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Gobble latte coffee spoons are the best way to sweeten your morning cup

Sandra Denneler is a SheKnows Expert who's been making and doing her entire life. Growing up, her favorite book was the 1973 World Book Encyclopedia's Childcraft Volume 11, Make and Do. An art director at Wichita State University, Sandra...

Adorable chocolate spoons that look like turkeys melt into your coffee for a sweet (and festive) treat

Stir up some fun at Thanksgiving with gobble latte coffee spoons — made from caramel, chocolate and colored sanding sugars. These birds will add just the right buzz to your favorite hot beverage.

Adorable chocolate spoons that look like turkeys melt into your coffee for a sweet (and festive) treat

This isn't just a sweet recipe, but it's a fun craft too. Serve these elegant melting spoons with your after-dinner coffee or hot cocoa. They are fun for kids, but beautiful and festive enough for adults.

Adorable chocolate spoons that look like turkeys melt into your coffee for a sweet (and festive) treat

Gobble latte coffee spoons

Ingredients:

  • Red, yellow and orange sanding sugars
  • Caramel squares
  • White chocolate chips (melted)
  • Chocolate chips
  • Hershey's Kisses

Directions:

1. Soften caramels, 10 seconds each, in a microwave. Divide each caramel in half and spread into spoon heads.

Adorable chocolate spoons that look like turkeys melt into your coffee for a sweet (and festive) treat

2. Melt three to four ounces of white chocolate in a microwave-safe dish. Pour into a small plastic squeeze bottle or plastic zip-close bag (cutting off the very tip.) Pipe a line of white chocolate down the front of the Hershey's Kiss to form the turkey waddle.

Adorable chocolate spoons that look like turkeys melt into your coffee for a sweet (and festive) treat

3. Dip in red sanding sugar. Repeat this step with all remaining Hershey's Kisses.

Adorable chocolate spoons that look like turkeys melt into your coffee for a sweet (and festive) treat

4. Squeeze small dollops of white chocolate on the very tip of each Hershey's Kiss and attach the chocolate chips to form the heads.

Adorable chocolate spoons that look like turkeys melt into your coffee for a sweet (and festive) treat

5. Pipe radiating lines of white chocolate onto the caramel spoon heads.

Adorable chocolate spoons that look like turkeys melt into your coffee for a sweet (and festive) treat

6. Dip the spoon into the red sanding sugar, tapping off the excess. Pipe more lines of white chocolate next to the red lines.

Adorable chocolate spoons that look like turkeys melt into your coffee for a sweet (and festive) treat

7. Dip the spoon in yellow sanding sugar. Fill in between the red and yellow lines with more lines of white chocolate, then dip the spoon in orange sanding sugar. Tapping off the excess sugar each time.

Adorable chocolate spoons that look like turkeys melt into your coffee for a sweet (and festive) treat

8. Add a small dollop of white chocolate in front and attach the finished chocolate turkey bodies to each spoon.

Adorable chocolate spoons that look like turkeys melt into your coffee for a sweet (and festive) treat

And your gobble latte coffee spoon is complete.

Adorable chocolate spoons that look like turkeys melt into your coffee for a sweet (and festive) treat

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