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Oreo Turkey Cookies !!!!

 By: Kimi Coopet

 I make these every Thanksgiving. They are a hit for kids and adults. It's a nice alternative to pie!

 

What you need:turkey cookies

9 Candy Corn
2 Double Stuffed Oreo Cookies
1 Whopper
1 Reese's Peanut Butter Cup
1 Tube of black piping gel
1 tube of white icing
1 Yellow and red food coloring
1 Yellow and red food coloring
1 plastic Ziplock bag
1 sharp knife
1 pair of scissors
1 bowl

Prep:


Put your Peanut Butter Cups in the fridge to cool. If you have cold hard chocolate to work with it makes it a lot easier.

Squeeze some of the white icing into a bowl. This will be your orange. Mix red and yellow food coloring with the icing to create your desired orange. Then put that into a plastic bag and set it aside for later.

Creating:


First you will be creating the tail using 1 Oreo cookie and 6 Candy Corns. Gently, with one candy corn pull apart just one side of the Oreo. Don't don't break about the entire thing. Put a good amount of icing in between the two sides. This will help the Candy Corn stay. Place 6 Candy Corn (white side down) in between the cookie. See picture.

Take your white icing and squeeze a generous amount onto the top back of an Oreo cookie. Take the other Oreo and put the bottom into the icing to have it stand up. If it doesn't stand, add more icing! Once you have it stand put it up against something so it doesn't fall until the icing is dry. I use a thick book.

Remove your Peanut Butter Cup from the fridge. Take your knife and cut off the very bottem so you have a flat surface. Put icing on the bottom of it the bigger flat. Bump it up against the bottom and back of your Oreo cookies. See picture.

Next take your Whopper and squeeze more icing on it on one side. Place the whopper on top of the Peanut Butter Cup to make your head.

Find a piece of Candy Corn that has a nice big white end. Using your sharp knife cut the color off leaving you with the white end. Place some icing on it and stick it on your whopper as the beak to your Oreo Turkey. Hold for a moment.

Put some frosting on the back of a Candy Corn and place it on the side of the Peanut Butter Cup with the small end pointing up. Do this on each side for the wings. Make sure to hold for a moment to get them to stick!

Take your icing and place two white dots as eyes. Get your tube of black piping gel and place a black dot on each eye to make them come alive.

Grab your bag of already created orange. Cut a very small hold in the corner of the bag. Now, pipe feet.


Now you are done! It is that simple!! 



More Holiday Recipes

Pumpkin Harvest Cookies
 
2 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1 cup pumpkin
2 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla
10 ounces white chocolate -- chopped
1 cup pecans -- chopped
 
Preheat oven to 300°. Beat butter with sugar, add eggs, pumpkin and vanilla. Add dry ingredients until mixed .Stir in chocolate and nuts.  Drop by spoonfuls on cookie sheets and bake for 20 minutes. Cool completely.


Pumpkin Drop Cookies

1 1/2  sticks butter -- at room temperature
2/3  cup packed light brown sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup canned or cooked fresh pumpkin puree
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 Pinch salt
2 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin-pie spice
1 cup chocolate chips
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
 
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl beat together butter, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla until light. Beat in pumpkin. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and pumpkin-pie spice, beating until blended. Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts. Drop teaspoonfuls of batter 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake until edges are golden, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer cookies from baking sheets to a wire rack and cool. Yield 6 to 7 dozen 1 1/2-inch cookies.

 

 


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