How to Make Spider Pretzels

Edit Article This is a fun, easy and quick snack to make. Great for lunch to bring to your child's school or your child's party, or a nice after school snack.


  • Sticky peanut butter (creamy) or Hershey's Chocolate Bars or Ice cream or whipped cream.
  • Pretzels in traditional shape
  • Pretzel sticks
  • Sprinkles (optional)
  • M&Ms (optional)

Peanut Butter

  • Put 3-5 tablespoons of peanut butter in a bowl, depending on how much pretzels you have.
  • Take 8 pretzel sticks.
  • Coat the pretzel sticks in the peanut butter by dipping the whole thing in the bowl.Let it rest on a cookie sheet.
  • Take one regular sized pretzel, and coat the whole thing in peanut butter.
  • Take the legs and put it on each side of the regular pretzel, leaving space in the front.
  • Put M&Ms, sprinkles and other candy on the thing
    • You could use a few m and ms for eyes.
  • Freeze for 10-20 minutes, depending on what you think is best, or until frozen but slightly creamy.

Hershey Chocolate

  • Heat the chocolate or proceed to the next step if it is melted.
  • Pour the melted chocolate into a bowl.
  • Dip the eight pretzel legs in the chocolate and place on the cookie sheet.
  • Take the original shape and then dip it in the chocolate.
  • Connect it together the same way you did in the peanut butter version.Freeze for 20-30 minutes or until frozen.
  • When ready to serve heat in the microwave for 5 to 7 seconds, so it is frozen but still hot.

Ice Cream

  • Melt the ice cream.
  • Pour the melted ice cream into the bowl.
  • Dip eight stick pretzels and one in the original shape in the ice cream.
  • Put it together in a shape of a spider.
  • Freeze for 1 hour.
  • When ready to serve place in microwave for 5 seconds.

Whipped cream

  • Spray a bunch of whipped cream in a bowl.
  • Dip 8 legs and one that is in the original shape in the whipped cream.
  • Put it together to make it in a shape of a spider.
  • Freeze for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • When ready to serve heat in microwave for 5 to 10 seconds.
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