Peeps are good to eat on Easter, at least if there aren't any chocolate eggs around. That's the thing these days, there are always chocolate eggs around.

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According to a new survey, Peeps have plummeted in popularity over the past few years in the face of better Easter candy options.

Here's how the candies ranked:

  1. Reese's Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs
  2. chocolate bunnies
  3. jelly beans
  4. Hershey's chocolate eggs
  5. Peeps

Usually, Peeps is up a higher on the list, so that's a major drop.

Peeps tried to spin it by saying, "Peeps continues to be the number one non-chocolate brand at Easter." Even that's not true, since people preferred jelly beans.

Read more at The Morning Call.

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