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Spider Chocolate Chip Cookies

Halloween Spider Cookies are so much fun to make! A classic cookie recipe takes a creepy turn with a giant chocolate spider on top!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Decorating Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: spider chocolate chip cookies
Servings: 36
Calories: 251kcal


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 1/2 flour
  • 2 cups chocolate chips, semi-sweet

Spider Ingredients

  • 24 dark chocolate melting wafers
  • 24 chocolate chips, semi-sweet
  • sprinkles, optional


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF
  • Cream together butter, sugar and brown sugar. Add egg and vanilla and mix until combined.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt. Add to the butter mixture one cup at a time mixing between.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Scoop onto a cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack.

Making the Spiders

  • While the cookies are still warm, place a melting wafer for the body and chocolate chip for the head on each cookie.
  • Using a toothpick, dip it in the melted chocolate and draw out the legs of the spider on top of the cookie. Place sprinkles in the melted chocolate for the eyes.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 176mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 179IU | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 2mg