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A Breakfast All Your Little Turkeys Will Love to Gobble Up

Didn’t mama ever tell you not to play with your food? Bend the rules a bit with this fun waffle turkey that is sure to please even the pickiest eater. It’s perfect as a kids Thanksgiving breakfast or a fun surprise for any day that needs a little extra magic.

Waffle Turkey Kids Thanksgiving Breakfast

Waffle Turkey Breakfast
1 slice of bread
1 frozen waffle (I use Kashi Cinnamon Waffles)
2 tablespoons peanut butter (or your favorite allergen-friendly alternative)
1/4 banana
2 chocolate chips
7-10 raisins
1 mandarin orange
1/2 apple

Cut a tall trapezoid from your piece of bread by slicing two diagonals and removing the top and bottom crusts.

Toast the frozen waffle. Coat one side of the bread trapezoid with peanut butter and stick it (PB side down) to the middle of the waffle. Cut two pieces of bread crust to a length of 1/2″ each for the legs.

Waffle Turkey Kids Thanksgiving Breakfast

Use peanut butter again to stick two slices of banana to the bread for eyes.

Waffle Turkey Kids Thanksgiving Breakfast

With your waffle turkey on a plate, place a chocolate chip in the middle of each eye. Position a raisin for a beak, as well as three raisins per leg for feet. (You can also swap out the chocolate chips for raisins, if you wish.)

Waffle Turkey Kids Thanksgiving Breakfast

Peel and separate your mandarin orange. Set two slices atop the waffle for wings.

Waffle Turkey Kids Thanksgiving Breakfast

Cut half of an apple into slices. Tuck the tips of 6-7 apple slices beneath the top of the waffle for the tail feathers. Arrange the remaining orange wedges on top of the apples. Don’t forget to cut a small triangle of red apple skin for the turkey’s wattle by his beak.

Waffle Turkey Kids Thanksgiving Breakfast

Meant to be gobbled up as finger food, this kids Thanksgiving breakfast is sure to be a hit with crowds of all ages. Tell everyone you’re “serving turkey” for breakfast, and watch as the groans turn to giggles with your special surprise!

Waffle Turkey Kids Thanksgiving Breakfast

2 Comments

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    Thanks for sharing glorious ideas. You truly help me to make meals very interesting, delicious and healthy. My kids are fall in love with this idea.
    I am going to throw a birthday party for my nephew. Please, do a favour for me. I would very appreciate if you share the link for gluten free cakes / desserts.

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