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« on: March 28, 2012 02:17:12 PM »

A friend of mine makes peanut butter filled chocolates for every occasion, so I got excited about making chocolate bunnies.  But, who to make them for?  I don't have kids and all the kids I know will be getting plenty of treats for Easter, so another chocolate something really wouldn't matter much to them.  Then I realized that all the canine bakeries use carob for topping, etc., so I could make carob bunnies for my dogs!



I used a 2-sided mold so I could make them hollow.  This is the other side (some have the eye on the left side, some on the right).  The eyes were bought pre-made at a cake and candy supply store.  They're the smallest size they carry, but I think they make the bunnies look a little frightened which is appropriate since they're about to be eaten by dogs Shocked.  



Of course if I was going to go to all this trouble, I wasn't just going to make two (one for each of my dogs).  I decided to package them up.  I used cello bags from the craft store and that plastic grass that comes in pre-packaged sushi (which I got a the local Asian supermarket).



I made a little label so that everyone is clear as to what's inside; this is the back side which you can't see in the other photos.



And here are a couple that are going to the girls' cousins.



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« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2012 02:39:01 PM »

Aw, those are super cute! And, I didn't know that dogs could have carob!
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« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2012 02:56:12 PM »

You're such a good doggy mommy! Cute presentation.
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« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2012 03:01:55 PM »

Cute! My dog would love one of those bunnies!
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« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2012 03:07:51 PM »

Aw, those are super cute! And, I didn't know that dogs could have carob!

Yup.  Whatever is in chocolate that hurts them isn't in carob.  Not that we should give it to them all the time, but a little is fine. 

You're such a good doggy mommy! Cute presentation.

Thanks!  Of course, I couldn't just hand out a bunny, right?  Wink

Cute! My dog would love one of those bunnies!

Thank you!  I let them taste a carob chip and they dug 'em.
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« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2012 05:08:28 PM »

No. They'd melt all over your hand. Then it would be more Halloween than Easter.
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« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2012 06:01:04 PM »

No. They'd melt all over your hand. Then it would be more Halloween than Easter.

Which is a good idea!  Wink  Also, I can't just not craft it to "completion."
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« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2013 07:25:41 AM »

These are so cute!  And I totally get the craft to completion part.... if you're going to do something, might as well do it right. Lol!
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« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2013 08:55:40 AM »

These are so cute!  And I totally get the craft to completion part.... if you're going to do something, might as well do it right. Lol!

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« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2013 06:33:40 AM »

Oh my gosh! This is such a cute idea! I've been wanting to make some homemade doggie treats and this looks fun. I like the Easter basket idea too. Smiley Thanks for sharing.
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