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Scary Spiders

From scary spiders to all kinds of gentle creatures, these are fun to make and good to eat anytime.
  • Prep Time : 45 min
  • Ready Time : 45 min
  • Yields 40
  • Details

    • Serving Size: 1 piece

    INGREDIENTS

    • 1/2 cup softened butter
    • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2 cups California raisins
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
    • 4 cups (1 pound) powdered sugar
    • Powdered sugar; chopped nuts and/or chocolate sprinkles
    • Licorice laces or whips, and small candies

    PROCEDURE

    Posted August 11, 2011 by Melinda
    From scary spiders to all kinds of gentle creatures, these are fun to make and good to eat anytime.

    • Prep Time :
      45 min
    • Ready Time :
      45 min

    Servings

    40

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup softened butter
    • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2 cups California raisins
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
    • 4 cups (1 pound) powdered sugar
    • Powdered sugar; chopped nuts and/or chocolate sprinkles
    • Licorice laces or whips, and small candies

    Directions

    In large bowl, beat butter, corn syrup, salt and vanilla together until creamy. Mix in raisins and nuts. Sift in powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, until mixture thickens. Turn onto board and sprinkle with remaining powdered sugar; knead by hand adding powdered sugar, as needed, to make stiff dough. Shape into 1-inch balls. Roll in powdered sugar, finely chopped walnuts or chocolate sprinkles. Cut licorice whips into 2-inch lenghts and shape into legs. Arrange three to four legs on two sides of each ball. Place on wax paper-lined tray. Top with small candies for eyes. Chill until firm.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 100 (27% from fat); Total Fat 3g (sat 1.5g, mono 0g, poly 0g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 5mg; Protein 1g; Carbohydrate 19g; (Dietary Fiber <1g; Sugars 19g; ); Iron 0mg; Sodium 55mg; Calcium 5mg; Potassium 64mg

    This recipe is found in the following categories:

    Special Diet

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