Little squishy chickens made of fluffy marshmallow, corn syrup, and sugar. Yeah, lots of sugar! They are the staple in almost every childs Easter basket. Of course you have to have jelly beans too.
So what is it about these sweet little confections that we love so much? Well, for one thing they are just plain cute! When they were first made they only came in yellow. Now, you can find them in yellow, blue, pink, purple, green, and yes even orange. Not only do they come in the pretty colors, they also come in bunnies, and many other forms, for other holidays too. Stack them on a lollipop stick, wrap in cellephane, and you have the cutest gift. Put them in a vase for a pretty table decoration.
How cute is this idea? Use the peeps color of your choice, and mix and match them with jelly beans, and put some flowers in the middle. Stack your peeps, and jelly beans in, then add another smaller container in the middle for your flowers. Easy peasy, and so pretty and festive!
How about a wreath made of peeps? Too cute!!
How about some peep smores?
Who wouldn't love to see these on the dessert table at Easter? Too cute!!
There are people that take their peeps very seriously, like the person that embellished a car from top to bottom, in peeps!!
They have all kinds of things made to look like our favorite peeps, like these sweet stuffed ones. Check out this website for more peep fun! http://www.swankparty.com/peeps.htm Click here to find all kinds of gifts for the baskets!
Some people prefer to eat their peeps stale, like myself. Make a slit in the cellephane, and let them sit a day or two. PERFECT! Some like them fried, frozen, or microwaved. So, how do you like prefer to eat your peeps? thanks for coming by for a visit!
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