Pretzel-Tailed Turkey Treatsandtrade;

Get your kids in the "Turkey Day" spirit with this fun and fancy recipe. With candy corn feathers and pretzel tails, these funny-faced turkeys are almost too cute to gobble up.
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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 hr
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 40 min
  • Yield: 6
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3 tablespoons butter or margarine

1 package (10 oz., about 40) marshmallows


4 cups miniature marshmallows

6 cups



Kellogg's® Cocoa Rice Krispies®




Creamy peanut butter

Pretzel twists

Pretzel sticks

Canned frosting or decorating gel

Assorted candies


  1. 1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  2. 2. Add 6 cups Kellogg's® Cocoa Krispies® cereal. Stir until well coated. Cool slightly. Cut warm cereal mixture into two different sized circles using two sizes of circle cookie cutters for the turkey bodies (depending on size of cutters). Cool.
  3. 3. Spread peanut butter on bottom of the smaller circular pieces; attach this to a larger circular piece to form the turkey body. Insert pretzel twists into body for tail feathers. Insert pretzel sticks for legs. Use frosting to attach candies for eyes and beak. Best if served the same day.
  5. In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Follow steps 2 and 3 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.