Sunday, April 12, 2009

Peep this

Facts about Marshmallow Peeps

(my favorite Easter candy)

From Real Simple April 2009

  • It takes six minutes to make one Peep chick.
  • Original Peeps have a shelf like of two years. (I know this because I still have some from last year. I like them stale.)
  • More than 5 million Peeps are produced each day.
  • Peeps have been the most popular non chocolate Easter candy in the United States for more than a decade.

Happy Easter!


  1. May I suggest that in the colder months you use peeps as the marshmallow atop your hot chocolate?

    It's pretty amazing.

    Happy Easter!

  2. I love peeps, they are my fav easter candy too. AND I love them stale. I'm quite glad to know about the 2 year shelf life..

  3. Mmmm... Peeps! Delicious!

    My hubby got me Peeps when we were dating because he knew I loved them, only he opened the package and bit off each of their little beaks. I couldn't believe he MESSED with my PEEPS! :)

    It was a double whammy, not only were they stale - I like mine better fresh - but they were altered. I tell ya what!

  4. I love putting peeps in my coffee. When I worked at a coffee shop I would make a toasted marshmallow latte topped with a peep. AWESOME.

  5. peeps are good...but they make my teeth hurt (too sweet, i guess).

    but i do have say this...i LOVE your 'new moon' widget!!!! oh my edward! :)

  6. SIX MINUTES PER PEEP? Wow. I love peeps. I put them in the freezer.

    PS Also love the Edward widget.

  7. I currently have a microwave FULL of peeps and I think they may be multiplying on a daily basis.


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