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Monday, November 5, 2012

Reese's Peanut Butter Turkey


We were having fun with our Halloween candy the other day and came up with this fun Reese's Peanut Butter Turkey! Reese's peanut butter cups are my favorite candy ever and I always go through my boys candy after trick or treating collecting all of them since they have to pay their candy taxes for me walking them around the neighborhood!:)  I try to leave them a couple since Reese's is their favorite as well.  This fun  turkey treat was very easy to make and would be cute to make for Thanksgiving class parties or just a fun Fall treat for the kids!

Reese's Peanut Butter Turkey
(makes 1)

1 Reese's Peanut Butter Cup
1 Small Package of Reese's Pieces
2 Large Pretzel Twists( we like Snyder's)
1 Whoppers Candy (Hershey)
Chocolate & Red Sprinkles
Chocolate & White Cookie Frosting (Betty Crocker)

We first broke our 2 pretzel twists and used 4 of the broken off pieces.  We set them on the sides and then glued the Reese's pieces on the tops using the chocolate cookie frosting. Let that dry on wax paper. Then  attach them on the back side of the Reese's peanut butter cup using the chocolate cookie frosting and let that dry. You could also use pretzel sticks for this.  We attached a Whopper candy in the middle of the Reese's peanut butter cup on with the cookie frosting.  We broke a orange and yellow Reese's pieces in half and used the orange halves for the feet and a yellow half for the beak.  We made 2 eyes with the white cookie frosting and used 2 chocolate sprinkles to make the pupils.  We attached a red sprinkle next to the beak for the wattle.

Here is a side view....


My boys LOVED this cute little candy turkey and we hope you like it as well!:)


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19 comments:

  1. How cute is he??? (Not too cute to eat, though.) :)

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  2. This looks SO beautiful. But how would anyone eat it. I can't, I'll feel bad breaking it!! Its such an Awesome idea.

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  3. These food ideas are so cute and creative. I'm going to try the Turkeys on Thanksgiving. Thank you for sharing :).

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  4. You always have the best ideas! These are so cute! I would love if you could come share at my new linky party FriDays Made Sweet! at CupcakesWithSprinkles.blogspot.com

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  5. Just stopping by to invite you to My Wednesday Linky party. http://diycraftyprojects.com/2012/11/whatcha-work-up-wednesday-linky-party-7.html

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  6. He's so cute....!!!

    hugs x
    Crystelle

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  7. Hmm ... yeah, I'd be more than willing to skip the real turkey for a few of those! So cute! Great idea

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  8. Hi, I wanted to let you know I featured this on the EtsyKids Team blog along with 50 other Thanksgiving crafts, recipes and printables for kids.
    http://etsykids.blogspot.com/2012/11/50-thanksgiving-crafts-recipes-and.html

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  9. So Cute! Thanks for sharing this fun idea!

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  10. So cute! I will be featuring this on Wednesday at Creations by Kara. :)

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  11. Love it you were featured AGAIN at I Freakin did it Friday. The Parties up so go link up again.

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  12. mmmmmm!! This looks so yummy! I shared this on my blog today! Thanks for sharing!!

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  13. Awesome idea everyone loves peanutbutter cups

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  14. I just featured your delicious recipe in my Thanksgiving round up post! Thank you so much for sharing at Mom On Timeout!

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  15. Good morning, Jill! I'm stopping by to let you know that I featured your adorable Reese's Peanut Butter Turkey in a round up on my blog today:
    Making the Season Bright with Leftover Candy from Halloween Night!
    http://www.chattingoverchocolate.com/2013/11/making-season-bright-with-leftover.html
    You're welcome to grab a featured button from the button tab at the top left of my blog if you'd like! :)

    Thanks for continuously sharing your creativity and food fun with all of us! Have a terrific weekend!!

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