Spider Cookies

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Spider Cookies

Difficulty: Beginner Cook Time 15 mins Total Time 15 mins
Cooking Temp: 356  °F Servings: 15
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year

Description

Spider Cookies are whimsical and spooky treats that are perfect for Halloween celebrations. These cookies bring a touch of fun and creativity to any party, with their playful design that resembles little spiders. Made from a variety of cookie bases, such as chocolate or peanut butter, these cookies are as delicious as they are entertaining.

The base of Spider Cookies can vary, but chocolate and peanut butter are popular choices due to their rich flavors and ability to hold shape. The dough is rolled into small balls and baked until just set, providing a perfect canvas for decoration.

Once baked, the cookies are decorated to look like spiders. This involves creating spider legs using melted chocolate. Candy eyes or small chocolate chips are placed on top to give the spiders their creepy, yet adorable, appearance. The result is a cookie that looks like a little spider, with legs extending out from the center.

Spider Cookies are not only visually appealing but also offer a delightful mix of textures and flavors. The cookie itself is typically soft and chewy, while the spider legs add a crunchy contrast. The combination of sweet and slightly savory elements makes these cookies a hit with both kids and adults.

These cookies are ideal for Halloween parties, adding a festive and spooky touch to the dessert table. They are also fun to make with children, allowing for a creative baking activity that results in delicious treats.

Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Soften the butter, add in sugar, and use an electric hand mixer, beat until smooth.

  2. Crack and mix the eggs, add into the butter mixture gradually in three times while beating until well combined.
  3. Add in peanut butter, and beat until smooth.
  4. Add in cake flour, baking powder, baking soda, mix until smooth.
  5. Divide the dough into 15 pieces, roll into balls, and gently press them to be flat.
  6. Use a whopper chocolate ball to press out a hole on each cookie.
  7. Preheat the oven to 356℉(180℃), bake for 15 minutes.
  8. Stick two candy eyeballs to each whopper chocolate ball as the head for the spider.
  9. Place the whopper chocolate ball onto each cookie, and draw the spider legs with melted chocolate.
  10. Let them cool on the cooling rack until the spider legs set.

Note

By cake flour, I mean low protein flour, which normally contains 7-9% protein (Mine is around 8%). Not self-rising flour.

Keywords: spider cookies, cookies, butter cookies
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