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Cookie Turkeys

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + standing


20 servings

Folks will gobble up these sweet-tasting turkeys, whether the easy-to-assemble goodies are sold at fund-raisers or featured on holiday tables. "Every Thanksgiving, my cousin makes them out of prepared cookies and candies," says Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.
Cookie Turkeys Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 40 fudge-striped cookies
  • 1/4 cup chocolate frosting
  • 2 packages (5 ounces each) chocolate-covered cherries
  • 20 pieces candy corn


  1. Place 20 cookies on a flat surface, solid chocolate side down. Trim remaining cookies to create a flat edge. With frosting attach a chocolate-covered cherry to the top of each base cookie. Position another cookie perpendicular to each base cookie, flat edge down; attach with frosting.
  2. With a dab of frosting, attach 1 piece of candy corn to the front of each cherry for the head. Let stand until set.

Nutrition Facts

1 turkey: 157 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 94mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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