10 Halloween Bakeware Buys for Ultra-Spooky Treats

Craft the creepiest (and most delicious!) Halloween treats with these themed bakeware tools, from cake pans to candy molds.

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September 26, 2019

Halloween is easily the best time of year. It signals the start of the baking season and gives us adults an excuse to buy bags of candy with zero guilt. Whether you're hosting a ghoulish gathering or simply dying to get into the holiday spirit, we've picked our favorite Halloween bakeware — from creepy cake pans to spooky cookie cutters — to turn your seasonal desserts into monstrous masterpieces.


Ready to whip up something spine-chilling? This skull pan may be haunted but thanks to its PFOA-free nonstick coating, it won't be playing any tricks on your treats. Pour batter into the two skull halves, bake, then assemble for a three-dimensional dessert that'll be delectably eerie.

BUY IT: Food52, $40

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With this sturdy nonstick bakeware, you'll be set for this season's Halloween gatherings. Ghouls and ghosts alike will be enchanted by this ghastly scene. The tombstone-shaped mold turns out six cakes ready for a creepy dessert scene all on their own or with the help of a little frosting witchery.

BUY IT: Food52, $44

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Boo-tiful baked treats are easy to create with this ghost cakelette pan that helps churn out miniature Halloween-themed cakes. The nonstick pan features six compartments cleverly molded into the shape of a spooky ghost flying through the night air.

BUY IT: Walmart, $10.12

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Four skeletons in various poses dance into dessert hour to create a festive fall treat. The pan is perfect for making desserts that delight guests; simply pour in your favorite quick bread recipe and bake.

BUY IT: Williams Sonoma, $39.95

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A jack-o'-lantern cake for Halloween will light up the faces of your favorite monsters and mummies, and this nonstick pan makes it so easy. The jack-o'-lantern's features are already cut out, so all you have to do once it's baked is add icing.

BUY IT: Walmart, $9.43

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This eerie bundt centerpiece is frightfully fun to decorate and will take your Halloween festivities to the next level. The dark manor is topped with a lofty mansard roof and features tangles of vines and cracked panes for a super spooky touch.

BUY IT: Amazon, $31.95

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When it's time to roll out the cookie dough to make Halloween cut-outs, make sure you have this 18-piece set on hand. You can make a traditional ghost, a black cat or even decorate a witch's hat in bright icing and sprinkles. There are lots of creative ways to use these cutters to add a little Halloween spirit to your fall cookie decorating.

BUY IT: Amazon, $8.97 (Set of 18)

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Add an extra dose of oomph to your favorite batch of cookies with this sweet trio of Halloween cookie stamps, which create spooky patterns on any three-inch cookie with ease. They're made from cast aluminum and feature wooden handles for easy decorating.

BUY IT: Food52, $32 (Set of 3)

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Make Halloween as spooky as it is sweet with cookies that are fun for everyone to eat. Simple to use, these cookie cutters stamp out detailed shapes in one swift motion.

BUY IT: Williams Sonoma, $19.95 (Set of 4)

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With this set of Halloween chocolate molds, you can design your own homemade chocolates for gift boxes or party trays. Each set comes with 40 cavities, from witch hats to pumpkins, allowing you to easily create all sorts of amazing Halloween flavors.

BUY IT: Amazon, $13.99 (Set of 4)

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