Monday, October 28, 2013

Speculoos Spread Spider Cookies

Photo and Recipe by: Betty Crocker
  • Prep Time 60 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 36


o    Speculoos spread and cookie mix
o    tablespoons vegetable oil
o    tablespoon water
o    egg
o    chewy caramels in milk chocolate
o    36 Black or red string licorice
o    1/3 cup (72) miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits
o    black decorating gel (from 0.68-oz tube)


  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, oil, water speculoos spread and egg until dough forms.
  • 2 Shape dough into 36 (1-inch) balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately press 1 chewy caramel in center of each cookie. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.
  • 4 Cut licorice into 8 (2-inch) pieces for each spider. Attach legs by sticking into chewy caramel. Use baking bits for eyes and black gel to make pupils in eyes.