Chocolate Spiders

YIELDS: 1 dozen

TIME: 30 minutes




Have a dozen GF cupcakes frosted and ready to go.  For quick and easy cupcakes, use a Gluten Free cake mix to make the cupcakes and frost with Cream Cheese Frosting

To Make the Spiders:

  1. Prepare a cookie sheet with waxed paper. 
  2. In a medium glass bowl, combine the chocolate chips and milk.  Microwave on high for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 20 seconds, until smooth.  
  3. Reserve about one-third of the chocolate mixture for the spider legs. 
  4. Stir the GF cereal into the remaining chocolate.
  5. Form the spider bodies by dropping oval teaspoons of the chocolate and cereal mixture onto the waxed paper.  Sprinkle with orange colored sanding sugar (optional).  Let cool.
  6. Place a spider body on top of each frosted cup cake. 
  7. Warm up the remaining chocolate mixture in the microwave.  Break the pretzel sticks to form curved legs and stir in the chocolate to coat.  Attach the pretzels as legs. 
  8. Sprinkle with orange sanding sugar (optional).


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