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The most fun you can have with your child is creating Jell-O deserts. There is a Jell-O dessert for every occasion. Children love the color and the jiggle of Jell-O treats. Make it a fun project to create an Easter Jell-O egg basket. You can make these fun Easter Eggs using cake molds or cookie cutters.

1) Color-Me-Fun With Jell-O Eggs/Bunny Molds ? Make these in Pastel Colors for Easter

Ingredients:

  • 2- 4 oz pkg. unflavored gelatin
  • Egg Shaped Molds
  • Bunny Shaped Molds
  • 8-oz Cool Whip
  • Jello-O in flavors of your choice

Instructions:

1. Two 4-ounce packages of unflavored gelatin dissolved in 1 cup of boiling water
2. Cool to room temperature
3. Fold in 8 ounces of Cool Whip
4. Combine the unflavored gelatin and cool whip 5. Add to 6 ounces of flavored Jell-O that has been dissolved in 1 cup boiling water. 6. Pour into molds that are set inside a lightly greased pan
7. Refrigerate until firm (about 2 hours)
8. Decorate the bunny with shredded coconut, skittles and M&M's

2)Fun Ice Cream Bunny

Ingredients:

  • Vanilla ice cream
  • 1 pkg. of coconut
  • Carrot shavings
  • Jellybeans
  • Licorice strings

Instructions:

1. On a flat plate arrange 3 balls of vanilla ice cream in the form a bunny.
2. Use medium scoop for head - Larger scoop for body-smallest scoop for the tail.
3. Cover the bunny body with shredded coconut.
4. Place carrot shavings (large) for ears.
5. Use jelly beans for eyes and nose.
6. Use licorice strings for whiskers.

3) Happy Easter Bunny Salad

Ingredients:

  • Lettuce
  • Cottage cheese
  • 1 can of pear halves
  • Celery stick
  • Raisins
  • 1 Red Grapes

Instructions:

1. Place leaves of lettuce on a salad plate.
2. Use Ice cream scoop and place cottage cheese on top of the lettuce.
3. Use 1 canned pear half and place on top of cottage cheese.
4. Use thin slices of celery for whiskers.
5. Place the raisins where the eyes should be.
6. Use a grape for the nose.

Cut the remaining pear in half to create the ears.

These recipes are fun and will get the Easter Holiday off to a great start.


Would you like more Kid-Friendly Recipes? Christine Steendahl ? ?The Menu Mom? invites you to visit Kid Approved Meals (
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