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Hard-Boiled Egg Chicks And Bunnies

Mar 22, 2016

Easter is fast approaching! One of our favourite family Easter traditions is dyeing Easter eggs with the kids. But what do you do with those eggs afterwards? Make fun food!

These hard-boiled chicks and bunnies will make an eggscellent addition to your Easter weekend.

You Will Need:

  • eggs (you'll need one egg to make two chicks and two eggs to make one bunny)
  • black sesame seeds
  • baby carrots
  • fresh rosemary, chives or parsley stems

Eggs, baby carrots, seasme seeds and rosemary

Instructions:

Hard boil your eggs.  Decorate your eggs. When you are done, peel the shells away from the eggs.

A bowl of hardboiled eggs.

To Make The Chicks:

1. Slice one hard-boiled egg in half. Slice a little bit of white off the bottom of each half so they sit firmly on the plate without rolling.

A hard-boiled egg, cut in half.

2. Decorate each egg half with two black sesame seeds for the eyes, a piece of baby carrot cut into a triangle for the beak and two rosemary sprigs for head feathers.

2 chicks made from hard-boiled eggs.


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To Make The Bunny:

1. Slice one egg in half lengthwise. One half will be the bunny’s body. Place on a plate.

Slice the other half in half again. These will become the ears.

Take another egg and cut it in half horizontally. One half will be the head. Use the remaining half to make two feet and a bunny tail. 

If the egg pieces are rolling around on the plate, slice a small bit of white off the back so they stay firmly on the plate.

A bunny body made out of eggs.

Decorate the bunny with two black sesame seeds for the eyes, a slice of baby carrot cut into a triangle for the nose, and six rosemary sprigs for the whiskers.

I decorated the plate with a sliced baby carrot and rosemary sprig carrot.

A bunny made out of hard boiled eggs.

These adorable chicks and bunny are a great way to use up your decorated Easter eggs. They are easy to make and will be sure to put a smile on your little ones' faces.

Enjoy and Happy Easter!

Article Author Jill Dubien
Jill Dubien

Jill Dubien is a working mom who loves to craft and cook with her kiddos in her spare time. She has an awesome and supportive husband and two wonderful kids—a six-year-old daughter and a four-year-old son. Before she had kids, Jill couldn’t cook much of anything except toast and cereal, and really despised being in the kitchen. People who know her personally find it extremely humorous that she is now the self-proclaimed “Queen of fun food.” Jill blogs at Meet the Dubiens, where she shares lots of fun foods and crafts for kids.

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