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Crescent Turkey Shaped Veggie Platter

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Crescent Turkey Shaped Veggie Platter
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 16
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Need veggie tray ideas for Thanksgiving? We've got you covered with this oh-so-adorable vegetable platter that looks like a turkey! It's sure to charm your guests—while adding some satisfyingly crunchy veggies to the menu. Change up the vegetables if you like!
Updated Sep 1, 2022

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Remove dough from can; do not unroll. Using serrated knife, cut roll into 20 slices.
  • 2
    Place slices, cut side down, on ungreased cookie sheet to form turkey as follows: Place 9 slices in half-circle shape. Place 5 slices below that, then another 3, then 1 in center for head of turkey. Place 2 slices to form feet of turkey, about 1 inch from head; squeeze dough to elongate.
  • 3
    Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 minute; carefully loosen with pancake turner, and slide onto cooling rack to cool. Place on serving platter. Spread cream cheese spread over turkey.
  • 4
    Top with cucumber slice for head, cauliflower florets, salad greens and sliced bell peppers. Add olive slices for eyes, cut yellow pepper beak and red pepper wattle for turkey. Cover and refrigerate until serving time. To serve, pull apart or cut into pieces.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Try using hummus as an alternative to cream cheese.
  • tip 2
    You can bake the crescent rolls up to 4 hours ahead. Finish your turkey-shaped vegetable platter with toppings up to 2 hours ahead; cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • tip 3
    Feel free to substitute baby spinach for the spring mix in this Crescent Turkey-Shaped Veggie Platter recipe.

Nutrition Information

90 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 7g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
4%
Sodium
180mg
7%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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