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Peeps Is Debuting 7 New Flavors to Jazz up Your Easter Basket

These are the perfect Easter treats for all your peeps.

The makers of the iconic Easter candy are heading into spring with some all-new Peeps flavors! The original yellow chicks and bunnies, of course, are the top-selling Peeps in the U.S., which is impressive considering there are a lot of Peeps flavors among the 2 billion that are made each year. Aside from the classic yellow, pink, and blue colors, Peeps offers a wide variety of other popular flavors including, cotton candy, blue raspberry, pancakes and syrup, and yes even ones that are dunked in milk chocolate.

But the brand new airy delights may be the ones to beat. Upon their inception in 1953, the sugar-dusted marshmallows used to take 27 hours to make, as each one was made by hand. Now, thanks to technology and mass production, a big batch takes about six minutes to make. It's no wonder Peeps are available in so many flavors and year-round.

Now, here are the seven new Peeps flavors that you can slip into your family's Easter baskets this spring.

Peeps flavors that you can find at retailers across the nation. 


Chocolate Pudding Flavored Marshmallow Bunnies

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Who needs a Snack Pack pudding cup when you can get chocolate pudding and marshmallows all in one? These little bunnies pack the same flavor of a chocolatey pudding, but without the thick and creamy texture. Instead, they offer a fluffier mouthfeel. Also, they're arguably not as messy to eat?


Root Beer Float Flavored Marshmallow Chicks

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The classic root beer float has been recreated into a marshmallow chick! Ditch the cup of soda and ice cream and get the float experience in just one or two bites of this marshmallow treat.

Peeps flavors that are only sold at select retailers. 


Froot Loops Flavored Pop

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The iconic kids' cereal is lending each one of its four fruity flavors to Peeps, which will all be packaged on as stick in Pop form and sold exclusively in Target and Walmart.

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HOT TAMALES Fierce Cinnamon Flavored Marshmallow Chicks

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Hot Tamales have been a popular candy since they first hit store shelves in the 1950s and now that fiery cinnamon flavor can be found in ultra-sweet Peeps. This special flavor will only be for sale at Kroger.


Peeps Delights: Raspberry Flavored Marshmallow Chicks Dipped in Crème Flavored Fudge

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A raspberry-infused marshmallow with the bottom dipped in a créme-flavored fudge? Peeps, you have outdone yourself with this new treat! The adorable pink Peeps are sold at Target.


Individually Wrapped Marshmallow Chicks for Egg Hunt

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The traditional egg hunt just got an upgrade. Instead of the usual chocolate-filled Easter egg, swap out the candies with the pastel-colored wrappers for mini yellow Peeps. They are America's favorite, remember? These individually-wrapped Peeps are exclusive to Walmart.

The newest Peeps treat that isn't a marshmallow. 


Peeps Flavored Jelly Beans

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Jelly beans acquire some Easter flair with this new product from Peeps. The marshmallow flavor you know and love will now come in a poppable candy bean form! Aide from marshmallow, each bag includes strawberry, lemon, and blueberry jelly bean flavors too.

So, who's ready for these brand new Peeps flavors and treats?

Keira Wingate
Keira graduated from DePaul University with a BA in Journalism and is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn, NY. Read more about Keira
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