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Thanksgiving Treats

Kid-friendly recipes


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Pilgrim Hats

Caution: Contains nuts

  • Chocolate-striped shortbread cookies
  • Chocolate chips
  • Mini peanut butter cups
  • Yellow tube frosting
  • Orange mini Chiclets 
  1. Place shortbread cookies stripes down on a wax-paper–covered tray.
  2. Melt chocolate chips in the microwave.
  3. Dip wide end (top) of a peanut butter cup in the melted chocolate chips, then affix to center of cookie. 
  4. Pipe a circle of yellow frosting around the peanut butter cup for the hat brim, then pop on a mini Chiclet for the buckle.     

Autumnal Marshmallow Pops

Gluten- and nut-free

  • Marshmallows
  • Lollipop sticks
  • Food coloring pens (brown, green, red, orange and yellow)
  1. Draw a fall design on a marshmallow with the food coloring pens. 
  2. Insert a stick and enjoy!      

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Apple Turkeys


  • Apples
  • Cheerios, craisins, raisins, marshmallows, popcorn 
  • Toothpicks
  • Goldfish crackers
  1. String Cheerios, craisins, raisins and marshmallows onto a toothpick stuck into the apple, to mimic tail feathers. 
  2. Cut a toothpick in half and stick on mini marshmallows and raisins for eyes. 
  3. Stabilize the apple with two popcorn-studded toothpicks stuck in the front and one in the back as legs.
  4. Finish with a Goldfish nose and craisin wattle.                       


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