New uses for leftover Easter candy

Jade Izaguirre, Campus Carrier Entertainment Editor

Photos by Christian Turner, Campus Carrier Photojournalism Editor


Even though Easter is only one day a year, everyone knows that the candy usually lasts for a week or two. Of course this is a good thing, until you get tired of eating the same thing over and over again. When this happens to you, try these recipes to spice up the your collection of Easter candy.


Peep s’mores    

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1. 1 marshmallow Peep
2. 1/2 chocolate bar
3. 2 graham cracker squares


For Microwave                   

1. Place chocolate on top of the graham cracker and the Peep on top the chocolate.
2. Place in the microwave until the Peep doubles in size.
3. Place second gram cracker on top of Peep.

For oven

1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
2. Place Peep on top of cracker.
3. Heat for 4 to 6 minutes.
4. Place chocolate and graham cracker on top of melted Peep.


Jelly bean bark

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1. 1/3 cup of jelly beans
2. 1 cup of white chocolate (melted)
3. wax paper


1. Spread melted chocolate over wax paper.
2. Sprinkle jelly beans on top.
3. Cool until hardened.


 Chocolate popcorn

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1. 1 bag of microwave popcorn
2. 1 chocolate bunny
3. 1/3 cup of Robin Eggs
4. 1/3 cup of Reese’s Pieces


1. Crush chocolate bunny into chunks until they are the desired size.
2. Pop popcorn bag.
3. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.

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