Candied Turkey

What You Need:

Microwave

Bag of candy corn (beak and eyes)

Bag of caramel candy squares (body)

Bag of Dove chocolate (base/feet)

Bag of striped chocolate cookies (tail and feathers)

Thanksgiving cup cake liners

Microwavable plate

What to Do:

1. Unwrap a piece of Dove chocolate to use as the base of the turkey. Place on a microwavable plate.

2. Unwrap a piece of caramel and stick on top of the Dove chocolate bar for the turkey's body.

3. Take a piece of candy corn and push down on top of the caramel (pointed end out). This makes the turkey's beak.

4. Take another piece of caramel and push down on top of the first caramel. This is the head of the turkey.

5. Break off the little white ends of 2 candy corns and push in the top caramel for the eyes.

6. Take one striped chocolate cookie and apply to the back of the body to form the feathers.

7. Put the turkey in the microwave for a few seconds to about 8 seconds just so that the candy and cookie can fuse together. (Watch this! Not too much time, or it will melt.)

8. Place in freezer for a few minutes to help the turkey "set up" quicker. Serve in a Thanksgiving cupcake paper.


Graham Cracker Turkeys

 

What You Need:

1/4 cup unsweetened frozen apple juice concentrate

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1 sliced banana

1 tsp. Vanilla

1 tsp. Cinnamon

1 cup graham flour*

1 cup whole-wheat flour

1 tsp. Baking soda

1/2 tsp. Salt

Turkey shaped cookie cutter


*Graham Flour is a kind of flour, just like the more common wheat flour. If you can't find it in your supermarket, try calling health food stores.


What to Do:

1. Combine apple juice, oil, banana, vanilla, and cinnamon in a blender.

2. In a large bowl, mix together graham flour, whole-wheat flour, baking soda, and salt./p>

3. Add apple juice mixture to flour mixture and stir thoroughly.

4. Roll out the dough on a floured surface and cut out with turkey shaped cookie cutter.

5. Use a fork to poke holes for eyes and feathers.

6. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 8 minutes.


Yield: Makes 2 to 3 dozen cookies


Quick Edible Thanksgiving Turkeys

 

What You Need:

2 Double stuffed Oreos (Halloween or regular white)

Candy corn

Raisinets

Plate


What to Do:

1. Open one Oreo. The half that has the filling will be the base for your turkey to stand on. Eat the other piece, if desired.

2. Place the other Oreo on the filling standing upright. This is your turkey body.

3. Carefully place 5 candy corns into the filling on the upright Oreo. These are the feathers.

4. Place a Raisinet in front of the turkey body. This is the head.

 

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