Erin's Fun Turkey Cookies

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"These are great for doing with kids and can also be very fun for adults, too! These are so cute that, once you make them, you might not want to eat them!"
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55 m servings 173 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 173 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 1.4 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.9g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 98 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Beat flour, sugar, buttermilk, eggs, vanilla, salt, and baking powder together in a bowl until dough is thoroughly mixed. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease baking sheets.
  3. Drop about 2 teaspoons of dough per cookie about 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets.
  4. Bake cookies in the preheated oven until light golden brown, about 10 minutes. Cool cookies for 8 to 10 minutes before removing to a plate to decorate.
  5. Press candy corns, point-end first, partway into the top edge of the cookies to resemble feathers. Place 2 candy-coated milk chocolate pieces in the center of each cookie to resemble the turkey's eyes. Use a small amount of frosting to create the turkey's mouth. Press 2 pieces of licorice into the bottom edge of the cookie to make the turkey's legs.



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