Whether you love 'em or hate 'em, by all indications, Peeps marshmallow candies are here to stay. But after more than half a century, this divisive Easter candy has got to have its fair share of fun facts and interesting history. Let's dive into the untold truth of Peeps. Today, Peeps chicks are produced at a breakneck speed of six minutes each. If six minutes for one marshmallow doesn't sound all that impressive, it's because you don't know how long the process used to take.