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Spider Web Halloween Pizza

Halloween Pizza Spider Web

A fast and easy recipe to make a Halloween Pizza Spider Web using only a few simple ingredients. Give your family a scare this Halloween by serving up a spooky spider web inspired Halloween Pizza.   
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 People


  • 1 Pre-Baked Pizza Crust (Your preferred brand)
  • 1 Jar Pizza Sauce (Your preferred brand)
  • 4-6 Mozzarella String Cheese Sticks or Shredded Mozzarella (I prefer shredded Mozzarella)
  • 3 Large Black Olives (3 for each spider)


  • Preheat Oven to 400 Degrees
  • Place pizza crust on baking sheet. Spread pizza sauce over the top of crust. Add as little or as much pizza sauce as you want. 

To Create The Web

  • If Using String Cheese Sticks: Cut the mozzarella sticks in half lengthwise and then take each piece and cut them in half again. (You can also use your fingers to pull the cheese into thin strips.) Place the cheese strips in the shape of a large + on your pizza. Next place cheese strips in a large X shape overlapping the +.  
    Mozzarella string cheeses stacked on tray
  • Now use the remaining cheese strips to create a "spider web" shaped circle around the outside of your Halloween pizza. You may need to cut a cheese strip to fit into the "web". Next make a smaller circle towards the middle of the pizza cutting the strips as needed.
  • If Using Shredded Mozzarella Cheese: Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese in a large circle towards the outer edge of your Halloween pizza. Leave a gap of pizza sauce between the crust and your cheese web. Next make a smaller circle of shredded cheese more towards the center of your Halloween pizza. Now finish off the "spider web" by sprinkling the cheese in a straight line down the middle of your pizza both horizontally and vertically. (Like a plus sign + ) Add more straight lines as needed until the Halloween pizza webbing looks good to you. You can also add a circle of shredded cheese on the crust for extra flavor (see picture).
    Halloween Pizza close up half of pizza

Making The Spider

  • Each spider will use 3 of your large olives. First use an entire olive for the body and set it on your pizza. Next slice off the closed tip half of an olive and place that on your Halloween pizza as the head. Take the third olive, cut it in half lengthwise and cut each half into slivers to make the spider legs. 


  • Bake pizza for around 8 - 10 minutes at 400 degrees, or until the cheese melts. Remove from oven and serve warm.
    Spiderweb Halloween pizza alone


If you are in a rush, you can make spiders by cutting an olive in half lengthwise. Use each half as an entire spider and then cut another olive to make legs.