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Spiderweb Candy Recipe

Spiderweb Candy Recipe

These yummy candies call for just four ingredients and are so easy to make. They will be the hit of your Halloween party. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:5 servings


  • 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 6 ounces white baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon shortening
  • 1/3 cup flaked coconut, coarsely chopped


  • 1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt chips; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. Transfer to a heavy-duty resealable plastic bag; cut a small hole in corner of bag and set aside.
  • 2. In another small microwave-safe bowl, melt white chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Stir in coconut. Spoon 2 tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined baking sheets; spread into a 4-in. circle. Repeat four times.
  • 3. Using reserved melted semisweet chocolate, pipe thin concentric circles an 1/8 in. apart on top of each candy. Beginning with the center circle, gently pull a toothpick through circles toward outer edges. Wipe toothpick clean. Repeat to complete web pattern. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 5 candies.

Reviews for Spiderweb Candy

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BrookelynEmily User ID: 8135041 235998
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2015

"Simple recipe and quick, great for a party. I'd say the design does take some experience, however. People unfamiliar with making the pattern may have trouble. Also the coconut made it chunky and distorted the pattern a little bit (not anything like the picture). But overall they looked like spiderwebs."

cazdazraz User ID: 1278579 178813
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2012

"This recipe is delicious! Hey Marijke Koken how can you even review a recipe you have not tasted."

bridgettevh User ID: 3319826 89353
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2012

"I tried this recipe since my 3 year old is really into Spiderman, I knew he would enjoy making these with me. These were very good and easy to prepare. They remind me of the taste of a white chocolate haystack. Thank you for sharing. This is a keeper. We will make many memories with this recipe."

kelliemurray User ID: 6730771 158002
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2012

"The candy is yummy. Try adding nuts instead of coconut."

Marijke Koken User ID: 5081518 93667
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2012

"Honestly I didn't make it but it did not appeal to me with the coconut, is there something I can substitute for it??? The idea is terrrific and yes, quick."

auddie128 User ID: 6884720 173105
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2012

"Something special for halloween parties. Would make them every year."

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