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Spider Cookies

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Images of “spider” cookies have been floating around Pinterest so we decided to give them a try. They were tricker than we thought and might be frustrating for kids to try, but they sure will enjoy gobbling them up! They would be cute arranged on a plate for a Halloween party.

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Directions: 

Use your favorite chocolate chip cookie mix or even prepackaged dough from the refrigerated section of the store. Before baking, place a chocolate chip, pointy side down, on top of each cookie.

While the cookies bake, melt some chocolate chips in the microwave. We put 1/2 c. chocolate chips in a glass bowl and microwaved on low for 30 second then took them out and stirred them.

When the cookies come out of the oven, use a toothpick to draw some melty chocolate  in spider leg formation: four legs pointing out front, and four pointing towards the back.

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Tip: it does take a little practice! We also tried spooning the melted chocolate into a zip loc bag and snipping a tiny hole in the corner to pipe the chocolate out. This worked as well.

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This entry was posted on October 8, 2015 by in Halloween, Holidays, Recipes and tagged , , , , , .
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