Two graham cracker houses for PEEPS

Step-by-step how-to create super sweet PEEPS Houses for your little chicks this Easter with some simple and easy-to-find ingredients. Cute and EDIBLE!

A few years ago Joy, from Yesterfood, shared her PEEPS House at my link party and ever since then, I have wanted to make my own. After 6 years, yes, 6 years, I finally did.

Ingredients for PEEPS Houses out of packaging
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    How To Make PEEPS Houses – The Simple Do’s

    Ingredients

    Ingredients for PEEPS houses

    Graham Crackers – name brand ones are preferred as they are sturdier and will be less likely to break while making the houses

    Frosting – I used a small container of Pillsbury white frosting and it worked perfectly


    PEEPS – one package of PEEPS


    Grass for PEEPS’ nests – I found edible grass at Walmart BUT if I were to make these again I would probably opt for standard grass as this cracked and was hard to manipulate into shape

    Jelly beans or other small candies

    Now, Let’s Put Our PEEPS Houses Together!

    Directions

    Break each whole graham cracker in half. You will need 6 halves for each PEEPS house.

    Assemble houses on wax paper or a cookie sheet.

    Glue the walls to the floor using icing.

    Glue two halves together to form the roof, again using icing to join the pieces together.

    Allow the walls and the roof to dry separately for approximately one hour.

    Finished PEEPS Houses

    Aren’t these just the cutest?

    They would be so much fun to make with some littles or even some bigs 😉 The more the merrier.

    Printable Directions Below!

    Two graham cracker houses for PEEPS
    Yield: 3 Houses

    PEEPS House

    Cook Time: 10 minutes
    Additional Time: 1 hour
    Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

    Ingredients

    • Graham Crackers - name brand ones are preferred as they are sturdier and will be less likely to break while making the houses
    • Frosting - I used a small container of Pillsbury white frosting and it worked perfectly
    • PEEPS - one package of PEEPS
    • Grass for PEEPS' nests - I found edible grass at Walmart BUT if I were to make these again I would probably opt for standard grass as this cracked and was hard to manipulate into shape
    • Jelly beans or other small candies

    Instructions

    1. Break each whole graham cracker in half. You will need 6 halves for each PEEPS house.
    2. Assemble houses on wax paper or a cookie sheet.
    3. Glue the walls to the floor using icing. (refer to photos in main area of post).
    4. Glue two halves together to form the roof, again using icing to join the pieces together.
    5. Allow the walls and the roof to dry separately for approximately one hour.
    6. After roof and wall pieces have dried, attach roof to walls.
    7. Insert grass and PEEP in each house and decorate as desired.

    Notes

    Have fun! These will in all likelihood not be perfect and that's okay. If you have a little one around, grab them to make these with. They will have so much fun and the memories will be priceless!

    If you have a big one around, grab them too, and make some memories.

    Eat the finished houses or use as Easter decor.

    How cute would it be to use these as dinner place cards?

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