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Turkey Pretzel Jar

Gobble, gobble! How adorable is this Turkey Pretzel Jar? With yummy, sprinkle covered “feathers” sticking out, this is sweet treat is perfect for dressing up your holiday table or for bringing in for a teacher snack. Easy to make and so much fun to give, this is an affordable DIY that makes a pretty grand impression. Everyone who sees it is sure to ooh and ahh over this cute turkey!

turkey pretzel jar for Thanksgiving

What You’ll Need To Make A Turkey Pretzel Jar:

Turkey Pretzel Jar

How To Make A Turkey Pretzel Jar:

Melt the candy melts according to package instructions.  When I am covering pretzels I like to melt my candy melts in a cup making it easy to dunk the rods into.

Turkey Pretzel Jar

Prep your counter while the candy is melting.  Place a piece of parchment paper on the counter.  Pour a pile of sprinkles for rolling your dipped pretzels in.

Once the candy is melted, cover the end of your pretzel rod.

Turkey Pretzel Jar

Working quickly, roll your pretzel rod in the fall sprinkles.

Turkey Pretzel Jar

Place the rod on the parchment paper to harden.  

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Fill your mason jar with brown candy.

Cut out an orange triangle (beak) and a red wavy shape (wattle).

Hot glue eyes, beak and wattle to the jar.

Turkey Pretzel Jar

Once the pretzel rods have hardened, push them into the candy in the jar.  

Pro Tip:  Parchment paper is so important for this! Not only does it make clean up so easy, but nothing will stick to it.  Aluminum foil and wax paper can stick to the covered pretzel and cause other problems. I honestly have been using parchment paper for just about everything in my kitchen! I love it. Try it and I think you will be hooked too.

turkey pretzel jar for Thanksgiving



Tuesday 15th of November 2016

I love googly eyed turkeys. The turkey jar craft is so cute and the pretzels are the perfect thing to go inside. #HomeMattersParty


Thursday 10th of November 2016

I totally want to put these on our Thanksgiving tables this year! (And a few extras because I would totally be snacking on them before dinner! Lol) Thanks for sharing your super fun treat with us at Merry Monday this week!

Nina Lewis

Tuesday 17th of November 2015

I've stumbled across your blog and found this absolutely delightful post! What a clever idea! I think I'm going to make several of these turkeys to have around on Thanksgiving day. (I think I'm going to fill it with Whoppers. I love them!)

I have a link party and I invite you to share this idea there. It's Party in Your PJs on my Grandma Ideas site I think my readers will love this idea as much as I do. (Feel free to share several ideas!)

My link party goes through Sunday night at midnight. I hope you'll be able to participate.

Warmest regards, Nina