Thanksgiving menus are loaded with mouthwatering, delicious choices from turkey to pie – but are you looking for some recipe inspiration for the kids this festive season? Take a look at these fun Thanksgiving recipes for kids that they will enjoy making, and love “gobbling” up!
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Take your inspiration from Thanksgiving classics like turkey, pumpkin and autumn leaves – then let your creative side loose!
Bite-size bits are great for kids, and offer plenty of quick options which are perfect for little tums.
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Thanksgiving Recipes for Kids
#1. Thanksgiving Turkey Pancakes
A simple Thanksgiving breakfast that the kids will love – we love this idea from Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons! Use cookie cutters to make shapes and fruit to decorate.
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#2. Turkey Fruit Platter
This Turkey fruit platter from Clean and Scentsible could be a healthy Thanksgiving snack for the kids or an alternative dessert with chocolate fondue.
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#3. Pumpkin Pie Sugar Cookies
These bite-sized and very more-ish pumpkin pie sugar cookies from Sweet Sugarbelle are incredibly cute – and one of our favourite Thanksgiving recipes to enjoy.
They are the perfect size for little ones, and make a great autumn-inspired treat.
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4. Cornucopia Cake Pops
These cornucopia cake pops from My Cupcake Addiction would be a fabulous addition to any Thanksgiving celebration. And who doesn’t love a cake pop!
#5. Turkey Pizza
Turn a pizza into a Thanksgiving treat, with pepperoni/salami, peppers and olives, like this idea from Growing Up Bilingual.
The kids will love this in the run up to Thanksgiving, or if they have friends over to play during the holidays.
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6. Pilgrim Hat Cookies
How cute are these?! The kids will love helping to make (and eat!) these simple Pilgrim Hat Cookies from Snack Picks, using cookies and marshmallows dipped in chocolate.
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#7. Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcakes
Another of these Thanksgiving recipes that the kids can have fun baking and decorating are these turkey cupcakes from Six Sisters’ Stuff.
They are so cute and would make a lovely sweet treat or Thanksgiving dessert for the holidays.
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