With Easter just a few days away and the arrival of a plethora of peeps, we thought we’d try a great recipe from one of our favorite blogs…How Sweet Eats
All you’ll need is a few of your favorite peeps. We chose Easter eggs, pink rabbits and yellow peeps. The yellow might even be considered vintage now…what with all the colors and shapes on trend now.
Then reach into your pantry and grab a bag of chocolate chips. We used semi-sweet because that’s what we had but feel free to mix or use milk, dark etc.
and now grab your handy dandy jar of peanut butter .
A little dolloping is required
The only other item you will need is an oven proof skillet or dish. We used a pie plate because we were serving a smaller number of folks.
Now let your creativity shine…
Set your broiler on, and voila!
Belles beware !!!
Now we have to admit, this where we ran into a wee bit of trouble. We put it under broiler and flames emerged within 30 seconds!!! And it wasn’t warm enough underneath…not exactly what we had hoped for.
Thankfully we are partial to burnt peeps and we can’t show a pic because we ate the top right off in mere seconds.
We re-peeped and it went in at 500 for a very few minutes and then we hit the broiler (one rack further down this time ) until gently browned, The teen belles entered en masse and inhaled giving their thumbs up of approval.
Full and original recipe Here
Here’s what we did:
The Belles Easter Peeps
2 cups chocolate chips
1/2 cup peanut butter
About 25 peeps
Graham crackers for dipping
Preheat oven to 500
Place chocolate chips in an oven proof skillet or pie plate
Dollop peanut butter over chips
Arrange peeps, and feel free to crowd them
Place in oven for about five minutes at 500 degrees to allow chocolate and peanut butter to melt
Now crank up the oven to broil and watch carefully and constantly!
Carefully remove and serve
Watch the belle-bunnies devour!