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14 Fun facts about Peeps

Forget groundhog shadows or tulips. The first real sign of spring are bright yellow Peeps stocking the shelves at your local grocery store. Marshmallow Peeps are everyone’s favorite non-chocolate Easter candy — they even outsell jelly beans! Americans will eat 1.5 billion Marshmallow Peeps and Bunnies this spring, but what do you really know about these sugar crystal coated, brightly-colored bird-shaped mallows? Discover 14 fun facts about Peeps: 1. Making Peeps used to be a really long process. It used to take 27 hours to make a Peep. The first Peeps were squeezed one at a time from a pastry tube before receiving hand painted eyes. Today, with an automated manufacturing process, a Peep takes just six minutes to make. 2. About 5.5 million Peeps are born every single day. Machines crank out 3,500 Peeps per minute — that’s nearly 2 billion Peeps per year! 3. Peeps were originally produced by…

Peeps debuts 7 new fun flavors for Easter, including cotton candy

Love them or hate them, is it even Easter without Peeps? The iconic marshmallow candies have been filling Easter Baskets for decades, but this year parent company Just Born is releasing seven new flavors just in time for the 2019 holiday, including: Cotton Candy, Pancakes and Syrup, Orange Sherbet Dipped in Crème Flavored Fudge, Root Beer Float, Chocolate Caramel Swirl, Blue Raspberry, and Vanilla Crème. See new Peeps flavors from last year. The new flavors come in the classic chick shape and are currently rolling out in stores nationwide from now until Easter. If you’re looking to stock up, some of the new flavors are available only at select stores, so you’ll have to go on a bit of a hunt — good practice for finding your Easter basket later! Root Beer Float can only be found at Kroger, Blue Raspberry are excluding to Walmart, and Vanilla Crème and Chocolate…

8 New Peeps Flavors are hatching this spring

Get your Easter baskets ready. Eight new Peeps flavors are coming just in time for the spring holiday — and the lineup looks more delicious than ever. It just wouldn’t be Easter without these peep-shaped globs of sugar, but starting this spring this year, Peeps fans can pick up the new Sour Cherry flavor from supermarkets nationwide. Other flavors will be exclusive to Target, Krogers, or Walmart. Head over to Target to try the new Peeps “Delight” chicks in Neapolitan, Lemon Sherbet, Orange Sherbet flavors. The Neapolitan Peeps feature a chocolate and strawberry filling. Everyone like a little marshmallow mystery, and at Walmart that’s the flavor you’ll find. Try them out, but stay you’ll have to stay tuned for the big reveal of the flavor closer to Easter. https://www.instagram.com/p/BfTshmrnwc-/?tagged=mysterypeeps And at Krogers, you’ll find your new spring breakfast staple: Pancakes and Syrup-flavored marshmallow Peeps. Of course the regular varieties will still be available…

Cadbury Creme Eggs Top Pizzas for an Easter Themed Twist

Forget the pepperoni. Put aside the pizza sauce. Easter 2017 is upon us and that means the world is about to be introduced to the Cadbury Creme Egg pizza. One London-based pizza maker teamed up with a British food delivery company, Deliveroo, to create the “Fior-egg-tina” — a twist on the Italian classic egg-topped Fiorentina. But before you get grossed out thinking about that creme center melting into your mozzarella, know that this is a completely different type of pie. A strawberry sauce base is topped with marscapone, mint leaves and Cadbury Creme Eggs halves, then sprinkled with crunchy mini eggs. It’s an unbelievable ode to one of the world’s most beloved Easter candies. The credit for this completely sweet pie goes to Crust Bros — but they’re only available via Deliveroo in London from April 7 through 14. As an American, if you’re upset this masterpiece isn’t available to you then…

Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs Are Most Popular Easter Candy This Year

It’s official. Peeps have been dethroned. America’s favorite Easter candy is no longer the iconic sugar coated, bird-shaped treat. According to a recent survey conducted by RetailMeNot, the newly crowned king of spring Easter celebrations is Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs. The bite-size version of the classic peanut butter-filled treats are reportedly what people want to find most is their candy baskets this year. Reese’s eggs beat out Peeps by nearly 20 percent. Top 5 Easter Treats of 2017, According to RetailMeNot Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs (53%) Chocolate bunnies (48%) Jelly beans (48%) Hershey’s Eggs (45%) Peeps (34%) Only 48 percent of survey responders say they plan on buying candy at all this year, but those who do estimate they will spend about $57. At $3 a bag, you could buy nearly 20 bags of this year’s candy favorite, but be sure to save a little cash for…

Sneak Peep: New Easter themed Oreo flavor hatching soon

Most of us have grown up with Oreo, dunking or twisting those chocolate cookies into ice cold milk. We may have had childhood disputes as to the best way to eat the classic sandwich cookie. Do you go for the cream first and save the cookie for last? Do you just scarf the whole thing down? Since their creation in 1912, Oreos were mostly consistent. The brand only occasionally ventured into product variations. Double Stuf Oreos offered us extra cream in the 70s. Then the 80s brought us a fudge covered cookie. Oreo celebrated Halloween and Christmas in the 90s with special orange or red colored cream. (Siiiiigh) Those were simpler times. Recently, Oreo has been unleashing a new flavor every few months. Most of the time, they’re delicious. Red Velvet, Cinnamon Bun and S’mores are just a few. Some are more questionable (Think: Watermelon and Cotton Candy). This spring, Peep-flavored Oreos are hitting the shelves,…