Use two childhood favorites, Jolly Ranchers and Marshmallow Peeps, to create a colorful variety of simple, vibrant adult beverages we call the Peep-a-tini. The jury is still out with the TABLE team when it comes to eating peeps, but this is undeniably a great way to utilize the nostalgic, sugar-coated, polarizing, marshmallow peep.

For more about the history of peeps…read Rest in Peeps!

Peep-a-tini Cocktail Recipe


5 Jolly Ranchers candies, all of the same flavor
1 cup of vodka
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 dashes of orange bitters
Marshmallow Peeps and lemon twist for garnish


  1. Put 5 jolly ranchers candies, all of the same flavor, and a cup of vodka in a lidded jar.
  2. Let soak over night.
  3. Shake well to be sure the candy is dissolved.
  4. Add 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice and 2 dashes of orange bitters.
  5. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake until ice cold.
  6. Pour into small martini glass and garnish with lemon and a marshmallow peep and enjoy your Peep-a-tini

Photography by Laura Petrilla

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