Potato Croquettes shaped like the Easter Bunny , such a fun Recipe
Appetizer, Side Dish
2cupsleftover mashed potatoes
1/2cupfinely shredded cheddar cheese
1 2/3cupsItalian bread crumbs2/3 cup in croquette mixture, rest for coating
oilfor coating the mold & frying
Mix the potatoes and cream cheese together, then mix-in eggs, cheeses and onion powder.
Mix in 2/3 cup of the breadcrumbs.
Place mold on baking sheet. Mist silicone mold with oil or cooking spray. Coat bottom of each mold with a half teaspoon of Italian breadcrumbs. Shake to ensure full coverage
Dollop the mixture into the molds. Use care to ensure it is pressed into ears and corners. Smooth off the tops.
Generously sprinkle crumbs over molds and pat down with the flat of your hand. Mist tops with oil (or cooking spray). Place in freezer for one hour minimum.
Pop the bunny croquettes out of the molds. Gently brush off stray crumbs.
Put 1/4 inch of oil in bottom of skillet over medium heat. Once hot drop a few bunnies in. Leave plenty of room to flip them. Cook until you can see edges start to brown (approximately 2 minutes), then flip and cook about 2 more minutes. Flip again to cook each side another 30-45 seconds then remove to paper towel to drain oil.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place bunnies on baking sheet. leave some space to flip them. bake for 11-12 minutes until bottoms are lightly browned. Flip and bake an additional 8-9 minutes.
Courtesy of Mom Foodie - Easter Bunny Potato Croquettes Recipe find it at https://momfoodie.com/easter-bunny-potato-croquettes-recipe/