Homemade Peeps RecipesDara Pettinelli and Caitlin Palmer
There are many things we love about springtime — the brisk weather, the budding flowers, and the holidays. Easter, especially. This bunny-friendly celebration is the perfect excuse to buy Peeps in just about every color (they’re all so cute!) and try to find fun, new ways to use them. If you’re at a loss for what to do with your bundle of sugar-coated bunnies and chicks, take a look at these recipes and ideas!
Homemade Peeps Recipes: 12 ways to serve this favorite marshmallow 1 of 13
Tuxedo Peeps 2 of 13Dressed in their Easter best, these tuxedo peeps will even delight children too old for Easter baskets. (We'’re looking at you, mom and dad.)
Make tuxedo Peeps
Peeps Sunflower Cake 3 of 13Your guests will think the Cake Boss came over for brunch. This dessert is bright, cheerful, and a lot easier to make than it looks.
Make a Peeps sunflower cake
Peeps in White Chocolate Nests 4 of 13Until we figure out how to make a Cadbury Creme Egg omelette, these Peeps dipped in white chocolate will have to suffice.
Make Peeps in white chocolate nests
Chocolate Cream Peeps Pie 5 of 13Graham crackers, chocolate, and Peeps? Not even Sara Lee could have dreamt of a better pie for Easter Sunday.
Make a chocolate cream Peeps pie
White Chocolate Peeps Pops 6 of 13Why should cake have all the fun? Peeps make fun pops, too! Your kid will be the most popular kid in class the day she shares these treats.
Make white chocolate Peeps pops
Chocolate-Dipped Peeps 7 of 13If white chocolate isn’'t your thing, try these milk chocolate Peeps pops with white sprinkles for good measure.
Make chocolate-dipped Peeps
Peeps-Stuffed Brownies 8 of 13Chocolate and marshmallows are meant for each other. Just add a little Peeps dust on top, and you'’ve got a gooey, sparkly gift from the Easter Bunny.
Make Peeps-stuffed brownies
Peeps S’mores 9 of 13S'mores are no longer just a summer snack. Now you can have them on Easter!
Make Peeps s'mores
Homemade Vanilla Marshmallow Peeps 10 of 13If homemade is the name of your game, try this recipe for vanilla marshmallows. You can shape and decorate them any way you, er, your kids, want!
Make homemade vanilla marshmallow Peeps
Peeps-in-a-Bubble Bath Cupcakes 11 of 13It's a proven fact that any cupcake topped with Peeps is instantly cuter — this is science, people! Surround it by mini marshmallows, and you've got yourself a chick taking a bath. Genius.
Make Peeps-in-a-bubble bath cupcakes
Crispy Bunny Treats 12 of 13Give your Rice Krispies treats an Easter Bunny makeover!
Make crispy bunny treats
Peeps in a Pond 13 of 13This sweet scene made of Peeps and Jell-O makes the perfect centerpiece for your Easter dessert spread. Just don't be surprised when the kids go "duck hunting."
Make peeps in a pond