Mounds of Bugs

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


about 1-1/2 dozen

Updated: Oct. 15, 2022
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


  • 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


  1. 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.