Love ‘em or hate ‘em, Peeps are an Easter season rite of passage.

But for those who do loath the colored, sugar-cloaked marshmallows traditionally in the shape of a chick (there are the bunny-shaped ones too) these videos showing their destruction might tickle your fancy.

The guy with the YouTube channel that pits a red-hot ball of nickel against various materials to see what happens made Peeps the subject of his latest video.

The Peeps boil and seem to wail while their sugar burnt black against the searing hot ball of metal.

Watch the surprisingly mesmerizing video that also includes Peeps sizzling on the grill:

Next, see how many Peeps a .50 caliber rifle can blow away — part II of last year’s experiment:

Then there’s the Peep subjected to science — what happens when it’s put into a vacuum chamber? Watch:

(H/T: Gizmodo)