Spooky Raisin Spiders

Celebrate Halloween - or anytime! - with these fun spider candies.
  • Prep Time : 15 min
  • Ready Time : 15 min


  • Serving Size: 1 spooky spider


  • 1/2 cup California raisins
  • 1/3 cup almond butter*
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 3/4 cups crispy brown rice cereal
  • 1 ounce semi-sweet chocolate, melted
  • 96 tiny thin black licorice strips
  • 2 tablespoons Powdered sugar
  • 24 small candies or frosting; for eyes


Measure raisins, almond butter, honey, and cocoa powder into food processor bowl with metal blade and process until smooth. Transfer to large bowl and stir in cereal by hand to mix completely. Divide and shape into 12 balls; arrange on foil or wax paper-lined baking sheet. Press down to flatten bottoms; turn and spread small amount of melted chocolate on each bottom and attach 8 small licorice pieces to form legs; chill until firm. Stir few drops of water into powdered sugar and glue on candies or make eyes for spiders.

Note: Peanut butter makes good spiders, too.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 170 (33% from fat); Total Fat 2g (sat 2g, mono 3g, poly 1g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 2g; Carbohydrate 29g; (Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugars 21g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 30mg; Calcium 9mg; Potassium 156mg

This recipe is found in the following categories:

Special Diet

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