This bread spider with cheesy legs is filled with artichoke andspinach dip
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This incredible Halloween appetizer is scary good! Amaze your guests with this bread spider filled with artichoke and spinach dip and cheesy breadstick legs.
- 2 balls of pizza dough
- 1 egg, whisked
- 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
- store-bought or freshly made artichoke and spinach dip
- 1 black olive, sliced
- Pre-heat oven to 375° F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
- To make the spider, cut one ball of pizza dough in half. Shape one half into about a 5-inch ball for the "body." Cut 1 inch off the remaining half and roll into a 4-inch ball to make the "head." (Tip: Use a steel dough separator for easy cutting.)
- Next, cut your second ball into eight even strips and roll into a 6-inch rope to create the "legs."
- Arrange the spider's body and legs on the prepared baking sheet.
- Gently brush the dough with the egg.
- Sprinkle the spider "legs" with Parmesan cheese.
- Place spider in the oven for 25-30 minutes (you can cover the legs with foil if they start to brown too quickly!)
- Once done, warm your artichoke and spinach dip and using a knife, hollow out the body of the spider. Fill the body with the warm dip.
- Place two olive slices on the head of the spider for the eyes and serve.
Not into artichoke-spinach dip? Try one these delicious dip recipes in the body of your spider!