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Marshmallow Turkey Cookies

If you love to decorate cookies, this recipe for Marshmallow Turkey cookies is for you. They are as much fun to make as they are to eat. They make the perfect Thanksgiving sweet treat.

Marshmallow Turkey Cookie

Having fun with food is one of the neat things about the holidays. I’ve made a lot of turkeys in my time. This recipe is the latest.

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Printable Recipe – Marshmallow Turkey Cookies

The cookies are made with a store bought chocolate marshmallow cookie, some short breads, frosting and a steady hand!

To make the cookies you will need the following supplies:

  • Short bread cookies with a round swirled pattern
  • Chocolate and marshmallow cookies
  • Chocolate Frosting
  • Cream cheese frosting
  • Yellow and red food coloring

Assemble your supplies.

Marshmallow Turkey Cookie suppliesCut a small piece off the end of a shortbread cookie with a serrated knife.

Using a sharp knife, cut your marshmallow cookie in half and spread the bottom of it with chocolate frosting.  Position it towards the back of the shortbread. (the other half will make another turkey.

Marshmallow Turkey Cookie frostingAdd some chocolate frosting to a piping bag and pipe some frosting at the front of the chocolate cookie for a body and chest.

Marshmallow Turkey Cookie bodyPut buttercream frosting into two bowls. Color one red and the other yellow.  Pipe on eyes, a beak, and a turkey crop on the chocolate cook. 

Marshmallow Turkey Cookie decorated bodyPipe red tail feathers on the sugar cookie that was cut off.  Add chocolate frosting behind the turkey body and attach the tail feathers.

Marshmallow Turkey Cookie tail feathersStore in the fridge.

Marshmallow Turkey Cookie

Yield: 12 turkey cookies

Marshmallow Turkey Cookies

Marshmallow Turkey Cookies

The only problem with these marshmallow turkey cookies is keeping the kids from digging in before it's time for dessert.

Ingredients

  • 24 Short bread cookies with a round swirled pattern
  • 6 Chocolate and marshmallow cookies
  • 1/4 cup of Chocolate Frosting
  • 1/4 cup of buttercream frosting
  • Yellow and red food coloring

Instructions

  1. Cut a small piece off the end of a shortbread cookie with a serrated knife.
  2. Using a sharp knife, cut your marshmallow cookie in half and spread the bottom of it with chocolate frosting. Position it towards the back of the shortbread.
  3. Add some chocolate frosting to a piping bag and pipe some frosting at the front of the chocolate cookie for a body and chest.
  4. Put buttercream frosting into two bowls. Color one red and the other yellow. Pipe on eyes, a beak, and a turkey crop on the chocolate cook.
  5. Pipe red tail feathers on the sugar cookie that was cut off. Add chocolate frosting behind the turkey body and attach the tail feathers.
  6. Store in the fridge.

Notes

(each of the marshmallow chocolate cookies makes 2 turkeys)

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1 turkey cookie

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 309Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 424mgCarbohydrates: 53gFiber: 2gSugar: 15gProtein: 8g

Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.


 

 

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