Recipes from Maria's Kitchen

Spider Cookies
Prep Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr
36 cookies

1 pouch Betty CrockerŽ peanut butter cookie mix

3 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 tablespoon water

1 egg

36 chewy caramels in milk chocolate

Black or red string licorice

1/3 cup (72) miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits

Betty CrockerŽ black decorating gel (from 0.68-oz tube)

1. Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, oil, water and egg until dough forms.

2. Shape dough into 36 (1-inch) balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place 2 inches apart.

3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately press 1 chewy caramel in center of each cookie. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

4. Cut licorice into 8 (2-inch) pieces for each spider. Attach legs by sticking into chewy caramel. Use baking bits for eyes and black gel to make pupils in eyes.


Special Touch
Having a Halloween party? Make cookie baking the fun activity.

Store cookies in a single layer and tightly covered.

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