Halloween Peeps in a Jar

Halloween Peeps in a Jar

halloween peeps in a jar

Halloween Peeps in a Jar

I was going thru some old photos this morning and found this jar recipe for Halloween that I made a few years ago. It seems appropriate to share it now. The tags on the jar are made using Stampin’ Up stamps.

Halloween Peeps in a Jar
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Ingredients
  • 1 sleeve graham crackers to crumbs or 1 1/3 cups
  • 8 marshmallow peeps
  • 1½ c. Halloween M&M's
  • 1/3 c. br. Sugar
  • ½ cup and 2 tbsp . butter
  • 1 t. vanilla
Instructions
  1. Reduce 1 sleeve graham crackers to crumbs or 1 1/3 cup and layer 2/3 of the crumbs in a 1 qt. jar.
  2. Place 8 marshmallow peeps standing up, facing out around the inside of the jar pressing them against the glass, but don’t squash them.
  3. Carefully, spoon remaining crumbs in the center of the jar to support the bunnies, pressing down to keep it snug.
  4. On top of this pour 1½ c. Halloween M&M's.
  5. Spoon 1/3 c. br. Sugar into center of M&M's gently pressing with a spoon.
  6. Decorate the lid of the jar however you please and tie curly ribbons around the neck of the jar.
  7. Directions: Empty the jar contents into a bowl. Snip the peeps into bits with kitchen scissors. Return the marshmallow bits to the mixture and mix well. Melt ½ cup and 2 tbsp . butter, add 1 t. vanilla. Pour this over the dry ingredients, mixing well. Pat into a greased 8 x 8 baking dish. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Cool and cut into bars.
  8. *Option: leave the Peeps whole; combine remaining ingredients and place the Peeps on top; then bake as directed.

 

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