Who knew there is a proper way to eating chocolate Easter bunnies? Here's what you need to know to make sure you're following chocolate bunny eating etiquette.

Before we get to the proper way to eat a chocolate Easter bunny, here are some bunny facts from the National Confectioners Association.

  • The tradition of the Easter Hare began in Germany, who would leave brightly colored eggs for children. This tradition was adopted in the US and became the Easter bunny.
  • Chocolate bunnies are the most popular items in Easter baskets.
  • 66 percent of Americans prefer solid Easter bunnies over hollow ones.
  • Sales of Easter candy is expected to be over $2 billion.

So what's the proper way to eat an Easter bunny? According to the NCA survey, a whopping 89 percent of respondents said you should start with the ears. Six percent said feet first and five percent said the tail should go first. So, the ears have it!