Halloween is creeping up on us, and that means party time! This year, ditch the same old tired dips and try this fun spider bean dip instead. Not only is it delicious, but it's also really easy to make – perfect for a last-minute Halloween party appetizer. Plus, I've got a free printable Halloween pack to help you prepare for the big day. Enjoy!
Are you looking for a fun and delicious Halloween dip for your little ghouls and goblins? This meat is simple to make, the perfect treat!
Even though it is called “spider” bean dip, it doesn't taste like an actual spider. But if you couldn't tell by now, I'm probably not saying anything new.
Why You’ll Love This Spider Bean Dip
- The ingredients are straightforward and simple to get by.
- Most of these recipes require simple ingredients that you probably already have on hand.
- The perfect dip for any finger food or snack.
- So easy to make in under 20 minutes.
Give your little ghouls and goblins a tasty treat with this Halloween version of our Spooky Bean Dip. No one will know they are enjoying a healthy snack while they enjoy trick-or-treat!
This Halloween Spider Bean Dip comes together so quickly and is excellent for parties, thanksgiving, or just snacking! This Halloween Spider Bean Dip comes together quickly and is excellent for parties, thanksgiving, or snacking!
The full ingredient list and directions are in the printable recipe card below.
Equipment Needed to Make Spider Bean Dip
Ingredients For Your Spider Bean Dip
- Refried Beans
- Cheddar Cheese; Extra For Topping
- Sour Cream
- Black Olives; For Spiders
How To Make A Hot Spider Bean Dip
Step 1: Microwave Ingredients
In a microwave-safe bowl, add refried beans and cheese.
Microwave for three minutes and stir well.
If you want it spicy, you can add a package of taco seasoning.
Step 2: Decorate and Serve
Put the dip into a serving bowl.
Place sour cream into a piping bag.
Pipe out the spider web on top of the dip.
Cut the ends of the olive and place where you want the spider's body to be. Slice the rounds and use them as the legs of the spider.
This recipe can be prep in as little as under 10 Minutes and Serves up to 4 servings, easily double or triple for a more extensive set of people.
What to Serve with Your Spider Bean Dip
Spider Bean Dip takes hot sauce to the next level with its creamy texture and kick of flavor. This dipping sauce is perfect for any occasion, especially when hosting a party or having friends over for a cookout.
It can be used for more than just dipping — try topping burgers, fries, or even fish sticks with it!
This dip is creamy and flavorful. It's excellent as a full-bodied cheese dip with tortilla chips and jalapeños, but it blends just as well with simple potato wedges and even salads.
Popular Substitutions & Additions
If you love cheese, then you'll love this Spider Bean Dip. Made with real cheddar cheese, this dip is infused with cream cheese and olives to create a tasty combination of creaminess. It's the perfect dip to serve alongside your favorite snack or finger foods.
For added extra zing, try chopping in some jalapenos to add to the dip. You can also swap shrimp for diced scallops, clams, or squid.
Cheese substitutions include smoked gouda, muenster, pepper jack, and/or pecorino. Be experimental as you want with the recipe.
How To Store Hot Spider Bean Dip
Best Way To Store Spider Bean Dip Leftover
Leftovers will keep in the fridge for 3 to 4 days. Just place it in an airtight container to keep your dip fresh and tasty.
How Long Will Hot Spider Bean Dip Last In the Fridge?
This dip can be stored in the refrigerator for about 3 to 4 days.
Can I Freeze Spider Bean Dip
Although the quality of the frozen dip may not be as good as when it was fresh, it can be safely stored for a few months. The more fat in the dip, the better it will freeze.
How to Reheat Spider Bean Dip
Spread it into a small baking dish, sprinkle with more cheese, and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until cooked through.
Spider Bean Dip FAQs
Can I make Spider Bean Dip in advance?
Yes. Make this dip several hours or even a day ahead of time. Simply place it in a lidded jar in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
Can I store Spider Bean Dip in the refrigerator?
Yes. Leftovers will keep in the fridge for 3 to 4 days. Just place it in an airtight container to keep your dip fresh and tasty.
This has a sour cream; can I still freeze it?
Yes. If you have leftover dip with sour cream in the ingredients you want to keep for more than a few days, you can freeze it.
While the dip is safe to consume, the texture and consistency of the dip may alter as it thaws.
Can I fix my watery dip?
Yes. With cream cheese as one of the ingredients, this can also help to thicken cream-based sauces.
It can act as a thickener for salad dressings or dips.
Can I skip the fresh onions and garlic and use the powdered products instead?
Yes, you can; however, the fresh onions and garlic offer a much brighter flavor and chunky texture.
Printable Halloween Pack
I made this Halloween Pack for you to use when you are having your celebration.
Below is a list of items you might need.
Just a friendly reminder, as with all my printables on Sweet and Savory Morsels, these printables are for personal use only. You may not sell them, mass-produce them or claim the design as your own (Sadly, I see this happen all too often!). If you have questions about the design, feel free to email me.
Other Dip Recipes You’ll Love
Do you want to make a fun and tasty Halloween dip for your kid’s ghouls and goblins? This meat is easy to make and a great treat!
Even though it's called “spider” bean dip, it doesn't taste like a spider. But if you couldn't tell by now, I'm not going to say anything new.
This Halloween variation of our Spooky Bean Dip is a wonderful treat for your little ghouls and goblins. Nobody will realize they're eating a nutritious snack while trick-or-treating!
This Halloween Spider Bean Dip is easy to make and perfect for parties, Thanksgiving, or simply snacking! This Halloween Spider Bean Dip is easy to make and perfect for parties, Thanksgiving, or simply snacking!
You can try these fun and fascinating recipes in addition to this Spider Bean Dip:
So what are you waiting for? Get ready to have some fun this Halloween with this delicious and easy spider bean dip.
And don't forget to download my free printable Halloween pack to help make your celebration even more special.
Have a spook-tacular day!
Halloween Spider Bean Dip Recipe
Halloween Spider Bean Dip
- 14 oz can refried beans
- 1 cup cheddar cheese; extra for topping
- 1/3 cup sour cream
- 4 black olives; for spiders
- In a microwave safe bowl, add refried beans and cheese.
- Microwave three minutes and stiir well.
- If you want it spicy you can add a package of taco seasoning.
- Put the dip into a serving bowl.
- Place sour cream into a piping bag.
- Pipe out the spider web on top of the dip.
- Cut the ends of an olive and place where you want the body of the spider to be.
- Slice the rounds and use them as the legs of the spider.
Please return and share your thoughts and experiences with me on how your Hot Spider Bean Dip turned out, and let me know how you enjoyed it!
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