In Praise of Peeps

04/08/2007 at 10:00 AM ET

I’ll admit it — I am a member of the Official Peeps Fan Club. While it’s true that you can get the deliciously addictive marshmallow treats throughout the year (strawberry creme hearts at Valentine’s Day are high up there for me), but Easter is this candy’s time to shine. So naturally, my curiousity was piqued when I heard that Peeps had released a celebrity survey. Turns out that dedicated Peeps eaters believe that Will Ferrell and Jessica Simpson are the celebrities that most embody the sweet treat — and that President Bush and Britney Spears are the most in need of a Peep. To read the rest of their survey results, click here or visit their site at marshmallowpeeps.com. And check out this handy chart comparing all the calories of your favorite Easter candy on Fitsugar.com. — Melissa Liebling-Goldberg

Photo: William Thomas Cain/Getty

FILED UNDER: Diet/Nutrition , Holidays

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Cocoloco on

these things are AMAZING. i LOVE LOVE LOVE them

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