September 1, 2014

Bunny Butt Cookies

buttKids are going to love making and eating these cute Bunny Butt cookies!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 22

Ingredients

1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 container (12 oz) fluffy white whipped ready-to-spread frosting
Pink gel food color, if desired
22 miniature marshmallows
Assorted size candy sprinkles

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, knead cookie dough and flour with hands until well mixed.
  • 2 Reshape dough into 9×1 1/2-inch log.
  • 3 Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate 30 minutes.Remove plastic wrap. Cut cookie dough into 33 slices. Cut 11 slices into 4 equal wedges; shape each wedge into ovals for bunny feet. Place cookie dough slices and bunny feet on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 4 Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 5 In medium microwavable bowl, stir frosting and 1 to 3 drops pink food color until well blended. Microwave uncovered on High 10 to 15 seconds or until soft but not translucent.
  • 6 To make bunny butt, frost 1 whole cookie slice and 2 bunny feet with frosting. Place bunny feet on bottom of cookie as shown in photo. Place 1 marshmallow in center of each cookie for tail. Decorate bunny paws with candy sprinkles. Repeat with remaining cookie slices and bunny feet.

To add ears to your bunny, place candy-coated almonds or jelly beans at top of each cookie.

You can bake and freeze cookies up to 2 months ahead.

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