Peeps gears up for Halloween with new candy

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Peeps has crafted a treat in time for Halloween.

The brand has released its chocolate dipped orange marshmallow chicks, which are dressed in a festive orange and dipped in a layer of creamy milk or rich dark chocolate. The latest Peeps candy in available in a 3-count package.

"Our new line of chocolate dipped chicks is spooktacular," Peeps brand manager Mark Hoffman said. "The combination of Peeps and chocolate proved to be a favorite amongst all of our fans this Easter. We know that new Peeps chocolate dipped orange chicks will be perfect for Halloween recipes, crafts or for that on-the-go trick-or-treat fan."

Also available this Halloween are:

  • Peeps chocolate covered marshmallow pumpkins in single-serve packages;

  • Peeps chocolate mousse-flavored marshmallow cats in 8-count packages;

  • Peeps sugar-free pumpkins in 3-count packages;

  • Peeps pumpkins, available in 8-count and 24-count packages; and

  • Peeps ghosts, available in 3-count and 9-count packages.