Snowboarding Gingerbread Peeps

I am so excited to be participating in the group project … Give the Gift of Gingerbread … with many talented bloggers that you may already know!  I’m sure that you will find some wonderful ideas and recipes and even have the chance to win a great prize!  All of the info is after the directions for my Gingerbread Project!

When you hear gingerbread, what do you think of … gingerbread cake, gingerbread boys or maybe Gingerbread Peeps?  These Peeps jumped right into my grocery cart … OK, I helped a little.  It was decided … they were going home with me!  Within five minutes I knew the Peeps would be snowboarding and skiing … they are very athletic little guys!

Peeps winter X games

I picked up the Gingerbread Peeps because of their cuteness.  When I opened the package, I was surprised how good they smelled … just like gingerbread!

Gingerbread man peeps

This is how to bring your Peeps to life and what you will need …

skiing snowboarding peeps supplies

  • Gingerbread Peeps
  • White candy coating (such as CandiQuik)
  • White/clear coarse sugar
  • Graham cracker squares
  • Fruit Stripe Gum (I found it at Michael’s)
  • Pretzel sticks
  • Large round edible confetti

gingerbread peeps directions

  1. Melt candy coating according to package directions.  Cut or trim graham crackers if necessary.
  2. Spread/smear a little candy on a cracker … I just used the back of a spoon.  Let the candy sit a minute or two, but not harden up.
  3. Sprinkle with coarse sugar and let candy harden up.  Shake off excess sugar and reserve for reuse.

skiing peeps

4.  Use kitchen scissors to cut Peeps apart.

5.  Cut gum to shape skis (pointed end) or snowboards (rounded)

6.  Make ski poles – my pretzels were a little long, so I broke about 1″ off (snacks for later), attach flat end to large sprinkle with a dot of melted white candy.

7.  Attach the Peep to the graham cracker with a little melted candy … add more melted candy in the back to support the Peep if necessary.

That’s it … pretty easy, wasn’t it?

Peeps snowboard ski

Thank you to Jill at Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons and Beth at Hungry Happenings for organizing this Gingerbread Hop and inviting me to join … I am truly honored ;)

Be sure to Hop on over to the other blogs and check out all of the fun Gingerbread projects …

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22 Responses to Snowboarding Gingerbread Peeps

  1. Karene says:

    Hahaha!!! They are really cute. I know some little boys that would love them (big boys too:)

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  3. Tavette says:

    How come when most of us look at Peeps – we just see Peeps? But not you – - – - oh no. You’re thinking skiing and how to make the skis and boards. Geez….. I envy your creativity. I don’t like gingerbread anything, but these are just too cute NOT to make!

    Thanks for the just too cute idea.

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  5. oh how cute and funny are these? i would just HAVE to play with them before i eat them, because that’s what they’re made for right? 2 treats in one (toy = treat) heehee i’m SO happy i’ve joined you Brenda in this gingerbread fun thanks to Beth and Jill’s efforts!

  6. Kendra says:

    Those are too cute!!! Makes me want to go skiing!

  7. So very cute, my talented friend!

  8. My daughter loves to ski and recently tore her Achilles, maybe I’ll have to make her these skiing peeps instead! Simply adorable!!

  9. michelle says:

    very cute! love the action shots!!

  10. Hani Bacova says:

    These are so fun! Love the action!

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  12. ColleenB. says:

    they are adorable and such cute creations
    Gingerbread Peeps…..Awesome! Something that I can play with and stretch just to see how long and wide they will get before coming apart: As you know; I love playing with Peeps :}
    Enjoy your day

  13. Anna Bennett says:

    This is the first time that I have ever heard of Gingerbread peeps. They are so cute and I love how you decorate them.

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