These simple Thanksgiving Pretzel Turkeys are so easy to make and are sure to be a hit with kids and adults on your Thanksgiving table!
I can’t even believe how fast October went by. We did Julia’s 18 month pictures a few weeks ago and over the weekend we did her Christmas pics.
Since it is early November, I brought an outfit to change her into after the pics so we could have a Target date without looking like crazies in full Christmas attire. Well, the outfit I packed for her didn’t fit so she ended up wearing the random emergency clothes I had in the diaper bag.
She went from looking fully put together and picture-ready to neglected in just a few minutes. Restocking the diaper bag with clothes that fit is on my to-do list.
Anyway, my point is, I’ll be designing our Christmas cards in no time and looking at my calendar, I have some fun holiday recipes to share with you so get ready!
Let’s get started with these pretzel turkeys!
If you know me, you know I like to make cute animal themed treats (see monkey cupcakes, olive penguins, panda cupcakes, etc.). These turkeys are my latest endeavor and they’re really cute. I can almost promise you won’t end up on a Pinterest fail site with these. They’re that easy.
Flatten one roll and lay it on your baking sheet (I use a silicone liner. Lightly spray your pan with non-stick spray if you don’t have a liner). This is the turkey’s body.
Flatten the second roll and cut off a small piece. This will be the turkey’s neck & head. Roll it into a “snake”, make a snip in the top with your kitchen scissors to create the head, and attach it to the first roll.
With the remaining piece of dough, you’re going to create the tail feathers. Make cuts with the kitchen scissors and attach it to the body.
Brush the entire thing with egg wash, sprinkle with coarse salt, and bake for 18-20 minutes at 350 degrees.
Remove carefully and stick in pretzel sticks for the legs (I broke one pretzel stick in half) and lightly press a mini chocolate chip into the head to make the eye.
They’re so simple and will be adorable on your Thanksgiving table. Gobble gobble!
Thanksgiving Pretzel Turkeys
- Two Rhodes Texas Rolls thawed but still cold
- 1 egg beaten
- pretzel sticks for legs
- mini chocolate chips (for eyes
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with a silicone liner or spray with non-stick spray.
- Flatten one roll and lay it on your baking sheet to make the body.
- Flatten the second roll and cut off a small piece. This will be the turkey’s neck & head. Roll it into a “snake”, make a snip in the top with your kitchen scissors to create the head, and attach it to the first roll.
- With the remaining piece of roll, you’re going to create the tail feathers. Make cuts with the kitchen scissors to make "feathers" and attach it to the body.
- Brush the entire thing with the beaten egg, sprinkle with coarse salt, and bake for 18-20 minutes, or until golden brown, at 350 degrees.
- Remove carefully and once slightly cooled, gently push in pretzels for the legs (I broke one pretzel stick in half to make two legs) and lightly press a mini chocolate chip into the head to make the eye.
- Gobble Gobble!
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