Peeps Show: A look at the making of the peeps treat

Peeps Show: A look at the making of the peeps treat

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BETHLEHEM, PA - MARCH 12: Marshmallow Peeps move through the production line towards the packaging area at Just Born March 12, 2004 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Just Born, the manufacturer of Marshmallow Peeps now produces more than 1.2 billion individual Peeps per year. This year it's expected that more than 700 million Marshmallow Peeps and Bunnies will be consumed by men, women, and children throughout the United States. Strange things people like to do with Marshmallow Peeps include eating them stale, microwaving them, freezing them, roasting them and using them as a pizza topping. Marshmallow Peeps and Bunnies come in five colors. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

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Posted on April 8, 2012 at 4:04 PM

The New York Times has a gallery that shows the making of the popular Easter treat, Peeps.

According to the Times, it takes six minutes to make a Peep.

The marketing director for the company that makes Peeps in Pennsylvania said each Peep is unique. ‘‘No one Peeps chick is the same as another,’’ he said. ‘‘Each one has its own personality.’’

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