Tuesday, October 26, 2021

HottyToddy Recipes: Halloween ‘Trash’ and Chocolate Chip Spider Cookies

Video by Yasmine Brown and Lydia Mayer, IMC students

Need a last-minute Halloween recipe? Look no further! Check out the video above for a step by step tutorial for easy to make Halloween “Trash” and Chocolate Chip Spider Cookies.

Cooking Supplies:
Two Baking Pans




Cooking oil of your choice


Mixing Bowl 

Halloween Trash Ingredients :
Chex Mix 



White Candy Melts or Almond Bark 

Chocolate Chip Spider Cookie Ingredients:

 Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough 

Reeses Cups 


 Black Icing or Melted Milk Chocolate 

Directions for Chocolate Chip Spider Cookies:

  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Spread butter onto paper to ensure your cookies do not burn or stick to your pan.
  4. Roll or place your cookies on the pan.
  5. Place cookies in the oven for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Take out the oven and immediately place your first Reese’s cup in the center of the cookie.
  7. Let melt and place the second Reese’s cup on top.
  8. Take your marshmallows and create your eyes. Place right in front of Reese’s cup.
  9. Take your black icing or melted chocolate and create eyes and legs.
  10. Enjoy!

Directions for Halloween Trash:

  1. Boil water in a pot on high. Once the water has boiled, turn the temperature on low and place the mixing bowl on top of hot water.
  2. Pour Almond Bark or Candy melts in the bowl until melted completely.
  3. Once your chocolate is melted, pour your Chex Mix, Peanuts, and M&Ms and stir until mixed evenly.
  4. Line your cookie tray with parchment paper. 
  5. Spread a little oil on top of the paper to make sure your Trash does not stick.
  6. Place your contents evenly on your parchment paper and set for 30 minutes to cool.
  7. Break up trash and distribute.