cookie turkeys

Cookie Turkeys

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It’s so fun to see people’s reactions when you take these cookie turkeys to your Thanksgiving get togethers. Everyone loves them…especially the kids.



What You’ll Need:

Double Stuff Oreos

Fudge Stripe Cookies

Chocolate Covered Cherries

Candy Corn

Chocolate and Vanilla Frosting (I recommend that you don’t use whipped icing as it doesn’t harden very well)



Place the cherries in the center of the fudge striped cookie using the chocolate icing.



Put chocolate frosting on the bottom of another cookie and place it behind the chocolate covered cherry.



Using a bit of chocolate icing, attach the candy corn to the chocolate covered cherry.  And there you have it!  This is definitely the easier cookie of the two.



The idea for the oreo turkeys came from The Idea Room.  I modified her recipe a bit (mainly because I didn’t want to have to buy anymore candy.)  Hers are adorable and definitely a lot more work, so stop over and check them out!


Start by separating the tops from the cookies.



Gently press 5-6 candy corn into the cookie cream.  Using the vanilla icing, place the cookie back together.



Using the chocolate icing, place the chocolate covered cherry on the front of the cookie (it may hang over a bit), followed by the cookie with the candy corn.  To keep them from falling apart, I propped them against the wall while they dried.



Cut the tip off of the candy corn and place on the chocolate covered cherry using white icing.  Make eyes using the chocolate and vanilla icing.  This is much harder than it looks so I did the best that I could.  I did find that a cake tester works great for adding the pupils and cleaning up any extra icing remnants (not that I had any, but you might – wink).


I hope you have a blast making these cookies!


  1. Vickie @Vickie's Kitchen and Garden
    Vickie @Vickie's Kitchen and Garden11-08-2015

    oh these are definitely going to grace the dessert table around here! So cute! Thanks for sharing at the #HomeMattersParty

    • Tshanina Peterson
      Tshanina Peterson11-11-2015

      You’re going to have blast making them! :o)

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