Quick and Easy Spider Web Brownies for Halloween

Are you looking for a quick and easy dessert for Halloween for the family. These Spider Web Brownies are perfect for the occasion. Although we’ve “cheated” and used a Brownie Mix from the store you could use your favorite Brownie recipe. Simple to decorate our teens get involved and do these themselves for their own little Halloween party. So you go some Halloween Brownies to enjoy.

collage of different angles of spider web brownies for halloween

Easy Halloween Treats

This year we’re mainly staying in for Halloween, but the kids will be having a couple of friends around to watch some Halloween movies. But, it’s nice to make a little treat for them to enjoy as well as the buckets of popcorn that they love to pop.

white plate with 3 chocolate brownies decorated with vanilla frosting spider webs for Halloween dessert

These easy treats are perfect to either cook for the kids or to get them involved in the kitchen and they are sure to love them as well.

Easy Brownie Recipes

We love making brownies from our Rollo Brownie which was a favourite for Valentines day to our delicious Brownie Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches which the kids LOVE throughout the summer for dessert.

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However, it can take a while and when time is important – homework, after school clubs and dance lesson – I reach for my favourite Brownie Mix in a box from the store and quickly mix it up according to the instructions.

halloween brownie spider webs

Yes, most of the time we have them with ice-cream but occasionally the frosting tubes come out and we get inventive.

These spider brownies took no time at all to decorate and added a little spooky fun to our dessert this Halloween.

Yield: 9 Brownies

Quick and Easy Spider Web Brownies for Halloween

spider web brownies for halloween dessert easy to make with and for kids on a white tray with green halloween paper behind

A quick and simple brownie box mix treat for Halloween decorate with simple spider webs for a spooky dessert or treat to share.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Decorating Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • 1 box of brownie mix, any brand + box brownie ingredients
  • vanilla frosting


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C and line an 8x8 baking dish with parchment paper or foil (if you using foil, spray with non-stick cooking spray).
  2. Combine the brownie mix and ingredients.
  3. Pour the brownie batter into the baking dish and bake for 45-50 minutes.
  4. Insert a toothpick in the center of the brownies around 45 minutes, if it comes out clean the brownies are done.
  5. Remove from the oven and let cool.
  6. Once cool, cut the brownies into 9 squares.brownie sliced into 9 squares
  7. Scoop the frosting into a microwave-safe dish and heat for about 10 seconds.
  8. Fill the small sandwich bag about 1/2 full with vanilla frosting.
  9. Use the kitchen scissors to snip one corner.
  10. Starting at the center of each brownie, gently squeeze the sandwich baggy and make a spiral with the frosting.swirl of vanilla frosting on top of a brownie square for an easy halloween treat
  11. Use the toothpicks to drag the frosting from the center to the outer edges of the brownie.halloween brownie spider webs
  12. Repeat with all the brownies.


If you would like thinner brownies then you can use a 9x13" baking dish instead

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 101Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 64mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 0gSugar: 5gProtein: 1g

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More Halloween Treats to Cook This Year

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If you have a waffle maker then these Halloween Waffles are perfect to make for Halloween.

How about a savoury snack with these deliciously devilish Halloween Devilled Eggs.

Brownies not your thing then maybe cookies are? These tombstone cookies look amazing but are surprisingly easy to decorate.

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