The Easter Bunny has come early this year with our Bunny Cinnamon Rolls! Our always-delicious cinnamon rolls have been transformed into cute, fluffy bunnies that will bring a smile to everyone’s face. This easy recipe is perfect for any family breakfast or for a special treat during the holidays. Let us help you make Easter morning even sweeter with our Bunny Cinnamon Rolls.
This Easter, turn up the fun with a batch of adorable Bunny Cinnamon Rolls!
Using store-bought cinnamon rolls and a few simple ingredients, you can create a deliciously festive breakfast for your family.
Whether you’re an experienced baker or a novice home cook, this easy Bunny Cinnamon Roll recipe will help you bring a little holiday cheer to the table.
In no time at all, you’ll be serving up fluffy, buttery bunnies that kids and adults alike will love.
Imagine their delight as they take their first bite of these special Easter treats!
So this Easter, bring a unique twist to your family brunch or Easter morning breakfast with these simple cinnamon roll bunnies.
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Key to Success #1 – Opt for Pillsbury Grands Cinnamon Rolls
It’s time to hop into the Easter spirit with a tasty and creative treat!
Who needs to hunt for eggs when you can unroll a can of Pillsbury Grands Cinnamon Rolls and turn them into adorable Bunny Shaped Cinnamon Rolls?
Unlike other pre-made cinnamon roll dough, these can easily be transformed into any shape you desire.
So put on your creative hat and let’s bring some festive fun to your kitchen!
Be sure that you get the Grands cinnamon rolls so that your bunnies will be big and bouncy and beautiful.
Key to Success #2 – Cool the Rolls Before Frosting
Let’s get hopping on some bunny-shaped cinnamon rolls!
Start by unrolling a Grands cinnamon roll halfway, so you have a long strip of dough.
Then, fold the long strip into two humps to create the bunny’s cute little ears on top of the coiled center of the dough.
Make sure to press the dough together tightly and pop those bunnies in the oven for 16-18 minutes at 350 degrees F.
You’ll end up with irresistibly puffy and light brown cinnamon rolls shaped like bunnies.
Let them cool for at least 10 minutes before adding the frosting.
Listen, I know those cinnamon rolls smell like heaven and you’re ready to dive into them straight out of the oven but trust me on this.
If you slather on the frosting while they’re still scorching, it’ll melt into the rolls and leave you with sad, melty bunnies.
Instead, take a deep breath (and maybe a whiff of that heavenly aroma) and let those buns cool off a bit.
Then, go to town with that pretty pink frosting and make your Easter brunch a feast for both the eyes and the stomach.
Key to Success #3 – Use Gel Food Coloring to Color the Frosting
As you patiently wait for your fluffy Bunny Cinnamon Rolls to cool down, it’s the perfect time to get creative and color the icing!
Don’t settle for boring frosting.
Add an extra quarter cup of powdered sugar and a few drops of milk to make some extra frosting for your bunnies.
For all the details, check out the notes on the recipe card below.
One thing to keep in mind is that gel food coloring is the way to go.
It won’t mess with your frosting’s texture.
You only need a few drops for intense pigmentation, and we recommend the gorgeous Soft Pink shade from Americolor.
But, feel free to experiment with different hues until you get the perfect color.
Once your icing is mixed to perfection, gently fold in your chosen gel food coloring drop by drop.
And, when your bunnies have cooled off, slather on that pretty pink frosting with a butter knife!
Top with Easter sprinkles or use pastel M&Ms to add a precious face to your cinnamon roll bunnies.
Save this Cinnamon Roll Bunny recipe to your favorite Easter Breakfast board or your Cute Cinnamon Rolls board.
- 1 can (17 oz) Pillsbury Grands Cinnamon Rolls
- pink food coloring
- mini marshmallows
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Unroll each cinnamon roll halfway and fold the long strip of dough into two humps on top of the coiled center to form the bunny's ears.
- Place bunny-shaped dough onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining rolls.
- Bake 14-16 minutes until the cinnamon rolls are puffy and light brown. Remove from oven and allow cinnamon rolls to cool for at least 10 minutes.
- Add 3-4 drops of light pink food coloring to the frosting that came with the cinnamon rolls. Stir well until the frosting is the desired shade of pink. Use a knife to spread the frosting over the cinnamon rolls.
If you want more frosting, you can add 1/4 cup of powdered sugar and a few drops of milk to the frosting. Stir well.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 5 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 98Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 252mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 0gSugar: 5gProtein: 2g
Nutrition Information Provided For Educational and Informational Purposes Only.
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