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What Santa brought Bunny

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Perhaps my readers are getting bored of seeing holiday cookie pictures on this blog, but here are some very special cookies I made to give a dear vegan friend in my life. They were butt-ugly, but very much loved by the recipient…. Bunny! :) haha, yes, I made rabbit treats!!! My first attempt at making homemade snacks for Bunny and judging by how she goes completely nuts for them, I reckon they were a success.

I used the recipe from the House Rabbit Society as reference, but adjusted the measurements slightly, and added a tiny bit of whole wheat flour to get a thicker dough for rolling and cutting out cookie shapes. It’s a bit of a process, but well worth it to have healthy snacks for your bunny with good quality ingredients. So if anyone has a rabbit, this one’s for you. :) High fives to all ma fellow Bunny-lovers!

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Homemade Bunny Biscuits

1/3 cup rabbit pellets
1/3 cup oats
1 Tbs whole wheat flour
1 small carrot
1 small ripe banana
1 tbsp organic agave syrup
extra Tbs of oats for texture

1. Preheat oven to 320F.

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2. In a food processor, grind the pellets and oats into flour. Add the carrot, banana, wheat flour, and agave syrup and whizz until everything sticks together and there are no large carrot bits. Transfer dough to a bowl and add about 1 Tbs of rolled oats for some texture (optional).

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3. Roll the dough out to about 1/2 cm thick and cut into shapes. I rolled it out between some saran-wrap, just to keep things cleaner. Place on cookie sheet and bake for about 30 – 40 minutes, depending on how crunchy you want the treats to be. Turn off the heat and leave the cookies in the oven to continue dehydrating a bit more. I made mine pretty dry so that Bunny gets lots of crunch.

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4. Give sparingly to your rabbit as a special treat, along with a well-balanced diet. :)

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And as a Christmas pressie, I bought bunny her first piece of clothing! Yea, I’ve become one of those people who dress up their furry friends… I never thought I’d be the type, but apparently I am… don’t judge! I just don’t want Bunny to get too cold when she goes outside on the patio. ^^

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How does she look? I couldn’t find a suit specific for rabbits, so I got one for a small dog and cut the sleeves off so that it fit her better and so that she can move easily.

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Where’s Bunny?

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I’m amazed that she didn’t even struggle while I put the thing on her. haha. She’s a trooper for putting up with me.

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“Does this make my butt look big?

And here she is chasing a biscuit treat. I’m a mean mommy, I know.
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ech, gimme….

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finally~ nom nom nom…

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Bunny loves the treats~ She comes running whenever she hears the cookie bag rustle, but I have to exercise restraint and only give her one or two a day. Now I’m excited for all the other types of cookies I can make for her, using all her favorite veggies and fruit! Apples, persimmon, lettuce, cabbage… oh the possibilities.

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Mehwy Cwismas~~

15 Comments

  1. So cute! My bunny is super picky, but he might like a homemade treat like this! She looks extra cute in the outfit! Hope you had a merry Christmas and have a happy new year! :)

  2. omg mipa, what have you done?
    animals have rights you know. :P

  3. @Chris haha, the right to wear a cheesy christmas sweater and look downright cute, yes. :)

  4. Oh my..how I LOVE this so much!!!

  5. so cute!!! you made me smile!!

  6. Such as cute bunny! Love the homemade treats.

  7. In one of my cookbooks (Hannah Kaminsky's My Sweet Vegan, if I remember correctly) has a recipe for a dog treat… a cake I think.

    Never much a fan of animals in clothes but I have got to admit – your bunny in that red Christmas jumper is soooo cute.

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  9. EEEK! So cute! The little hood! She really wears it well. You judged her size perfectly! What's next, little booties so Miss Princess Bunny won't get snow between her toes? :)

    I brought my foster cat to my family's home about 300 miles away from where I live. He was great in the car but pretty uncharacteristically shy the whole 4 days we were there. My mom was so sweet–she bought him a can of Fancy Feast as a Christmas present, wrapped it, and put it under the tree. We don't give each other presents anymore, so Kitty got the only gift. He really appreciated it!

    Also, I splurged today at the Korean market and bought a gujeolpan. (I didn't realize they were so expensive, but I've been thinking about it for years and finally took the plunge.) I'm planning to make a vegan array to bring to a cocktail party in a few weeks. Any tips? Thanks!

  10. @Lu hehe, yup, Bunny rocks the sweater, but she's probably more comfortable without it. hehe.

    Oh, and at first, I didn't know what you meant by a 'gujeolpan' and had to google it, but now I know~ I've seen those things around… I imagine you could put all kinds of snacks and appetizers in those things. :) Pretty presentation!

  11. I've been looking for a healthy baked treat for my buddy Cooper, these look great! He's a lionhead as well, as I suspect your lovely Bunny is. I wish he'd let me dress him up…Lord knows I would if I could.

  12. I can't wait to adopt my bunnies <3

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  14. that is by far the most cutest thing i have ever seen in my life!!!!!! so jealous!!

  15. Man! wish i could make it for my bunny but i don’t have an oven :( Would you consider selling bunny treats too? I would love to be able to get some for my bunny!

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