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Nutter Butter Turkey Cookies

A simple Thanksgiving treat - miniature Nutter Butter "Turkey" cookies made with Nutter Butters, candy corn, edible eyes, and a miniature red candy. Great for edible table decor!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Nutter Butter Turkey Cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 32 turkeys
Author Chelsea


  • 1 container cream cheese frosting or homemade (see post for homemade recipe)
  • 1 package (16 ounces, 32 cookies total) Nutter Butter Sandwich cookies
  • 1 package (8 ounces) mini Nutter Butter bites
  • 64 edible eye candies
  • 1 bag (21 onces) candy corns
  • 32 miniature red candies I like mini M&M's


  • Fill a plastic bag with the frosting OR use a frosting bag fitted with a #3 tip.
  • Attach two edible eye candies to the mini Nutter Butter bite-sized cookies.
  • Take some of the broken up candy corns and cut off the yellow and white part with a sharp knife. (Old candy corns do not cut well so make sure you have fresh candy corns.)
  • Cut the orange part in half and shape with your fingers to make a beak.
  • Frost the bottom of the "beak" and attach it to the mini Nutter Butter below the edible eyes.
  • Frost the side of a miniature red candy and attach it to the side of the "beak."
  • Pipe frosting on the bottom of the large Nutter Butters and attach the mini Nutter Butter "face."
  • Frost the back of 3 candy corns and attach them to the top of the large Nutter Butters.
  • Allow to frosting to dry and set.