These Easter bunny cinnamon twist pastries are the perfect way to celebrate the holiday. They’re easy to make and taste delicious!

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Easy Cinnamon Twist Easter Bunnies

With Easter just around the corner, why not treat your family and friends to something special? These twisty cinnamon pastries shaped like an Easter bunny are sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face.

Not only do these delicious treats look adorable, but they are incredibly easy to make with minimal ingredients that you probably have lying around in your pantry. 

If you love easy Easter dessert recipes, you’ll also want to check out these Cute Bunny Butt Cupcakes and these fun Easter Egg Brownies.

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Cinnamon Bunny Twist Ingredients

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These Easter bunny cinnamon twist pastries are perfect for brunch or as an after-dinner treat, and with their flaky layers of puff pastry surrounding sugary cinnamon filling and topped off with a cute little tail, each one looks like an adorable bunny.

You need these ingredients:

  • Frozen puff pastry
  • Melted butter
  • Sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Whip cream

Recommended Tools

  • Parchment Paper
  • Baking Sheet
  • Pizza Cutter

Substitutions and Variations

  • Add a layer of chocolate spread between the puff pastry layers before baking for an extra indulgence.
  • Swap out the cinnamon for other spices, such as pumpkin pie spice or cardamom, for a unique twist on these treats.
  • Replace the whipped cream with a dollop of ice or coconut cream. 
  • Add some fun toppings, such as sprinkles or colored sugar.
  • Make different Easter-themed pastries, such as chicks, eggs, or carrots.

How To Make Cute Easter Bunny Pastries

STEP 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

STEP 2. Let the puff pastry thaw and unfold onto a cutting board.

STEP 3. Spread melted butter on one piece of the puff pastry, leaving a half inch on top and bottom.

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STEP 4. Mix the cinnamon and sugar in a small bowl and sprinkle on top of the melted butter.

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STEP 5. Lay the second piece of puff pastry on top of the cinnamon-sugared puff pastry. 

STEP 6. Crimp the top and bottom of the pastries together with a fork.

STEP 7. Then, using a pizza cutter, cut 15 strips of puff pastry.

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STEP 8. To assemble the bunnies, first, place a strip of pastry in a U shape.

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STEP 9. Fold one side over the other and repeat one to two more times. 

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STEP 10. Press each twist firmly down on the prepared baking sheet so that each strip is twisted and resembles a bunny-shape.

STEP 11. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. 

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STEP 12. Once completely cooled, spray a small amount of whip in the shape at the bottom of the twist to resemble a bunny tail.

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How to Serve

These adorable Easter bunny cinnamon twists can be served warm or cold, making them perfect for any occasion. Serve them as a sweet brunch treat with coffee or tea, or save them for dessert after your Easter dinner. These pastries are sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike!

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How to Store These Cinnamon Bunny Twists

These pastries can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. For longer storage, keep them in the fridge for up to a week or freeze them for up to 2 months. To reheat, pop them into the oven at 350 degrees F for a few minutes or until warm.

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Tips & Tricks

  • Be sure to use melted butter to spread on the pastry sheet, or it could tear.
  • Use a pizza cutter to cut the clean and even strips of pastry for a neat look.

Why We Love This Recipe

Fun and easy to make: These cinnamon bunny twists require minimal ingredients and are simple to make. Plus, they’re a fun activity for the whole family!

Adorable presentation: The twisted shape and cute bunny tail make these pastries look almost too good to eat.

Versatile: You can easily customize this recipe with different spices, toppings, and shapes to suit your preferences or any occasion.

Delicious: With the perfect balance of flaky pastry, sweet cinnamon filling, and creamy whipped cream topping, these pastries will satisfy any sweet tooth.

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I hope you enjoy your bunny cinnamon twist pastries. If so, please leave a star ★★★★★ rating and a comment below! Follow along on Pinterest, Facebook, or Twitter for more delicious recipes!

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Bunny Cinnamon Twist Pastries

These Easter bunny cinnamon twist pastries are the perfect way to celebrate the holiday. They're easy to make and taste delicious!
Servings: 15 Bunny Twists
Calories: 200kcal
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients
 

  • 1 package frozen puff pastry
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Whip cream

Equipment

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Let the puff pastry thaw and unfold onto a cutting board.
  • Spread melted butter on one piece of the puff pastry, leaving a half inch on top and bottom.
  • In a small bowl mix together the cinnamon and sugar and sprinkle on the melted butter.
  • Lay the second piece of puff pastry on top of the cinnamon sugared puff pastry.
  • Crimp the top and bottom of the pastries together with a fork
  • Using a pizza cutter, cut 15 strips of puff pastry.
  • To assemble the bunnies, first place a strip of pastry in a U shape.
  • Fold one side over the other and repeat one to two more times.
  • Press each twist firmly down on the prepared baking sheet so that each strip twisted and resembles a bunny shape
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Once completely cooled, spray a small amount of whip in the u shape at the bottom of the twist to resemble a bunny tail.

Nutrition

Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 93mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 47IU | Vitamin C: 0.01mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, is intended to serve as an estimate only, and is provided for informational purposes. The accuracy of nutritional information is not guaranteed.

Course: Desserts & Sweet Treats

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