Spooky Spider Treats

Spider Web Cupcakes How-To

These Halloween cupcakes will set an arachnophobes heart a flutter!

You will need:
- Spider Web Cupcake Wrapper 
- 3D Hunchback Spider
- Writing decorating tip
- Super Black Food Coloring
- Electric Green Food Coloring
- Your favorite cupcake recipe
- Your favorite frosting recipe (we love buttercream)
- Decorating bag

Instructions:
1. Bake cupcakes according to instructions in regular muffin cups. Let cool.

2. While cupcakes are cooling, prepare the frosting. Divide into two bowls. One for the base color (green) and one for the web color (black). Place black frosting in decorating bag fit with writing tip.

3. Frost the top of the cupcake with the green frosting using a pastry bag and tip of your choosing. Then carefully pipe web design onto each cupcake using decorating bag with small writing tip using the black frosting.

4. Affix Hunchback Spider Picks to cupcakes by gently pushing into the frosting.

5. Assemble cupcake wrappers by fitting the tabs together and securing with tape.

6. Carefully put each cupcake in a wrapper and serve.

 

Spider Web Cookies How-To 

Learn how to make these super easy spider web cookies with spooky sugar spider decorations!

Image & recipe thanks to Lucks.com.

You will need:
- No Fail Sugar Cookie Recipe or store bought cookies
- Round Cookie Cutter
- Orange Food Color
- Sugar Spider Assortment
- Toothpicks
- Fudge or ganache

Directions:

1. Make your favorite cookie recipe and let cool; alternately, you may use pre-made cookies.

2. Tint icing orange using a few drops of Orange Food Color.

3. Ice each cookie.

4. Use fudge or ganache in a round tip to pipe a chocolate spiral on each iced cookie.

5. Before icing crusts, use a toothpick to drag lines through icing as shown, to create a webbing affect. TIP: Begin from the center of the cookie and pull toothpick outward.

6. Attach Spider Assortment decorations to each cookie.

Decorating idea by Charra Jarosz

Make an easy Halloween cake with creepy Large 3D Spider Decorations!

You will need:
3D Spider Decorations
- Writing decorating tip
Electric Yellow Food Coloring
Electric Orange Food Coloring
- Your favorite cake recipe
- Your favorite frosting recipe (we love buttercream)
- Decorating bag

Directions:

1. Bake cake according to instructions. Let cool.

2. While cake is cooling, prepare the frosting. Divide into two bowls. One for the base color (yellow) and one for the web color (orange). Place orange frosting in decorating bag fit with writing tip.

3. Frost the cake with the yellow frosting using a pastry bag and tip of your choosing. Then carefully pipe web design onto cake using decorating bag with small writing tip using the orange frosting.

4. Affix Spider Decorations to cake by gently pushing into the frosting.

Spider Treats from Others…

1. Spider Brownie Bites from Bakerella   2. Along Came  A Spider Cake from Country Living  3. Spider Cakes from Not Martha