Town In Pennsylvania Drops A 400-Pound Peep To Bring In The New Year

Town In Pennsylvania Drops A 400-Pound Peep To Bring In The New Year

A peep is a marshmallow candy that is usually in the shape of a chick and apparently, Bethlehem in Pennsylvania drops a huge one to mark the beginning of a new year. According to a report by FoodBeast, the peep weighs a massive 400-pounds.

Peeping In The New Year

Further report says a company based in Bethlehem called Just Born is responsible for the invention of the larger-than-life peep. The town has named the event ‘PeepsFest’ and it takes place on the 30th and 31st December each year. On New Year’s Eve, the peep is dropped at 5:15 PM and is followed by fireworks.

Fox News reports that this 400-pound peep is made out of fiberglass instead of sugar making it inedible. Watch below the video of the peep drop in Bethlehem last year. If all this peep talk is making you hungry, here’s a peep cake recipe that you can try!

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