Easy Easter Bunny Cupcakes

Some bunny at the North Pole is thinking of you! It’s the Scout Elves and Mrs. Claus, who teamed up to create sweet pastel treats that double as easy Easter desserts. Kids will love decorating these bunny cupcakes to serve as a welcomed break from more traditional Easter sweets. Here’s to “hopping” your family has an excellent Easter!

You’ll Need:

Easy Easter Bunny Cupcakes – The Elf on the Shelf

  • Cupcakes
  • Frosting
  • Sugar sprinkles (in whatever colors you want for the bunnies and their ears)
  • Large marshmallows
  • Toothpicks
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Pink candies
  • Brown sprinkles
  • Scissors


  1. FILL small bowls with the colors of sugar sprinkles you’d like to use.
  2. Create two perfect bunny ears from one large marshmallow by CUTTINGit in half diagonally using a pair of scissors.

    Cut Ears for Easy Easter Bunny Cupcakes

  3. DIP the sticky sides of each marshmallow half in sugar sprinkles.

    Dip marshmallows for Easy Easter Bunny Cupcakes

  4. Frost a cupcake with white frosting and ROLLit through sugar sprinkles. (Helpful hint: the Scout Elves used white, yellow and blue, but you may use any colors you like.)

    Roll cupcake in frosting for Easy Easter Bunny Cupcakes

  5. Using toothpicks, SECUREthe marshmallows to the outer edge of the cupcake.
  6. To CREATEthe bunny’s face, use mini chocolate chips for eyes, a pink candy as a nose and brown sprinkles as whiskers. (Helpful hint: for their bunny cupcakes, the Scout Elves used pink licorice candies cut in half.)

    Create the face for Easy Easter Bunny Cupcakes

  7. HOP right into enjoying these easy Easter cupcakes!

    Enjoy the Easy Easter Bunny Cupcakes

Looking for other delicious sweet treats? See what other yummy recipes are waiting in Mrs. Claus’ Sweet Treats!

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