Halloween will have come and gone by the time Thanksgiving rolls around, but that doesn’t mean that there still can’t be plenty of candy in the house.
Think of it as treats without the trick, if you will. From cupcakes decorated like Turkeys to cookies shaped like slices of pumpkin pie, there are plenty of goodies that can make Thanksgiving all the more festive.
Try any of these 10 recipes to appease both your adult and children guests. You’re never too old for a Turkey-shaped dessert, if you ask me.
1. Turkey Cookies
With candy corn as the feathers, you’ll get a baked good and some candy in this dessert. That’s the best of both worlds, right? Get the recipe.
2. Turkey Pretzels
Covered in chocolate and topped with an Oreo, these adorable little Turkey pretzels are practically irresistible. Get the recipe.
I’ll never pass up an opportunity to make something out of a Hershey’s Kiss. Besides, paired with a mini vanilla wafter— it’ll be all the more sweet. Plus, it makes for one adorable acorn-like treat. Get the recipe.
4. Pilgrim Hats
Mini Reese’s Cups make are the perfect way to complete this edible pilgrim hat, don’t you think? Get the recipe.
5. Caramel Apples
As long as it’s fall, it’s time to enjoy caramel apples. Get the recipe.
6. Pumpkin Rice Krispies
It’s not Halloween, but that doesn’t mean that it’s time to put the pumpkins away. Especially not when they’re made from Rice Krispies. Get the recipe.
7. Turkey Cupcakes
How adorable are these turkey shaped cupcakes. They’re almost too cute to eat. Almost. Get the recipe.
8. Pumpkin Pie Cookies
I’ve never seen cookies shaped like pie slices before, but now I’d like to add these little guys to every Thanksgiving dinner from now on. Get the recipe.
9. Turkey Fruit Tray
There’s really no good reason not to display your fruit in the shape of a turkey on Thanksgiving day. I’m sure your guests will appreciate it. Follow this tutorial.
10. Candy-Filled Drumstick
It’s the perfect Thanksgiving themed piñata, isn’t it? These will be fun to make and even more fun to eat. Follow this tutorial.
With so many tasty choices, how will you ever choose which one to make? Who am I kidding? Just make them all!
Thanksgiving only comes once a year, so might as well celebrate it just right. These treats will strike just the right note this holiday season. What are you the most thankful for? Turkey-shaped food, of course.