Scary Spiders

Scary SpidersRecipe
Photo: Ryan Benyi, Charles Schiller; Styling: Karen Tack
Transform packaged snack cakes into creepy crawlers. These treats take minutes and are a perfect Halloween-themed activity for cookie-loving kiddos.


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You'll need:
Chocolate-covered cream-filled snack cakes (such as Ring Dings)
Mini chocolate cream-filled snack cakes (such as 100-calorie packs of Hostess chocolate cupcakes)
Black licorice laces
Chocolate and vanilla icing


Assemble spiders:

1. Use a toothpick to poke eight holes in cake, insert licorice laces into holes and trim ends to desired length.

2. Attach M&M's as eyes using dots of icing. Pipe dots of chocolate icing for pupils and create fangs by piping small bits of vanilla icing.