Fun Healthy Halloween Snack – Fig and Raisin Spiders


These cute fig and raisin spiders make a great fun and healthy Halloween snack for kids – perfect for spider themed Halloween party food!

How to make fun and easy fig and raisin spiders - cute and healthy Halloween snack idea for kids

I know we’re not quite in October yet, but Halloween is on the way and I’m already getting excited about Halloween themed food! I’m going to call today’s more of an autumnal recipe anyway – I don’t know about you but I’m finding spiders everywhere I turn at the moment, it’s definitely the time of year for them which makes it the perfect time to share spider themed food!

These cute fig and raisin spiders are perfect for a healthy Halloween snack and make a really great edible craft for kids to have fun both creating and then enjoying for a yummy snack afterwards.

Fun healthy Halloween snack idea for kids - fig and raisin spiders - perfect for Halloween party food

They’d be great for Halloween party food too – you could make one or two to use as a centrepiece in a fruit platter, make a whole plate of them or dot them around the table for everyone to enjoy! Just be sure to warn everyone about the cocktail sticks inside the legs before serving.

Fig and Raisin Spiders

Ingredients (makes 3):

  • 3 figs
  • big handful raisins
  • 24 cocktail sticks
  • 6 edible candy eyes
  • 1 tube writing icing

Method:

Gather your supplies.

How to make fig and raisin spider snacks for Halloween - ingredients

Carefully thread four or five raisins onto a cocktail stick, leaving a section clear on one end to push into the fig. Repeat until you have eight raisin ‘legs’.

How to make fig and raisin spider snacks for Halloween - step 1 thread raisins onto 8 cocktail sticks

Push the eight legs into the fig, four on each side.

How to make fig and raisin spider snacks for Halloween - step 2 push raisin legs into the fig

Stick two candy eyeballs onto each spider, using writing icing as the glue (or go wild and give him the full eight eyes!).

How to make fig and raisin spider snacks for Halloween - step 3 use writing icing to glue on edible candy eyes

Repeat with the remaining figs until you have as many spiders as you need.

Cute and easy fruit spiders are perfect for healthy Halloween snacks for kids - with step by step photos

Serve and enjoy!

Note: If you’re making these yourself to serve to your child, be sure to warn them about the cocktail sticks inside the ‘legs’ first! The raisins should be pulled off the stick to eat them rather than eaten from the stick.

Enjoy this Halloween snack idea? You might also like these fun spider themed recipes too:

Spooky Spiderweb Bananas

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Spider Macarons

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Spider Cupcakes

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Or for more fun and easy Halloween food ideas and recipes, head over to the Halloween fun food section here on the Eats Amazing blog or pop over and follow my Halloween Pinterest boards for lots more fun ideas from around the web; Halloween FoodHealthy Halloween Food or Halloween Fun.

Grace

How to make cute and easy fig and raisin spiders - perfect for Halloween party food for kids

Print Recipe

Fig and Raisin Spiders

These cute fig and raisin spiders make a great fun and healthy Halloween snack for kids – perfect for Halloween party food!

Prep Time5 mins

Total Time5 mins

Course: Party Food, Snack

Cuisine: British, Halloween

Author: Grace Hall

Ingredients

  • 3 figs
  • big handful raisins
  • 6 edible candy eyes
  • 1 tube writing icing

Instructions

  • Carefully thread four or five raisins onto a cocktail stick, leaving a section clear on one end to push into the fig. Repeat until you have eight raisin ‘legs’.

  • Push the eight legs into the fig, four on each side.

  • Stick two candy eyeballs onto each spider, using writing icing as the glue (or go wild and give him the full eight eyes!).

  • Repeat with the remaining figs until you have as many spiders as you want.

  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Note: If you’re making these to serve to a child, be sure to warn them about the cocktail sticks inside the ‘legs’ first! The raisins should be pulled off the stick to eat them rather than eaten from the stick.

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