Making Oreo Turkeys

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November 19, 2012

finished turkeyThese adorable turkey treats are sure to be loved by your young Thanksgiving guest. They would be a great activity to do while you are waiting for food to cook too!


Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 Oreo turkey


  • 1 Oreo cookie
  • 6 candy corn
  • 1 miniature peanut butter cup
  • 1 Whopper
  • round sprinkles (for eyes)
  • icing
  • 1 stick pretzel
  • 1 red Sour Punch Straw (or red licorice)
turkey supplies

This is a great way to use up some of that Halloween candy. :)


  1. Gently push 5 of the candy corn into the cream of the cookie, point side down.
  2. push in candy corn
    candy corn feathers
  3. Using a knife, cut one edge of the peanut butter cup off so that it can sit up against the cookie.
  4. cut off edge of pb cup
  5. Place some icing into a sandwich bag and snip the end off. Pipe a small mound of icing on the cut edge of the peanut butter cup and press it onto the face of the cookie.
  6. attach body
    attach body 2

  7. Pipe a small mound of icing into the seam where the peanut butter cup and cookie meet. Press the Whopper into the icing, creating a head.
  8. attach head
    attach head 2
  9. With a knife, cut of the tip of a candy corn, to make a beak. Pipe some icing onto the end and adhere it to the front of the Whopper.
  10. attach beak
    candy corn beak
  11. Pipe eyes onto the head and add a round sprinkle to the middle of each to make pupils.
  12. pipe eyes

  13. Cut an angled piece of the sour straw (or licorice) to make a waddle. Attach with a small amount of icing.
  14. cut waddle
  15. Cut two small pieces off of the stick pretzel, to make the legs. Attach to the front of the turkey with icing.
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November 20, 2012

This video shows you how to make Oreo turkeys.

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November 23, 2008

Simple, but cute, this edible turkey craft is sure to please the turkey enthusiasts as we celebrate Thanksgiving.

Edible Turkey

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November 19, 2008

This is such a fun project! Do it with your kids or by yourself. Great for the Thanksgiving table, or to make as a treat for your child's class.

Cookies and candy corn turkeys.

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November 24, 2010

These edible Oreo cookie turkeys make a fun Thanksgiving craft idea for kids. You can even use them as place cards at the table for Thanksgiving dinner.

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