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PB and J Spiders

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PB and J Spiders are the perfect way to celebrate the Halloween season! Make this easy recipe in 5 minutes or less!

Whipping up fun Halloween snacks has never been easier! Serve peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for movie nights and Halloween parties. Pack one in your child’s lunch! These spooky PBJ treats will bring plenty of smiles.

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

INGREDIENTS FOR PB AND J SPIDERS

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

  • Slider buns or dinner rolls
  • Smooth peanut butter
  • Jelly or jam (grape, blueberry, raspberry)
  • Thin pretzel sticks
  • Candy eyeballs

HALLOWEEN SNACKS AND TREATS

Craving more treats, snacks and fun? These spooky Halloween recipes are perfect for enjoying the spirit of the season!

Ingredients for making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on a rustic white tabletop.

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY SANDWICH

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.

  • STEP 1: Use a CUTCO SERRATED KNIFE to slice bread rolls in half.
  • STEP 2: Spread an even layer of peanut butter across the bottom half of the dinner roll.
  • STEP 3: Add a layer of jelly over the peanut butter. Place the top half of the dinner roll on top.
  • STEP 4: Use pretzel sticks to create 8 legs for the spider. Place 4 legs on each side of the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Stick the candy eyes onto the front of the spider using a tiny dabs of peanut butter.

A collage of four images showing how to make peanut butter and jelly Halloween sandwiches.

HOW TO MAKE A HEALTHY PB AND J LUNCH

Here’s how to make a Halloween lunch healthy! Serve PB and J spiders with:

  • Baby carrots
  • Green or red seedless grapes
  • Mandarin oranges
  • Apple slices
  • celery sticks
  • A glass of milk

PB and J Halloween Sandwiches on a black serving tray.

HOW TO SERVE PB AND J SPIDERS

For a spooky Halloween lunch, serve these 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!

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

EXPERT TIPS FOR HALLOWEEN SANDWICHES

  • TYPE OF ROLLS TO USE: 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!
  • ANOTHER HALLOWEEN SANDWICHES IDEA: Instead of peanut butter and jelly, use American cheese and sliced ham!

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Peanut butter and jelly sandwich on a black plate.

PB and J Spiders


  • Author: Denay DeGuzman
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 Minutes
  • Total Time: 5 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 Sandwiches 1x

Description

PB and J Spiders are perfect Halloween snacks! Make these easy peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in 5 minutes or less.


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Ingredients

  • 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 CUTCO SERRATED KNIFE to slice the bread rolls in half.
  2. Working in batches, spread an even layer of peanut butter across the bottom half of the first roll. Add a layer of jelly over the peanut butter. Place the top half of the dinner roll on top.
  3. Create legs for the spider by inserting 4 pretzel sticks on each side of the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Add tiny dabs of peanut butter to the back of the candy eyes. Stick the eyes onto the front of the spider.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

EXPERT TIPS

  • 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 IT 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!
  • ANOTHER HALLOWEEN SANDWICHES IDEA: Instead of peanut butter and jelly, use American cheese and sliced ham!
  • Category: Lunch, Snacks
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: PB and J Spiders, Peanut Butter and Jelly, Halloween Snacks, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

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Inspiration for this Halloween recipe came from Rhodes Bake N Serv.

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17 thoughts on “PB and J Spiders”

  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. I absolutely love the idea of these! They are so much fun and a great way to get the kiddos in all of the Halloween festivities!

  3. 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!

  4. 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!

  5. My son loves PB and J so these spiders are a fun way to have the snack. If I have a Halloween party these would be so much fun.

  6. 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!

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