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A Flock of Turkeys Recipe
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A Flock of Turkeys Recipe

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Making a gaggle of these gobblers is a fun project to do with kids. The cute, easy turkey cookies make great school treats or sweet favors for a Thanksgiving gathering. —Zoraya Jennings, Fredericksburg, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 48 sugar cookies (3 inches)
  • 1 package (12 ounces) chocolate and marshmallow cookies
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting
  • 1 cup vanilla frosting
  • Yellow and red paste food coloring

Directions

  1. Using a serrated knife, cut 1/2 in. from one side of 24 sugar cookies. Using a sharp knife, cut marshmallow cookies in half vertically. Spread chocolate frosting over the bottom of each marshmallow cookie half; align cut edges of a marshmallow cookie and a sugar cookie, and press together to form each turkey body and feathers.
  2. Spread chocolate frosting over the cut edges of each turkey; position and attach near the back edge of a whole sugar cookie.
  3. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag. Insert a #12 round pastry tip; fill bag with 3/4 cup chocolate frosting. Pipe a neck and head on each turkey.
  4. Tint 1/2 cup vanilla frosting yellow and 1/2 cup red. With a #3 round pastry tip and yellow frosting, add eyes, beaks and legs. With #3 round tip and red frosting, pipe snood and tail feathers. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 2 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Nabisco Pinwheels.
Originally published as A Flock of Turkeys in Taste of Home October/November 2007, p13


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vschulteis 82648
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2012

"This was fun to make and my daughter 3 years old could help. Everyone thought it was adorable last year."

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vschulteis 156255
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2012

"This was fun to make and my daughter 3 years old could help. Everyone thought it was adorable."

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Azantei 170307
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2011

"Came out very cute. I received a lot of compliments and they were very easy to make. : )"

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scher2 154694
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2011

"the cookies need to be specified make sure you use large cookies. The frosting in a can did not hold head and became a big mess up the project was a disapointment and wound up in garbage. The directions were not specific enough.

Frosting. A waste of time and money."

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loweingart 82646
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2011

"A little difficult to put together! But very cute once it was finished."

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tum-tum 156254
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2010

"Great craft/snack for the little ones to help with !!"

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sherryloubowen 109864
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2009

"Great fun and my daughter loved the turkeys. Can't wait for more easy and fun recipes like this one!"

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Deannie 109863
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2008

"Just cut a little hole in the corner of a plastic bag for the #3 tip. Cut a little bit bigger hole for the #3. #3 hole about 1/8 inch, #12about 1/4 inch."

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Deannie 209374
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2008

"Just cut a little hole in the corner of a plastic bag for the #3 tip. Cut a little bit bigger hole for the #3. #3 hole about 1/8 inch, #12about 1/4 inch."

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Mom to 4 dogs 79075
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2008

"I live outside a very small town. Does anybody know if I could get the pastry tips nearby? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Mary in TN"

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