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Whether you enjoy these right after Thanksgiving dinner or wrap them up for guests to take to go, these cute turkey treats will become an instant favorite holiday dessert recipe (especially with the kids).

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Recipe Summary

40 mins
1 hr
1 hr 40 mins
12 turkeys


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Instructions Checklist
  • Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over the edges. Coat foil with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

  • In a 4- to 6-quart Dutch oven, melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows; cook until melted. Stir in marshmallow crème, vanilla, and salt. Remove from heat. Gently stir in cereal. Transfer to prepared pan. Use greased wax paper to press firmly. Cover the treats with a sheet of wax paper and a sheet of foil. Place another 15x10x1-inch baking pan on top of the treats; add a few unopened cans of food to the top of the pan for weight. Weigh treats down and let stand at least 1 hour.

  • Using a 3-inch round cutter, cut 12 circles out of the marshmallow treats. Dunk each circle treat in melted chocolate. Press a sandwich cookie on top, leaving 1/2-inch of space from the top of the cookie to the edge of the circle treat. Place 5 candy corn pieces around the cookie to mimic tail feathers (place one candy corn in the 1/2-inch space above the cookie top). Use remaining melted chocolate as glue and attach candy eyes, yellow candy as beaks and red candy as snoods.

Nutrition Facts

884 calories; fat 31g; cholesterol 10mg; saturated fat 15g; carbohydrates 151g; mono fat 10g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 5g; sugars 82g; protein 9g; vitamin a 951.6IU; vitamin c 10mg; thiamin 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 3.6mg; vitamin b6 0.4mg; folate 140.9mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; sodium 461mg; potassium 315mg; calcium 40mg; iron 9.2mg.