Peeping Peep: Contest submission by Sterling residents Anne Lukas and Meg Paganelli. (Renee Comet/The Washington Post)

But, as even the greatest Peep-lovers will admit, they’re weird. Really weird. Especially when microwaved. And, best of all, they bring out the weird in all of us!

As we count down the days (five!) to the announcement of the winner of the Post’s annual Peeps diorama contest, we thought it would be fun to round up some of our favorite Peeps-themed Web sites and blog posts, featuring stories, activities, recipes and ... science experiments. They range from the curious to the truly bizarre.

Simply epic: Lord of the Peeps

Disgusting -- or delicious? Peeps meet chocolate milk

Fight to the death: Peeps jousting

Peeps + Sushi = Peepshi

Peeps + microwave = mess

Peeps + graham cracker + chocolate + microwave = S’meeps

Tweet What’s your favorite Peeps-inspired Web site? Leave a comment below -- or tweet it out using #peepshow2011.

If you’re still craving more of the mushy sweet treats, see the 2010 Peeps Show finalists here, check out our recent chat, and connect with other fans.

And check back with The Buzz for a daily dose of Peepsy goodness, leading up to the big reveal of the “Peeps Show 2011” contest winner next week.