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PEEPS Marshmallow Fondant

It’s that time of year again! Peeps are lining the shelves and will fill Easter baskets soon! These sugary marshmallow birdies have always been a part of our celebrations, but last year I wanted to use Peeps in a new way – Peep Brownie S’mores became our favorite new decadent and delicious way to use Peeps.

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This year in honor of Peeps’ 60th birthday and Easter I wanted to make something new and special. Fondant is a favorite way to decorate cakes and cupcakes, but Peeps fondant?! That’s even better!

Peeps Marshmallow Fondant

1 package Party Cake Peeps (use other flavors for different colors)
3 Tbls. water
3 cups powdered sugar, more for dusting

  1. Take one package of Peeps, unwrap them and place in a microwave safe bowl with 3 Tbls of water. Microwave for 30 seconds and stir until melted.
  2. Place 3 cups of powdered sugar on a flat surface and create a well in the center. Pour the melted Peeps in the center and start mixing with the powdered sugar until incorporated. Knead until smooth and roll into a ball. (This will be a sticky mess if you don’t make a “well” and slowly fold in the powdered sugar!)
  3. Dust a rolling pin with powdered sugar and roll the Peeps fondant ball thin. Use cookie cutters to cut out your desired shapes.

Homemade Marshmallow Fondant made out of Peeps!!

You can vote for the next Peeps marshmallow flavor by creating your own PEEPSonality avatar!  Check out the PEEPS Pinterest page for fun recipe and craft ideas. This was a Lunchbox sponsored post!

Comments

  1. How good do these look? I reckon I could eat about 100 of those brownie smores! Yum.

  2. Great idea thanks. Peeps are hard to find in Canada but I will pick some up next time I see them.

  3. Oh man, they look so good they make me hungry. I wish I had a plate of them, right in front of me.

  4. I have never liked peeps, but I might like them this way.

  5. Confession: I don’t like Peeps. :/ But my son would love this!

  6. These look so cute! I don’t know if I have much of a selection of Peeps around here, but I will definitely be looking now!

  7. Want to hear something funny? I just bought Peeps yesterday to make Peeps s’mores! LOL

  8. These looks delicious! I love peeps!

  9. Those are so cute and pretty! Almost to good to eat, almost!

  10. @ Andrea: Fondant is SUPER easy to make! It’s like playing with play-doh!

  11. Ohhh the picture is tooooo pretty!! love Peeps!!

  12. I love PEEPS! I haven’t seen the special birthday packages but I’ll be keeping my eye out now. Thanks for the recipe. I have never made fondant.

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