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Spooky Raisin Spiders

Yields12 ServingsTotal Time15 mins

 ½ cup California raisins
  cup almond butter*
 3 tbsp honey
 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
 1 ¾ cups crispy brown rice cereal
 1 oz semi-sweet chocolate, melted
 96 tiny thin black licorice strips
 2 tbsp powdered sugar
 24 small candies or frosting; for eyes

Measure raisins, almond butter, honey, and cocoa powder into food processor bowl with metal blade and process until smooth. Transfer to large bowl and stir in cereal by hand to mix completely.


Divide and shape into 12 balls; arrange on foil or wax paper-lined baking sheet. Press down to flatten bottoms; turn and spread small amount of melted chocolate on each bottom and attach 8 small licorice pieces to form legs; chill until firm. Stir few drops of water into powdered sugar and glue on candies or make eyes for spiders.

Note: Peanut butter makes good spiders, too.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 spooky spider

Servings 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 170Calories from Fat 33
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g4%

Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 30mg2%
Potassium 156mg5%
Total Carbohydrate 29g10%

Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 21g
Protein 2g4%

Calcium 9%
Iron 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.