PB and J Spiders

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PB and J Spiders are the perfect way to celebrate the spooky season. Serve these Halloween sandwiches for Halloween parties. Pack one of these peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in your child’s lunch. These PB&J snacks bring plenty of fun. Make one in less than 5 minutes.

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PB and J Spiders served on a black serving tray held by a Halloween skeleton.

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🛒 Ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make these fun Halloween sandwiches:

  • Slider Buns or Hawaiian Rolls
  • Smooth Peanut Butter
  • Jelly or Jam (grape, blueberry, raspberry)
  • Thin Pretzel Sticks
  • Candy Eyeballs
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📖 Recipe Steps

It’s super easy to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for Halloween! Follow these easy step-by-step instructions for making PB and J Spiders.

  1. Use a serrated knife to slice the bread rolls in half.
  2. Spread an even layer of peanut butter across the bottom half of the dinner roll.
  3. Add a layer of jelly over the peanut butter. The place the top half of the bread roll on top.
  4. Use thin pretzel sticks to create 8 spider legs. Place 4 sticks on each side of the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Using small dabs of peanut butter, attach candy eyes to the front of the spider. Serve on a plate with napkins.
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Make PB&J Spiders Part of a Healthy Meal

Serve them with fresh vegetables or fruit, and a delicious beverage. Here are some great ideas.

  • Baby Carrots
  • Green or Red Seedless Grapes
  • Banana
  • Mandarin Oranges
  • Apple Slices
  • Celery Sticks
  • Dairy Milk or Almond Milk
  • Orange Juice or Apple Juice
PB and J Halloween Sandwiches on a black serving tray.

Serve PB&J Spiders at a Halloween Party

Serve these spooky peanut butter and jelly sandwiches on a black serving tray next to a Halloween skeleton. For added visual effect, place a black candelabra with LED flameless lights on your serving table behind the tray of PB and J spiders.

Here are more spidery ideas for a Halloween party with a spider theme:

A peanut butter and jelly sandwich served on a small black plate.

👩🏻‍🍳 Expert Tips

  • Best Type of Bread Rolls for Spider Sandwiches: For best results, use freshly-baked and cooled yeast dinner rolls. Find them in the freezer section of your grocery store. You can also use slider buns, or small Brioche rolls.
  • Allergy Alert: When planning food or treats for a children’s party always check with the parents ahead of time about any nut, dairy or gluten allergies!
  • More ideas for Halloween sandwiches: Instead of peanut butter and jelly, use American cheese and sliced ham. Or make them as egg salad sandwiches or tuna sandwiches.

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PB and J Spiders


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Spooky PB and J Spiders are perfect Halloween snacks. Make these easy peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in 5 minutes or less. Serve them for lunch. Take them to a Halloween party.


Ingredients

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  • 4 slider buns or dinner rolls
  • 6 tablespoons smooth peanut butter
  • 6 tablespoons grape jelly
  • 32 slender pretzel sticks
  • 8 candy eyeballs

Instructions

  1. Use a serrated knife to slice the bread rolls in half.
  2. Spread an even layer of peanut butter across the bottom half of the dinner roll.
  3. Add a layer of jelly over the peanut butter. The place the top half of the bread roll on top.
  4. Use thin pretzel sticks to create 8 spider legs. Place 4 sticks on each side of the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Using small dabs of peanut butter, attach candy eyes to the front of the spider. Serve on a plate with napkins.

Notes

Best type of rolls to use: For best results, use freshly-baked and cooled yeast dinner rolls. Look for these in the freezer section of your grocery store.

How to make this a healthy lunch: Serve peanut butter and jelly sandwiches as part of a healthy lunch that includes fruit and/or vegetables: apple slices, grapes, celery sticks, or baby carrots.

Allergy Alert: When planning food or treats for a children’s party always check with the parents ahead of time about any nut, dairy or gluten allergies!

More Halloween sandwich ideas: Instead of peanut butter and jelly, use American cheese and sliced ham!

  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 Minutes
  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American
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Inspiration for this Halloween recipe came from Rhodes Bake N Serv.

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19 Comments

  1. Fun looking food for the kids always makes them excited to eat! Plus they eat more than usual as well. I think these spider peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are a great idea for Halloween!

  2. Too cute! This is such an adorable Halloween treat idea. Definitely sharing this one with the kiddos in our afternoon program. They’ll love it!






  3. THESE SPIDERS are the CUTEST! And so easy to make – huge wow effect with only a little bit of effort, that’s how I like it! Thanks for sharing this!






  4. Oh my goodness that looks like such an amazing idea of something to do for a Halloween treat. I think I’m going to have to add this to my list!