Egg and Bacon Bunnies

Egg and Bacon Bunnies from Weelicious

When one thinks of Easter, two things usually come to mind_ bunnies and eggs. When planning my recipes for this year's Easter brunch, I knew wanted to make something fun and which had a bit of whimsy for the kids. These Bacon, Egg and Cheese Bunnies fit the bill perfectly.

Egg and Bacon Bunnies from Weelicious

Just cook up some nice crispy bacon, boil a batch of eggs, and cut out triangles of your favorite cheddar cheese slices (you can even have your kids help you with this last step). The hardest part of the recipe is making the hard boiled eggs, which isn't very difficult. But if you personally don't find boiling eggs easy, this hard boiled egg recipe will show you how (I like using Safest Choice brand eggs because they are pasteurized, eliminating the risk of Salmonella).

Egg and Bacon Bunnies from Weelicious

As with all little bunnies, the ones in this recipe look totally cute, but they're also delicious to eat. You get the creaminess of the egg, the smoky taste of the bacon, and the sharp saltiness of the cheese in every bite. Easter never tasted so good and looked so cute!

*This post is sponsored by Davidson's Safest Choice Eggs. All opinions are my own.

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Egg and Bacon Bunnies (Makes 12 egg bunnies)

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 5 mins

nut free

Ingredients

  • 6 hardboiled eggs
  • 1 slice cooked bacon
  • 6 chives
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese

Preparation

1. Peel the hardboiled eggs and slice them in half lengthwise.

2. Place the eggs, cut side down, on a serving platter.

3. Slice the cheddar cheese into small triangles.

4. Cut a slit in the top of the egg closest to the narrow side and slide in 2 cheddar cheese triangles to resemble bunny ears.

5. Finely dice the bacon and push 2 pieces into the narrow end of each egg to resemble eyes.

6. Chop the chives into 1 1/2 inch long pieces, and push 2 pieces into the egg just below each bacon eye to resemble whiskers.

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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. My passion is creating simple, healthy recipes that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

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8 comments

  • Kate ¡Hola! Jalapeño

    These are so adorable! You are one clever lady. Beautiful pictures too, BTW.

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  • the1chery

    Where is the bacon?

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    • Lori B.

      The \"eyes\" are bacon... just a tiny bit.

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    • Catherine McCord

      The eyes!

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  • Alina

    So cute! My son loves boiled eggs and bacon, so this would make him vey happy. I will add a few slices of bacon to his plate to make him happier :).

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  • Aida Mollenkamp

    Um, so cute I can hardly stand it!

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  • Aimee Simple Bites

    Seriously SO cute. Can't wait to try this in a lunchbox soon.

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  • Leslie

    These are DARLING!!!

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