How to make a festive and delicious Turkey Snack Board for everyone to gobble up at your Thanksgiving gatherings!

Turkey Snack Board by The BakerMama

Gobble! Gobble! Gone!

How cute is this Turkey Snack Board?! I’m on a holiday-themed food board building kick and I just couldn’t resist creating my latest twist on a holiday cheese tray: this edible turkey for Thanksgiving! I’m pretty sure everyone will… gobble up this version of a charcuterie board!

Watch Me Make a Turkey Snack Board

Step into the kitchen with me to make this festive board for Thanksgiving.

An Unforgettable Thanksgiving Charcuterie Board

This cheese board features vegetables, fruits, nuts, and crackers for has the perfect balance of snacks to keep everyone happy until the feast is ready. It would be great served on its own for a school party or playdate. This simple turkey snack board makes a great addition to your grown up Thanksgiving charcuterie board!

Everyone will go crazy over how cute and tasty it is!

Turkey Snack Board by The BakerMama

It’s super easy and fun to make with simple and healthy snacks.

Turkey Snack Board by The BakerMama

How to Make a Turkey Snack Board

I used a 15-inch round wooden board, but you could use any round board or serving platter you have.

  • It all starts with a brown Bosc pear which has an elongated neck to it creating the perfect shape for the turkey’s body. Just cut it in half and place the cut side down at the bottom of the board.
  • From there, I fanned out all the snacks to look like turkey feathers. I put Scalloped Crackers Trio from Trader Joe’s first and then two lines of the Sharp Cheddar Cheese Cracker Cuts from Trader Joe’s in between the lines of crackers.
Turkey Snack Board by The BakerMama
  • On the left half of the board, I added green grapes, red apple slices, roasted almonds, baby carrots, snow peas and dried cherries to fill the left side in.
  • On the right side of the board, I added red grapes, green apple slices, candied pecans, dried apricots, snow peas and dried cherries to fill the right side in. You could also add slices of Bosc pear to fill it in!
Turkey Snack Board by The BakerMama
  • For the eyes, I used macadamia nuts cut in halves with a piece of dried cherry stuck to the middle of the flat side of each one. I placed them on the pear, flat side up, with a little honey to hold them in place.
  • For the beak, I cut a corner off of one of the cheddar cracker cuts and placed it on the pear upside down.
  • For the wattle, I cut a small piece of a red bell pepper, but you could also cut a small piece of red apple, and placed it on the pear with a little honey to help it stick.
  • And for the turkey legs, I used two candied pecans and stuck them at the bottom of the pear with a little honey to hold them in place.

Ta-Da! That’s all there is to it. You’ve got an adorable and delicious Turkey Snack Board that’s sure to impress and satisfy all your guests!

Turkey Snack Board by The BakerMama

More Holiday Board Inspiration

Happy Turkey Day! If you do make this Turkey Snack Board, be sure to snap a picture and share it with me or tag me on Instagram @thebakermama so I can see. ???? I love seeing how inspired and creative y’all get with the recipes I share. Enjoy!

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Turkey Snack Board

  • Author: Maegan – The BakerMama
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Category: Appetizer

Description

How to make a festive and delicious Turkey Snack Board for everyone to gobble up at your Thanksgiving gatherings!


Ingredients

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  • 1 brown Bosc pear
  • variety of scalloped crackers
  • cheddar cheese cracker cuts
  • green grapes
  • red grapes
  • red apple slices
  • green apple slices
  • roasted almond
  • candied pecans
  • dried apricots
  • baby carrots
  • snow peas
  • dried cherries
  • macadamia nut halves, for eyes
  • red bell pepper, for snood
  • honey, for sticking items to pear

Instructions

  1. Use a 15-inch round wooden board or any round board or serving platter you have.
  2. Cut the brown Bosc pear in half and place the cut side down at the bottom of the board.
  3. From the pear, fan out all of the snacks to look like turkey feathers. The scalloped crackers first and then two lines of the cheese cracker cuts between the lines of crackers.
  4. On the left half of the board, add the green grapes, red apple slices, roasted almonds, baby carrots, snow peas, and dried cherries to fill the left side in.
  5. On the right side of the board, add the red grapes, green apple slices, candied walnuts, dried apricots, snow peas and dried cherries to fill the right side in.
  6. For the eyes, use two macadamia nut halves with a piece of dried cherry stuck to the middle of the flat side of each one. Place them on the pear, flat side up, with a little honey to hold them in place.
  7. For the beak, cut a corner off of one of the cheddar cracker cuts and place it on the pear upside down.
  8. For the snood, cut a small piece of a red bell pepper or red apple and place it on the pear under the beak with a little honey.
  9. And for the feet, place two candied pecans at the bottom of the pear with a little honey so they stick in place.
  10. Serve and enjoy!

About The BakerMama

Maegan is the author of the best-selling Beautiful Boards and its next-level follow-up, Spectacular Spreads. She started blogging in 2012 and has over 700 original recipes on The BakerMama. She truly enjoys sharing her easy, family-friendly recipes, creative meal ideas, food board creations, and entertaining spreads to encourage others to get in the kitchen and make something memorable for their loved ones to enjoy together. Learn More

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    1. Hi KC! I just slice the apples thin and place them on the board to where as little of the white part is showing as possible. The hold up pretty great for a few hours. I don’t like brushing my sliced apples with lemon or soaking them in water beforehand because I think that it takes away from the flavor of the apples which is most important. Hope this helps!

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