Turn your traditional Thanksgiving dinner into an extravagant feast with these 40+ Fun Thanksgiving Food Crafts. Every recipe that you choose will make your meal that much more delicious.
It’s always fun for me to scroll down my RECIPES page at Hungry Happenings, to see all the edible crafts I’ve made since I began blogging. I realize now, more than ever, that there are thousands of amazing holiday food ideas around the web, and appreciate all of you readers who continue to look to me for inspiration when making fun holiday food.
Below are links to all the recipes I’ve created for Thanksgiving.
This holiday is all about the food, is it not? So, have fun in the kitchen this holiday.
How can you stress out when you look into the face of a googly-eyed Rice Krispie Turkey Pop or when you break open a chocolate pilgrim hat to find candy or chocolate mousse hiding inside? I sure can’t!
Chocolate Thanksgiving Desserts
These chocolate-dipped rice krispie treat turkeys are my most popular Thanksgiving recipe.
They couldn’t be cuter and are fun to decorate using modeling chocolate.
You can fill these chocolate pilgrim hat cups with your favorite candy or with chocolate mousse.
These delicious chocolate cupcakes are stuffed with a pumpkin-shaped cheesecake
and are topped with chocolate ganache frosting.
These cute ice cream turkeys are perfect if you are looking for a healthier dessert for Thanksgiving.
The ice cream is made using bananas and cocoa powder. It’s so delicious and easy to make.
These chocolate turkeys are filled with hot cocoa mix and tiny marshmallows. Each turkey hot chocolate bomb is hand-painted using colored candy melts.
If you prefer a decadent chocolate dessert, decorate chocolate cheesecakes
to look like turkeys instead!
Go all out and create these amazing turkey-shaped chocolate truffles.
They are so amazing. Your whole family will love these Thanksgiving chocolates.
These chocolate cups will really make your family smile. They are so darn cute
and are so amazingly delicious!
Fill this handmade chocolate turkey-shaped box with lots of mini chocolate turkeys.
This box makes a festive Thanksgiving hostess gift.
Craft these adorably cute turkeys using a simple 2-ingredient chocolate peanut butter fudge.
These Thanksgiving cupcakes are completely edible including the wrapper
which is made out of modeling chocolate.
Decorate a cheeseball with lots of chopped bacon and cheese eyes, beak, wattle, and feet
then surround it with cheese topped cracker feathers.
This leaf-shaped veggie pizza is a colorful and fun appetizer to serve with Thanksgiving dinner.
Top a homemade or store-bought pumpkin pie with a cute sugar-coated pie crust turkey.
The turkey is easy to make using homemade or store-bought pie dough.
Top leaf-shaped crescent rolls with cheese, paprika, parsley, or Italian seasoning.
Fill your Thanksgiving bread basket with these cheesy leaves and watch them disappear.
Use silicone molds to create these beautiful leaf and pumpkin-shaped cheesecakes.
Shape 2-ingredient chocolate caramel fudge into pumpkins then dip them in
orange candy melts and add a fudge stem to make these cute Thanksgiving treats.
Color pound cake batter with red, yellow, and food coloring to create
these pretty pound cake leaves and pumpkins for your Thanksgiving dessert.
Thanksgiving will be a little sweeter if you serve these cute peanut butter cookie turkeys.
They are simple to make and decorate.
These cheese bread leaves and pumpkins will look so beautiful in your Thanksgiving bread basket.
Bake apple pies in a Nordic Ware pan to make these pretty leaves, pumpkins, and acorns.
Break open an ear of corn-shaped cookie to find candy hiding inside.
Decorate pumpkin pie spice whoopie pies to look like pumpkins using fondant leaves.
This three-dimensional cheese bread turkey will really look impressive on your
Thanksgiving dinner table. It tastes great too.
These cranberry turkey salad crescent roll cornucopia make a great Black Friday lunch.
Your kids will have fun decorating these cute Thanksgiving treats. It’s easy and fun.
Dip pretzel rods in milk chocolate then decorate them using modeling chocolate.
Decorate milk chocolate pretzels using modeling chocolate.
Or dip the pretzels in a combination of milk and dark chocolate to create these cuties.
Or dip the pretzels in peanut butter chips and milk chocolate to make these sweet scarecrows.
Cut pie dough into pumpkins then stuff them with pumpkin pie filling
to make these cute little pumpkin-shaped hand pies.
There’s no reason you can’t make a healthy treat look festive and fun too!
Each of these pumpkins is made with a blend of raisins and peanuts.
Stuff pumpkin-shaped pizza crust with a three-cheese filling.
This is a great alternative for your family members who aren’t fans of a traditional turkey dinner.
These little pumpkin-shaped pita chips are super easy to make for Thanksgiving.
Serve them as an appetizer by themselves or with a dip.
Swap out pumpkin pie spiced filling for the traditional peanut butter fudge
in these delicious chocolate cups to give as a Thanksgiving hostess gift.
Decorate store-bought or homemade rice krispie treats with a pretty fall tree.
Making this 3-D turkey cake is quite an undertaking but it is sure to surprise and impress your family.
Here’s another recipe for creating pretty leaves for your Thanksgiving dessert.
It’s easy to make these Thanksgiving cookies by stacking up round chocolate cookies.
Each pilgrim hat is then decorated with modeling chocolate. Simple and cute.
Use the same chocolate cookie dough to make these pumpkin mousse-filled desserts.
Toss leaf-shaped fry bread into cinnamon sugar to create a sweet Thanksgiving day breakfast.
Add some pumpkin spice to your cut out cookies then decorate them with delicious
royal icing that is made with maple syrup.
Not only are these donut holes flavored with pumpkin and spice but
they are decorated to look like pumpkins too.
Make your Thanksgiving a little more fun by serving this cute and quirky turkey cake.
Paint sugar cookies with food coloring using watercolor techniques.
Kids will have so much fun crafting these cute little turkeys
using brightly colored candy melts.
Use fondant decorated cookies as place cards this year.
They’ll look so cute on your table and can be enjoyed for dessert.
I continue to make and share new Thanksgiving recipes each year,
so be sure to check out my Thanksgiving recipes page for any new recipe posts.