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Halloween Turkey & Cream Cheese Spider Sandwiches

Looking for a fun and eerie lunch or dinner to make your family? Try my easy recipe for Halloween Turkey & Cream Cheese Spider Sandwiches using King’s Hawaiian Original Dinner Rolls.
Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 172kcal
Author Katie


  • 12 King’s Hawaiian Original Dinner Rolls
  • 48 pretzel sticks
  • 1 cup whipped cream cheese
  • lb turkey lunch meat
  • 24 hard candy eyeballs


  • Slice King’s Hawaiian Original Dinner Rolls in half. Then break 4 pretzel sticks in half. Gently, poke 4 pretzel sticks on each side of the roll.
  • Next, smear 1 tablespoon whipped cream cheese on to the roll. Top with a half slice of turkey lunch meat (folded into a quarter square). Place roll on top of turkey.
  • Carefully, smear a dab of cream cheese onto a hard candy eyeball. Place on top of the roll. Repeat step for the second "eyeball".
  • Repeat until all 12 spider sandwiches are made! Enjoy immediately or take to your next Halloween party!



  • Make Ahead - You can make the sandwiches ahead of time. Just wait to put on the legs (i.e., the pretzels) and eyes until you are ready to serve.
  • Edible Eyes - You can use the candy eyes which are edible or you can use sliced black olives for the eyes!
  • Attaching Eyes - If you use the
  • Cheese - If you don't prefer cream cheese you can use a soft cheese like Boursin or even sliced cheese with a little mayonnaise!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 322mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 254IU | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg