Pretzel Spider Webs

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So your kids just got invited to a Halloween party and now you’re scrambling for something fun and unique to send with them. These Pretzel Spider Webs are absolutely what you’re looking for. Even if you’re not going to a party and just want to make something fun for your kids, these definitely fit the bill. To make these pretzel spider webs you only need 4 ingredients and they are really easy to make. Plus they don’t take a long time, so you can totally make them last minute.

Please note: This recipe will make 3 spider webs, but of course you can double or triple (or more) as needed.

Pretzel Spider Webs

Here’s what you need:

  • Pretzel dipping sticks
  • 1 cup white chocolate
  • Brown Reese’s Pieces or brown M&M’s
  • Black gel icing

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Here’s what you do:

1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a small microwave safe dish, heat your white chocolate chips in the microwave on 50 percent power for 2-3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until melted.

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3. Use a spatula to scoop your melted chocolate into a decorating bag and cut a tiny tip of the end.
4. Dab a small amount of melted white chocolate onto the back of 8 pretzels and place them onto your baking sheet in a circle so that all the ends touch.
5. Draw the first part of the web with your white chocolate by connecting your pretzels with a scalloped pattern starting on the outside.

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6. Draw 3 more scalloped patterns with your white chocolate, each one getting smaller until you reach the center.

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7. Place a brown Reese’s in the center.

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8. Now draw the spiders legs on with your black gel icing.

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9. Place in the freezer for about 15 minutes, then carefully remove from baking pan in one piece.

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If you are looking for something fun and creative to make for a Halloween party you’re going to or you just want to surprise your kids with a fun treat for when they get off the bus – these pretzel spider webs are sure to do the trick.

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What do you think? Will you try making pretzel spider webs?

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65 comments

  1. rachel ferrucci

    You are so crafty! These are cute and the boys will love to make these!

  2. Terra Heck

    I love how those turned out. Very cute and festive.

  3. Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle

    This wins the internet for me today! I love this idea. It is SO classic Halloween!

  4. Rebecca Bryant

    What an awesome Halloween snack. I must try to make this even though i’m not very good at DIY project. thi is too cute not to try,

  5. Brandy

    Those are so cute! This is a perfect activity to do with the kids.

  6. karen

    THIS snack is yummy and adorable! And I guess kinda spooky, too! I am SUCH a fan of white chocolate and so I really want to try it out! Chocolate covered pretzels – YUM!

  7. Kim @ What's That Smell?

    Oh these are SO CUTE. My daughter would have a blast helping me make these and they look tasty too!

  8. tara pittman

    These are so cute. You could also use mini pretzels to make smaller ones.

  9. Brandy

    Oh these are awesome!
    Do they hold together well if they aren’t cold? Thinking these could be great for our get-together.

  10. Melissa @ The Staten Island family

    Not only will I try and make these pretzel spider webs but I will be sure to eat them too! These look like such fun! Thanks for the FANGTASTIC recipe!

  11. Annemarie LeBlanc

    I love that “Fangtastic” word! It definitely is. This pretzel spider web snack is so cute to make and would be very yummy too. I hope I can make it as perfect as the pics above.

  12. Kim

    My son would love making these with me. They don’t look too hard to make and they would be fun and festive too! Pinning!

  13. Catherine S

    What a cute and creative idea. This will be perfect for our Halloween party for my little niece and her friends.

  14. Pam Wattenbarger

    I agree, these would be perfect for our yearly Halloween party with friends. I love this idea.

  15. Sheri @ A Busy Bees Life

    What a creative idea Robin! I really love this. I enjoy pretzels and making this for Halloween will be a lot of fun. We might make them prior to Halloween too as a test. Will be sharing this. A lot of moms will be very grateful.

  16. Travel Blogger

    Those are so cute and who doesn’t love chocolate covered pretzels?!

  17. Debra

    These are darling! I totally have to make them for my kids for an after school snack sometime!

  18. Debra

    These are darling! I totally have to make them for my kids for an after school snack sometime!

  19. Kasandria Reasoner

    Cute and Easy? Count me in! My kids would love this!

  20. Kelly Hutchinson

    OK, these are seriously one of the cutest snacks I have ever seen! I know what I am making with the kids this weekend!

  21. Rachel Langer

    What a creepy delicious snack! Best part? Eating the orange and yellow candies that don’t get used. Yum….

  22. Meagan

    My son is obsessed with spiders and spider webs. He’s think this snack is the coolest thing in the whole world! I’ll have to make it for him for Halloween!

  23. Bill S

    What a fun Halloween treat!! I know that my kids would love this snack, what a fun idea!!

  24. Shauna

    No way… those look so easy to make. I thought there would be so much more to them. Thanks so much for sharing. I am totally making these for the kids

  25. Seattle Travel Blogger

    What a great project to work on – think I will try it with my little niece.
    These are so creative and perfect for the season!

