Introduction: Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies

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A very tasty treat for the Thanksgiving holiday that can be prepared in just a few simple steps.

What you'll need:
3/4 cup of Crisco
1 cup of sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon of vanilla
2.5 cups of flour
A bowl to mix things in
A greased cookie sheet
A mixer of some sort
Sprinkles, chocolate chips, etc
Cookie cutters
A knife

Before you begin be sure to preheat your oven to 400 degrees.

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Mix together 3/4 cup of Crisco, 1 cup of sugar, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon of vanilla in a bowl thoroughly.

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After mixing, pour 2.5 cups of flour into the mixture.

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Stir the flour into the mixture evenly.

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After mixing in the flour, place the dough on a cookie sheet and flatten out.

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Place your hand in the dough and use a knife to cut an outline of it in the dough.

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Seperate the outlining dough away from the hand.

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Using chocolate chips, sprinkles, etc, decorate the cookie to your liking.

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Use cookie cutters to shape the remainig dough and decorate to your liking.

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Place the cookies on a greased baking sheet.

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Place the cookies in the oven and bake for 10 minutes.

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Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes.

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hammertong (author)2013-11-26

These are in the oven right now. The dough was pretty dry, so we added an extra egg and it came out pretty good. We made a whole bunch of hand turkeys with my 2 year old's hand.

hammertong (author)hammertong2013-11-26

We ate half of them before I remembered to take a picture.

poofrabbit (author)2012-11-28

Very cute!  You should enter it here:

poofrabbit (author)2012-11-28

Very cute, you should enter it here:

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