Spiders Cookies - The Healthy Halloween Cookies for Toddlers
Spiders can freak some of us out. Turn them into these irresistibly tasty baked creations and they’re anyone’s best friend.
We love this recipe at Halloween time, but it’s a winner all year round when you’re looking for a nutritious treat that’s not just your ordinary cookie.
So grab your tiny human, your electric mixer and a whole bunch of tasty ingredients to create your own spooky cluster of spiders that everyone can’t wait to gobble up.
And the best part about it?
These healthy Halloween cookies are not only good for your Toddler, they’re also super quick to whip up. Quick enough to make this the perfect family Halloween activity.
Whether you add edible eyes, play with melted chocolate or let your imagination run wild, they’re certain to be scarily irresistible.
We love dishing them up in our We Might Be Tiny Snackies, simply because they’re dishwasher-safe and look the part. That means happy toddler and happy grown ups. And more time for fun Halloween activities for the whole family.
Makes 9 spiders I Prep 20 minutes I Bake 15 minutes
- 30 g (¼ cup) arrow root flour
- 40 g (⅓ cup) coconut flour
- ½ tsp baking soda
- ¼ tsp sea salt
- 160 ml (⅔ cup) tahini
- 80 ml (⅓ cup) maple syrup
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 egg and 1 yolk, room temperature
- Chocolate truffles or raw balls
- Melted chocolate
- Edible eyes
Preheat oven to 180 C and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
Cream the tahini, maple syrup, and vanilla extract with an electric mixer and add the egg and yolk until fully combined.
Stir in the chocolate chips and refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight if possible.
With wet hands, roll little balls, place them on baking tray and gently flatten with a fork.
Bake for 10 - 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Allow to cool on a wire rack.
Slice a raw ball I chocolate ball into two pieces and place of top of cookie. Add melted chocolate legs and sugary spider eyes for decoration.
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