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Peeps Bird House

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This Peeps Bird House is a fun Spring twist on the classic graham cracker gingerbread house!  Made using just a few easy items, your kids are going to love making and eating this delicious bird house!

Here are a few more spring ideas we think you’ll love – Paper Bag Planters, Groundhog Stick Puppets, Kentucky Derby Ideas, and Spring Nutter Butter Treats.

a graham cracker bird house with a peep candy

Are you ready for an edible Easter craft idea that will make your kids smile? Making an Easter Chick Bird House takes just a few minutes of your time and is almost too cute to eat…. almost! Grab the very few basic ingredients and let’s get creating, shall we?

peep candy, graham crackers, icing and edible grass

Ingredients To Make An Edible Bird House

  • Graham Crackers
  • Vanilla Frosting
  • Edible Easter Grass (The green apple flavor is my kid’s very favorite!)
  • Marshmallow Easter Chicks

building an edible birdhouse with graham crackers

How to Make A Peeps Bird House

Assemble – To make your graham cracker birdhouse, start by piping vanilla frosting along sides of graham crackers to create a box with a bottom and three sides, leaving the top and one side open.

a birdhouse made with graham crackers

The Roof – Create a roof for your birdhouse by slanting two graham crackers on the top of the graham cracker box, using the vanilla frosting as a glue to connect them.

a graham cracker birdhouse with edible green grass

Final Touches – Take a small amount of edible Easter grass and create a nest for your bird. Place grass in the birdhouse and put your birdie in its nest!

Variation – You can add more decorations by putting candy on the sides, or change the color of your frosting for some more color.

a peep candy inside a graham cracker birdhouse

Edible Peeps Bird House Video

For all of you visual people, here is a short video on the entire process.  My kids thought these were so fun! I think this should be a new tradition.  Just like decorating a gingerbread house at Christmas time. An Easter craft that doubles as a treat too is pretty stinkin’ awesome! Here is the written tutorial you can print from home.

More Fun Easter Ideas

a graham cracker bird house with a peep candy
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Graham Cracker Peeps Bird House

This Peeps Bird House is a fun Spring twist on the classic graham cracker gingerbread house!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword 3 ingredients, 30 minutes or less, candy, easter, treats
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 birdhouse
Calories 577 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 Graham Crackers split in half
  • 6 tbsp Vanilla Frosting
  • Edible Easter Grass 
  • 1 Marshmallow Easter Chick

Instructions

  1. Assemble your graham cracker birdhouse by piping vanilla frosting along sides of graham crackers to create a box with a bottom and three sides, leaving the top and one side open.
  2. Create a roof for your birdhouse by slanting two graham crackers on the top of the graham cracker box, using the vanilla frosting as a glue to connect them.
  3. Take a small amount of edible Easter grass and create a nest for your bird. Place grass in the birdhouse and put your birdie in its nest!

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Graham Cracker Peeps Bird House
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 577 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 443mg19%
Potassium 74mg2%
Carbohydrates 100g33%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 73g81%
Protein 3g6%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Have a happy Easter!!

graham cracker bird houses with peep candy inside

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