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Gummy Spiders

I had so much fun creating this homemade gummy spider recipe with real fruit juice.

You can make them in any flavor that you like—just pick your favorite juice! I made mine with pomegranate juice.

The only tricky part of making gummy spiders is finding spider molds. I found a spider mold on Etsy. The filled molds need to be in the freezer for five minutes before the spiders can be removed, so the process will go faster if you have more molds.

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Gummy Spiders

Gummy spiders made from scratch
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword candy, gummy candy, halloween
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Freeze time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Calories 13kcal
Author Stef


  • 1 cup fruit juice pick your favorite flavor
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons unflavored gelatin


  • In a small saucepan, bring fruit juice to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and cool for three minutes.
  • Stir in lemon juice and honey.
  • Whisk in gelatin very gradually. If you whisk too quickly, you could end up with lumpy spiders.
  • Fill spider molds using a syringe. Err on the side of overfilling rather than underfilling. The spiders are easier to remove when the molds are a bit overfilled.
  • Place filled spider molds in the freezer for five minutes.
  • Carefully remove spiders from molds and place in an airtight container.
  • Continue filling, freezing, and removing until you've used all the gelatin mixture. If the gelatin starts to solidify, return the pot to low heat and stir until the gelatin liquefies again.
  • Store completed spiders in the refrigerator until ready to eat.


Inspired by the gummy bear recipe on Elana's Pantry


Nutrition Facts
Gummy Spiders
Amount Per Serving
Calories 13
% Daily Value*
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 10mg0%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 1mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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If you like these, you’ll like my spooky Halloween cookies with gummy spiders in the centers, but now that I know how easy it is to make my own gummy spiders, I may have to make these cookies again with my homemade ones!

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3 comments on “Gummy Spiders”

  1. Davidsays:

    Parade magazine made with real fruit juice.

  2. 5 stars
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