Big and small kids will delight in these easy dark chocolate cookies that are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside.
1 box dark chocolate cake mix
1/2 cup flour
2 lg. eggs
1/2 soft butter or margarine
2" pieces of long black licorice
raising or cranberries for the eyes
chocolate frosting to stick together
Mix the ingredients to a firm dough using a mixer or by hand, except for the licorice and dried fruit
Using a 1 tbsp. size cookie dough scoop out dough and form into round balls.
Head: using the same scoop, separate the dough into two pieces. Roll to form a ball.
Place 2 pieces of dried fruit into the "head" of the cookie before baking or after when the cookie is still hot.
While the cookie is still hot, place 4 "legs" into the larger "body" of the insect.
Step 6: Attaching
Use a dab of frosting to stick the head to the torso.