Turkey in a Cup

These cute turkey appetizers are sure to be a hit at Thanksgiving!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 5

1/2
cup spinach dip
4
oz cream cheese (from 8-oz package), softened
Large yellow, red, green and orange bell peppers
1/4
cup sweet peas

  • 1 In small bowl, beat spinach dip and cream cheese with electric mixer on high speed about 1 minute or until well mixed.
  • 2 Cut turkey head from yellow bell pepper. Cut 1/2-inch triangle from red bell pepper for turkey wattle. Cut 1/2x1-inch strips from desired colors of bell peppers for feathers.
  • 3 Spoon 2 tablespoons dip into each of 5 (2- to 3-oz) cups. Place turkey head in cup; attach peas for eyes using spinach dip. Insert pepper triangle for turkey wattle. Place colored pepper strips behind head for feathers.

Expert Tips

The spinach dip can be made a day ahead; cover and refrigerate.

Make this turkey more fun by using different shapes of small shot glasses.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
350%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.