Chocolate cupcakes with chocolate frostingmake your own, or pick some up at the grocery store bakery
Nutter Butter cookies
Red and orange decorating gel
Candy melts in your favorite fall colorsorange, brown, red, yellow- it's your choice
To make the turkey bodies and faces, simply attach candy eyes with a dab of frosting and then pipe on a beak and waddle with the decorating gel. Set aside until ready to assemble the cupcakes.
Nutter Butter cookies, Candy eyes, Red and orange decorating gel
For the feathers, melt the candy melts according to the package directions and then place in a piping bag or a plastic baggie and snip off the end. Pipe the melted candy onto a sheet pan lined with wax paper. Use a sweeping motion to create loops and lines of candy that meet at the bottom.
Candy melts in your favorite fall colors
Place the sheet in the refrigerator to set quickly. After they are set, gently remove from the wax paper with a spatula.
Press the turkey body down into the frosting of a cupcake, and then gently place two or three tail feathers behind it. Every turkey will be unique and adorable!
Chocolate cupcakes with chocolate frosting
NOTE: be sure to use candy melts and not plain chocolate or vanilla chips to make the feathers. The candy melts hold their shape well and won't get soft at room temperature.
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