25 Fun Thanksgiving Treats for Kids

These Thanksgiving treats for kids will make you want to pull up a chair to the tots' table. Try these super-cute candies, cookies and more.

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Add an extra touch of cuteness to your Thanksgiving celebration with one or more of these adorable Thanksgiving treats. You can find the step-by-step instructions for each of the recipes featured in the video in the next four slides. You should also check out these traditional Thanksgiving recipes you’ll want on the table this year.

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Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Turkeys

Sweet, salty and completely adorable, these treats are the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving dessert spread this year. —Audrey Rompon, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Pumpkin Cookie Pops

These cookie pops are a great way to liven up a Halloween party or Thanksgiving kids’ table. Kids love them! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Turkey Cake

Create a simple centerpiece for your Thanksgiving dessert table! This turkey cake comes together fast with the help of a box mix, and melted candy coating keeps decorating easy. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Pilgrim Hat Cookies

This combination of cookies and candy make for an adorable treat to take into school a Thanksgiving party. Everyone will love them!
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Pumpkin Juice

Our family loves Harry Potter. Inspired by the popular series, I decided to come up with a beverage—pumpkin juice! My kids think it’s surprisingly delicious. I love that it’s healthy, easy to make and a refreshing addition to any fall meal. —Geraldine Saucier, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Gobbler Goodies

What’s Thanksgiving without a turkey or two? These festive fall treats, made with rice cereal, cookies and candy, would make fun favors at each place setting on your Thanksgiving table—if your family doesn’t gobble them up first.
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Acorn Treats

You only need three ingredients, mini chocolate chips, chocolate kisses and Nutter Butter Bites, to make these super simple acorn cookies!
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Harvest Corn Cakes

Sweet corn takes on a whole new meaning with this recipe. The corncobs look delightfully like the real thing—except they’re made of cake, frosting and peanut butter candies! These treats really brighten up the Thanksgiving table, and they’re so easy to make.
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Chocolate Caramel Turkey Legs

Mention turkey legs made of pretzels and chocolate, and the kids come running. Let them help by unwrapping caramels for this easy, no-bake Thanksgiving treat.
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Pecan Pie Cookies

Give the classic fall dessert a twist with these pecan pie cookies. They’re a simple brown sugar cookie that’s topped with a gooey and crunchy filling and creamy frosting. You’ll want to make them every year.
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Pretty Pumpkin Wontons

This is a sensational, easy recipe that is perfect for an appetizer, snack or dessert. The pumpkin, cinnamon and apricot preserves come together for a unique take on fall flavors.
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Pumpkin Fudge

I look forward to the taste of pumpkin every Thanksgiving. This easy pumpkin fudge recipe lets me do that and everyone loves it.—Marlene Fudge, Rushville, Indiana
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Caramel Apple Rice Krispies Treats

Turns out you don’t need an apple for a caramel apple! Ooey, gooey caramel meets your favorite crisped rice treat in this fall-inspired treat.
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Mom’s Old-Fashioned Cutouts

Those who are hosting a rustic Thanksgiving celebration have to make these cutout cookies. The straightforward dough is elevated into fun fall shapes like these woodland animals above, leaves, turkeys or pumpkins.
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Cream-Filled Pumpkin Cupcakes

Here’s a charming use for pumpkin. Bursting with cinnamon and clove, these sweet and spicy filled cupcakes are bound to dazzle your Thanksgiving guests.
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Pumpkin Milk Shakes

These milkshakes are nicely spiced and taste just like pumpkin pie. You can cut off both ends of a licorice twist and serve it as a straw for a festive touch.
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Spiced Pumpkin Ice Cream Puffs

This impressive dessert showcases homemade pumpkin ice cream and cream puffs. The effort is worthwhile for any fall special occasion and you can make the parts ahead of time for easy assembly later.
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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Spiced Frosting

Applesauce is the secret ingredient in these sweet and moist pumpkin cupcakes. Plus, the canned frosting gets a major upgrade with the addition of whipped topping and cinnamon!
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Caramel-Apple Shortbread Cookies

There is nothing like seeing my friends almost melt to the floor when they bite into something I made. These cookies never fail to elicit oohs and aahs. —Amber Taylor, Lenoir City, Tennessee
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Harvest Snack Mix

Candy corn makes this natural snack for fall gatherings. The sweet and salty flavors are irresistible. —Marlene Harguth, Maynard, Minnesota
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Handprint Turkey Cookies

These aren’t your typical cutout cookies! The dough contains nutmeg and sour cream for an extra zip and the decorations. These are the perfect Thanksgiving treats for kids.
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Sweet Potato-Cranberry Doughnuts

Yes, doughnuts made with mashed sweet potatoes. While doughnuts aren’t a typical Thanksgiving dessert, we’re sure your guests will gobble them up!
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Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Take these extra special cupcakes to your next holiday and watch how quickly they disappear! With a caramel topping and spice cake base, they’re the perfect mix of two fall-favorite treats.
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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Full of classic fall flavors like pumpkin, ginger, cinnamon and brown sugar, these whoopie pies are oh-so-cozy after Thanksgiving.
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Apple Nachos

It doesn’t get much easier than whipping together these colorful, crisp apple nachos. These nacho look-alikes will delight any guest with a sweet tooth! —RaeAnn Gnatkowski, Carrollton, Michigan

Caroline Stanko
As Editor, Caroline writes and edits all things food-related and helps produce videos for Taste of Home. When she’s not at her desk, you can probably find Caroline cooking up a feast, planning her next trip abroad or daydreaming about her golden retriever, Mac.