Halloween Treat Ideas, Crunchy Chocolate Spiders
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A 3 Ingredient Halloween Candy Recipe
If you are searching for a way to separate past celebrations from today's party, a chocolate spider recipe may just be what you've been looking for. As Halloween grows near, we begin to find plenty of pumpkins, costumes, and candy on the local grocery store shelves. The same old tired candy treats seem to be the only thing to buy for this year's scary get together. But, if you have about twenty minutes and the needed 3 ingredients, you can make some pretty scary edible spiders! You won't find these leggy treats on any store shelves! They are a little more crunchy and have a similar taste as a Twix candy bar, but a lot less calories! They are the perfect answer to freaking out your family and friends with creepy edible treats this scary holiday! Be sure to add a few eight legged freaks to this year's invitation list!
It Only Takes 3 Ingredients To Make These Chocolate Spiders
- 1 (6-ounce) bag (1 cup) (45.0 g) semisweet chocolate chips
- 2 cups (90 g) chow mein noodles
- 1/4 cup (11.25 g) red hots or mini M&Ms
Picture By Picture Instructions
Halloween Treat Recipe Instructions
- Line 2 baking sheets with parchment or wax paper and set aside.
- Melt chocolate chips by placing them in a double boiler over low-simmering water, making sure to avoid over heating them. Or you can melt them for 60 seconds in the microwave. If they are not smooth enough, pop them back into the microwave for two or three 10-second bursts, making sure to stir well between each. The important thing when melting chocolate is to NOT over heat it, once it begins to look smooth, stir it and the seemingly solid chips will melt away. Over heating will cause the chocolate to turn into a seized mass that is unusable.
- Stir the chow mein noodles into the melted chocolate so that each noodle is completely covered in a smooth layer.
- Drop tablespoon size spoon fulls of the noodles onto the lined baking sheets. Avoid touching other noodle bundles. Quickly place one red hot or mini M&Ms onto each side of the noodle bundles so they look like glowing eyes. Lift a few (8) of the chow mein noodles on the outer edges of the bundles upward to give them a spidery silhouette.
- Refrigerate the full baking sheets for about 15 minutes to cool and stiffen up. Place on a scary party platter and use as a centerpiece, place on individual desert plates, or add them to a snack tray for school. The crunchy chocolate spiders can be stored in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
Make An Edible Halloween Party Platter
Making a statement at your next Halloween party, or any creepy get together, is easier than you may think. Since we will be creating edible spiders today, placing the chocolate arachnids on an orange or red platter alongside some easy to make edible white chocolate skeleton bones, is sure to present even greater good-natured fear to your party food table!
3 Ingredient White Chocolate Edible Skeleton Bones Recipe
White Chocolate Sweet Skeleton Bones
In the opening image of this article, you may have noticed the bones along side the spiders. If you wish to add these bones to your hellish Halloween treat table, there is an easy path for you at right! When placed beside the crunchy spider offering, these—also only 3 ingredients—Sweet Bones are sure to add an extra ghoulish touch to your party food display! The good news is, you can make chocolate spiders and sweet bones up to one week ahead of time, just be sure to keep them in an airtight container and in the fridge!
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Chow Mein Noodles 1 cup (45.0 g)
|Serving size: 1 cup (45.0 g)|
|Calories from Fat||126|
|% Daily Value *|
|Fat 14 g||22%|
|Saturated fat 2 g||10%|
|Unsaturated fat 11 g|
|Carbohydrates 26 g||9%|
|Sugar 0 g|
|Fiber 2 g||8%|
|Protein 4 g||8%|
|Cholesterol 0 mg|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|
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