Behind the Scenes at the Peeps Factory

Returning each year like spring, brightly colored marshmallow Peeps have been the foundation of Easter baskets everywhere. For the past two decades Peeps have topped the list of American’s favorite, non-chocolate, Easter treat.

Yahoo News got a behind the scenes look at the Bethlehem, PA factory where more than five million of these marshmallow delights are “born” each day.

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