Peanut Butter Spider Cookies Recipe

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These Peanut Butter Spider Cookies are a cute and chocolatey Halloween treat!

Yield: Makes approx 24 cookies

INGREDIENTS

150 g (⅔ cup) granulated sugar
80 g (½ cup) light muscovado sugar or light brown sugar
125 g (⅔ cup) vegetable shortening
260 g (⅔ cup) smooth (creamy) peanut butter
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract
190 g (1 ¼ cups) plain flour
⅛ teaspoon baking soda
⅛ teaspoon fine salt
100 g (3.5 oz) dark chocolate, melted and cooled slightly
approximately 24 Lindt Lindor chocolate truffles (milk, dark or caramel)
approximately 48 candy eyes

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F) (without fan).
  2. Place the granulated sugar and brown sugar into the bowl of stand mixer. Using the flat paddle attachment, light mix the sugars together to remove any lumps.
  3. Add the vegetable shortening and peanut butter. Beat on medium speed until the mixture is light and smooth.
  4. Add the eggs and vanilla extract, and beat for about a minute until they are thoroughly combined. READ MORE

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