Bunny Butt Brownie Cupcakes for a Fun Easter or Spring Treat

Bunny Butt Brownie Cupcakes for a Fun Easter or Spring Treat

This little bunny can’t resist diving into the carrot patch. He’s burrowing into a dessert that is hard for me to resist…a brownie! Come on in, and I’ll show you how I made these Bunny Butt Brownie Cupcakes for a Fun Easter or Spring Treat:

bunny butt brownie

Bunny Butt Easter Treat

I can’t believe the weather that we are having in February!  February in Northwest Indiana is usually filled with snow or gloom and doom. Not this year. We’ve been outside in t-shirts! It’s crazy and wonderful all in one. I can’t help but think about springtime in the kitchen. These bunny butt brownies are the perfect spring dessert to put a smile on everyone’s face. How could you not smile at that cute little bunny diving into the carrot patch?

For This Bunny Butt Brownie Cupcakes for a Fun Easter or Spring Treat You’ll Need:
For 1 dozen brownies

  • brownie mix plus ingredients on the back of the box (usually oil, eggs, and water) – Follow the cake brownie instructions which is usually to Add 1 more egg to make the brownies cake-like
  • Mike & Ike – the orange ones
  • green Frosting in a pastry bag with a small round tip
  • mini marshmallows
  • small paintbrush
  • pink frosting
  • milk

Extra Equipment Needed:

  • Muffin tin
  • silicone muffin liners
  • spray oil

Instructions:

Brownie Cupcakes:

  • Mix the brownie mix according to the package instructions, using the cake like brownie method of adding an extra egg
  • Pour the mixture into greased silicone cupcake liners (2/3 of the way up the liners) and bake for about 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean

Bunny Butt Brownies! A cute and simple Easter dessert treat for kids and adults. www.kidfriendlythingstodo.com

Decorating:

  • Place the Mike & Ike carrots into one edge of the brownie cupcake – use 2 or 3

Bunny Tail:

  • Grab 4 mini marshmallows and group 3 together into a circle
  • Add a dab of water into the center of the marshmallows make the marshmallows stick together
  • Push them together and place 1 marshmallow on top
  • Use a dab of frosting to help glue the bunny tail to the middle of the brownie

Bunny Butt Brownies! A cute and simple Easter dessert treat for kids and adults. www.kidfriendlythingstodo.com

Bunny Feet:

  • Squeeze a mini marshmallow on the sides to shape it into a foot
  • Cut the bottom of the marshmallow off
  • Put a little pink frosting into a bowl, and add a little bit of milk to thin it
  • I used about 1 tsp. of milk to thin out my frosting (which was about 2 Tbsp. of frosting)
  • Use the paintbrush to paint the feet – 3 little dots and one big oval
  • Use some frosting to stick the feet onto the brownie

Finishing the Carrots:

  • Pipe some green frosting onto the top of the Mike & Ikes for carrots

Bunny Butt Brownies! A cute and simple Easter dessert treat for kids and adults. www.kidfriendlythingstodo.com

~Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.Com – fun foods, party ideas, kid-friendly crafts, recipes, and fun things to do with the whole family!

 

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