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Spider Cookies

Use this video tutorial to learn how to make cute and easy Halloween spider cookies with store bought supplies. Fun to make with kids at spooky parties!

Each year, Halloween rolls around and I see EASY Oreo spider cookies all over the blogosphere, which are so darn CUTE!!!!

But, I never made them before. Can you believe that?! Sheesh!

This year, I told myself to make these Halloween spider cookies (no matter what!) because honestly, how can you resist something SOOO adorable?! hehe

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I have seen other VARIATIONS too such as the no bake spider cookies with pretzels and even spider chocolate chip cookies.

But, this one beats them all! 😉

They are sassy and so girly with sprinkles and PERFECT for girls Halloween parties.

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All you need is DIFFERENT types of candies, sprinkles, melted chocolate and Oreos to make them.

These cookies were so PRECIOUS that I was having a hard time biting into them although my little one devoured them in seconds…hahaha!

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This is a great Halloween edible craft for kids and if you pre-cut the candy pieces in advance, the little ones can just assemble everything together like a puzzle.

So much FUN!

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To make these Halloween spider cookies, follow along this video tutorial…

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Spider Cookies

Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 10 cookies
Calories: 178 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz

Use this video tutorial to learn how to make cute and easy Halloween spider cookies with store bought supplies. Fun to make with kids at spooky parties!


  • 10 Oreos
  • 1 cup Chocolate Semisweet, Melted
  • 15 Licorice ropes
  • 10 Rectangular licorice pieces
  • ½ cup Sprinkles
  • 20 M&M candies


  1. Separate the Oreo cookies so that you are left with a creamy side and a non-creamy side.
  2. Pour a blob of melted chocolate on the creamy cookie.
  3. Cut up some some licorice ropes with scissors and stick them on the chocolate blob. These will be the legs of the spiders.
  4. Then, cut out a “u” shape with red licorice rips. This will be the tongue of the spiders. Stick this onto the melted chocolate too.
  5. Now, press the non-creamy side of the cookie on top until it sticks into place. You will need to work fast before the chocolate hardens.
  6. Pour another blob of melted chocolate on top of the cookie and cover with sprinkles.
  7. Use some more melted chocolate to stick two m&m candies on top of the sprinkles. These will be the eyes of the spiders. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Spider Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 178 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 58mg 2%
Potassium 76mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 21g
Protein 1g 2%
Calcium 0.7%
Iron 8.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Well, that’s all for today.

If you liked this post, you might like some of these other Halloween treats too…

Rolo chocolate spiders

rolo chocolate spiders

One eyed spider donuts

one eyed spider donuts

Until next time, tata my lovelies!


  1. Sawsan @ chef in disguise

    November 5, 2012 at 2:22 pm

    These have got to be the CUTEST spiders I have ever seen
    and that is saying something coming from someone who is terrified of spiders

  2. Eftychia

    November 10, 2012 at 8:58 am

    In December my kids will celebrate their 7th birthday. I think this is a great idea for their party. Too cute!!

  3. Kate | Food Babbles

    November 13, 2012 at 9:30 pm

    I’m new to your site and I have to just tell you that I am in awe of your talent!! WOW! I’ve just briefly looked around and I love each thing I see. These cookies are too cute. I can’t wait to see all your other creations and I look forward to following you from here on.

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