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Spider Cookies

These Halloween Cookies are mostly treat but definitely have a trick! The chocolate chip cookies have a simple chocolate SPIDER on top! Kids go bananas over these cookies!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 3 dozen
Calories 1517kcal
Author Karli Bitner


  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 11.5 oz bag mini chocolate chips
  • 1 11.5 oz bag Guittard Milk Chocolate Baking Chips


  • Preheat the oven to 350°.
  • Cream together the butter, both sugars, eggs and vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, salt and baking soda.
  • Mix the dry ingredients with the creamed mixture. Mix well.
  • Fold the mini chocolate chips into the cookie dough.
  • Scoop and roll before placing onto a greased cookie sheet.
  • Place one chocolate baking chip upside down in the center of each cookie.
  • Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until the tops are no longer glossy.
  • Cool on the pan.
  • Melt 1/4 cup of the baking chips in the microwave. Transfer melted chocoalte into a zip top bag. Snip a very small portion off of the corner of the bag and pipe the legs onto the spider. You can add white chocolate eyes if desired.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.


Calories: 1517kcal | Carbohydrates: 218g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 65g | Saturated Fat: 40g | Cholesterol: 272mg | Sodium: 1502mg | Potassium: 290mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 122g | Vitamin A: 2049IU | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 7mg