Oreo Turkey Cookies are super fun to make, and pretty much essential for Halloween or Thanksgiving holidays. They are very easy to prepare, and kids will love decorating them!
Easy Oreo Turkey Cookies
With the holiday season around the corner, these Oreo cookies made into Turkeys are ideal treats to make. They are fun to decorate and ready in no time. I am sure you have some candy corn stored in your kitchen for Haloween. And what would be a better way to use them then decorating these cookies?
In addition, you can make them for Thanksgiving as well, so it’s a win-win situation!
Kids will love this project. It is a super easy treat to make, and also a cool and cute-looking dessert. They will love it very much, that I guarantee you will be asked to make them over for each holiday!
What ingredients do I need to make Thanksgiving Turkey Oreo Cookies?
For this recipe, you will need the following:
- Chocolate frosting
- Wilton Candy eyes
- Candy corns
How to make Oreo Turkey Cookies?
Apart from being a delicious treat, and very festive, this recipe is super easy to follow, and ready in less than 15 minutes. Follow the steps below to get the best results:
- Prepare the working station: Cover a baking sheet with waxed paper. Remove the cookies from the package and set aside.
- Melt the chocolate: Place the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl and melt the chocolate. Dip each cookie into the melted chocolate and place on the prepared baking sheet.
- Decorate: Next, make the turkey feathers, by evenly spacing out the candy corn onto the chocolate. Next, use eye-shaped candies for the eyes. For the nose, use another candy corn piece, place it below the eyes. Chill the cookies for a few minutes.
That is it! Simply repeat this process for as many cookies as you desire. This is one of our favorite treats to make for Thanksgiving with the whole family. It is fun, easy to decorate, and can also be made in advance.
Are Oreo cookies vegan?
This is a commonly asked question, but the cookies are safe to eat as a vegan since they do not contain any animal-derived ingredients. However, keep in mind that they have milk as cross-contact. Therefore, if you are allergic to dairy, then I would not recommend serving them.
Can I make the Oreo Turkey Cookies in advance?
Absolutely! This is one of the great parts about them, as they can easily be made ahead of time. Especially with a lot of dishes on the menu during the holidays, you can be safe by making them a few days in advance.
Then, simply put them in the refrigerator right away. This will save you valuable time to prepare the Thanksgiving dinner, and not worry about the dessert!
Thanksgiving Oreo Turkeys Recipe Tips:
You can use any oreo types and flavors you like the most. In this recipe, we used chocolate once. However, feel free to use the other flavors, such as birthday cake, salted caramel, hot and spicy cinnamon, etc. They all taste great and look equally festive.
In addition, feel free to play with the decoration colors, and use the icing colors which best fits your theme. For example, you can use red icing for the gobbler and yellow icing for the eyes, etc.
- 20 oz semi-sweet chocolate chopped
- 20 Oreos
- Candy corn
Cover a tray with waxed paper and set aside.
Add the chopped chocolate to a medium bowl and microwave for 1 minute. Stir until fully melted.
Dip in Oreos and arrange them onto the prepared tray.
Immediately top with candy corn to make the turkey's feathers and now. Use eye-shaped candy for the eyes.
Chill for 10-15 minutes, until the chocolate hardens.