Surprise the kids with these adorable Pilgrim Cookies at Thanksgiving. You only need 4 ingredients to make Pilgrim hat cookies for an easy no bake treat. 

Pilgrim Hat Cookies
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Easy Pilgrim Hat Cookies:

If you are looking for a really cute idea for Thanksgiving, these no bake Thanksgiving pilgrim cookies are the best. These no bake cookies are fun to make and always a crowd favorite. With only 4 really simple ingredients, anyone can make these. 

Kids will go crazy over these cookies and they are pretty tasty. Everyone will love these fun little pilgrim hat cookies.  Check out all our Thanksgiving Cookies Recipes.

We also love to make Witch hat cookies and Turkey Cupcakes Recipe. No bake treats really are so fun and easy.

If you feel like baking try, 51 Easy Thanksgiving Cupcakes .

Ingredients for Easy Pilgrim Hat Cookies:

Pilgrim Hat Cookies

How to Make Pilgrim Hat Cookies:

  • Step 1 – Place the fudge stripe cookies upside down so that the chocolate part is facing up.
  • Step 2 – With the pre-made frosting, place a circle around the center of the cookie.
  • Step 3 – Next, press the peanut butter cups upside down onto the middle of the icing.
  • Step 4 – Allow the icing to seep out of the sides of the peanut butter cups. This gives them the appearance of a hat brim. 
  • Step 5 – Cut off the orange portion of each candy corn. Then place them on the center of the rim to create the buckle on the hat.
  • Step 6 – Serve and enjoy these delicious Pilgrim Cookies. Let us know how the turned out. I know the kids will love these cookies. 
Pilgrim Hat Cookies

Recipe Variations:

  • Change the Candy – Substitute the candy corn to Peanut Butter chips as well. 
  • Cookie – The Fudge Strip Cookie makes the perfect bottom Thanksgiving treat. But any flat cookie will work with this recipe.
  • Frosting – Have fun with the icing and use different colors. You can use frosting and dye yellow with food coloring or make your own. Orange frosting would also work for this cookies.
  • Decorating the Hats – Feel free to decorate the Pilgrim Hats in many different ways. Add sprinkles to the top or mini chocolate chips.
Pilgrim Hat Cookies
  • Icing – We like using decorated icing to easily add to the cookie. But if you are using frosting, place it in a frosting bag to add to the cookie. You can also use a zip lock bag.
  • Decorating – Have fun with kids and make these Easy Thanksgiving Dessert.
  • Work Surface – To easily decorate the cookie, place the fudge stripe cookie on a flat work surface.
  • Rest Cookies – We recommend allowing the frosting to set before serving.
Pilgrim Hat Cookies on a table

How to Store Cookies:

Place the cookies in an air tight container at room temperature. These cookies will last about a week. The perfect cookie to make ahead of time.

Can you Freeze Pilgrim Hats Cookies?

Yes, these cookies can be placed in the freezer. Store them in an air tight freezer container and place in the freezer. They will last about 3 months if stored properly.

This helps them to last longer and prevents them from going stale.

Pilgrim Hat Cookies stacked on a table

We love making holiday treats especially ones that are no bake. These cookies take less than 30 minutes to prepare and make the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table.

We have even placed them as centerpieces on our holiday table. You only need 4 ingredients to make these dessert which makes them budget friendly.

Print Recipe for Pilgrim Hat Cookies:

Pilgrim Cookies

5 from 7 votes
Surprise the kids with adorable Pilgrim Cookies at Thanksgiving. You only need 4 ingredients to make no bake Pilgrim hat cookies.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 24
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 116

Ingredients

  • 24 Fudge Stripe Cookies
  • 24 Miniature Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Unwrapped
  • 24 Pieces Candy Corn
  • 4 oz Yellow Decorating Icing
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Instructions

  • Place the fudge strip cookies upside down so that the chocolate part is facing up.
  • With the pre-made frosting, place a circle around the center the cookie.
  • Press the peanut butter cups upside down onto the middle of the icing. Allow the icing to seep out of the sides of the peanut butter cups to give the appearance of a hat brim.
  • Cut off the orange portion of each candy corn and place theme on the center the of the rim to create the buckle on the hat. We also used some Peanut Butter chips as well!
  • Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

You can use any color icing or make your own! Also, you can use M&Ms or red hots for the buckle on the hat.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 116kcal, Carbohydrates 16g, Protein 1g, Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 1mg, Sodium 92mg, Potassium 51mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 12g, Vitamin A 4IU, Calcium 8mg, Iron 1mg

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I’m on a mission to help you create delicious desserts on a budget and do not require a ton of time. Together, we are going to make something sweet that the entire family will love!

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