October Recipes

Chocolate Truffle Spiders

Plate of chocolate truffles decorated as spiders
Hands On:
30 minutes
Total Time:
30 minutes


  • 35 Crav'n Flavor original vanilla crème chocolate sandwich cookies
  • 1 (8-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee cream cheese, softened and cut up
  • ⅔ cup dark chocolate melting wafers
  • candy eyeballs. for decorating
  • white jimmies, for decorating
  • Over the Top decorating red write-on gel, for decorating
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Place cookies in a food processor. Cover and process until finely ground. Place ¾ cup cookie crumbs in a medium bowl; set aside.
Add cream cheese to remaining crumbs in food processor. Cover and process until well combined. Form mixture into 12 (1½ -inch) balls. Roll in reserved crumbs to coat for spider bodies; set aside.
Microwave dark chocolate melting wafers in a small microwave-safe bowl on HIGH at 30-second intervals until melted, stirring each time. Pipe melted chocolate onto parchment paper to make 96 spider legs; let dry.
To assemble: Use remaining melted chocolate to attach candy eyeballs to spider bodies. Using a toothpick, poke 8 holes into sides of spider bodies for attaching leg; attach legs. Add white jimmies for teeth and red gel for blood. If desired, lightly drizzle bodies with remaining melted chocolate.

Nutrition Facts

Serves: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 28
% Daily Value*
Total Fat: 2g 2%
Saturated Fat: 1g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 2mg 1%
Sodium: 16mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate: 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber: 0g 0%
Sugars: 2g 4%
Protein: 0g 1%

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