75 years ago this week, a wise-cracking, carrot-snacking, cartoon rabbit made his on-screen debut in an animated short called A Wild Hare (1940). That Elmer Fudd-aggravating hare earned an Oscar nom, coined the phrase “What’s up, Doc?” and laid the groundwork for Bugs Bunny. Here, 10 festive carrot recipes to celebrate the Looney Tunes legend.
1. Take 5 Carrot Cupcakes
These individual carrot cakes are frosted with thick and tangy cream cheese frosting.
2. Carrot and Leek Quesadillas
Sweet carrots and leeks are delicious with gooey cheddar cheese, spicy Sriracha and honey in these easy quesadillas.