Peeps shares recipes for spring

Published on Thursday, March 15, 2012

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Peepsters Stuffed Cookies

Peepsters Stuffed Cookies

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Peepsters Dessert Chocolate Bars

Peepsters Dessert Chocolate Bars

Peeps Marshmallow Brand Candies have come up with two recipes for spring: Peepsters Stuffed Cookies and PEEPS Chocolate Dessert Bars. The recipes are below.

Peepsters Stuffed Cookies

Ingredients:1 bag Peeps Peepsters2 1/4 cups all purpose flour1 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt1 cup butter, softened3/4 cup granulated sugar3/4 cup packed brown sugar1 tsp vanilla extract2 large eggsMakes 24 cookies

Directions:Using a sharp kitchen knife, cut each Peeps Peesters candy piece into quarters. NOTE: For best results, freeze the pieces for 2 hours before beginning recipe.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl.

Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy.

Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Gradually beat in flour mixture until combined.

Using a tablespoon, scoop cookie dough and press 4–5 pieces of Peepsters candies into the dough. Cover the pieces of candy with the dough and roll into a ball.
Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Peeps Chocolate Dessert Bars

Ingredients:12 Peeps (Milk or Dark) Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Chicks17.5 oz pouch sugar cookie mix1 cup graham cracker crumbs1 cup butter or margarine, melted24 oz chocolate chips

Directions:Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Use kitchen scissors to cut Peeps Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Chicks into 1/4" pieces. Set aside or refrigerate for later use.

In a large bowl, stir together cookie mix and crumbs. Stir in melted butter until soft dough forms. Press into ungreased 13 x 9 inch pan. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until set.Immediately sprinkle chocolate chips over crust. Let stand 3 to 5 minutes or until chocolate begins to melt. If necessary, place pan back into oven for 1 – 2 minutes to let the chocolate melt. Spread chocolate evenly over crust.

Sprinkle pieces of Peeps Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Chicks over melted chocolate. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Serve warm.

Fans can also visit www.marshmallowpeeps.com to find delicious recipes, crafts and Peeps art.  In addition, fans can submit their own crafts, recipes or art. 


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