Are your kids getting excited for Thanksgiving?  If you want to peak their interest in this awesome family holiday, let them help in the kitchen.  Today on Family Food Live, we shared 5 Fun, Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes your entire family will love.

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Now on to today’s recipes!


Homemade Apple Cider

Shopping List:

  • 8 cups Apple Cider
  • 4 strips Lemon Zest
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1 teaspoon Whole Cloves
  • Apple Slices


  • In a large saucepan, bring the cider, lemon zest and spices to a boil
  • Cover and let steep for at least 20 minutes
  • Using a ladle, scoop out the liquid only (leave the solids in the pot)
  • Serve


Turkey Rice Krispie Treats

Shopping List:

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 10oz bag marshmallows
  • 5 cup Rice Krispies Cereal
  • Chocolate chips
  • Hershey Kisses
  • Candy Corn


  • Cook the rice krispies treats first. Melt butter in a large saucepan and add marshmallows, stirring constantly
  • Remove from heat and fold in rice krispies until coated
  • Spread the rice krispies mixture on a lined baking sheet and allow to set up to 30 minutes
  • Using a cookie cutter, cut circles out of the mixture
  • In the center of the treat, push an upside down Hershey kiss into the center
  • Using decorating icing, attach the candy corn for feathers and chocolate chips for eyes


Vegetable Turkey

Shopping List:

  • Red Pepper, cut into slices
  • Green Pepper, cut into slices
  • Yellow Pepper, cut into slices
  • Celery sticks
  • Carrot sticks
  • Black Olives
  • Cucumbers, cut into slices
  • Yellow Squash
  • For the Honey Dipping Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Yellow Mustard
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • Pinch Salt


  • Fan the peppers for the turkey feather first, layer by color (Red, Green & Yellow)
  • Add the carrot and celery sticks
  • Layer with black olives
  • Add cucumber slices
  • Then add the squash as the head of the turkey
  • Mix all the ingredients for the dipping sauce and serve with the veggie tray


Fruity Feather Turkey

Shopping List:

  • Fruit Roll Ups
  • Nutter Butter peanut butter sandwich cookies
  • Vanilla decorating icing
  • Chocolate chips
  • Candy Corn


  • Unroll the fruit snack and cut several pieces into a rectangle…then a scallop shape on one side
  • Separate the cookie and place the fruit snack into the cookie to make tail feathers, but the cookie back together
  • You can also cut up the fruit snack into feet and place at the bottom of the cookie
  • Using icing to attach eyes and candy corn as the nose


Holiday Cornucopia

Shopping List

  • Sugar Cones
  • 1 cup Chocolate Chips, melted
  • Sprinkles
  • M&M’s
  • Candy Corn
  • Thanksgiving candy


  • Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave for 1 minute
  • Dip the top of the cone into the chocolate then add sprinkles
  • Place the cone on a non-stick baking sheet and place in refrigerator until the chocolate sets
  • Fill the cone with M&M’s, Candy Corn and Thanksgiving candy

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