Thanksgiving Desserts

Here are some dessert recipes I found on YouTube, that are quick and easy to make. Recipes are courtesy of Southern Living, you can click here to be taken directly to the YouTube page and watch at your leisure and/or subscribe for more delicious recipes. Enjoy, LP

Chocolate Peanut Butter Acorns

Ingredients:

Chocolate Frosting Nutter Butter Bites

Hershey’s Kisses

Reese’s Peanut Butter Chips

Preparation:

-Pipe a small amount of frosting onto center of Nutter Butter Bite. Press one Hershey’s kiss into chocolate frosting. –

-Pipe a dot of frosting on other side of Nutter Butter Bite and press one peanut butter chip into frosting

-Let “acorns” dry completely before serving

Marshmallow Turkey Legs

Ingredients:

Large pretzel rod

White chocolate candy coating,

Melted 2 mini marshmallows

Wax paper

Vegetable cooking spray

2-3 Rice Krispy Treat bars broken into pieces

Preparation:

-Dip the end of the pretzel rod in the melted chocolate, and press 1 marshmallow into chocolate on each side. Let dry on wax paper

-Dip the pretzel rod and attached marshmallows in melted chocolate, covering about half the pretzel. Let dry.

-Lightly grease hands with cooking spray and press pieces of Rice Krispy Treat bars around the uncoated half of the pretzel rod, cover all sides. Pilgrim Cookie Hats Ingredients: Mini Reese’s Peanut Butter cups Keebler fudge-striped cookies Yellow icing Reese’s pieces candies

Preparation:

-Unwrap the peanut butter cups, place the cookie chocolate-covered side up and put a small amount of yellow frosting in its center

-Stick the peanut butter cup onto the frosting until its firmly in place. Make sure that there’s a thick line of frosting coming out form underneath the peanut butter cup. If not, line the bottom edge of the peanut butter cup with yellow icing.

-Place a single Reese’s piece onto the frosting as a “buckle”. Serve and enjoy!

Waffle Cone Cornucopias

Ingredients:

Waffle cones Toffee bits Chocolate chips,

Melted Parchment paper

Optional:

Ribbon Miscellaneous candies and snacks

Preparations:

-Optional:

-To curl the tip of your cornucopia, dip the end of the waffle cone in water for 20 seconds and microwave it for 20 seconds. Wrap the end around a clean pencil and let dry.

-Dip the rim of the waffle cone in melted chocolate; dip coated edge in toffee bits. Set cones on a piece of parchment paper and let dry

-Optional: add ribbon to dress up your cornucopia! -Fill with your favorite fall candies and snacks. We used nuts, dried fruit, chocolate candies, caramel corn and candy pumpkins

Thanksgiving Oreo Turkeys

Ingredients:

Chocolate frosting Double stuff oreo cookies

Reese’s miniature peanut butter cups

Whoppers

Yellow frosting

Chocolate candy sprinkles

Optional: red decorating gel

Preparation:

-Squeeze a small amount of chocolate frosting around edge of one Oreo, covering about one-third of cookie edge. Insert 5 pieces of candy corn into frosting to simulate feathers.

-Using chocolate frosting, attach a second cookie to the first cookie to form a base. Candy corn should face away from the attached cookie

-Cut off and discard one edge of a mini peanut butter cup. Use chocolate frosting to attach the peanut butter cup where the two cookies meet, with the cut edge of the peanut butter cup against the base cookie.

-Using chocolate frosting, attach a whopped to top of peanut butter cup

-Cut white tip from a piece of candy corn to use for the beak, and attach to the Whopper, using chocolate frosting. Use yellow frosting to make two eyes on the Whopper and add one chocolate sprinkle to each eye. +

-Let dry completely (about 10 mins) before placing upright. Using yellow frosting, add feet to the base cookie and if you like, add a wattle (red part under beak of turkey) using red decorating gel. Enjoy!

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