Mini Spider Sandwiches

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Adorably spooky sandwiches that are perfect for your Halloween party!

These cute and spooky Mini Spider Sandwiches are a fun food to make with the kids.

Our spooky mini spider sandwiches are the perfect healthy addition to any Halloween-themed bash. Fun for all ages, these sandwiches put a fun and spidery spin on classic PB&Js with just a few fun add-ons! So get ready (and make sure you’ve stocked up on candy corn) for this fun treat! The kids are going to LOVE these!

Kid-Friendly Halloween Sandwich

Our little spider sandwiches are way more adorable than scary!

Looking for more ways to bring some Halloween fun into October? Here’s a healthy and filling, mini spider sandwich that will be both frightening and delicious! Everyone can enjoy these spooky PB&J’s- even your little one! You can even make a craft out of this recipe for kids to have both fun and a snack.

Pro tip: if your child has a nut allergy or their school does not allow nuts, try replacing the peanut butter in this recipe with sun butter, extra jelly or jam, or even cream cheese! You can also switch up the filling with some marshallow fluff or Nutella spread for a sweeter option.

Fun and Healthy Choice

These easy to assemble Mini Spider Sandwiches are a must-have at your halloween party.

Halloween is known for its sweet and sugary candies, but it’s important to make sure to get some healthy snacks in as well. These sandwiches provide protein, fiber, and antioxidants while keeping it fun for kids to enjoy! Both the protein in the peanut butter and fiber from the whole grains are great options that help balance out all of the sugary Halloween sweets. Try this fun dish as a spooky lunch or as part of a kid-friendly Halloween platter.

Assemble these Spooky Mini Spider Sandwiches

PB&J sandwiches, pretzels, candy corn, and M&M's create a super cute halloween snack or prty appetizer.

It’s so easy to make these spider sandwiches. You can even have your little one join in on the fun and make their own!

First, spread the peanut butter over one slice of whole wheat bread, then top with the jam of your choice. Lay the other piece of bread on top. Next, use a circle-shaped cookie cutter to cut the sandwich into a circle. If you use a small enough circle you can make 2-4 rounds with each sandwich. Note: If you’re only doing one large circle per sandwich, you can center the spread so you don’t waste any when you cut out the sandwich round!

Then, stick 4 pretzel sticks (or legs) into each side. After that, place your mini M&M eyes and candy corn fangs on with an extra dab of peanut butter (or whatever filling you chose!) 

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Mini Spider Sandwiches

These adorable little sandwiches are so fun to make with the kids and are perfect for your Halloween party!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 1 sandwich
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American

Ingredients

  • 8 slices whole wheat bread
  • 1/4 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup fruit jelly or jam
  • 32 pretzel sticks
  • 8 mini M&M's
  • 8 candy corn pieces

Instructions

  • Spread the peanut butter over one slice of whole wheat bread, then top with jelly or jam.
  • Lay the other piece on top.
  • Use a circle shaped cookie cutter to cut the sandwich into a circle. If you use a small enough circle you can make 2-4 circles from each sandwich.
  • Stick 4 pretzel sticks into each side to be the legs.
  • Place your M&M eyes and candy corn fangs on with an extra dab of peanut butter

Notes

If you’re only doing one large circle per sandwich, you can center the spread so you don’t waste any when you cut out the sandwich round.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 231mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 2mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10
Keywords Kid-Friendly, Quick and Easy

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Kelsey Butler, MS, RDN

Kelsey Butler is a Registered Dietitian and recipe developer. From a young age, Kelsey found a love for creating delicious recipes. Now, with a Master's in Nutritional Sciences, Kelsey uses her culinary skills to create healthy and unique recipes for many different diets. She is passionate about creating a healthy relationship with all foods and recipes that everyone can enjoy. Kelsey has a passion for cooking, but she also enjoys the outdoors, staying active, and traveling. She is currently living with her partner in New Zealand.

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