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14 Halloween Cookie Houses and Baking Kits to Stay Busy This Spooky Season

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Why wait until December to make gingerbread houses when you can make Halloween cookie houses in October? These cookie houses and baking kits will keep the family entertained and the sweet tooths satisfied.

Here, we compiled a list of the best cookie houses, cookie kits, and Halloween-themed treat collections so you can still make the holiday as spooky and sweet as you like.

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Hyde & EEK! Boutique Halloween Spooky Graveyard Chocolate Cookie Kit

One of the best things about all these Halloween baking kits is that they skip the gingerbread in favor of chocolate cookies, which is good since no one wants to eat gingerbread right now anyway. This kit comes with pre-baked cookies to build into a cute, spooky graveyard, plus sprinkles, decorative candies, and several colors of pre-mixed frosting for decorating. Target's Hyde & EEK! Boutique has an entire line of Halloween-themed baking kits and decorative candies. 

Buy it: $10; target.com

M&Ms Haunted Shack Chocolate Cookie Kit
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M&Ms Haunted Shack Chocolate Cookie Kit

If your gingerbread houses always looked a bit like a ramshackle cottage, good news. That's precisely the motif this kit for a haunted shack is going for. 

Buy it: $20; amazon.com

cookies in halloween shapes with icing piping bags and decorating sugar
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Williams Sonoma Halloween DIY Cookie Decorating Kit

Let's face it: Sometimes even the building of a cookie house can be annoying. The walls don't stay up; the frosting won't dry. We're not architects here. We're just trying to have a good time. Which is why you might go for this cookie decorating kit, complete with black, white, green, and orange frosting as well as decorative sugar for super-cute bats and pumpkins.

Buy it: $50; williams-sonoma.com

Dia de Muertos Calavera Skull Sugar Cookie Kit by Hyde & EEK! Boutique
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Dia de Muertos Calavera Skull Sugar Cookie Kit by Hyde & EEK! Boutique

If you're more into Dia de Los Muertos than you are Halloween, or you just want to skip the orange and black color scheme, opt for this kit which gives you everything you need to colorfully decorate four different cute skull cookies.

Buy it: $7; target.com

Rice Krispies Treats Pumpkin Kit
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Rice Krispies Treats Pumpkin Kit

Rice Krispies are a classic treat, and now they're perfect for halloween. This kit comes with a plastic mold to form your pumpkin-shaped treat, as well as ingredients for the treats, and everything you need to decorate them.

Buy it: $20; amazon.com

cookie haunted house decorating kit
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Williams Sonoma DIY Halloween Haunted House Kit

Leave it to Williams Sonoma to make a Halloween haunted house kit that is both fancy and fun. This kit has pieces for a large haunted house, plus tons of sprinkles, candies, and frosting. Trust us, it will look great with all your other Halloween decorations.

Buy it: $30; williams-sonoma.com

Halloween Witches Brew Green Slime Drink Mix in Cauldron
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Hyde & EEK! Halloween Witches Brew Green Slime Drink Mix in Cauldron

Don't get thirsty while you're building your houses or decorating your cookies. This Witches Brew Drink Mix kit from Target lends a spooky aesthetic and probably lots of ghoulish shrieks when you and your family have your first slimy sip.

Buy it: $8; target.com

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Hyde & EEK! Boutique Halloween Twisted Tavern Chocolate House Cookie Kit

Do you dare to make a double decker Halloween cookie house? If it falls, you at least have delicious decorated treats.

Buy it: $5; target.com

oreo monster decorating cookie kit in box
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Oreo Monster Cookie Decorating Kit

If you plan to eat your creation once you're done decorating, you want to be sure that it will be delicious, so letting Oreo provide your cookies is probably a good idea.

Buy it: $13; walmart.com

Reese's pieces cookie kit in orange box
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Betty Croker Halloween Reese's Cookies

If you prefer to both bake and decorate, this cookie kit lets you do both! The kit makes peanut butter cookies and provides chocolate frosting and Reese's Pieces for decorating. 

Buy it: $5; target.com

halloween disney cookies
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Crafty Cookie Kits Disney Mickey Mouse Halloween Cookie Kit

Disney fanatics will love this cooking kit featuring Mickey-shaped cookies in three different seasonal colors. The kit includes sugar cookie mix, black frosting mix, white icing pen, three color powders, a piping bag, and a Mickey-shaped cookie cutter. 

Buy it: $15; amazon.com

green frankenstein rice krispy treats
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Hyde & EEK! Boutique Frankenstein Rice Crispy Treats Kit

Making and decorating these freaky Frankensteins will have the whole family saying, "It's alive!"

Buy it: $6; target.com

halloween cookie cutter kit on marble countertop with cookies and piping bags
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Williams Sonoma Halloween Cookie Cutter Storybook 23-Piece Set

Spring-loaded stamps cut out rolled-out dough and leave detailed impressions that will wow your guests. The kit includes stamps for a pumpkin, haunted house, bat, mummy, boo, ghost, spider web and witch's hat, in addition to icing bags and decorating tips. 

Buy it: $30; williams-sonoma.com

box of halloween funfetti
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Pillsbury Funfetti Halloween Cake Mix

It's hard to go wrong with good ol' Funfetti. Paired with the matching frosting and sprinkles from Pillsbury, you'll have everything you need to make a spooktacular cake (or cupcakes!). 

Buy it: $2; target.com

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