Brownie Spiders Recipe
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Brownie Spiders Recipe

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I'm absolutely petrified of real spiders. But I can make an exception for these cute ones made from chocolate. They make perfect Halloween treats.—Ali Ebright, Kansas City, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1 package (15.80 ounces) brownie mix
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups crispy chow mein noodles
  • 18 candy eyeballs


  1. Prepare and bake brownies according to package directions using an 8-in.-square baking pan lined with parchment paper. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
  2. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Remove 1 tablespoon melted chocolate to a small bowl; reserve for attaching eyes. Add noodles to remaining chocolate; stir gently to coat. Spread onto a waxed paper-lined baking sheet, separating noodles slightly. Freeze until set.
  3. Cut nine brownies with a 2-1/4-in. round cutter for spider bodies. Attach eyeballs using reserved melted chocolate. With a bamboo skewer or toothpick, poke eight holes in top of each spider for inserting legs. Insert a coated noodle into each hole. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 9 brownie spiders.
Originally published as Brownie Spiders in Country Woman October/November 2013, p67

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barbie101410 User ID: 7829274 140091
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2014

"these r sooo cute!!! ill try them soon!!"

ebramkamp User ID: 702841 200825
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2014

"These are so cute and great to make with kids. These will be great to make at Halloween time and share with neighbors too."

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