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Halloween Party Foods: Spiderweb Spookamole Recipe

Halloween Party Foods…. Avocados from Mexico can be found at your local grocery store year-round, but this is such a great time of year for them. They’re in season- move from the tree to table in less than a week- and are PERFECT for fall celebrations like Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Football parties! Check out their easy peasy tips on buying and storing Avocados too.

Did you know….

  • The world’s first avocado was grown and cultivated in Mexico countless generations ago?
  • That Mexico is the only place in the world where avocado trees naturally bloom four times a year?
  • All Avocados from Mexico are hand-picked and freshly shipped
  • By packers who uniformly exceed international standards?
If you’re a big fan of avocados too – this is the perfect time of year to stock up on some amazingly fresh ones this time of year, make sure to check out the Avocados from Mexico site for more awesome recipes and tips on how to prep, store, and serve them. And then, if you’re planning any type of Halloween entertaining, check out my Spiderweb Spookamole Recipe that’s super simple, yet super fun.

Halloween Party Foods - Spiderweb Spookamole Recipe

It’s Spookamole Time: Spiderweb Spookamole Recipe

This is a super fun, super simple, and super yummy dish to make for Halloween parties and entertaining – or just as a perfect snack to fill up on before heading out to Trick or Treat. {A bit of food helps stop those belly aches kids get from sneaking too much candy…} How to make Spiderweb Spookamole for Halloween:

  • Grab a big plate.
  • Shmear a layer of refried beans over the plate, to about an inch from the edges.
  • Mix up some Guacamole- use your own favorite recipe, or use the amazing Spookamole recipe that I used. Then spread a thick layer of this over the beans.
  • Add some tortilla chips around the edges, and layer with cheese, tomato, onion, and ground beef.
  • Now, the fun part: Put about a cup or so of sour cream into a zip-loc style baggie. Cut a small corner off, so you can use it like a decorating bag.
  • Next, use the baggie to draw circles of sour cream, from the edges of the chips, and getting smaller as you move to the center.
  • After all of the circles are completed, use a knife or toothpick to make the spiderweb- start at the inside circle, and drag it outwards through the other circles. Do this every inch or so through the whole thing, and you’ll see the web appear! Watch a tutorial of how this works- Spiderweb Cake Decorating
  • Last, make the spider- Place one whole olive on your web, then add olive slices to each side for the legs. To make him extra creepy, use a small tube of red cake decorating gel to dot on two little eyes.
  • The kids will love it!

It’s seriously so simple to make. And even if you make a minor mistake or two, trust me, it’ll still come out great. I love recipes like this that are deceptively simple, and make people think you’re a master of the kitchen, lol. You can use this same idea for a ton of other fun Halloween food ideas too – cake tops, on frosted sugar cookies, a pudding dessert – {chocolate or pistachio pudding with the web made from whipped cream on top. Add plastic spider rings to top it off!} The ideas are endless.

If you create a spiderweb dish too – come share your fave photos on my Facebook wall!!

{Disclaimer: I wrote this review while participating in a Spookamole blog tour by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Avocados from Mexico and received avocado items to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to participate.}



  1. How creative is this??!? I adore this idea. :) I would love it if you shared it on Makin’ You Crave Monday over at my blog,!!

    • Sunshine and Sippy Cups says

      Thank you SO much for inviting me to link up! Just shared it, and am now a fan of your site too– We’re now friends all over the web, from Facebook to Twitter to Pinterest! :)

  2. I think your recipe is brilliant, the kids would love this. I would love to have you share at bacon time, the linky will be up until late tonight.

  3. Going to feature this on Thurs. afternoon at Bacon Time :) Thanks for linking up.

  4. Super cute : )

  5. I featured this recipe on this week’s Makin’ You Crave Monday. I hope to see some more of your recipes on this weeks edition! (I also pinned it cus I can’t wait to try it!)

  6. This is cute, unfortunately I do not like avocados!

  7. So cute! Our family isn’t big on the avocado’s either but it would make a good party tray.

  8. Ahh! This is the best Halloween Party centerpiece for the snack table I’ve ever seen.

  9. I so love avocados! They are new to me. I saw my friends 8 month old gobbling them down and decided right then, if he can do, I can too…so I tried one for the first time in my life and I don’t know how I manage to live life without them. They go on my salmon, my salad and my favorite new dip…guacamole! Love this recipe! I can’t wait to try it for my Halloween baby!

  10. I love this idea. It makes me want nachos!

  11. Although my husband hates avocados, I think he can handle this! What a cute and wonderful idea. Plus.. it’s avocados! I love everything with avocados. I even feed avocados to my 7 month old.

    Thanks for the wonderful recipe and ideas. :)

  12. Love this idea! Thanks so much for sharing over at Dishing It Up!


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