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A Flock of Turkeys

 A Flock of Turkeys
"Making a gaggle of these gobblers is a fun project to do with kids," suggests Zoraya Jennings of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Her cute, easy turkey cookies make great school treats or sweet favors for a Thanksgiving gathering.
24 ServingsPrep: 1 hour

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

  • 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.
  • Spread chocolate frosting over the cut edges of each turkey; position
  • and attach near the back edge of a whole sugar cookie.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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A Flock of Turkeys (continued)

Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Nabisco Pinwheels.