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Homemade Marshmallow Peeps Recipe

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This delicious and unique homemade marshmallow peeps recipe is the perfect addition for any Easter Party. Can be made with dye free products for people who are sensitive to dyes or want a more natural option.

Homemade peeps recipe

Homemade Marshmallow Peeps Recipe (makes 16 peeps)

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People either love or hate peeps. There doesn’t seem to be an inbetween. Peeps are fun treats with an interesting history. But the one cool thing is that when anything is homemade it always tastes a million times better. Regardless of how you feel there are so many great recipes you can make with peeps. You can even make peeps playdough.

But out of all my recipes this is one of my favorites, How to make Homemade Marshmallow peeps!  This recipe starts out with homemade marshmallows formed into the sweet confectionary treats.  

How to make Homemade Peeps

Read on to find out how easy it is to make homemade peeps! 

 

This recipe is so easy you’ll be surprised at how easy it is. You can even use all natural sanding sugar free of dyes like this one.

So this recipe is definitely a healthier option free of dyes and the yucky stuff. So read on to see how easy this healthier peeps version is. 

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes

 

What you need to make Homemade Marshmallow Peeps

Marshmallow Bricks:

· 1 box (.25oz) of unflavored gelatin

· 2 cups of sugar

· Pinch of salt

· ½ cup Powdered sugar for dusting

· 1 tsp vanilla, optional

 

How to make Homemade Marshmallow Peeps

8 Marshmallow bricks

yellow decorating sugar

blue decorating sugar

pink decorating sugar

green decorating sugar

Peeps Bunny Cookie Cutter

1. Combine box of gelatin and 1/2 cup of water in stand mixer bowl. Let’s sit and solidify for about 5 minutes while melting sugar.

2. In a saucepan on high heat combine sugar with 1/4 cup of water. Do not stir, stirring will make crystals form.

3. Melt the sugar until temperature reaches 240 degrees or the softball mark on a candy thermometer.

4. Once temperature is achieved, pour over gelatin while mixing on medium with whisk. After mixed together, set mixer on high and let mix for 10 minutes or until marshmallow fluff forms. For flavoring option, add vanilla at the point of whipping.

5. In 9 x 9 pan, grease with oil then dust with powdered sugar. Pour whipped marshmallow into pan and coat top of marshmallow with a dusting of powdered sugar.

6. Let marshmallow sit for a couple of hours before removing and serving.How to make Homemade Peeps

7. Cut marshmallow bricks to measurements of cookie cutter

8. Cut marshmallow brick in half to make marshmallow and inch thick

9. Using the peeps bunny cookie cutter (or any cute cutter you desire), compress the cutter onto the marshmallow brick and remove excess marshmallow.How to make Homemade Peeps

10. Apply colored decorating sugar to marshmallow after brushing outside of marshmallow with a little bit of water fully coating peep.How to make Homemade Peeps

11. Let dry and serve.

How to make Homemade Peeps

Aren’t these adorable? Best of all a healthier option than the store bought kind! 

How to make Homemade Peeps  

How to make Homemade Peeps
Yield: 16

Homemade Marshmallow Peeps Recipe

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

These delicious homemade Marshmallow Peeps recipe is out of this world. Whether your a fan or not of peeps you will fall in love with this easy to make recipe.

Ingredients

  • · 1 box (.25oz) of unflavored gelatin
  • · 2 cups of sugar
  • · Pinch of salt
  • · ½ cup Powdered sugar for dusting
  • · 1 tsp vanilla, optional
  • · 8 Marshmallow bricks
  • · 3 oz yellow decorating sugar
  • · 3 oz blue decorating sugar
  • · 3 oz pink decorating sugar
  • · 3 oz green decorating sugar

Instructions

    1. Combine box of gelatin and 1/2 cup of water in stand mixer bowl. Let’s sit and solidify for about 5 minutes while melting sugar.
    2. In a saucepan on high heat combine sugar with 1/4 cup of water. Do not stir, stirring will make crystals form.
    3. Melt the sugar until temperature reaches 240 degrees or the softball mark on a candy thermometer.
    4. Once temperature is achieved, pour over gelatin while mixing on medium with whisk. After mixed together, set mixer on high and let mix for 10 minutes or until marshmallow fluff forms. For flavoring option, add vanilla at the point of whipping.
    5. In 9 x 9 pan, grease with oil then dust with powdered sugar. Pour whipped marshmallow into pan and coat top of marshmallow with a dusting of powdered sugar.
    6. Let marshmallow sit for a couple of hours before removing and serving.
    7. Cut marshmallow bricks to measurements of cookie cutter
    8. Cut marshmallow brick in half to make marshmallow and inch thick
    9. Using the peeps bunny cookie cutter (or any cute cutter you desire), compress the cutter onto the marshmallow brick and remove excess marshmallow.
    10. Apply colored decorating sugar to marshmallow after brushing outside of marshmallow with a little bit of water fully coating peep.
    11. Let dry and serve.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 206Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 13mgCarbohydrates: 53gFiber: 0gSugar: 52gProtein: 0g
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