Gobble Gobble! Gluten Free Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcakes are the cutest thing to ever hit the dessert table! Easy and the perfect Thanksgiving dessert to make with kids!
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Wide Eyed Turkey Cupcakes
How cute are these? I mean really, you almost don’t even want to eat them they are so dang adorable. Of course, if you have kids (or just about anyone) they aren’t going to last long! These Thanksgiving cupcakes are so simple to make and perfect for even those who aren’t baking experts.
With their wide eyes and candy corn feathers, these gluten free Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcakes are just to fun.
Gluten Free Cupcakes
People often shy away from gluten free cupcakes, but if you don’t tell them, they won’t know. You can use a mix, or since you already have a box of Chocolate Creme Cookies, you can make these Chocolate Creme Cupcakes. They are so good!
The decorations are super simple to make, all you need is gluten free chocolate creme cookies, gluten free fudge striped cookies, gluten free candy corn, gluten free licorice or gluten free Swedish fish and brown M&M’s. Use whatever flavor cupcake you like and a can of gluten free chocolate frosting.
Steps to Making a Gluten Free Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcake
There are 3 parts to creating the Turkey Cupcake. First, you are going to make the eyes. You need two cookies for each cupcake. You will only use the side with the white part, so feel free to eat the other half.
The eyes and feather’s are glued on using the chocolate frosting.
Finding gluten free candy corn can be tricky. Yum Earth, Brach’s (only the one specifically labeled gluten free), and Jelly Belly make gluten free versions.
Once you have all your pieces ready, the Thanksgiving cupcakes are super quick to put together!
I am so in love with these gluten free turkey cupcakes. For the chocolate creme cookies and fudge stripe cookies I used Goodie Girl Cookies. They are one of my favorite gluten free cookie brands and they are also made in a dedicated peanut free facility. You can find them in various stores or order them through Amazon.
For another great gluten free Thanksgiving Turkey Treat idea using the Goodie Girl Fudge Stripe Cookies, be sure to check out these Turkey’s from Mi Gluten Free Gal!
Your Thanksgiving table is going to look amazing with these gluten free turkey cupcakes. When you make them, be sure to tag me on Instagram (@eatatourtable) so I can see your creations!
Gluten Free Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcake
- 12 gluten free cupcakes
- 24 gluten free chocolate creme cookies
- 12 gluten free fudge stripe cookies
- 24 m & m's
- 72 pieces gluten free candy corn
- 12 pieces gluten free swedish fish or gluten free licorice
- 1 can gluten free chocolate frosting
- Separate chocolate creme cookies. Use frosting to add M & M eyes.
- Use chocolate frosting to glue candy corn feathers to the back of the fudge stripe cookie.
- Cut pieces of the Swedish fish or the licorice for the gobbler.
- Frost cupcakes with chocolate frosting.
- Stick fudge stripe cookie into back of cupcake for the feathers.
- Add the chocolate creme cookie eyes.
- Add a candy corn (or orange M & M) for the beak and add the licorice for the gobbler.