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Mini Peeps Turkeys

mini peeps turkeys

How fun are these Mini Peeps Turkeys? They are super easy to make and are great for potlucks, snacks, or to set out on Thanksgiving. Follow the directions below to make your Mini Peeps Turkeys.

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mini peeps turkeys ingredients

INGREDIENTS

24 Chocolate Peeps Minis
24 Famous Chocolate Wafers (or 12 Oreos separated with creme removed)
168 Candy Corns
48 Candy Eyes
1/2 cup Red Candy Melting Chips
1/8 cup Orange Candy Melting Chips

mini peeps turkeys instructions

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place Red Candy Chips in corner of zippered sandwich bag and microwave for 45 seconds.
  2. Knead to make sure it is smooth and melted. If not melted heat additional 15 seconds.
  3. Clip corner of bag for piping. Lay wafers out on wax paper.
  4. Pipe lines of melted chocolate in a semi-circle around top of wafer to act as glue.
  5. Place candy corn in fan shape on wafer as shown.
  6. Gently separate tail of peep from under the head and fold under.
  7. Pipe a glob of melted candy on bottom to glue tail under.
  8. Pipe two dots on face and glue eyes in place.
  9. Refrigerate peeps and wafers for 10 minutes to set up.
  10. Pipe a waddle under the beak of each Peep.
  11. Pipe a glob of melted candy on wafer to glue Peep in place Refrigerate for 5 minutes to set up.
  12. Place Orange Candy Chips in corner of zippered sandwich bag and microwave for 45 seconds.
  13. Knead to make sure it is smooth and melted.
  14. Clip corner of bag for piping.
  15. Pipe an orange beak on each. Immediately place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to set candy mix.

 

Mini Peeps Turkeys

Mini Peeps Turkeys

Ingredients

  • 24 Chocolate Peeps Minis
  • 24 Famous Chocolate Wafers (or 12 Oreos separated with creme removed)
  • 168 Candy Corns
  • 48 Candy Eyes
  • 1/2 cup Red Candy Melting Chips
  • 1/8 cup Orange Candy Melting Chips

Instructions

  • Place Red Candy Chips in corner of zippered sandwich bag and microwave for 45 seconds. Knead to make sure it is smooth and melted. If not melted heat additional 15 seconds.
  • Clip corner of bag for piping.
  • Lay wafers out on wax paper.
  • Pipe lines of melted chocolate in a semi-circle around top of wafer to act as glue.
  • Place candy corn in fan shape on wafer as shown.
  • Gently separate tail of peep from under head and fold under.
  • Pipe a glob of melted candy on bottom to glue tail under.
  • Pipe two dots on face and glue eyes in place.
  • Refrigerate peeps and wafers for 10 minutes to set up.
  • Pipe a waddle under the beak of each Peep.
  • Pipe a glob of melted candy on wafer to glue Peep in place
  • Refrigerate for 5 minutes to set up.
  • Place Orange Candy Chips in corner of zippered sandwich bag and microwave for 45 seconds. Knead to make sure it is smooth and melted.
  • Clip corner of bag for piping.
  • Pipe an orange beak on each.
  • Immediately place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to set candy mix.

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    3 Comments

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      November 11, 2014 at 1:47 pm

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      November 13, 2014 at 6:41 pm

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