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Mounds of Bugs Recipe

Mounds of Bugs Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:19 servings


  • 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. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 113 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 157mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Oct. 5, 2011

"Was surprised it is "diabetic friendly"!"

Reviewed Oct. 3, 2011

"I made these with my 2 & 4 year old Grandaughters. They loved it. quick to make"

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