Easy Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Jennibear

These cookies are cute and easy! Kids love them! Fun to make! I used the refrigerated cookie dough - but you could even buy pre-made sugar cookies and decorate them... We took these to my kids classes for their pre-Thanksgiving party and they were a huge hit! It's probably easiest to just look at the picture to make these rather than follow my directions - but good luck! Enjoy!

Top Review by Susie D

I elected to bake homemade sugar cookies and buttercream icing & then decorated these adorable cookies with my grandson. He is 4 yrs old & was so proud of his cookies! Thank you for sharing a cute idea. We had lots of fun & made memories! :-)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 510.29 g roll refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 226.79 g bag candy corn
  • 226.79 g bag miniature M&M's chocolate candies
  • 56.69 g decorating gel
  • 184.27 g canbetty crocker decorating icing


  1. Cut and bake the sugar cookies as directed on the package.
  2. Cool.
  3. With the can of spray frosting, squirt a line on the top of the cookie that covers about 1/4 of the cookie arc. Place 5-6 candy corn along the frosting row to make the turkey feathers.
  4. Next squirt two dots in the middle for the eyes. Top with 2 mini M&Ms of the same color.
  5. With the gel frosting, make a "V" for the beak - and then an upside-down "Y" for the feet.
  6. Cute!

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