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Peanut Butter Cup Turkeys

Peanut butter cup turkeys are edible and such a cute addition to your Thanksgiving table.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12

Ingredients

  • 24 Reeces peanut butter cups {regular sized}
  • 12 Rolo candies {aka turkey bodies}
  • 12 Whopper candies {aka turkey heads}
  • 72 candy corn candies {aka turkey feathers & beaks}
  • 24 edible eyeballs
  • 12 red sprinkles {turkey gobblers}
  • 1/2 cup chocolate melting wafers

Instructions

  1. Melt chocolate wafers in microwave.  Start with 30 seconds, stir and add 10 second increments until smooth and melted. 

  2. Cut the bottom 1/4 off of 12 peanut butter cups {discard bottom portion} and attach 5 candy corns to larger piece using melted chocolate in a fan shape.

  3. Once the candy corns have adhered well, attach that piece, on the cut edge {using melted chocolate} to the back portion of the whole peanut butter cup.  Keep the wrapper on the bottom piece for easier handling.

  4. Cut a small piece off each Rolo candy {it will give you a flat edge} and attach the cut part to the whole peanut butter cup with the larger flat end pointed out {using melted chocolate}. {It needs to be in front of the peanut butter cup with candy corn.}

  5. Add a Whopper candy to the top of the Rolo candy and attach {using melted chocolate}.

  6. Cut the white end off of 12 candy corn candies {aka turkey beak} and attach to the front of the whopper {using melted chocolate}.

  7. Add two edible eyeballs to each Whopper candy {using melted chocolate}.

  8. Add a red sprinkle below the candy corn {using melted chocolate}.

  9. To add a name, tape paper onto a toothpick and insert into peanut butter cup.

Recipe Notes

*These would also be cute on your dessert table or as a personalized gift for family and friends.