How to Make Chocolate Covered Peeps for Easter Treats

12 Easter pops
20 min

Discover how to make chocolate covered Peeps. It’s easy to make these adorable Easter treats! They are sure to be a hit at your Easter gathering or tucked inside an Easter basket. These chocolate dipped marshmallows are also a fun party treat to include in a goody bag for a children’s Easter party.


If you’re looking for fun and unique Easter treats, try these Easter marshmallow pops. They are easy to make with Peeps marshmallows and some melted chocolate. Even if you aren’t a fan of traditional Peeps, these chocolate covered marshmallow pops take them to the next level for Easter treats that everyone will love.


You can find the recipe for these easy Easter treats below. However, for more ideas and variations as well as tips and tricks and choosing the best chocolate, be sure to read the full post on how to make chocolate covered Peeps here.


How to Make Chocolate Covered Peeps for Easter Treats

Recipe details

  • 12  Easter pops
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Total time: 20 min
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Ingredients


  • 12 marshmallow bunny Peeps
  • 12 oz. bag semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tablespoon refined coconut oil
  • 12 mini marshmallows

Instructions


Cut the mini marshmallows in half with a knife or with kitchen shears. You will need half of a marshmallow for each of the chocolate covered Peeps pops.
Insert a long lollipop stick into the bottom of each Peep. Push the stick almost to the other end of the Peep, but be careful not to push it all the way through. Repeat with each Peep and set aside.
Pour the chocolate chips into a microwave safe bowl. Heat on high for 30 seconds and stir. Then heat for another 30 seconds and stir well. If the chips are not melted, heat for another 15 seconds.
When the chocolate is melted, carefully remove from the microwave. Add the coconut oil and stir well.
Hold a Peep by the stick over the melted chocolate. Use a spoon to coat the bunny in chocolate. Cover it well and let excess chocolate drip back into the bowl.
Place a half of a piece of marshmallon on the bunny for a tail.
Stand the chocolate covered Peeps in a cup or jar to dry. Repeat the process for the remaining Easter bunny marshmallow Peeps.
Package the chocolate dipped Peeps for Easter treats in cellophane bags tied with ribbon.
Rebecca D. Dillon
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