Make these Turkey Oreos for your holiday get togethers! Thanksgiving is a time for gathering, giving thanks, and indulging in scrumptious feasts. But it's not just about the traditional turkey on the dinner table—let's talk turkey of a sweeter kind! This year, we're giving the classic Turkey Oreo cookie a festive makeover that's sure to delight kids and adults alike.
Whether you're looking for a unique dessert to impress your guests, a fun activity to do with the kids, or just a whimsical treat to enjoy while sipping your pumpkin spice latte, these Turkey Oreos are the answer.
Dive in as we uncover the step-by-step guide to creating these adorable, edible turkeys that will make your Thanksgiving spread all the more special!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO MAKE TURKEY OREOS
You need just a few simple ingredients to make these fun Turkey Oreos.
STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAKING TURKEY OREOS
Making Turkey Oreos is simple with these simple steps.
Take an Oreo and carefully separate it.
Stick candy corns using the frosting as a glue onto the cookie to create Turkey feathers.
Stick the cookie back together.
Place two candy eyes on the Oreo using peanut butter as glue.
Using peanut butter as glue, stick a candy corn on the Oreo as a nose.
Serve & enjoy!
WHAT TO SERVE WITH YOUR TURKEY OREOS
When serving up a plate of whimsical Turkey Oreos, it's delightful to pair them with sides that complement their playful nature and sweet taste. Consider setting up a dessert spread that encompasses the cozy flavors of fall. Mini pumpkin pies or tarts, a bowl of candied pecans, and apple cider doughnut holes make perfect companions.
Add a silky pumpkin mousse or a classic pecan pie to harmoniously blend with the chocolatey notes of the Oreos. Consider a spiced apple crumble or a creamy butterscotch pudding as they both carry flavors that resonate with Thanksgiving's palate.
Choosing the right drink to pair with this dessert can elevate the whole experience. For a warm, comforting pairing, a mug of spiced chai latte or hot cocoa can beautifully complement the sweet and chocolatey notes of the cookies.
For younger guests, a frothy glass of cold milk is an undeniable classic with Oreos. If you're leaning towards festive beverages, a creamy eggnog or an apple cider, either chilled or warmed with a cinnamon stick, can encapsulate the essence of the season alongside your Turkey Oreos.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Here are some answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about making Turkey Oreos at home.
Can I use any other cookies besides Oreos?
Yes! While Oreos offer a great contrast and size, any round cookie with a similar size can be used as a base.
Do I need any special tools?
No, you don't need any special tools. But, having a small spatula or toothpick can be handy for applying icing or peanut butter.
How long do Turkey Oreos last once made?
Stored in an airtight container, they can last up to a week. However, the candies might soften if stored for extended periods.
Are there any variations I can try?
Definitely! Some people like using different candies for feathers, adding pretzel sticks as legs, or using colored icing for added details.
Can I make these ahead for a party?
Yes, they can be made a day or two in advance. Just store them in a cool place in an airtight container to maintain freshness.
What's the best way to store them?
Keep them in a cool, dry place in an airtight container. Avoid storing them in the refrigerator as the moisture can make the cookies soggy.
Can kids help in making Turkey Oreos?
Absolutely! Kids often enjoy placing the “feathers” and “eyes.” It's a great family activity. It's a fun activity for the kids to make at your Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving gathering.
Where can I find edible eyes?
Edible eyes are often available in the baking section of many grocery stores, craft stores, or online.
Remember, the most important aspect of making Turkey Oreos is to have fun and be creative! They're as much a joy to make as they are to eat.
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Sharing your Turkey Oreos isn't just about offering a sweet treat; it's an act that brings joy, laughter, and a sense of togetherness. Each cookie tells a story of creativity, love, and the festive spirit of Thanksgiving.
In the true spirit of Thanksgiving, these Turkey Oreos serve as a reminder that sometimes, it's the smallest gestures that leave the most significant imprints on our hearts.
- Oreo Cookies
- Candy Corn
- Candy Eyes
- Peanut Butter
- Take an Oreo and carefully separate it.
- Stick candy corns using the frosting as a glue onto the cookie to create Turkey feathers.
- Stick the cookie back together.
- Place two candy eyes on the Oreo using peanut butter as glue.
- Using peanut butter as glue, stick a candy corn on the Oreo as a nose.
- Serve & enjoy!