MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What are Peeps made out of?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What are Peeps made out of?

Easter is coming up this weekend. You may have already started eating boxes of Peeps though. What exactly are those things made of?

Obviously it starts with the soft marshmallow based, which they then roll in colored sugar. For the little eyes they use an edible wax.

Some other fun Peep facts to drop on your family on Sunday. Back in 1953, it took 27 hours to make a 1 Peep. Today, they can knock them out in six minutes. During Easter every year we as Americans will consume more than 600 million Peeps! That’s a lot of sugary goodness.

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