October 29, 2020

Recipe: Halloween energy ball spiders

Get creative with the kids this Halloween weekend, and conjure up a catch of these creepy spider energy balls from the Adelaide Central Market.

Halloween energy ball spiders

Preparation time: 45 minutes
Serves: 16

15 Medjool dates, pitted
½ cup natural peanut butter
2 tsp vanilla bean paste
½ cup rolled oats
¼ cup sunflower seeds
¼ cup pumpkin seeds
¼ cup cocoa
¼ cup dark chocolate chips

1 metre black liquorice rope
16 Tic Tacs, halved
Chocolate Persian fairy floss

Place dates, peanut butter, vanilla, oats, sunflower and pumpkin seeds, cocoa and chocolate chips together in a food processor and blend until finely chopped.

Using a tablespoon as a measure, roll mixture into 16 balls and set aside until required.

For the decorations, cut liquorice into 16 x 5cm long pieces and using a sharp knife cut each piece into 8 legs. Push 4 liquorice legs into each side of energy ball and press 2 halved tic tacs on the front for eyes. Repeat process

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