Easy to Make Chocolate Spiders

These easy to make chocolate spiders are a fun treat to make this Halloween. I went ahead and gave them my signature dairy-free tweak.

These are a fun kid in the kitchen project, so go ahead and work on these after school some day or on the weekend.

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Easy to Make Chocolate Spiders

1 ¾ cup miniature marshmallows
1 1/3 cup (8 oz.) allergy safe chocolate chips
½ cup crisped rice cereal
24 pieces red licorice, string
½ c allergy safe red candy coated chocolates

Line baking sheet with aluminum foil
Cut licorice ropes into segments about 1.5-inches long
Arrange the licorice in groups of 8 on the baking sheet forming a star burst to represent the spider’s legs
Place the chocolate chips in a large microwave-safe bowl
Microwave chips until melted
Stir every minute to prevent overheating
Add the marshmallows and the crisped rice cereal to the chocolate
Stir until the candy is well-mixed
Drop small clumps of the candy onto the prepared leg clusters
While chocolate is still wet, add two small candies for eyes on each spider
Place the tray in the refrigerator to set (about 30 minutes)
Serve at room temp
Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week

Easy to Make Chocolate Spiders
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 ¾ cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1⅓ cup (8 oz.) allergy safe chocolate chips
  • ½ cup crisped rice cereal
  • 24 pieces red licorice, string
  • ½ c allergy safe red candy coated chocolates
Instructions
  1. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil
  2. Cut licorice ropes into segments about 1.5-inches long
  3. Arrange the licorice in groups of 8 on the baking sheet forming a star burst to represent the spider’s legs
  4. Place the chocolate chips in a large microwave-safe bowl
  5. Microwave chips until melted
  6. Stir every minute to prevent overheating
  7. Add the marshmallows and the crisped rice cereal to the chocolate
  8. Stir until the candy is well-mixed
  9. Drop small clumps of the candy onto the prepared leg clusters
  10. While chocolate is still wet, add two small candies for eyes on each spider
  11. Place the tray in the refrigerator to set (about 30 minutes)
  12. Serve at room temp
  13. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week

 

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