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Candy Spiders

  • servings: 8

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Ingredients

  • 8 large black gumdrops
  • 8 Crows black licorice drops
  • 16 white nonpareils
  • 8 black licorice laces, cut into 2 1/2-inch pieces

Cook's Note

Gumdrops from Economy Candy, economycandy.com. Crows licorice-flavored gumdrops from amazon.com. White nonpareils (No. 78-340W) from Sugarcraft, sugarcraft.com. Black licorice laces (HD24A) from Licorice International, licoriceinternational.com.

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Cut a sliver off top of each gumdrop to expose sticky interior. Repeat with black licorice drops. Gently press cut side of 1 gumdrop (body) onto cut side of 1 black licorice drop (head). Repeat.

  2. Step 2

    Using a skewer, poke 2 shallow holes into each licorice-drop head for eyes, and poke 8 shallow holes (4 on each side) into each gumdrop body for legs. Gently press 1 nonpareil into each eye hole. Cut a small slit in the midpoint of each licorice lace, being careful not to cut all the way through, to create joints on legs. Insert 1 licorice leg into each hole in body.

Source
Martha Stewart Living

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