20 Fabulous Desserts Starring Spring's Cutest Candy (Peeps)
Let's face it: it's easy to get carried away and snap up package after package of adorable marshmallow Peeps. The good news? People love to make creative things with them as much as they enjoy eating them. We've searched the web for the cutest ways to play with Peeps and rounded them up here. From a Peeps milkshake to Peeps s'mores, keep reading to see the most interesting ways to use up this Easter sweet.
— Additional reporting by Camilla Salem and Sabrina Park
Coconut Chocolate Cake With Peeps
There's a lot going on with this dessert (in the best way possible): chocolate coconut cake, chocolate ganache, coconut caramel, marshmallow meringue buttercream, and Peeps!
Peeps Funfetti Cookie Bars
Peeps funfetti cookie bars are like a sweet and spangled rainbow explosion in your mouth.
When making a Peeps milkshake, blend up the marshmallow chicks in the shake itself and use one as a garnish on top.
Peeps Funfetti Cake
Funfetti cake, a boatload of sprinkles, and darling Peeps bunnies combine forces in this easy-to-make layer cake.
Peeps Rice Krispies Treats
Peeps are the new Lucky Charms in this tasty Rice Krispies treat, and the best part of every crunchy-soft bite!
Peeps Fluffernutter Sandwich
Channel childhood with this easy upgrade to a Fluffernutter sammie. Here, Peeps are paired with peanut butter in lieu of marshmallow fluff for an Easter-appropriate spin on the classic.
Peeps get an easy upgrade when dipped in chocolate and decorated with pretty sprinkles. Skewering the marshmallows on a stick not only adds visual appeal, but also makes them easier to decorate and eat.
Peeps Skillet S'mores
S'mores just became a lot more fun with these bright Peeps in place of plain-Jane marshmallows, and mixed in peanut butter chocolate.
Peeps S'mores Brownies
Take Peeps s'mores to a new dimension with these decadent and mouth-watering multilayered s'mores brownies.
Peeps-Stuffed Rice Krispies Treats
Can't get enough of those marshmallow-filled Rice Krispies bites? Upgrade to these Peeps-stuffed treats to make every bite feel oh-so lucky.
What's cuter and classier than these ah-dorable Peeps pops? Probably nothing, but almost sweeter is how simple it is to put together. Rest the peep on a decorated paper straw, dip it in some chocolate, and button on a pearly Sixlet for a finishing touch. Done!
Peeps Cake Batter Candy
It's a real party when Peeps get mixed into the cake batter, especially when also topped with this gorgeous, sprinkled finish. Add in some chocolate chunks for some extra fun and a sweeter, richer taste.
Chocolate-Covered Brownie Peeps
This fun and chocolaty recipe will bring out anyone's inner artist. A thin coating of melted chocolate is the perfect glue for rainbow-hued sprinkles, marshmallow bunny tails, and other whimsical decorations.
Peeps Sunflower Cake
Mimic a springy sunflower by decorating a layer cake with chocolate chips and Peeps.
Peeps Bunny Bark
Love unicorns, bright colors, and Peeps? Swirling together this beautiful Peeps unicorn bark requires minimal technique, and will always turn out uniquely bright and colorful, and just as delicious!
3-Layer Angel Food Peeps Cake
Not only is this angel food cake slathered with seven-minute frosting and decorated with sprinkles and Peeps, but it's also filled with pastel buttercream. Yum!
Bunny Dirt Cups
Dirt never looked so tasty. A creative treat that's easy to throw together and hard to mess up, these bunny dirt cups are never a let-down.
Cupcake Push-Pop Peeps
Cupcake push-pop Peeps? It doesn't get more festive than these individual, fun-to-eat treats.