Battered and Deep Fried Peeps!

Battered and Deep Fried Peeps!I’m still on my Easter themed Peep kick.  Rather, I still have leftover Peeps that can – in one way or another – be sacrificed to the food gods.  I last sacrificed three dozen Peeps to make some Rice Krispy treats with a technicolor twist.  I had given some serious consideration to sharing that with my co-workers.  After a taste test I thought better of it and consumed the whole thing by myself, over the course of a week.

I had read up on several attempts to deep fry Peeps.  Often as not the Peep would nearly disintegrate or the coating would come slipping off, leaving virgin marshmallow to be decimated by hot oil.  I jumped into this knowing only what had been tried before and didn’t work.  There’s not a lot of documented deep-frying of Peeps going on, clearly. Continue reading