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These Thanksgiving Cookies Are *Almost* Too Cute to Gobble Up — 6 Easy Recipes

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Pie may take center stage when it comes to Thanksgiving desserts — and we do love a slice of pumpkin piled high with whipped cream — but we like to make the holiday even sweeter with cookies. They’re perfect for making your dessert spread extra memorable, plus they double as great hostess gifts. And thanks to the pros in the Woman’s World test kitchen, our easy how-tos make these recipes so simple to bake up. So keep scrolling for the Thanksgiving cookies that’ll have everyone smiling.

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Loved ones are sure to be sweet on these cute treats — and you’ll love that they’re easy as, er, pie to make. You can also pair them with our Friendsgiving ideas for the ultimate gathering. Click through for more ways to celebrate Thanksgiving.

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1. Turkey Cookie Cake

Turkey Cookie Cake (Thanksgiving Cookies)

Easy to make with ready-to-roll cookie dough, cake mix and colorful icings, your family will have fun creating — and eating — this sweet holiday bird. To make it even faster, start with a store-bought Bundt.

2. Cake Pop Turkey Cookies

Cake Pop Turkey Cookies (Thanksgiving Cookies)

Guests will gobble up these cute cranberry cake ball and cookie creations that can double as place cards, too.

3. Thanksgiving Cookie Bouquet

Thanksgiving Cookie Bouquet (Thanksgiving Cookies)

Our amazing cookie bouquet will be the star of your Thanksgiving gathering — It also doubles as a sweet hostess gift.

4. Chocolate-Covered Oreo Turkeys

Chocolate-Covered Oreo Turkeys (Thanksgiving Cookies)

For delicious memories, get the whole family involved in decorating these sweet turkeys.

5. Cookie Turkey with Cheesecake Dip

Cookie Turkey with Cheesecake Dip (Thanksgiving cookies)

We stuffed this cookie turkey platter with vanilla-spice cheesecake dip for a sweet holiday ending that everyone’ll be thankful for.

6. Chocolate Turkey Cookie Stacks

Chocolate Turkey Cookie Stacks (Thanksgiving Cookies)

Add a little personality to your Thanksgiving dessert table with our oh-so-cute Oreo turkeys.

For more Thanksgiving fun, click through the links below:

Our 5 Best-Ever Thanksgiving Appetizers for a Wow-Worthy Start to Your Holiday

16 Easy and Delicious Casserole Recipes Perfect for Your Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving Jokes That Will Have You Laughing Off All Those Pumpkin-Spiced Calorie

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