Honey Bunnies Recipe

This is an adorable recipe to make for Easter. It’s more bread-like than a cookie, so it keeps the sweetness low. Kids will love putting the bunnies together and then taking them apart.

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How To Make Honey Bunnies

These cute and delicious honey bunnies are easy to make and are the perfect buns for your Easter dinner.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 1 hr
Total: 1 hr 20 mins


  • cups flour, unbleached
  • 2 pkg active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • cup evaporated milk
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup margarine, melted
  • 2 pcs eggs
  • cups flour, unbleached
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ cup margarine, melted
  • ½ cup raisins


  1. To prepare the batter, combine flour, undissolved yeast, and salt in a mixing bowl; set aside.

  2. In a skillet, heat evaporated milk, water, honey, and margarine until very warm in 120 to 130 degrees F.

  3. Gradually add to dry ingredients; beat 2 minutes at medium speed.

  4. Add eggs and flour. Beat 2 minutes at high speed.

  5. Place in a mixing bowl coated with cooking spray.

  6. Cover tightly with plastic wrap.

  7. Refrigerate for 24 hours.

  8. On a lightly floured surface, divide the dough into 15 pieces.

  9. Roll each into a 20-inch rope.

  10. Divide each rope into: 1 12-inch (body), 1 5-inch (head), and 3 1-inch (ears and tail) strips.

  11. Coil pieces to make body and head; attach ears and tail to head and body.

  12. Place bunnies on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.

  13. Cover; let rise in a warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, 20 to 25 minutes.

  14. Bake at 375 degrees F for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

  15. Remove to wire racks.

  16. Meanwhile to prepare glaze, combine remaining honey and margarine in a saucepan until margarine has melted.

  17. Brush bunnies with glaze while warm. Then, decorate with raisins for eyes.


  • Sugar: 20g
  • :
  • Calcium: 42mg
  • Calories: 332kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 56g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Fat: 10g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 134mg
  • Protein: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 250mg
  • Vitamin A: 433IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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