Halloween Party Ideas: Make Green Gelatin Shots With Spiders

Here is an easy Halloween party recipe you can make before your guests arrive. For a kids’ party just add spiders; for an adult party, add spiders and a little something extra.

Simple and Sweet

For this year’s Halloween party, add a few creepy-crawlies to this party favorite. It’s easy, eye-catching and inexpensive.

Tools and Materials

To make these, you’ll need: 4 packets of Key lime-flavored gelatin, plastic spiders and other critters (approx. 30); 10 to 12 clear containers (we used small square-bottom plastic cups); optional: substitute tequila for some of the water on the manufacturer’s instructions

Use Clear Containers

Make the gelatin as instructed on package. When you’re ready to decorate, scoop two to three tablespoons of the gelatin into each container. Insert 3 to 4 plastic critters into each cup. Space them well.

Make Them Glow

Place the cups in clusters on coffee tables, side tables and dinning/buffet tables. Add a couple of green glow sticks near each cluster to create a dramatic spooky effect.

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