Daddy Longlegs Cupcakes

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

Taken from Family Fun. What a cute idea for Halloween!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 chocolate cupcakes
  • 12 ounces chocolate frosting (canned)
  • 12 cup chocolate sprinkles (jimmies)
  • 24 pieces bassetts liquorice allsorts, will be used for eyes, so look for ones that when cut have a center
  • 8 ounces black licorice (the thin "string" kind)


  1. Frost the cupcakes with chocolate icing and cover with sprinkles.
  2. Press the eyes into place.
  3. Use scissors to cut eight 4-inch pieces of licorice for the legs (for each spider).
  4. Holding all of the legs together in a bunch, bend them in half and crease.
  5. Push the end of each leg into the cupcake to resemble spider legs.
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Loved these so much fun! The title says Daddy Longlegs and in the instructions it says to cut 8 legs for each spider... so I went with spiders legs and cut 8 for each of my cupcakes. Fun and easy to make and they look GREAT!