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Cute Spider Cookies

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  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 24
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A sugar cookie with a chocolate spider on top — so cute, it’s scary!
Created Oct 23, 2017
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  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • Butter and egg called for on cookie mix pouch for drop cookies
  • 1/2 cup Betty Crocker™ Creamy Deluxe™ vanilla frosting
  • 1/4 cup Betty Crocker™ Creamy Deluxe™ chocolate frosting
  • 24 Reese's™ Peanut Butter Cups™ miniatures, unwrapped
  • 48 Candy eyeballs


  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix cookie mix, butter and egg with spoon until soft dough forms. Shape into 24 (1 1/4 inch) balls; place on ungreased large cookie sheets 2 inches apart. Flatten slightly.
  • 3
    Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool on cookie sheets 2 minutes. Move to cooling rack to cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Spoon vanilla frosting into small resealable freezer plastic bag; partially seal bag. Cut small tip from one corner of bag. Working from center to outer edge, pipe frosting to form spiral design on top of cookie. Working from center of spiral to outer edge, pipe several lines to form web design.
  • 5
    Spoon chocolate frosting into small resealable freezer plastic bag; partially seal bag. Cut small tip from one corner of bag. Squeeze bag to pipe small circle of frosting on cookie. Turn peanut butter cup top side down on circle of frosting. Pipe 8 lines for spider legs around peanut butter cup; pipe 2 small dabs of frosting, and attach 2 eyeballs. Repeat decorating steps with remaining cookies (use photo as guide).
  • 6
    Store covered at room temperature with waxed paper between layers.

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  • Tip 1
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  • Tip 2
    For even baking, make sure cookies are the same shape and size.
  • Tip 3
    Use a decorating bag fitted with small plain piping tip for a more polished decorating look.

Nutrition Information

200 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 29g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 24 cookies
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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