Quick and Easy

REESE'S Peanut Butter Pumpkin Spider

Details

Time
45 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
8 spiders

Add pretzel legs to REESE'S Peanut Butter Pumpkins and garnish with candy eyes. Part recipe, part quick Halloween craft, these pretzel spiders use HERSHEY'S MIlk Chocolate Chips to boost the flavor and fun.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
12 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8

    REESE'S Peanut Butter Pumpkins (1.2 oz each)

  • 32

    large pretzel twists (2-1/2 to 3 in)

  • 1/4 cup

    HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips, HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips*

  • candy eyes

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

Tray or Cookie Sheet
Tray or Cookie Sheet
Wax Paper
Wax Paper
Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave
Microwave
Measuring Cup
Measuring Cup
Rubber Scraper
Rubber Scraper
Food Storage Bag
Food Storage Bag
1

Line tray or cookie sheet with wax paper. Remove wrappers from desired number of peanut butter pumpkins. For each spider, cut 8 matching curved sections from pretzels which will form the legs. Set aside remaining pretzels pieces.

2

Place milk chocolate chips in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and smooth when stirred. Transfer to small heavy duty plastic food storage bag. Cut off one corner of bag about 1/4 inch from the tip.

3

For each spider, place peanut butter pumpkin on prepared tray. Attach pretzel legs and candy eyes to spider with melted chocolate. Allow chocolate to set before moving spiders.

Tip

This amount of chocolate will make about 8 spiders.

Additional questions?