“PEEPS IN A PUDDLE” MAKE A SPLASH AT PHILLIPS CANDY HOUSE

Phillips Favorite Marshmallow Peeps Hand-Dipped in Chocolate available for Easter

BOSTON (February 2009) -- Phillips Candy House is hopping with excitement, as this 4th-generation family-owned company gets ready for Easter. Boston’s oldest chocolatier is preparing for the Easter season with Phillips delicious marshmallow Peeps hand-dipped in white, milk, or dark chocolate. Just one taste and you’ll add “Peeps in a Puddle” to your Easter shopping list.

Easter is a favorite time at Phillips Candy House, where the shelves are lined with thousands of chocolate rabbits and colorful Easter baskets filled with treats such as old fashioned fudge, chocolate turtles, jelly beans, marshmallow peeps and speckled malted milk eggs. Phillips Candy House even has baskets made of chocolate. Other seasonal favorites and Easter gifts include soft and cuddly Easter toys, foil wrapped Easter eggs in milk, dark, white, crispy milk chocolate and peanut butter filled, and an extraordinary selection of traditional chocolate covered eggs filled with vanilla cream yolk, chocolate fudge, coconut cream, rocky road fudge and chocolate heavenly hash - all handmade by Phillips Candy House.

Since 1925, Phillips Candy House has delighted generations with New England’s finest selection of hand dipped milk and dark chocolates, sugar free chocolates, old fashioned fudge, chocolate truffles and hand roasted premium nuts. The chocolates and other confections at Phillips Candy House are made by hand in small batches, using only the finest and freshest ingredients without the use of preservatives, ensuring purity and flavors at their natural best. Phillips Candy House has two locations - 818 Morrissey Blvd. in Boston and in the South Shore Plaza in Braintree. Order on line at www.phillipschocolates.com or call (800) 722-0905. Phillips Candy House Boston store will be open Easter Sunday from 9:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.