Thanksgiving Treats and Crafts

We’re turning the corner into holiday mode after what has been one wild ride of a year! Let’s show our thanks and dwell on the positive by creating happy family memories in this home stretch. We love involving our Kitchen Kids during the holidays, especially when it comes to creative treats! That’s why we’ve gathered 15 cute and fun Thanksgiving treats that you can make (and gobble up!) with kids. Whether to deliver to a loved one, for serving at a small Friendsgiving, or for your own family feast, these crafty treats are sure to be a hit with adults and littles alike!

Cinnamon Roll Turkeys

Photo/Recipe via Delish

What better way to kick off Thanksgiving day than with something “turkey?” These adorable Cinnamon Roll Turkeys are perfect for Thanksgiving breakfast and are sure to “wow” your kids and friends!

Turkey OREO Balls

Photo/Recipe by A Pumpkin and a Princess

Looking for an easy kid-friendly Thanksgiving treat? Your little ones will have just as much fun making these Turkey OREO Balls as they will eating them!

Turkey Handprint Cookies

Photo/Recipe by Ashleigh on Somewhat Simple

Handprint turkeys are an oldie but goodie that never go out of style! These sugar cookies are a fun Thanksgiving treat that your kids will will love to make (and they’re less messy than getting out the paint!). Perfect for a festive party favor or as a “place card” on your Thanksgiving table!

Teepee Cupcakes

Photo/Recipe via Easy Baked

Learn how to turn a sugar cone into a teepee with your kitchen kids! Teach them about Native American history as you engage them in this colorful craft, and be sure to lick the spoon! Filled with yummy chocolate cake, these adorable little teepees are sure to be a hit on your dessert buffet or tablescape.

Easy Turkey Cookies

Photo/Recipe by The Bearfoot Baker

Iced cookies are never out of season! These adorable turkey cookies are a fun Thanksgiving Day craft to do with kids, and are easy to make using a pineapple cookie cutter (which you can put to good use year-round with other pineapple-inspired recipes!).

Decorated Turkey Face Cookies

Photo/Recipe by Sweet Sugar Belle

While we love the visual of plated iced cookies, we can’t get over the fun of using iced cookies as place cards, bagged favors, or even as gift tags!

Nutter Butter Turkey Cookies

Photo/Recipe by Chelsea’s Messy Apron

Your family will have a blast putting together these easy Thanksgiving treats! Nutter Butter Turkey Cookies, Acorn Donut Holes, and Pretzel Turkeys Cornucopia Cookies are all easy to make in minutes and great for edible Thanksgiving table décor!

Mini Pumpkin Pie Slice Cookies

Photo/Recipe by Sweet Sugar Belle

Pumpkin spice and everything nice! Use a candy corn-shaped cookie cutter to get the perfect “slice of pie” shape every time.

Turkey Leg Treats

Photo/Recipe via Simple and Seasonal

Gobble gobble! Let your little ones takeover this fun twist on the Rice Krispies treat classic.

Patterned Pumpkin Roll

Photo/Recipe by Sugar Hero!

Feeling extra creative this Thanksgiving? This Patterned Pumpkin Roll with a gorgeous autumn leaf decoration will be the star of your dessert table! 

Thanksgiving Turkey Treats

Photo by Clean and Scentsible

Easy and oh-so-cute! These Thanksgiving candy turkey treats are so easy to make and a fun craft to do with the kids! Use them to decorate the Thanksgiving table or give them for little hostess or class gifts!

Turkey Popcorn Treat Bags

Photo by Jamonkey

Turkey Popcorn Treat Bags are another classic Thanksgiving craft for kids that can be shared at a school party or as Thanksgiving favors!

Turkey Pretzels

Photo/Recipe by Frugal Coupon Living

These adorable turkey pretzels are perfect for little hands! And who doesn’t love a good salty-sweet combo?!

Pilgrim Hat Cookies

Photo/Recipe by Craftily Ever After

A cookie, a mini peanut butter cup, and some yellow icing is all you need to make these cute and simple Thanksgiving pilgrim hat cookies! Share the story of the Mayflower pilgrimage as you assemble these edible accessories!

Thanksgiving Turkey Cheese Ball

Photo/Recipe by Crafts a la Mode

How festive is this cheese ball?! This tasty turkey treat is sure to be a hit with all generations! Perfect for bringing to a Friendsgiving or serving as an appetizer on Thanksgiving day.

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What are some of your favorite Thanksgiving treats or traditions? Please share and let us know if you try any of these ideas by tagging @LolliandMe in your posts on Facebook and Instagram! We are THANKful 2020 is nearly behind us, and know you are, too! Happy Thanksgiving, y’all!

Featured Photo by Sweet Sugar Belle

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