If you’ve decided to go veggie for the sake of the planet, but you miss chewing on adorable animals (that’s why people eat meat, right?), you can make a vegetarian version of these powerfully adorable dumplings to experience the best of both worlds.

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Steven Schwartz

Alternately, you could use them to taunt meat-eating friends. Or, you could just make them because they’re friggin’ adorable and probably delicious.

Photographer Steven Schwartz spotted these tasty critters in Vancouver, at the Richmond Summer Night Market. So if, like me, you would have no earthly idea how to make dumplings, veggie or otherwise, but you still want to harmlessly bite the head off a hedgehog, perhaps it’s time for a road trip.