How to Make Candy Turkeys with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

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Whether you are looking for an edible craft to do with kids or want a cute appetizer for your Thanksgiving celebrations, these candy turkeys are sure to be a hit with all ages.

How to Make Candy Turkeys with Reese's Peanut Butter Cups 1

The candy turkeys are super easy to assemble and absolutely adorable. Perfect for young children and those who are young at heart. Affiliate links have been used in this post.

Candy Turkeys with Reese's | Thanksgiving Candy Crafts


12 Reese's Minis
12 Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
60 Candy Corn
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 Tablespoon palm shortening
24 Candy Eyes
12 red or orange Reese's Pieces

Place the chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 25 seconds. Stir well and reheat as needed.

Lay out all of your ingredients as you will want to work smoothly and quickly.

Using a spoon, add a 1/2 teaspoon or so of melted chocolate on a Reese's Cup. Smooth it out to cover the entire top.


Place a Reese's Mini in the bottom center of the Reese's Cup.

Attach the Candy Corn in a fan-pattern around the Reese's Mini.


Attach the Candy Eyes to the top half of the Reese's Mini using a touch of melted chocolate, and repeat with an orange or red Reese's Pieces for the beak.


Repeat until all 12 Reese's Cups are converted into chocolate turkeys!


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