Looking for the best spider dessert ideas? This creepy crawly list is a round-up of the tastiest desserts with a spider theme - everything from edible spiders and messy marshmallow cobwebs to neat web designs and cute spider toppers!
This collection of spider dessert recipes is perfect for Halloween as well as spider-themed parties.
It's also great for all of those spider lovers out there! (I mean, there must be some, right?).
- 1. Spiderweb Cakesicles
- 2. Spider Cake
- 3. Chocolate Pretzel Spiders
- 4. Peanut Butter Spider Cookies
- 5. Red Velvet Halloween Spider Cookies
- 6. Spider Whoopie Pies
- 7. Spider Egg Brownie Cake
- 8. Spiderweb Topper Cupcakes
- 9. Spider Cake Pops
- 10. Chocolate Spiderweb Cake
- 11. Candy Dipped Spider Marshmallows
- 12. Brownie Spiders
- 13. Orange Spider Cupcakes
- 14. Spider Surprise Cake
- 15. Spider Candy Bark
- 16. Spooky Spider Treats
- 17. Spiderweb Sugar Cookies
- 18. Chocolate Spider Mini Donuts
- 19. Spiderweb Cheesecake
- 20. Oreo Spider Cupcakes
- 21. Oreo Spider Cheesecake Bites
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1. Spiderweb Cakesicles
Delicious marbled orange cakesicles wrapped in spooky marshmallow spiderwebs. The perfect spider-themed Halloween treat for parties and handing out to trick-or-treaters!
2. Spider Cake
This mini spider cake is made from vanilla sponge and orange-flavoured frosting, decorated with melted marshmallow webs and easy fondant spiders.
Add spider eggs to the base of your creepy crawly layer cake for the full arachnid effect. You can also scale up the recipe for a full-size marshmallow spiderweb cake.
It's one of my favourite spider desserts!
3. Chocolate Pretzel Spiders
If you're looking for spooky delicious spiders, then you’ll LOVE these Chocolate Pretzel Spiders! They are kid-friendly, NO BAKE and so delicious! They use pretzels for spider legs and are full of chocolatey goodness.
4. Peanut Butter Spider Cookies
Peanut Butter Spider Cookies are a fun Halloween dessert to make with the kids and easy to prepare using basic pantry staples. A spooky candy spider made of mini Reece's pieces sits atop a soft chewy cookie. These spider biscuits are sure to go down a treat!
5. Red Velvet Halloween Spider Cookies
Red Velvet Halloween Spider Cookies are the perfect spooky treat with delicious red velvet cookies decorated with spider webs and chocolate chip spiders. These chewy cookies will look and taste amazing on your Halloween dessert table!
6. Spider Whoopie Pies
These spider whoopie pies are both goofy and fun! They’re made of a chocolate cake and filled with dark red velvet frosting. Don’t forget the googly candy eyes on these cute spider snacks!
7. Spider Egg Brownie Cake
Need a spooky spider cake? This spider egg brownie cake is gross, yet delicious. Can’t go wrong with dense brownie layers and a thick layer of chocolate frosting!
8. Spiderweb Topper Cupcakes
These soft and rich chocolate cakes are topped with smooth, dark purple buttercream and decorated with black fondant toppers to create perfectly spooky spider web cupcakes.
9. Spider Cake Pops
These spider cake pops are so adorable yet perfect for Halloween or any spider-themed party. Uses boxed cake mix and licorice legs, it's super easy and so fun to make these chocolate spiders!
10. Chocolate Spiderweb Cake
This chocolate cake is decorated with a delicious chocolate frosting feathered with a spiderweb design.
11. Candy Dipped Spider Marshmallows
Festive spider marshmallows make one of the best spider Halloween food ideas. It's a simple-to-make treat made of marshmallows, pretzels, and candy melts - yum!
12. Brownie Spiders
Scare up a tasty good time with these chocolatey Brownie Spiders! An easy Halloween treat idea using pretzel legs and edible eyes that’s perfect for making the best spider dessert for parties and playdates! One of the best Halloween spider recipes!
13. Orange Spider Cupcakes
These Halloween Spider Cupcakes are both cute and creepy! The cupcakes feature easy-to-make edible spider toppers using fondant. Time for Arachnophobia with this spider dessert!
14. Spider Surprise Cake
Scare your family and friends with a spider surprise cake! One of the best ideas for the spookiest spider Halloween cake!
15. Spider Candy Bark
This delightfully creepy candy bark combines two kinds of chocolate and Oreos to make easy Halloween chocolates that are sure to please ghouls both big and small.
16. Spooky Spider Treats
Spider Halloween treats will be a huge hit with the little ones. Perfect for lunchboxes, parties, and afternoon snacks, these spider Rice Krispie treats are easy to make and taste great!
17. Spiderweb Sugar Cookies
Using just two icing colours, you can quickly and easily make these fun Spider Web Cookies for your Halloween Treats spread. These spider-themed sugar cookies are easy and delicious!
18. Chocolate Spider Mini Donuts
These Mini Chocolate Spider Donuts are sure to be a hit this Halloween! They are super easy to make with only five ingredients and are one of the cutest spider dessert ideas I've seen!
19. Spiderweb Cheesecake
A chocolate raspberry no-bake Halloween cheesecake with Oreo cookie dough and a spiderweb design! This spiderweb cheesecake is a fun spider recipe idea that the whole family can enjoy.
20. Oreo Spider Cupcakes
These Oreo spider cupcakes are perfect for a little Halloween feast and the children will love making them with you! If you were short of time, you could even just decorate ready-made shop-bought cupcakes or use a cupcake mix.
21. Oreo Spider Cheesecake Bites
Create a fun Halloween spider treat with these mini cookies and cream cheesecake bites with an easy Oreo spider holding onto each cheesecake bite.
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