1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate morsels
1 can (5oz) chow-mein noodles
1 cup salted peanuts
1 large pkg. colored round candies, such as M & M’s
Place chocolate morsels in top of double boiler; bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook until chocolate melts. (* Note)
Add noodles and peanuts, stirring well. Drop chocolate mixture by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets.
Press in two candies for spider eyes.
Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. Keep chilled until ready to serve.
Yield: about 3 dozen.
Note: this can be done in the microwave on lowest possible setting, a few seconds at a time, checking frequently.
Stainless Universal Double Boiler