- Refrigerated pie dough rolls
- Peep cookie cutter
- Filling of your choice (I did both cut up strawberries and chocolate chips, and strawberry cream cheese)
- One egg yolk mixed with a 1/2 TBSP of water
- Pastry brush or paper towel
- Colored Sugars
Begin by rolling out your pie dough and using the cookie cutter to cut out the bunny peep shapes. As long as you are gentle and quick, go ahead and gather the scraps and roll the dough out a second time to get even more peep bunnies cut out. I ended up getting 8 pairs of bunnies from one roll of pie dough.
Lay them all on a tray and begin the filling process. You want to make sure that there is very little filling or else it will be difficult to close up the peep-tarts. Maybe only a teaspoon or so of filling per peep-tart.
Once your little bunnies are filled (make sure to only do every other one), coat the edges with the egg wash using your pastry brush or a twisted corner of the paper towel. Then set a plain bunny on top and press the edges with your fingers to seal them closed.
Once all of your bunnies are sealed, coat the top with more egg wash and cover with your colored sugars.
Bake at 350° for about 10-12 minutes, then remove from the oven and let cool. At this point you can melt a few of the extra chocolate chips and use a tooth pick or zip top bag to pipe on the eyes and nose.
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