  26. Charlotte

    These are so cool and a perfect party pleaser which look delicious! Pretzels are a favorite of ours too so won’t go wrong with these!

  27. Kathy

    These are such a great idea! I would love to make these with my girls. We’ve been looking for some great Halloween recipes too.

  28. Pam Wattenbarger

    This is such a cute idea. These would be perfect to serve at a Halloween party for kids….or for adults.

  29. Reesa Lewandowski

    These are so cute! I can’t believe that Halloween is almost here. I definitely need to be making these with my kids.

  30. Terri Steffes

    Way too cute! Are they fragile? I can’t wait to make these for my neighborhood kids.

  31. Ana De Jesus

    These pretzel spider webs look so damn good and its the perfect snack for Halloween. Trick or Treat!

  32. Brett Beyer

    See, now that’s just freaking cute! What’s better is that you can use this idea for other occasions, not just Halloween! I have a Harry Potter party to throw in March, and these would do great for the party!

  33. Liz Mays

    That would fit so well! Great idea! These will be easy to whip up too.

  34. diana elizabeth

    So creative! I need to make these for my halloween party – great idea and beautiful presentation too!

  35. jen

    These are the sweetest Halloween treat I’ve seen yet this year! I want to make these for a party that I have coming up. I think that they would look cute in all different colors.

  36. Lisa Favre

    What a brilliant and creative idea! Your work is so neat and sharp. Very impressive, I must say.

  37. Jenn Gerlach

    These are such a cute idea for Halloween. These would be a great addition to a spider unit study.

  38. gingermommyrants

    These look so cool and easy to make. I will have to try this recipe on the weekend.

  39. Lisa Bristol

    I am excited to try making these. My kids are going to love helping me. They will be perfect for a Halloween party.

  40. Elizabeth Lampman

    I will have to get the ingredients I need to make these for the kids. They look so good. I hope mine turn out as cute.

  41. Liz Mays

    Aww these are the best! Great idea! The spider actually looks kind of cute!

  42. Karina Pacheco

    Love how cute and easy these are too make. I wouldn’t want to eat them or the kids lol. So cute!

  43. Elizabeth O.

    How adorable are these spider web treats! I’m sure it’s going to be a hit with the kids, it’s really awesome. I love how easy it is to make as well.

  44. Theresa

    What a fabulous Halloween treat! I love the little candy spiders in the center!

  45. Dawn McAlexander

    i have seen some pretty cool Halloween snack ideas this year. This may be one of the best. That looks really cool!

  46. Krystel @ PlanningThe Magic

    THESE LOOK SO GOOD. I am definitely considering making them. Wonder how different it would be with vanilla frosting instead of the white chocolate. Is that even possible?

  47. Janeane Davis

    This idea for making spider webs is fun. it is the best way to combine decorating with delicious foods.

  48. Amy Jones

    Great idea for a halloween party! Easy and originals.

  49. Melanie Smith

    I will try this fantastic idea! It is really easy and look so good.

  50. Claudia Krusch

    I love this so much! It will look amazing at our Halloween party!

  51. Alicia

    These are fabulous! What a creative idea!

  52. Cindy Ingalls

    I don’t really do much for Halloween these days, but these pretzel spider webs might make me rethink that. I think these would be perfect for a halloween party.

  53. Mary Edwards

    This is awesome. I know my kids will enjoy making this AND eating it too. Perfect for a party.

  54. Kristin

    Oh my gosh these are so cute! My kids would love these!!

  55. Amanda Love

    I’ve been looking for Halloween themed treats for the kids to get them excited for Halloween! This is really awesome and I’d love to make this. It’s easy as well, no hassle and saves time!

  56. victoria

    Wow, what a cute spider web, I want this for halloween

  57. Jeanine

    These are really great! Super creative, I love the little spider in the middle that is super adorable! My kids would love these!

  58. Karlyn Cruz

    Wow, super cute and lovely idea! I never thought that you can use a pretzel stick for that!

  59. Niesha Byln

    This is a very nice idea. I am gathering Halloween ideas for our upcoming party. I will include this!

  60. Amy Jones

    What an original idea!! this is so creative and cute

  61. Rose Pingol

    This is perfect for my grandson. He will surely enjoy this year’s Halloween celebration!

  62. Nicole Etolen

    Oh, this looks like a nice treat for my son! I will do this in our Halloween party.

  63. Allison

    These are so adorable! They also look easy and delicious, I will have to try them this year!

  64. Julie @ Girl on the Move

    Oh my goodness, these are absolutely adorable and they look pretty simple which is a huge added bonus this time of year!

  65. Cecile

    So cute! My kids would have a great time making these.

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