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How to Make this Halloween Spider Cupcakes Recipe

Halloween Spider Cupcakes


  • 24 chocolate cupcakes baked and cooled
  • 1 tub 16 oz, white frosting
  • 12 Oreo sandwich cookies
  • black color gel
  • 1/4 " candy eyes
  • 1 tablespoon white candy melts or white chocolate chips


  1. Frost each cupcake with white frosting.
  2. Place 1 cookie on 12 cupcakes. Use black color gel to draw legs onto each cookie spider. Repeat until all cookies have legs.
  3. To affix eyes onto spiders, place candy melts or white chocolate chips is a resealable sandwich bag but do not seal. Place into microwave and heat on 50% power for 30 seconds. Knead bag until chocolate is smooth and melted and if necessary, repeat microwaving and kneading until melted. Snip a very small tip in the bag and pipe chocolate onto the back of the candy eyes. Press eyes onto the cookies. Let stand to harden.
  4. With remaining cupcakes, draw a web onto the top. Start with six lines, intersecting in the center to make 6 triangle pie shapes. Place loops between the lines to create the web.
  5. Serve immediately or store loosely covered until ready to serve.
  6. Makes 24 cupcakes.