I myself enjoy chocolate, but my husband LOVES sour and hot candy. That’s why when I saw Peeps’ latest Easter creation I knew that I needed to get my hands on it for him.
If you’ve never had Hot Tamale candy before, you are definitely familiar with them. They sort of look like Mike And Ikes but are bright red and feature an explosive cinnamon flavor in each bite.
The Hot Tamale Peeps were first spotted by Instagrammer @JunkFoodMom and have since gone viral:
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Ahhh c’mon. If you’re going to give us Hot Tamale Peeps give us that fierce cinnamon taste. These have just a whisper of flavor. Good news if you’re unsure to try them. Bad news if you were hoping for that pop of cinnamon spiciness. Hot Tamale fans will be disappointed. I do appreciate the collaboration of classic candy and Peeps tho. 🐥👉🏻FOUND IN KROGER. #peeps #hottamales #hottamalepeeps #fiercecinnamon #justborn #peepsbrand #peepsonality #marshmallow #kroger #junkfood #peepseason
This isn’t the combination many of us wanted, but maybe we will all be proved wrong. Sugar does help break down the spices, so it does make perfect sense. Marshmallow + cinnamon sounds pretty freakin good.
JunkFoodMom said that there is only a tiny bit of cinnamon flavor so people who don’t like heat should still be able to handle them.
Check out this full review and be prepared to grab them at your local grocery store: