Silly Halloween Spider Cookies Recipe

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Silly Halloween Spider Cookies Recipe

When it comes to Halloween Candy my number one favorite has been Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups ever since I was a little girl. So, it’s not a far stretch to say that my favorite Halloween cookie recipe is now this Silly Halloween Spider Cookies Recipe because it features the Reese’s right on top!! Not only are they made with my Halloween favorite, but they look super cute too! Candy Eyes always have a way of giving treats an extra dose of personality! These cookies are fun to make and much easier than they look. They are sure to be a hit at any Halloween party!

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Silly Halloween Spider Cookies Recipe

 
INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup Shortening
1/2 cup Peanut Butter
1/2 cup Brown Sugar
1/2 cup Sugar
1 Egg
2 tbsp Milk
1 tsp Vanilla
1 3/4 cup Flour
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 cup Sugar (For rolling)
48 miniature Reese’s cups, unwrapped and frozen
96 Candy Eyes
1/2 cup Chocolate Chips

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DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a large bowl, beat together shortening, peanut butter, egg, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla and milk.
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt.
Gradually add dry mixture to wet mixture and beat until blended.
Form dough into 1″ balls.
Roll each ball in sugar and place a couple of inches apart on an ungreased baking sheetbaking sheet.
Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden.
Immediately, gently press an upside down frozen peanut butter cupon top of each cookie and move to wire rack to cool.
After placing and moving all of the cookies on the wire rack. put in place the candy eyes while chocolate is still slightly soft.
Place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to allow cookies to firm.
Place chocolate chips in the corner of a zip-top sandwich bag.
Microwave for 20 seconds, knead and repeat until chocolate is melted.
Clip very small piece off of corner of bag to allow for piping and draw 8 legs on each spider cookie.
Place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to allow legs to set.

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This fun and silly Halloween Spider Cookies Recipe features miniature Reese's Peanut Butter Cups for a yummy cookie to be the star of any Halloween party!

Silly Halloween Spider Cookies Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Shortening
  • 1/2 cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Sugar (For rolling)
  • 48 miniature Reese's cups, unwrapped and frozen
  • 96 Candy Eyes
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together shortening, peanut butter, egg, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla and milk.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt.
  4. Gradually add dry mixture to wet mixture and beat until blended.
  5. Form dough into 1? balls.
  6. Roll each ball in sugar and place a couple of inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  7. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden.
  8. Immediately, gently press an upside down frozen peanut butter cupon top of each cookie and move to wire rack to cool.
  9. After placing and moving all of the cookies on the wire rack. put in place the candy eyes while chocolate is still slightly soft.
  10. Place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to allow cookies to firm.
  11. Place chocolate chips in the corner of a zip-top sandwich bag.
  12. Microwave for 20 seconds, knead and repeat until chocolate is melted.
  13. Clip very small piece off of corner of bag to allow for piping and draw 8 legs on each spider cookie.
  14. Place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to allow legs to set.
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Comments

  1. tat2gurlzrock@hotmail.com' Dana Rodriguez says:

    This is such a cute idea! I think I am going to make these for our Halloween party!

  2. Those are adorable! I wish I was creative enough to come up with things like this

  3. This is so cute. Can’t wait to make for the coming Halloween party

  4. micaela6955@msn.com' Michele Pineda says:

    with Halloween coming right up, I can’t wait to try these out…just pinned the recipe so I will be ready to make them for the grandsons!

  5. They make me smile. And have good flavors, too.

  6. kaflickinger74@yahoo.com' Kimberly Flickinger says:

    These are so cute and look delicious! Thank you for sharing!

  7. Those look so cute!! And easy too! Thanks for sharing! kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you.

  8. Made these last Halloween and got lots of compliments!! I will be making them again.

  9. These are cute! They also use my favorite candy.

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