom of the egg carton to keep the hard-boiled bunny eggs standing tall (optional)
- Display and enjoy. Refrigerate after two hours.
Memories in the making:
I have tons of fun Easter memories from when my kids were little, but I wish I would have thought of these hard-boiled bunny eggs when they were little. I know they would have enjoyed them.
Of course, that doesn't stop me from making them for myself. I've always been a sucker for a bunny!
If you've enjoyed this recipe/method for making Hard Boiled Bunny Eggs for Easter I think you'll also enjoy my Coconut Chocolate Chip Custard Easter Bunny Pie (pictured below and in the featured video).
Happy spring, every bunny!!!
Below is the printable recipe card along with the exact ingredient measurements and nutritional information for making today's hard-boiled bunny eggs.
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Hard-Boiled Bunny Eggs
- 12 hard boiled eggs cooked and cooled
- 1 piece of white lightweight card stock
- 2 markers pink and black (food safe is best)
- white craft glue
- Draw out 24 bunny ear shapes on the card stock, making sure to add fold tabs to the bottom of each ear.
- Use the scissors to cut out each ear, including the fold tab. *Note - this is easiest to do if you trim the card stock to a smaller size.
- On the opposite side of where you drew your ear shapes, use the pink marker to color in the inside of the bunny's ear. Do this for all 24 ears.
- Fold the tab on the ears backward from where you colored in with the pink marker.
- Place a tiny dab of white glue on the bottom of the ear tab.
- Press each ear firmly in place on the top of the pointy end of each bunny egg. Continue the same process with all the eggs until each one has two ears.
- Using the pink marker, draw a tiny upside-down triangle for the nose of the bunny.
- Use the black marker to draw on the mouth, whiskers, and eyes.
- If you plan on displaying your bunny eggs in the carton, they came in, add about 1 tablespoon of rice into the back compartments, so they're lifted up a bit higher than the bunny eggs in the front row. *Note - you can also use this method to display the bunny eggs in another style of holder to keep them standing straight.
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