Serious Eats: Recipes
For this spider's eyes, I used apricots, but any dried fruit would do. Or you could even do a design with the seeds to create eyes. And those seeds? I used poppy seeds, brown sesame seeds, and toasted sesame seeds - but really anything would do. Or nothing. I think this would look just as good without the texture of the seeds. Totally up to you.
About the author: Donna Currie has been cooking for fun and writing for pay since the days when typewritten articles traveled by snail mail. When she combined those talents in a food column for a newspaper in her area, she realized that writing about food is almost as much fun as eating. You can find her on her blog, Cookistry or follow her on Twitter at @dbcurrie.