You've probably seen the cute Easter snacks you can make that don't exactly resemble the picture. These peeps really do turn out like the picture and are super easy to make.
Boil your eggs the way you normally would. Peel the eggs and dip in dyes like you would an Easter egg (make sure you use a dye that doesn't require vinegar. Ick!). You can cut them in half and remove the yolks first, but it isn't necessary. I did it that way so that I could make the filling while the eggs soaked in dye. Make your deviled egg filling and stuff the colored shells, putting a cap on each peep. I used tiny slivers of carrot for the noses and black olives for the eyes. See? Simple!
Want another simple one? How about Peep S'more packets? I gave these out to the kids last year. Include two graham cracker halves, a small Hershey bar, and a peep in each plastic bag. You can't mess this one up.
This one takes a little longer to prepare but are pretty fool proof. You can even let the kids decorate them.
Just use your favorite sugar cookie recipe for the batter (mine is from the Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book, copyright 1981) and follow the directions. After the dough is rolled, cut with an Easter egg cookie cutter and cook. Let cool. I make a simple confectioners sugar and water glaze tinted various colors. Then decorate using gel tubes.
There you go, three simple Easter snacks you can still make in time for Easter. Happy Easter, everyone!