Print Options

Back to Gobbler Goodies >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

Gobbler Goodies

 Gobbler Goodies
TURKEY at Thanksgiving is a timeless tradition. But you can give your holiday meal a novel twist with these birds of a different feather. The holiday treats are cute, sweet and made from all kinds of goodies youngsters love to nibble on. "The kids and I had a ball making these tasty turkeys for Thanksgiving one year," shares Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. "They loved forming t
28 ServingsPrep:30 min. Cook: 5 min. + cooling


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 28 Oreo cookies
  • 1-1/2 cups chocolate frosting
  • 1 package (11 ounces) candy corn


  • In a large saucepan, melt butter. Add marshmallows; stir over low
  • heat until melted. Stir in cereal. Cool for 10 minutes. With
  • buttered hands, form cereal mixture into 1-1/2-in. balls. Twist
  • apart sandwich cookies; spread frosting on the inside of cookies.
  • Place 28 cookie halves under cereal balls to form the base for each
  • turkey. Place three pieces of candy corn in a fan pattern on
  • remaining cookie halves; press each half onto a cereal ball to form
  • the tail. Attach remaining candy corn with frosting to form turkey's
  • head. Yield: 28 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 220 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 184 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.