Cookie Turkeys Recipe
- 40 fudge-striped cookies
- 1/4 cup chocolate frosting
- 2 packages (5 ounces each) chocolate-covered cherries
- 20 pieces candy corn
- Place 20 cookies on a flat surface, solid chocolate side down. With frosting attach a chocolate-covered cherry to the top of each base cookie. Position another cookie perpendicular to each base cookie; attach with frosting.
- With a dab of frosting, attach one piece of candy corn to the front of each cherry for the head. Let stand until set. Yield: 20 servings.
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I was unable to find candy corn, so I cut small triangles out of circus peanuts to use as beaks. Everything turned out great!
I made these when I was a child and now my children make them
This was easy and fun to make with my grandson. We used Lindor Truffles by Lindt instead of cherries. Delicious!!!!
My Mother made similar "turkeys" for years, but she used the chocolate mounds and round crackers (like HiHO). She would cut a sliver off on end of the cracker used for the fan tail - in this manner it was easier to set in the frosting. The candy mound was laid on it side and the candy corn attached like the one in the picture. The salty taste was good with the sweet candies.
I make these every year but I use a miniature reeses peanut butter cup for the body .Everyone likes them.