This Easy Chocolate Spiders Recipe is perfect for Halloween! Made with just a few ingredients, these chocolate spiders are sure to be a hit with the kids!


Ok I can hear you say…..So What are Chocolate Spiders?

They are a very simple and easy to make treat that combines chocolate, peanut butter with a packet of fried noodles to make oddly shaped wriggly treats that have a kind of resemblance to a spider.

Honestly they’ll probably only take you 30 minutes to make.

One frequently asked question is How To Make Easy Chocolate Spiders Without Mold? Well this recipe is your answer. No mould needed here as it’s rather clumps of the mixture that give these Chocolate Spider treats their uniqueness.

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Ingredients you’ll need to make chocolate spiders.

  • Chocolate – milk chocolate for melting. Either in chips or block style.
  • Fried Noodles – we use Chang’s Fried Noodles that are easily found in the supermarket.
  • Peanut Butter – crunchy or the smooth variety.  It’s totally up to your taste. (you can make these chocolate spiders recipe without peanut butter)
  • Eyeballs – candy ones of course! These can also be found in your baking section at the supermarket.



What are Fried Noodles?

These noodles can be named slightly different like:


  • Chinese noodles
  • Crispy packet noodles
  • Crunchy noodles
  • Chow mein noodles

They are often used in salads, stir fries and as a crunchy topping on san choy bow.  They don’t have a strong flavour so make them the perfect ingredient for a chocolate spiders as a sweet treat.



How To Make Chocolate Spiders

Instructions and Utensils you’ll need

  • flat baking Tray
  • baking paper
  • heat proof bowl
  • spoons to mix and dollop the mixture onto the baking paper
  • spatula


  1. Firstly cover your baking tray with baking paper (so the spiders won’t stick)
  2. Pop your melting chocolate and peanut butter into a heat proof bowl and melt in the microwave in 10 second intervals. This is just to make sure not to overheat the mixture.
  3. Add your packet of fried noodles and mix till they are all covered.
  4. Place tablespoons of mixture onto the tray. One large heaped tablespoon or smaller teaspoon size if you would like to make little spiders.
  5. Add the candy eyeballs while the chocolate is still runny to help them stick properly.
  6. Allow to set till firm.  The chocolate spiders will remain a little soft because of the peanut butter.



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Easy Chocolate Spiders Recipe

4.25 from 4 votes
Easy Chocolate Spiders Recipe
Prep Time
28 mins

This Easy Chocolate Spiders Recipe is perfect for Halloween! Made with just a few ingredients, these chocolate spiders are sure to be a hit with the kids!

Course: Snacks
Cuisine: American, Australian
Keyword: chocolate spiders, fried noodle treat, kids party snacks
Servings: 10
Calories: 181 kcal
  • 200 g milk cooking chocolate chocolate that can be melted
  • 2 tbs peanut butter crunchy or soft
  • 100 g fried noodles 1 small packet
  1. Line your baking tray with baking paper.

  2. Place your melting chocolate into a microwave bowl and the 2 tablespoons of peanut butter and melt in the microwave. If unsure check how the chocolate is melting in 10-20 second intervals so it doesn't overheat.

  3. Add the packet of noodles into the chocolate and mix gently till all the noodles are covered.

  4. Place spoonful's onto the baking paper- make them as large or small as you like and then add the candy eyeballs while the chocolate is still runny.

  5. If you really like tease out a few noodles to make them appear to have legs. 😁

  6. Allow to sit for 30 minutes or until firm.

  7. Store in an airtight container.

Recipe Notes

You can make these Chocolate Spiders without the peanut butter.  They will just set a little firmer. 

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chocolate Spiders Recipe
Amount Per Serving (10 g)
Calories 181 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Trans Fat 0.02g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 100mg4%
Potassium 143mg4%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



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Chocolate Spiders: Variations and Special Occasions

This easy 3 ingredient recipe for Chocolate Spiders is so versatile and please feel free to change it up for other celebrations such as kids birthday parties, Halloween or afternoon teas.

Use dark chocolate if you are serving as an after dinner party treat.

Add tiny pink marshmallows to create a rocky road effect.

Try making these chocolate spiders with white chocolate chips and decorating with green and red for a Christmas treat.

Halloween Chocolate Spiders

Add a couple of tablespoons of coconut to create a lumpy, hairy look (and a little more fibre content) to make them appear more like scary

Stuck for something more healthy for kids parties? Why not make our 4 Ingredient Apricot Balls and coat them in a little melted chocolate instead.






About Sonya

Easy Chocolate Spiders Recipe 2Helloooo, I'm Sonya and I'm one of those late starter's in the exercise department. (but you know you're never too late to start). A retired beauty therapist who likes geeking out in the online world, loves 4-legged fury friends, baking and gardening.