Vegetarian Christmas Turkey Fruit Platter and Thanksgiving Vegetarian Turkey

Vegetarian Christmas Turkey Fruit Platter and Thanksgiving Vegetarian Turkey

This is a quick easy platter to make to keep Christmas festive and healthy.  Mandarins, Kiwi Fruit, Strawberries, Boysenberries, Cheddar Cheese or Hard cheese and Black Grapes.

For the turkey itself:  Cut a pear in half, take the seeds out and a little of the core, use currants or raisins for the eyes, cut the nose and feet out with a hard cheese. Cut little bits out of the pear to place the eyes, nose and feet in.

Tip: you can use a little bit of dip or cream cheese to place in the holes to secure the raisins and cheese in place.

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21 thoughts on “Vegetarian Christmas Turkey Fruit Platter and Thanksgiving Vegetarian Turkey

  1. This is awesome.. i was thinking maybe putting those little squares of cheese in the fan as well- What a great idea! I’m going to make this up to take for my Thanksgiving offering. = ) Thank you so much for this idea!!

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    • Hi Lori, No I don’t. I use a round platter with a lower section in the middle part. A curved platter would also work. I find using lots of fruit helps it stay in place. (With the grapes leaving them on the vine in smaller groups seems to work well). Another idea is to make it on the table where you are serving the guests with the fruit in separate bowls as you make it for ease. Then you don’t have to move it before your guests arrive, kind regards and enjoy your celebrations Lynda

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  2. Does it travel well? Would like to bring to my daughter’s house but it’s a two hour drive. I could hold it on my lap, I’m NOT driving!

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