Thanksgiving snacks worth gobbling


An Oreo turkey. Photo courtesy of Our Best Bites.

Although Thanksgiving turkey, mashed potatoes, and stuffing are the highlights of this holiday, smaller Thanksgiving snacks are a more convenient option for students to bring to school, while still having its signature Thanksgiving flavor.

For those with a sweet tooth, the cinnamon caramel apple pumpkin is a fruit-filled dish topped with caramel. To make a caramel apple pumpkin, the materials include caramel, apples, orange shoestring licorice and decorative sticks.

The outside of the apple is smothered with caramel and decorated with orange shoestring licorice to look like a pumpkin. A short stick with green ribbon decorations is put through the apple core symbolizing a pumpkins stem.

If you’re interested in creating this festive snack, visit Bakingdom for the full recipe.

While Thanksgiving is usually associated with turkey, most children would much prefer to eat candy. Below is a snack that links both turkey and candy into one snack.

The Oreo Turkey includes double-stuffed Oreo cookies, candy corn, Whoppers, peanut butter cups, chocolate frosting and yellow frosting.

The Oreo turkey uses peanut butter cups and Whoppers to form the body of the turkey. The yellow frosting and candy corn make up the beak. The Oreos are then used as a base for the turkey, as well as the black feathers behind it. Candy corn is added to the top of the Oreo as the feather endings.

For more information on how to make your own Oreo turkey, visit Our Best Bites.