From pumpkin carving tools to spooky-funny spatulas, these gadgets add serious spook and spirit to your kitchen.

By Stacey Ballis
September 29, 2020
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Halloween is coming up fast, and now is the time to start thinking about what you might need to make the holiday special. So, we have gathered together some of our most favorite Halloween supplies, from pumpkin tools to cooking gear, so that this year you can really take your Halloween game next level! Check out our updated list of the best things to buy to have your best Halloween yet!

Pumpkin Carving and Decorating

halloween lanterns professional carving kit
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For starters, you want a great carving set to be sure you are working with the smartest and safest tools possible.  We love this set in a handy case for easy storage.

Buy it: $16; Amazon.com

The Perfect Pumpkin Ultimate Stencil Book
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We love a stencil for those who are less confident about their designs. This book has something for everyone.

Buy it: $10; Amazon.com

Mega Candles 12 pcs Unscented White Glass Container Candle
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Candles are traditional for lighting up your jack-o-lanterns, you want votives with glass for maximum safety, like these.

Buy it: $15; Amazon.com

Homemory LED Tea Lights, Set of 24 Flameless Flickering Tealight Candle
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Prefer not to work with live flame? Try these flickering tealights for all the worry-free spooky you want.

Buy it: $10; Amazon.com

5 Pack Halloween Wooden Pumpkin Decorating Kit
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Want some options that don't require carving? Try some fabulous pumpkin decorating stickers! 

Buy it: $11; Amazon.com

FolkArt Extreme Glitter Acrylic Paint in Assorted Colors
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Or even go glam by just covering your pumpkins in fabulous glitter paint!

Buy it: $11/5-ounce jar; Amazon.com

Halloween Gifting

Whether you are roasting pumpkin seeds to share, making homemade pumpkin butter, or even just mixing up some fabulous snack mixes, having a great container is half the impact of a homemade gift. But you don't want your container to break the bank either.

Weck 741 - 0.25 Liter Mold Jars with Lids
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We love Weck jars for all sorts of gifts, they have great impact, can be used for canning or preserving, or just as sealed containers.  They have sizes and shapes for any application, we keep these quarter-liter sizes on hand, they are a perfect size for gifting.

Buy it: $27; Amazon.com

Halloween Cooking

Cooking for Halloween can be extra fun if you have the right tools. Here are some of our go-tos to make the season extra impactful.

Fred EGG-A-MATIC Skull Egg Mold
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Hard boiled eggs can get the Halloween treatment with this scary skull mold that will thrill your family!

Buy it: $17; Amazon.com

Halloween Horror Skull Fried Egg Mold Silicone Egg Breakfast Omelette Mold for Frying DIY Creative Fried Egg
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Prefer your eggs sunny side up? This mold will give you all the impact!

Buy it: $15; Amazon.com

Halloween Mini Waffle Maker
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This mini waffle and pancake maker makes seven different Halloween designs at once!

Buy it: $38; Amazon.com

Dash DMW Machine for Individual
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Want some fun panini style or stuffed sandwiches for your Halloween lunch? This pumpkin press will do all the work for you.

Buy it: $10; Amazon.com

Tovolo Spatulart Vampire Spatula
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Stirring up something eerie? Then you need a great silicone spatula. We love this cheeky vampire version.

Buy it: $10; Amazon.com

AGATHA Spoon Holder & Steam Releaser By Ototo
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Want to keep that spatula or spoon off your counter? Try a witchy companion!

Buy it: $16; Amazon.com

Gracula Garlic Twist Crusher
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If you are cooking with garlic to keep the vampires at bay this year, nothing will make it easier or more fun than this twist crusher!

Buy it: $17.20; Amazon.com

Halloween Cocktails

3D Skull Silicone jello Ice Mold Flexible Cube Maker Tray
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Serve all your drinks with these amazing skull ice cubes! Best part? They'll melt nice and slow and keep your drinks eerily chilled.

Buy it: $8; Amazon.com

Halloween Baking

Halloween Silicone Baking Molds Nonstick Cake Pan with Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes Bat Skull Ghost Shape for Kitchen DIY Baking Tools
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Bake cupcakes or sweet breads in this silicone mold for Halloween treats that don't need fancy frosting or extra decorating for maximum impact.

Buy it: $10; Amazon.com

Sweets Indeed Sprinklefetti Halloween Sprinkles
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Decorate your cookies or cupcakes with this fun and monstrous sprinkle mix, which includes some eyeballs!

Buy it: $14; Amazon.com

Halloween Tablescapes

Corelle Chip Resistant Appetizer Plate
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Try dinner on these fun and festive Party Ghouls plates from Corelle!

Buy it: $30/8 plates; Amazon.com

Beaker, Flask, Cylinder Set
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Put flowers in these scientific beakers for a fun centerpiece and use food coloring to tint the water if you like.

Buy it: $34; Amazon.com

MJ PREMIER Halloween Candle Holders
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No table will be complete without some votive candles. These holders will be a terrific addition to your arsenal.

Buy it: $39; Amazon.com