3-D Easter Bunnies

A few weeks ago, when I made a set of pastel Easter cookies, I wanted to see if I could make the hopping bunny shape (like above) really appear to be “hopping”… by making him (or her) 3-D.

I cut a notch out of the bunny, and also cut an extra cookie shape to act as grass for the bunny to jump over (and to hold him up).  I’m pretty happy with my first 3-D cookie experiment…

~ 3-D Bunny Directions ~

1.  (Before baking) Cut a notch out of the bunny shaped cookie (slightly wider than you think you’ll need, since the dough may spread a bit as baking).  Also, use a knife or rectangle shaped cutter to cut a shape like a strip of grass.

2. Outline and flood both the bunny and the grass and allow to dry completely. (Complete the bunny ear and tail too-as show in THIS post- I just took the photo too early).

3.  Slide the grass cookie into the slot on the bunny cookie and use some thick royal icing to act as glue.  Embellish the grass as desired (adding some flowers could be really cute too).

The links to my Sugar Cookie and Royal Icing recipes are HERE, along with the full set of cute Easter cookies.

‘Hoppy’ Easter!


  1. I LOVE this! I have always thought the jumping bunnies looked like they need to be jumping! Yay!!! This is so creative!

  2. These are sweet!
    I wish I grew up with Easter Bunny, we only had Easter Eggs, no bunnies.
    I'm glad you experimenting with 3D cookies, they are wonderful and effect is spot on.

  3. So cute and creative, Glory! Love them

  4. What a cute and clever idea! And that Lemon Cake you made is making my mouth water ~ it looks delicious!

  5. Very cute! You did a really good job!!

  6. I just recently "found" you and these bunnies are so dang cute! Three-D ramps it up a bit!

  7. Super Cute. I love it.

  8. What a clever idea! Love it. How cute they would be for a place card cookie holder for Easter. 🙂

  9. From the "Why didn't I think of that" files…

    Awesome idea! I'm can't wait to try it!

  10. how clever. these are awesome and cute to boot.

  11. these are adorable! so fun for adults and kids! i want one!

  12. Beautiful Glory! I love the soft colors! I haven't tried 3-D cookies yet, but they look fun!

  13. Fun idea, but when you made the stand look like grass, I am IMPRESSED. Fabulous touch! theenchantedoven.blogspot.com

  14. So cute!! Such a great idea!

  15. Fantastic!! They look so cute. You could add a few sheep for the insomniac bakers.

  16. Oh fun! What a great idea 🙂


  17. adorable! and a great idea, good thinking 😉

  18. I miss a lot when I go to bed early!!! Precious! And I love the idea of adding flowers!!! I hope I have time to make these for Evan's class!

  19. What an original idea! Very nice work. Love everything you do. Love them

  20. Utterly adorable!

  21. You are great! These bunnies are wonderful! I'm Italian and would like to learn to do bscuits like yours. I tried last week and on my blog yo can see my first experiment!
    Love them!

  22. Super Cute! Great idea!
    Love you!

  23. omigoodness! Glory, I just can't stop commenting. These bunnies are adorable! The details like the ears amd tail really make them too cute!

  24. Just wanted to let you know I referenced your site on a recent post on my blog. =)

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