Spider Sandwiches

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Spider Sandwiches in your child's lunch box will ever solidify your reputation as the cool mom. When your child opens up their lunchbox and sees this surprise they will be delighted.
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Spider Sandwiches in close up from the top.

These Spider Sandwiches are one of my favorite easy Halloween recipes!

Spider Sandwiches on a white tablecloth

If you’re looking for a fun lunch box idea for Halloween then give these easy Spider Sandwiches a try!

They are super simple to make and come out looking so cute.  Wait….can spiders be cute?!?!

Spider Sandwiches on a white tablecloth.

All you need is a standard round cookie cutter (you could even use a drinking glass), some peanut butter, jelly, pretzels and mini chocolate chips.

If you’re little ones aren’t fans of peanut butter and jelly, you can swap it out for any other sandwich filling you like!

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Spider Sandwiches in close up from the top.

Spider Sandwiches

5 from 1 vote
Spider Sandwiches in your child's lunch box will ever solidify your reputation as the cool mom. When your child opens up their lunchbox and sees this surprise they will be delighted.
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Servings: 1 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 slice sandwich bread
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon jelly
  • 4 pretzel sticks
  • 2 mini chocolate morsels

Instructions

  • Use a round cookie cutter (or drinking glass) to cut 2 circles out of the slice of bread. Depending on the size of your cookie cutter, you may need to use 2 slices of bread.
  • Spread peanut butter on one circle and spread jelly on the other circle; put circled together to form a sandwich.
  • Break pretzel sticks in half and stick them in between the bread slices.
  • Place chocolate morsels on top to look like eyes.

Expert Tips

  • Candy Eyes: A cool candy eye can be used.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to use carrot sticks instead of pretzels.
  • Alternate ingredient: Use cream cheese or marshmallow fluff in your sandwich.
  • Tongue : Make a tongue out of fruit leather and have it sticking out for a fun twist.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Low sugar or no sugar fruit spreads can be used.
 

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 229mg | Potassium: 151mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 1mg

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