13 Terribly-Terrific Thanksgiving Pinterest Fails We Are Eternally Grateful For

11/17/2015 at 11:23 AM ET

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While we’re partial to the beautifully roasted turkeys, perfect pies and mounds of leftovers that come with Thanksgiving, we’d also like to give thanks for Pinterest fails.

The fall feast prompts bakers, home cooks and Pinterest fanatics to craft every food imaginable into the shape of the turkey. Most of those attempts are met with success, while others (lucky for us) sadly result in failure.

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From lopsided Oreo balls to crudité that’s less inviting than a live turkey, take a peek at some of our favorites.


Okay, so these breakfast treats look a little cock-eyed, but cinnamon rolls and bacon are still an unbeatable combo.


I think @bethholly nailed it. #pinterest #pinterestfail #thanksgiving #nailedit

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Raw vegetables have never looked so…evil.


We think it’s safe to say these treats prove pumpkin pie is better left in its original form.

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Crafting small details like turkey eyes and beaks out of icing is clearly not this Instagram user‘s forte.


These gummy globs read more bug-like than bird-like.


Not even a heavy dusting of powdered sugar would save this user‘s failed attempt at the gorgeous fall dessert.


The face on this taste tester says it all.


You can use real leaves, it said… #itlied #pinterestfail

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Instructions for a crafty candleholder led this Instagram user to believe she could use real leaves. Turns out ‘#itlied,’ she wrote.


My poor attempt at apple turkeys. Forgot the beaks. Any other fun holiday snacks?

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“My poor attempt at apple turkeys. Forgot the beaks,” wrote this user. But we’re not sure that’s all they missed.


Following instructions was obviously not top of mind for this sweet and salty lover.


You miss 100% of the shots you don't take… #pinterestfail #fall

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“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take,” wrote this optimistic Instagram user. We’d urge him to keep shooting.


There’s no way this confection‘s presentation is any reflection of its taste. Salted caramel + apple + Snickers = perfection.


This is supposed to be a turkey. #pinterestfail #happynovember

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This user‘s craftsmanship could use some work but she gets an A+ for overall effort.

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—Ana Calderone, @anacalderone

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On a clear day, you can see forever—or at least that’s the wicked thought behind L.A. designer Agi Berliner’s transparent idea: see-through jeans. Exhibitionists notwithstanding, most folks wear them over bathing suits or as attention-getting evening wear with halters, garter belts and body stockings. Created for the disco crowd, the $34 jeans are selling like, well, hot pants. In just six weeks, 25,000 pairs have already been sold in such major department store chains as Macy’s, Bonwit’s and Saks.

“What’s limiting American designers is that we’re afraid to do something different,” says Berliner, 32, a Hungarian émigré who fled with her family to the U.S. in 1956. Agi thought up the gimmick in London while marveling at the way plastics were being employed by designers of punk fashion. In her L.A. office, where she designs for La Parisienne junior sportswear, Agi spent five days on the phone and six weeks testing to come up with the right plastic.

Agi herself tried out the French-cut jeans with the zipper in front, and quickly found several problems: Some plastics tore away from stitching, others wouldn’t bend and all fogged with perspiration. The ideal material proved to be a vinyl supplied by a bookbinder. The steam was eliminated with a series of vents behind the knees and in the crotch. “They’re no hotter than polyester pants,” claims Agi, “and if you wear them with tights, they won’t stick to your legs.”

Whatever the discomfort and despite the problem of Saturday night feverishness, discomaniacs report one major advantage of the plastic pants: no laundry bills. To keep Berliner’s see-through jeans clear, all the wearer needs is a little Windex.

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taxi21 on

Of course they’re not going to turn out when you choose not to use the same candies, ingredients or tools. Some are funny, some are just half-hearted tries with little time or attention to detail.

Those deviled eggs don’t look like they would have been good even without trying to make them look like pumpkins – the filling looks dry.

Someone on

Lol so funny! This is why I stick to recipes I’ve succesfully made before.

Edie on

One word: hilarious.

Granger on

Looks like pooh

Chrissy on

these whyte hoochies need jeezus. stop baking!

ally on

I feel like ever since fails have become so popular, people do these on purpose. There’s no way you can expect yours to look the same if you don’t use the same ingredients, and don’t stick to the instructions/methods outlined.

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Well, if you can’t pay attention to directions or take your time, you’re stuff is going to look like garbage.

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