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No-Bake Spider Cookies

These spider cookies are so delicious, it’s scary!

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It doesn’t have to be Halloween, and kids won’t need your oven to transform plain cookies, pretzel sticks, raisins, and peanut butter into creepy-crawly but supertasty “spiders.” Step by step, the spiders appear, and so do the smiles. Mom, keep these ingredients on hand and you’ll always be ready for some fast-moving fun.
It doesn’t have to be Halloween, and kids won’t need your oven to transform plain cookies, pretzel sticks, raisins, and peanut butter into creepy-crawly but supertasty “spiders.”
What You'll Need
  • Round chocolate cookies

  • Peanut butter or cream cheese

  • Thin pretzel sticks

  • Raisins or candy eyes

What to Do
1. Spread two cookies with peanut butter or cream cheese.

2. Place 8 pretzel “legs” on one cookie and top with the other cookie.

3. Secure 2 raisins or candy eyes to the top of the cookie using peanut butter or cream cheese as your "glue."

4. Eat your spider cookie—if you dare!

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