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Ritz Spider

Happy Halloween!

Ritz Spider made with peanut butter for the body while pretzel sticks stuck into the peanut butter make the legs. Spread more peanut butter atop, add sprinkles and 2 currants to each for eyes.

Ritz Spider

Recipe Ingredients

12 Ritz Crackers
1/4 cup peanut butter, divided<
48 small pretzel sticks
Halloween sprinkles
12 currants or small candies

Recipe Directions

Spread each of 6 crackers with 1 teaspoon of the peanut butter; cover with second cracker to form "spider's body."

Insert 8 pretzel sticks into the peanut butter layer of each spider for the "legs." Spread 1 teaspoon of the remaining peanut butter onto top of each spider.

Decorate with sprinkles, then add 2 currants to each for the "eyes." Also, use your imagination - you can make these up in as many ways as your imagination comes up with! It's fun - kids love to help, too.

Substitute: Prepare as directed, using Ritz Reduced Fat Crackers and reduced fat peanut butter, or all natural peanut butter.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 6 servings, 1 spider each.


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