16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame

It's almost Easter, a day of ham, nice outfits, obligatory church trips, and borderline abuse of baby rabbits. But most importantly, it's the time of year when there are Peeps on the shelves of your local drugstore.

Sure, you could eat the little marshmallow chicks. But wouldn't you rather use them to make beautiful pastel dioramas, sculptures, and really crazy Peep art? These brilliant boffins have. And the results are spectacular.


This Peep dress—spotted in NYC's West Village—might not be mom-appropriate, but who cares? It's awesome, and you can eat it instead of laundering it.

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame


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The Carroll County Arts Center has a crazy annual Peeps creations competition. Big Bird, appropriately enough, is one of this year's entries.

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame


Peeps are are great. Dinosaurs are great. A Peeposaurs Rex? Even better.

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame


Image credit: MarshmallowPeeps.com

I am the Lorax. I Peep for the trees.

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame


Image credit: MarshmallowPeeps.com

Change you can believe in (and also eat).

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame


Image credit: Michael Leavitt


Did you know Keith Haring also worked in Peeps?

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame

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This young Galileo made a delicious model of the solar system out of Peeps.

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame


Image credit: Cyrus McCrimmon/The Denver Post

A little strange to shout-out Christmas on Easter, but this 20-foot Peepenbaum spotted in National Harbor, Maryland is pretty special.

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame


Image credit: State Journal-Register

A Peep kimono is what you might wear to Easter services in Japan.

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame


Image credit: LoveToSew

And while we're on that train, what about some Peeps sushi to go with the outfit?

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame


Image credit: Serious Eats

Peep Jesus! It's the son of God, resurrected as a giant Peep mosaic.

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame


Image credit: TheJesusQuestion

This Peep car was made for an art car contest in Houston, Texas, which seems like a hostile environment for Peeps what with the sun and the heat.

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame


Image credit: Peeps Facebook

You may not remember the movie Despicable Me making your mouth water before.

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame

Image credit: Peeps Facebook


Warhol's Marilyn in Peep form.

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame


Image credit: Urlesque

Peeps mourning a dead Twinkie won this year's Washington Post Peeps diorama contest.

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame


Image credit: Deb Lindsey/Washington Post

And here we have the Peep-al conclave.

16 Peep Creations That Put Your Easter Basket to Shame


Image credit: The Monkey Cage