Halloween treats can come in all sorts of fun, and sometimes even scary, disguises. Half the fun of Halloween is creating the “ick” factor with foods. One of the most popular ways to bring the scare to the table is by creating Halloween recipes that include spiders.
Little Miss Muffet, who clearly had at least a mild form of arachnophobia, couldn’t even finish her curds and whey when she was frightened away by this eight legged creature.
Regardless if you fear spiders or tolerate them quite well, most people don’t want these creepy crawlies on their dessert plate – unless, of course, they are made of chocolate! Kids will go from ick to yum faster than you can wave a magic wand when you serve these chocolate spider recipes.
Let’s start with the adorable and delicious Chocolate Truffle Spiders. It’s one of our most popular Halloween recipes. Kids will love to help make and eat these non-threatening arachnids. The legs are made with licorice, the eyes are red gummy raspberries and the fangs are grains of rice.
This Halloween recipe for chocolate spiders is so easy it is scary. The body of these Not So Spooky Spider Cookies are made with chocolate cookies covered in sprinkles with pretzel legs and candy eyeballs.
This spooktacular Along Came a Spidery Chocolate Cake Halloween dessert makes ghosts and goblins of all ages shriek with delight. Trans-fat and egg-free, this moist cake will ensnare you. The addition of black food coloring to the icing makes it creepily delicious. While the spiders are not chocolate in this recipe, everything else is!
Serve up a web of fun at your next Halloween party with these chocolate spider recipes. These creepily delicious desserts will have kids running to (not away) from the table!
What are your favorite spider-like Halloween treats?