Huge Scary Spiders

    Huge Scary Spiders

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    48min


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    About this recipe: Large chocolate biscuits shaped like spiders. The kids love them.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 10 

    • 60g baking chocolate
    • 150g plain flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 60g butter
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 40 red smarties or similar

    Method
    Prep:40min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Ready in:48min 

    1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Lightly grease baking tray.
    2. In a saucepan melt chocolate over low heat. Let cool.
    3. In a small bowl mix flour, baking powder and salt.
    4. In a medium bowl beat butter on low speed until smooth. Add sugar and beat until creamy. Stir in egg, vanilla and chocolate. Add flour mixture and mix well, forming a stiff dough.
    5. To make spider, shape a 5cm flat oval for the body. Make the spider's head by flattening a circle about 1cm wide. Shape dough for legs each about 4cm long and less than 6mm wide.
    6. Attach the head and legs to body. Put two red smarties into head for eyes. Bake for 5-8 minutes. Let spiders cool on baking tray to avoid breaking when moving.

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    IT WAS A GR8 RECIPE BUT IT WAS VERY FIDDLY SO IM NOT SUER - 26 Oct 2011

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