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Because no Easter would be complete without (indestructible) Peeps.

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Did you know that peeps are basically indestructible?  Not water, nor powerful acids, nor powerful bases dissolve them.  That’s one tough little tweeter!

Food Finds about Peeps

  • Peeps have been the #1 non-chocolate easter candy for over 20 years.
  • In 1953, it took 27 hours to make a peep because of time-consuming details like hand-painted eyes.
  • Today, it takes 6 minutes to make a peep.
  • The leading peep-eating champion ate 102 peeps in 30 minutes.
  • The leading speed-eating champ ate 7 peeps in 30 seconds.
  • The main colors of peeps in order of popularity are yellow, pink, lavender, and white.
  • Peeps have a shelf life of 2 years.
  • They do not dissolve in water, sulfuric acid, or sodium hydroxide.  It is commonly believed that they “can’t be dissolved.”
  • Peeps are fat free!

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Writer, Walker, Entrepreneur, baby-boomer

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  1. Microwaves do a decent job of warping them!

    Or a nice vacuum… I’d love to put Peeps in a glass vacuum and watch them reach horrendous sizes. If it works for marshmallows, why not Peeps? And marshmallows look like raisins after being inflated in a vacuum, so, what would Peeps look like?

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