Spooky Spider Cupcakes

spider halloween cupcakes

How cute…I mean scary are these spooky spider cupcakes? These would so fun to put together as a family and would be a tasty addition to a Halloween party. This is a quick and easy themed dessert to pull off. Hope everyone is getting excited for October. I know I am! Now to find the perfect first Halloween costume for Baby D…


  • your favorite chocolate cake cupcakes (box mix or homemade)
  • chocolate frosting
  • chocolate sprinkles
  • black string licorice or Twizzlers, cut into 2 inch strips
  • Wilton eyeball candy (so much easier than trying to make the eyeballs out of candies)


  1. Spread a thin layer of chocolate frosting over each cupcake.
  2. Quickly dip cupcakes into a bowl of chocolate sprinkles until the surface is covered.
  3. Set eyeball candies in place before frosting dries.
  4. To add legs, poke small holes in cupcakes using a bamboo stick and insert licorice legs.
  5. Enjoy your spooky little treat!

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