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Halloween Hot Dog Spaghetti Spiders

Kids will love our Hot Dog Spaghetti Spiders for their Halloween dinner! Simply thread spaghetti through hot dogs, cook and serve tossed with butter and Parmesan cheese, marinara sauce or just ketchup. An easy recipe that’s fun for kids to eat!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: hot dog pasta, hot dog spaghetti spiders, spider spaghetti
Servings: 4
Calories: 501kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin


  • 8 ounces spaghetti
  • 8 hot dogs , cut in 1-inch pieces
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 6 Tbs. butter , cut in pieces
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • Marinara sauce or ketchup, serving suggestions


  • Thread uncooked spaghetti through pieces of hot dogs.
  • Cook according to pasta package directions; drain.
  • Toss with Parmesan cheese, butter, kosher salt and pepper.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Serve tossed with marinara sauce or with ketchup on the side as a dipping sauce.


Makes 4 servings
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
  • Use mini hot dogs
  • Serve with ketchup
  • Serve with marinara sauce
  • Serve with a cheese sauce


Calories: 501kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 1073mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Calcium: 198mg | Iron: 3mg