Thanksgiving Marshmallow Turkey by TheMarshmallowStudio

For this Thanksgiving I wanted to created a marshmallow project for KRAFT Jet-Puffed Marshmallows that any mom could re-create at home for her family. I wanted it to be fun, easy, yummy and cute. My creative wheels began turning in my head and this adorable little turkey is what came to mind.

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I began by making a double batch of Cocoa Rice Kripies Treats. I shaped the body by pressing it into a large serving bowl and then hand shaped the head. Be careful when molding the treat, it may still be hot and burn your hands.

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While the treats were setting up, I sugar coated 48 large marshmallows with yellow, orange and red colored sugar.  Next, I inserted two of each color into 8 skewers and set them aside. I cut out feet and a peak from 2 S’mores Mallows and sugar coated them orange. (You can learn how to cut and color the marshmallows in my new book mARTshmallows.)

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To secure the turkey onto the cake stand, I smeared a thick layer of Hershey’s chocolate frosting all over the top and then covered it with coconut flakes colored green and a few Fall leave sprinkles.

Next, I placed the turkey’s body on the center and attached the head with two skewers. Gently lift the body from one side and push both feet underneath it.

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Attach nose to center of face and a Large marshmallow cut in half for the eyes. Pipe pupils and gobble with royal icing or any frosting.

Insert all 8 marshmallow skewers into the turkey’s body toward the back.

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And that’s it!!! Display your adorable fluffy turkey as a centerpiece or on the dessert table or you could also give it to your Thanksgiving host.


  1. Bertha Alamillo says:

    Youre absolutely AWESOME!!!!

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