No-Bake Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies Recipe
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 30
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • ¼ cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups quick 1-minute oats
  • 1 bag candy corn
  • 60 candy eyes
  1. Mix sugar, cocoa powder, butter, and milk in a medium saucepan, and cook over medium heat.
  2. Stirring constantly, bring the mixture to a boil, and allow it to boil for two minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, and mix in peanut butter and vanilla.
  4. Stir in oats until combined.
  5. Immediately drop tablespoon-scoops of cookie mixture onto parchment or wax paper.
  6. Allow to cool slightly, then arrange five pieces of candy corn along the top of the cookie in a turkey feather arrangement.
  7. Press two candy eyes onto each cookie.
  8. Cut 30 candy corn pieces in half, and place the bottom half of the candy corn onto a cookie for the beak.
  9. Be sure to press the candy corn and eyes down firmly enough to get them to stick.
  10. Set the cookies aside to cool completely to set before serving.
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