Spooky Raisin Spiders

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Ingredients (9)

  • 1/2 cup California raisins
  • 1/3 cup almond or peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 3/4 cups brown rice crispy cereal
  • 1 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, melted
  • 96 tiny thin black licorice strips
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 24 small candies or frosting for eyes

Summary

Skip the candy, here is a fun and delicious recipe to celebrate a healthier Halloween! Recipe developed by the California Raisin Marketing Board.

Instructions

  1. 1Place raisins, almond or peanut butter, honey and cocoa powder in a food processor and process until a thick paste forms. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in cereal, using your hands to mix in completely.
  2. 2Press mixture into 12 balls, then press lightly onto a foil or wax paper lined baking sheet. Spread a small amount of melted chocolate on the bottom of each and slide 8 small pieces of licorice under each to form the spider legs; refrigerate until firm.
  3. 3Stir a few drops of water into powdered sugar to make a thick mixture to “glue” eyes onto spiders.
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