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Chocolate Marshmallow Spiders

These sweet treats are minimum fuss, and maximum fun.


20 pink and white marshmallows

2 bars milk chocolate

15 firm liquorice sticks, such as Bassetti

40 chocolate drops


1. Break the chocolate into pieces and melt in a bowl over a pan of boiling water.

2. Individually dip the marshmallows into the chocolate ensuring all are evenly coated. Put onto greaseproof paper.

3. Cut the liquorice into 5cm legs, slice lengthways into two or four, depending on thickness, so that you end up with 160 thin legs. Gently push 8 legs into the body of the marshmallow spider, add two chocolate drops for the eyes, then leave to set.