These homemade chocolate marshmallow Peeps are delicious and adorable.
'Peeps' on Serious Eats
Here's a perfect way to make use of those surplus sugarcoated marshmallow creatures: Peeps S'more Ice Cream Pie. Made by filling a buttery graham cracker crust with rocky road ice cream, this frozen delight gets a sweet finish with broiled Peeps nesting on top.
I started out with a basic drop cookie recipe and added in a cup of assorted leftovers, including Easter corn, jelly beans, cut-up Peeps, and malted egg candies. I won't lie: I was aware that these cookies had the potential to be either awful or awesome.
Peeps Krispies Treats unsurprisingly taste sweeter and more Peepsy (read: chemical preservatives) than regular Rice Krispies Treats. Thus, this is probably a dream treat for those in the under 12-year-old set. Kids these days and their taste for molten Peeps hearts.
Continuing in the grand Peeps Week tradition, here's our offering for any occasion that calls for awesome and fun all at once: "Peepshi," or Peeps sushi. (Note: no fish or seaweed involved.) This lovechild of Easter and Japan takes inspiration from Masaharu Morimoto and Rice Krispies Treats.
It was really only a matter of time before Peeps, those pillowy pastel harbingers of spring, met the classic marshmallowy sandwich called Fluffernutter. And in this version, the mixture is sandwiched between two heft slices of pound cake.
Because Peeps don't taste so hot in their natural state, we tried deep frying them with fairly satisfying results. Here's our recipe.
I don't even like Peeps. Or marshmallows in general. But when it's Peeps Week on Serious Eats, you make sacrifices. Like a couple hours of time and never being able to say again "Ha! I've never made Peeps from scratch...