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
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Spider Sandwiches in your child’s lunch box will make you the coolest mom in the classroom. When your child opens up their lunchbox and sees this surprise they will be delighted. They are super easy to make and so cute!

Spider Sandwiches in close up from the top.

These spider sandwiches are so quick and easy. They use supplies that you already have on hand and are great for school, parties, cub scouts or just a great after school snack.

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  • 5 Minutes: So easy and quick.
  • Easy Ingredients: Made with your normal sandwich ingredients.
  • Family Friendly: They are fun but not too scary.
  • Adaptable: Can make it with different nut butters and breads to make it adaptable to your families needs.

What You Need to Make These

Ingredients

  • sandwich bread
  • peanut butter
  •  jelly
  • pretzel sticks
  • mini chocolate morsels

Equipment

How to Make These Halloween Sandwiches – Step by Step

  • Cut: First, 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.
  • Make Sandwich: Second,spread peanut butter on one circle and spread jelly on the other circle; put circled together to form a sandwich.
  • Legs: Next, break pretzel sticks in half and stick them in between the bread slices.
  • Eyes: Finally, place chocolate morsels on top to look like eyes.

Common Questions

CAN I SUBSTITUTE NUT BUTTERS FOR PEANUT BUTTER?

Indeed, any nut butter would be great in this recipe.

DIFFERENT BREAD?

Of course, any type of bread including gluten free can be used.

MAKE AHEAD OF TIME?

Certainly, prepare just like any other sandwich and store in an airtight container until ready to serve.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH SPIDER SANDWICHES?

Other Halloween treats, for example:
>Mummy Donut Bites
>Monster Cheese Snacks
>Apple Monster Halloween Snacks

Spider Sandwiches in close up from the top.

Expert Tips for Making Spider Sandwiches

  • Candy Eyes: A cool candy eye can be used for these Halloween sandwiches.
  • 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 for theses spider sandwiches.

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Spider Sandwiches

Yield: 1 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
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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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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Course: Lunch, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: halloween

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