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Easy Spooky Spider Cupcakes Recipe
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Easy Spooky Spider Cupcakes Recipe

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“These delightful spiders are very tasty and easy to make. You can really let your imagination go wild with them!” Edie DeSpain - Logan, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 50 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 50 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • Orange paste food coloring
  • 24 Oreo cookies
  • Red or black shoestring licorice
  • 48 milk chocolate M&M's

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 232 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 204mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein .

Directions

  1. Prepare and bake cake batter according to package directions for cupcakes; cool completely.
  2. In a small bowl, tint frosting orange; set aside 1 tablespoon. Frost cupcakes with remaining frosting. Place one cookie on each cupcake.
  3. For legs, cut licorice into 2-in. pieces; press eight pieces into each cupcake. Attach two M&M's to each cookie for eyes, using reserved frosting. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Spooky Spider Cupcakes in Simple & Delicious September/October 2009, p14


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CStargardt08 163458
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2014

"A big hit for my son's school halloween party! Oreos did not hold up well, they became soggy and gummy - these need to be consumed within 24 hours of making."

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cookbook828 173598
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2012

"My niece love theses I also crushed up Orero's n made dirt with a gummy worm."

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cass2285 158382
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2011

"This was such a fun thing to make! Very easy and the kids (and adults) loved them!!"

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keagmom 90662
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2010

"Made these for my sons class party. All of the kids loved them! Will definately make again and again."

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