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Spider Chip Cookies for Halloween

Spider Chip Cookies for Halloween

Spider Chip Cookies for Halloween

Spider Chip Cookies for Halloween

Can you believe that Halloween is less than 2 weeks away? With Halloween costumes and decorations still to make, I’m looking for some simple Halloween snacks that can be whipped up in a jiffy. Jamie from has a really fun guest recipe post for us today. Her Spider Chip Cookies for Halloween start off with a delicious chocolate chip cookie recipe and get finished off with a spooky spider surprise.

First you make the chocolate chip cookies (recipe below). Next, you use black gel frosting to add some super spooky spiders.

Making Spider Chip Cookies

Here’s a spider in the making…

Making Spider Chip Cookies for Halloween

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Spider Chip Cookies

Spider Chip Cookies for Halloween

Spider Chip Cookies for Halloween

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Course Dessert


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups 12-oz. pkg. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • Spiders:
  • Black Gel Frosting
  • Red Gel Frosting Optional


  • Cookie Instructions:
  • In a large bowl combine flour, baking soda and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, beat together butter, white sugar, brown sugar and vanilla.
  • Using a stand mixer (or hand mixer) add eggs one at time to butter mixture, beating well after each addition. Continue to beat mixture until creamy.
  • Slowly add in your dry ingredients to your wet ingredients, mixing well and scraping the sides of the bowl down. Mix until all ingredients are well combined.
  • Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Refrigerate dough for 1-2 hours, or until chilled through.
  • Drop 1 inch sized balls of dough onto a well greased cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 9-10 minutes.
  • Spider Instructions:
  • Allow cookies to cool on a baking rack. Once cookies have cooled completely, add a small dot of black gel frosting.
  • Using a toothpick, pull the frosting out at 4 corners to create the main 4 legs of your spider.
  • Continuing pulling out 2 additional legs on each side, in between the larger lines.
  • Drop a small dot of red gel frosting onto the bottom of the spider to give it a Black Widow look.
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