Make your Thanksgiving kids table go from snooze to cool with these ten awesome treats that your younger guests will love.
Thanksgiving pie is definitely a tradition that should not be lost, but why not give the desserts at the kids table a turkey day makeover? These 10 treats are not only yummy for the little ones, they'll definitely bring some holiday delight.
1. Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcakes
These adorable Thanksgiving turkey cupcakes
will get gobbled up in two seconds flat. Don't be surprised if a few make their way to the adults table!
2. Cornucopia Snacks
The best snacks are the ones that come in cute containers you can eat! Fill these Cornucopia snacks
with your favorite dried fruit, nuts and Cheerios for a super sweet treat.
3. Cookie Turkeys
In addition to dessert, Cookie Turkeys
can also be a great activity for your little guests. Bake the cookies beforehand, and then set out frosting and candies after dinner so that kids can decorate their own.
4. Thanksgiving Pizza
After seeing this dessert, you may just want to skip the turkey and dressing all together. The kids probably wouldn't mind. After all, who wouldn't want Thanksgiving Pizza
5. Crustless Pumpkin PieCrustless Pumpkin Pie
is a sweet little twist on this holiday classic. It's almost like a PBJ without the crust...but in pie form. Kids will love it!
6. Turkey Gobbler Cake
The Turkey Gobbler Cake
can double as both a dessert and table centerpiece. Beware: tiny fingers may not be able to resist swiping some frosting during dinner!
7. Tom the Turkey Cookie
Get a little creative with cookie dough to make these cute Tom the Turkey Cookies
8. Kid Salad
If you want to try to be a little healthy, this Kid Salad
is so cute they'll forget that it's not "dessert." You can also dress this up in the form of a turkey: fill the celery sticks with peanut butter to position as feathers and use the peach as the body. Then use marshmallows and dried cranberries for the head and eyes. Don't be afraid to experiment.
9. Spicy Pumpkin BarsSpicy pumpkin bars
are great bite-sized desserts that can make for quick clean up!
10. Mini Yogurt Cups
Cookie cups make a great container for yogurt. Check out this recipe for mini yogurt cups
to see just how easy these little guys are to whip together.