• Cooking Time: 40 to 45
  • Servings: 24
  • Preparation Time: 15


  • 1 pkg. (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
  • 1 pkg. (4-serving size) JELL-O Chocolate Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling
  • 1/3 cup KOOL-AID Orange Flavor Sugar-Sweetened Soft Drink Mix
  • 2 Tbsp. hot water
  • 1 can (16 oz.) ready-to-spread white frosting
  • 24 OREO Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
  • 12 pieces black string licorice (32 inch each)
  • 48 miniature candy-coated chocolate pieces


  • PREPARE cake batter as directed on package; blend in dry pudding mix.
  • Spoon evenly into 24 paper-lined medium muffin cups.
  • Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool completely.
  • DISSOLVE drink mix in hot water.
  • Stir into frosting until blended.
  • Frost cupcakes, reserving some frosting for attaching candies.
  • CUT each licorice piece into sixteen 2-inch pieces; set aside.
  • Place 1 cookie on top of each cupcake.
  • Insert 4 licorice pieces into each side of each cookie for the "spider's legs." (Eight licorice pieces for each cookie.)
  • Add 2 candy-coated chocolate pieces to top of each cookie using some of the reserved frosting for the "spider's eyes."


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