Jordan from Wayward Girls Crafts here! Easter is fast approaching and I was struck by inspiration for a craft:
I thought this would be 1.) brilliant and 2.) very difficult/messy. I was pleased to be half-wrong: the marshmallows were easy to make and everything came together pretty quickly!
First, I made the outside coating for the peeps. Colored sugar is OH so difficult.
1. Start with white sugar.
Then it was time to make the marshmallows using a recipe courtesy of About.com. Seriously, this took maybe 30 minutes:
Sprinkle with more colored sugar (you could also shake them in a bag full of colored sugar for better coverage, but sprinkle them first: too much exposed marshmallow will stick to the inside of . . . well, anything!):
Peep Research. (What happens when they're subjected to a "fear chamber," AKA the microwave?)