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Oh my goodness, Easter is TOMORROW?! How in the heck did that happen?

If you’re like me, you completely forgot about throwing something adorable together for the kids to snack on after a frenzied morning of egg hunts and Easter baskets. If you were a bit more prepared, you probably checked out some of our amazing festive articles – but just in case you missed them, I’ve got your back!

photo and original recipe: ziggityzoom.com

Carrot Croquettes
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Recipe type: Snack
 
These adorable croquettes are sure to please your tiny tots!
Ingredients
  • 2 ½ cups steamed carrots
  • ½ egg white, from 1 egg
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup bread crumbs
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • dash of salt
  • dash of pepper
  • dash of cumin
  • dash of garlic powder
  • dash of all spice
  • Bread crumbs for coating
  • Parsley sprigs for garnish
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients, except bread crumbs reserved for coating.
  2. Shape mixture into cone-shaped carrots, packing mixture together well.
  3. Gently roll in bread crumbs and set on a platter.
  4. Spray skillet with non-stick spray or use about a teaspoon of olive oil in pan. Over medium heat, fry croquettes until golden brown, turning once, about 3 minutes per side.
  5. Arrange on platter, adding a sprig of parsley for carrot tops.

Parenting.com even threw together a list of 8 Easy Easter Recipes (including the cutesy carrot croquettes) for procrastinators like myself, so our kids don’t have to suffer from our last-minute nature. Check them out on their website, along with great craft and decor ideas for a very Hoppy Easter!

To see other Easter ideas that include egg dyeing, Easter Basket items, Recipes and more, please visit our Hippity Hoppity Easter’s Almost Here article!