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Mini Spider Bites

 Mini Spider Bites
These little cupcakes are almost too sweet to eat! Let the kids help you assemble the charmers and you can teach a science lesson, too—what a great way to teach that all spiders have eight legs! —Sara Martin, Brookfield, Wisconsin
48 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • Miniature cupcakes of your choice
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting
  • M&M's® Brand Mini Chocolate Candies
  • Chocolate sprinkles
  • Pastry tip—round tip #7
  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • Shoestring black licorice

Directions

  • Generously frost cupcakes with chocolate frosting; add M&M's for
  • noses. Top with chocolate sprinkles.
  • Insert tip #7 into a pastry bag; fill with vanilla frosting and pipe
  • spider's eyes. Add M&M's for pupils. Cut black licorice into 2-in.
  • pieces; attach eight legs to each cupcake. Yield: varies.