No-Bake Candy-Cookie Turkeys

Chocolate-covered marshmallow cookies become Tommy's tummy while other goodies fill in the rest. An adorable addition to each place setting on the holiday table!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
tube (4.25 oz) chocolate decorating icing
6
chocolate-covered marshmallow pinwheel cookies
6
oatmeal cookies (about 3-inch diameter)
6
small star-shaped pretzels or pretzel twists
48
corn candies (about 3 oz)
6
miniature milk chocolate-covered peanut butter cups, unwrapped
2
red gummi worm candies
1
tube (4.25 oz) white decorating icing

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Squeeze chocolate icing on bottom of each oatmeal cookie. Attach 1 marshmallow cookie even with 1 edge of each oatmeal cookie to resemble body and fan of tail.
  • 2 At area where 2 cookie edges meet, squeeze about 1/2 teaspoon chocolate icing onto marshmallow cookie; attach pretzel to resemble feet. Squeeze chocolate icing on each oatmeal cookie about halfway around marshmallow cookie; firmly press corn candy into icing to resemble feathers.
  • 3 With small amount of icing, attach 1 corn candy to each peanut butter cup to resemble beak. Cut each gummi worm in half lengthwise and crosswise. Squeeze chocolate icing around each corn candy beak; wrap 1 gummi piece around top of each beak to resemble wattle, pressing firmly. Pipe small dots of white and chocolate icing on each peanut butter cup for eyes.
  • 4 Squeeze chocolate icing on largest flat side of each peanut butter cup; place over center opening of each marshmallow cookie to resemble head, pressing firmly.
  • 1 Squeeze chocolate icing on bottom of each oatmeal cookie. Attach 1 marshmallow cookie even with 1 edge of each oatmeal cookie to resemble body and fan of tail.
  • 2 At area where 2 cookie edges meet, squeeze about 1/2 teaspoon chocolate icing onto marshmallow cookie; attach pretzel to resemble feet. Squeeze chocolate icing on each oatmeal cookie about halfway around marshmallow cookie; firmly press corn candy into icing to resemble feathers.
  • 3 With small amount of icing, attach 1 corn candy to each peanut butter cup to resemble beak. Cut each gummi worm in half lengthwise and crosswise. Squeeze chocolate icing around each corn candy beak; wrap 1 gummi piece around top of each beak to resemble wattle, pressing firmly. Pipe small dots of white and chocolate icing on each peanut butter cup for eyes.
  • 4 Squeeze chocolate icing on largest flat side of each peanut butter cup; place over center opening of each marshmallow cookie to resemble head, pressing firmly.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To help younger children, moms can do step 3. Once the details are complete, the child can attach the head to the body.

While you're getting ready to serve Thanksgiving dinner, keep the children busy making a Tommy Turkey for each person at the table. Make one model turkey ahead of time to help them understand what to do.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Treat
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
59g
59%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
35g
35%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.