Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

Jump-start Halloween cookie making with a cookie mix. A few extra candies are all you need.

  • Prep Time 60 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

1
pouch Betty Crocker™ 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 Crocker™ 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.

Expert Tips

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

Store cookies in a single layer and tightly covered.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.