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"Cheese-ter" Bunnies

Easter is just around the corner, so before your kids fill up on jellybeans and chocolate bunnies, here is an easy, fun, healthy, and delicious snack for you to make with them.  They will love making it almost as much as they love eating it!

Supplies: bunny cookie cutter
Ingredients: Tillamook Sliced Medium Cheddar Cheese, sunflower seeds, dried cranberries, carrots, etc.

Supplies & Ingredients

Steps:
1. Cut the carrots into matchstick shapes for the bunny whiskers.
2. Have the kids cut the bunny shapes into the cheese slices.  (Snatch up the cheese trimmings and eat these yourself when no one is looking.)
3. Assemble the bunny faces.  I just used items I found in my pantry and fridge.  I’m using dried cranberries for noses, sunflower seeds for eyes and teeth, and carrots for whiskers.  You could use grapes, apples, cheerios, celery, etc.  Get creative!
4. Take a photo of your kids saying “Cheeeese!” with their finished creations.
5. Eat and enjoy!

My daughter cutting out the bunny shape.

My son enjoying the Cheese-ter Bunny that he made.

Written by Amy, Tillamook Cheese fan and Mom of two little cheeseballs

9 comments

Gillian

Love that your cute son has his little pinky up while he eats! What a proper thing to do!

April 18th, 2011 at 8:21 am

Deb

I Love cheese - such a fun idea!

April 18th, 2011 at 12:39 pm

Trish

LOVE this idea. Wish my kids were still little, or my grandson was bigger!! Next year for sure. =0)

April 18th, 2011 at 1:07 pm

Kathleen E

Really cute, simple and healthy.

April 18th, 2011 at 3:34 pm

Alice

ANYthing Cheese! And Fun, too? Can't beat the Easter combo!!

April 19th, 2011 at 9:38 am

Jen K.

What a creative idea! Is there a statute of limitations on playing with one's food? ...because I'd like to make these for MYSELF! :) (with Tillamook's Extra Sharp White Cheddar, of course)

April 20th, 2011 at 5:09 am

Jamie G

Cheese-ster Bunnies are the greatest thing since sliced cheese! Love it!

April 20th, 2011 at 5:40 pm

Anne Hayes

Looks so good, wish that I could get Tillamook cheese in Toronto, love it when I visit.

April 21st, 2011 at 5:27 am

Tara

Tillamook Team

Isn't this the cutest idea (with the cutest kids?!). I don't have very many little ones in my life right now... I wonder if my husband would make Cheese-ter Bunnies with me? :)

-Tara of the Tillamook Team

April 21st, 2011 at 7:37 am
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