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Mounds of Bugs

 Mounds of Bugs
If you have helping hands in the kitchen, this is a perfect recipe for you. Kids will squeal with delight when they make these cute bugs. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
19 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 package (11.3 ounces) snack-size Mounds candy bars
  • 20 pretzels
  • 1/4 cup chocolate frosting
  • Assorted candies: Nerds, Candy Buttons, Dots and/or sprinkles


  • Using a skewer, poke three holes in both long sides of each candy
  • bar. Break rounded pretzel sections into 1-in. pieces; insert into
  • holes for legs. Use frosting to attach candies. Yield: about 1-1/2
  • dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 113 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 157 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.