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Recipe Summary

active:
30 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a food processor, combine the dried plums, dates, nut butter, and sesame seeds. Cover and process until the mixture becomes a thick paste. Cover and chill for at least 20 minutes.

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  • Place the coconut in a small bowl. Using 2/3 of the date mixture, form 12 balls. Flatten the balls slightly into the shape of a spider body. Using the remaining 1/3 of the date mixture, form 12 smaller balls to make spider heads. Press the spider heads on to the spider bodies. Gently roll spiders in the coconut, pressing to adhere.

  • Using a toothpick, poke 4 small holes on one side of the spider's body and 4 holes on the opposite side. Press one 2-inch length of the licorice into each of the 8 holes. Squeeze the date mixture gently to ensure that the licorice is secured. Repeat with remaining spiders and licorice.

  • Press 2 chocolate pieces into each head to create the eyes. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one day.

Nutrition Facts

162 calories; total fat 6g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 2g; cholesterolmg; sodium 47mg; potassium 246mg; carbohydrates 27g; fiber 3g; sugar 18g; protein 3g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 114IU; vitamin cmg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 7mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 54mg; iron 2mg.

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