Turkey Haystack Cookies {Cute Thanksgiving Dessert}

These Turkey Haystack Cookies are a fun treat for Thanksgiving. Kids and adults will love this Cute Thanksgiving Dessert. The bonus of making these silly chocolate turkeys is that they are super easy to make…

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Turkey Haystack Cookies – Cute Thanksgiving Dessert

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I love taking classic treats and turning them into something silly and fun. These turkeys are so cute.

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These haystack cookies can be made one to two weeks in advance, making these fun Thanksgiving treats the perfect make ahead treat for your holiday.

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How long will Haystack Cookies last at Room Temperature?

  • Keep no bake haystack cookies covered in a container and at room temperature for up to 2 weeks

Should I refrigerate my Chocolate Haystack Cookies?

  • You should not refrigerate your chocolate cookie. Chocolate will take on condensation from the refrigerator possible causing it to crystalize and form unsightly white spots on your cookies
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Here’s my recipe for this Thanksgiving Turkey Treat…

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Turkey Haystack Cookies {Cute Thanksgiving Dessert}

Easy to make and so delicious. These haystack cookies are the perfect Thanksgiving treat.
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 36
Calories: 90cal
Author: Melissa


  • wax paper
  • mixing bowls


  • 2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 10 oz. butterscotch chips
  • 4 cups crunchy chow mein noodles
  • wax paper
  • 1 11 oz. Autumn mix candy corn – you'll want the ones with orange tips plus the traditional ones
  • 72 Candy eyeballs


  • In a microwave proof bowl, or in a metal bowl over simmering water on the stove – melt the chocolate and butterscotch chips until smooth
  • Fold in chow mein noodles and coat them with chocolate
  • Tear off a sheet of wax paper and place it on your work surface
  • Begin spooning mounds of chocolate noodles onto the wax paper
  • Decorate with eyes
  • Break off an orange tip from the candy corn to place beaks under eyes
  • Then, carefully place candy corn pointed tip side down into your back of your turkeys for feathers


  • If the candy corn falls off, then just glue it back on with melted chocolate – OR – use nutella as glue
  • *semi sweet chocolate is a soft chocolate and so is butterscotch – Think about candy bar – It will react to the heat of your hand and start to melt a little bit. My solution is to use chocolate candy melts. This won’t give you the butterscotch and chocolate flavor but it will maintain the structure and hold onto the candy corn a little better. It’s up to you – either one works – it’s just that candy melt is a little stronger
nutrition facts are only an estimate 


Calories: 90cal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 44mg | Potassium: 63mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg
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