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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; 6 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 47 mg sodium. 246 mg potassium; 27 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 18 g sugar; 3 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 114 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 7 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 54 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

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