Peeps gets into the holiday spirit

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Peeps is introducing its first chocolate-covered candy with a flavored marshmallow center this holiday season, the candy brand announced last week.

New Peeps chocolate covered mint flavored marshmallow trees are in line with the tree lighting at New York's Rockefeller Center on Nov. 30, where Peeps brand ambassadors will hand out free samples of the newest member of the Peeps family. Peeps chocolate covered mint flavored marshmallow trees are available in creamy milk chocolate or rich dark chocolate and wrapped in convenient single-serve packages.

Also new to the Peeps holiday lineup are sugar-free peppermint stars in count-good packages, the company said. Additional holiday candies include:

  • Peeps chocolate mousse flavored marshmallow reindeer available in take-home packages;
  • Peeps marshmallow trees and snowmen in both count-good and take-home packages;
  • Peeps sugar cookie flavored marshmallow cutouts in take-home packages; and
  • Peeps peppermint flavored marshmallow stars in take-home packages.