Worm Nests Halloween Jello Treats - Looks disgusting, tastes delicious! #halloweenNothing says creepy like a Halloween dessert filled with spider and worm eggs. This simple Halloween Jello Treat is a disgustingly charming way to ring in the spirit of BOO!

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The more menacing a Halloween Dessert looks, the more my kids love it!

Around here, I think of the grossest, most disturbing things, like a nest with thousands of tiny spiders hatching out of eggs, make a treat out of it, and win the mommy of the year award.

It’s twisted.

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These Halloween Jello Treats are rated top-notch by my nine and seven year old this year.

After all, what kid doesn’t like Jello and gummy worms?

Large tapioca pearls make this repellent Worm and Spider Treat a real show-stopper.

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Simply, soak the tapioca overnight as instructed on the package. Choose Halloween jello colors and prepare the jello according to the package instructions.

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Placed gummy worms and spiders in the bottoms of small cups.

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Spoon tapioca over the critters and pour the liquid jello over the top.

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Refrigerate. Un-mold. Serve.

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A jiggling worm and spider Halloween Jello treat that is both creepy and creative!

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Tons of spooky fun for very little work.

In fact, this Halloween dessert is really more of a food craft, than a recipe. But who cares as long as the little goblins are enjoying it!

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Spooky Worm Halloween Jello

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Halloween Jello worm and spider nests.
Servings: 12


  • 2 boxes Jello (small) green and purple
  • 7 ounces large pearl tapioca
  • 1 package gummy worms
  • Plastic or candy spiders if plastic, make sure they are food safe


  • Soak the tapioca in water overnight according the the package instructions. Drain.
  • Prepare the boxes of jello in two separate containers, according to the package instructions. Place 2-3 gummy worms or spiders in the bottom of 10-12 small cups. Spoon the tapioca pearls over the worms and spiders evenly.
  • Carefully pour the jello over the tapioca. Pour the green over 5-6 cups and the purple over the remaining 5-6 cups. Move to the refrigerator and chill to set, 1-2 hours until set.
  • To un-mold, run a sharp knife around the rim of each jello cup. Set the bottoms of the jello cups in a tray of hot water for 30+ seconds. Flip onto a plate.


Serving: 1serving, Calories: 113kcal, Carbohydrates: 28g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 66mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 13g, Calcium: 3mg, Iron: 0.3mg
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Sommer Collier
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