Try Baking Some Cute Creepy Crawly Spider Cookies

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Spider Cookies are really one of the things you need for your upcoming  parties and events. They're delicious, delightful and easy to prepare and make. You can serve them during the  parties, make them for your kids' bake sales, or just whip them up every time you want.



In case you don't have or don't like peanut butter cups, you can utilize Milk Duds or Whoppers as an alternative.



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Aside from what was mentioned above, a Hershey's Kiss can also do the trick.


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Here is the full list of ingredients and directions on how you can make these delicious spider cookies.


  • 1/2 cup Shortening
  • 1/2 cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • Miniature Reese’s cups, unwrapped and frozen
  • Candy Eyes
  • Black decorating gel



  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Combine shortening, peanut butter, brown sugar, 1/2 cup of sugar, milk, and vanilla in a large bowl. Set the mixture aside.
  • In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Slowly add your dry ingredients into your wet ingredients and mix.
  • Take about a tablespoon of the concoction and roll into balls.
  • Roll each ball in 1/4 cup sugar.
  • Put the sugar-coated dough balls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake them for 10-12 minutes.
  • Take away the cookies from oven and press a miniature Reese's Cup into the center of each. You may want to do this while the cookies are still warm and soft.
  • Place 2 candy eyes on each of the cookie and place in the fridge up until cookies and chocolate are set.
  • Utilizing black embellishing gel draw on the legs for your spiders.
  • Your cookies are now all set for you and your family to enjoy!


So, what do you think of these spider cookies? Please share your thoughts with us in the comment section below. Also, if you know someone who loves adorable  treats, please make sure to share this recipe with them!

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