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Spider Nest Candies

These creepy crawlies are much sweeter than they are scary. Kids love to help make the simple treats. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + standing
  • Makes
    15 servings


  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) white baking chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 1 can (5 ounces) crispy chow mein noodles
  • Spider candies and jelly beans


  • In a microwave, melt baking chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Remove from the heat. Stir in chow mein noodles until well coated.
  • Divide into 15 mounds on a piece of waxed paper. Shape into nests; add a spider candy and jelly beans for eggs to each. Let stand until set. Store in an airtight container.

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