Recipe of the Month

Scary California Raisin Spiders for Halloween – for the whole family 


Makes 12 spiders 

Prep Time: 15 minutes.
Chill Time: 15 minutes.
Ready in 30 minutes 


You will need

100g California raisins
75g almond butter
44g honey
44g unsweetened cocoa powder
350g crispy brown rice cereal
28g semi-sweet chocolate, melted
96 tiny thin black liquorice strips
30g caster sugar
24 small sweets or frosting; for eyes



  1. Measure California raisins, almond butter, honey, and cocoa powder into food processor bowl with metal blade and process until smooth.
  2. Transfer to large bowl and stir in cereal by hand to mix completely.
  3. Divide and shape into 12 balls; arrange on foil or wax paper-lined baking sheet.
  4. Press down to flatten bottoms; turn and spread a small amount of melted chocolate on each bottom and attach 8 small liquorice pieces to form legs; chill until firm.
  5. Stir a few drops of water into powdered sugar and glue on the sweets to make the eyes for the spiders.


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