Trick out Your Treats with Cake Pops Halloween – New Book and a Giveaway!

Cake Pops Halloween

Surprise! Surprise! I have a new cake pops book out tomorrow… September 2! YAY! YAY! YAY! And, I’m super excited to share it with you today. Inside you’ll find sweet and spooky cake pops including brand new designs and a few of my classic favorites, too! I think you’ll scream for some of the new ones. I’m talking adorable black cat candy buckets, very cute vampires, bubbling cauldrons, scary sweet monsters and more.

There are also printable templates to help make your treats, gift tags for your cake pops, and garland for your get-togethers. Download the tags and templates from here right now.

Happy Halloween early! Hope you enjoy the new book and use it to help get ready for the most deliciously spooky night of the year.

You can get the book two ways.


Make the most of the Halloween season with the eBook – no wait for shipping or trip to the store, with all the info, ingredients, recipes, and the like right at your fingertips, wherever you are on the device of your choosing. Find the digital format from your favorite e-tailer below:

Apple iBooks

Amazon Kindle

Barnes & Noble Nook

Google Play


Print Book

Get your copy of the print edition exclusively from my publisher, Chronicle Books. Cake Pops Halloween started out as an eBook only, and I’m thrilled that Chronicle has made it available in a printed book format as well during the fleeting Halloween Season. Grab your book before the candy is all gone.


Now let’s celebrate with a giveaway…

First prize: I’m giving away Cake Pops Halloween in the book format and also the eBook format – along with a big fat iPad mini with retina display (wifi 16 gb) to view it on … all courtesy of Chronicle Books. The first prize winner will also receive a kitchen stand for the iPad PLUS the eBook versions the original Cake Pops and Cake Pops Holidays, too!

Second prize: Three (3) runners-up will receive the print version of Cake Pops Halloween.

Enter for a chance to win the Cake Pops Halloween Book Spooktacular Giveaway:

  • Leave a comment on this blog post and tell me your favorite costume to dress up as OR candy to enjoy on Halloween. Eeek! That’s easy!
  • Deadline to enter is Friday, September 5, 2014 at midnight ET.  So sorry. Time’s Up! Winners announced below!
  • One (1) first prize winner and three (3) second prize winners will be chosen at random and announced sometime on Saturday September 6, 2014.
  • Good Luck!


YAY! It’s time to announce the winners! I hope you all enjoy the books and Sara … I hope you enjoy your brand new iPad mini.
I accidentally chose winner 1992 instead of 1922 above so, I’m giving away four books instead of three! YAY!

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2,056 comments on “Trick out Your Treats with Cake Pops Halloween – New Book and a Giveaway!”

  1. This is terrible, but my favorite costume is so easy: football player! super low maintenance and comfy :)

  2. I love dressing up as a 50’s house wife. My favorite candy is gummy bears

  3. I love Snickers, those were one of the firsts always gone! I’ve also always really enjoyed those skull lollipops, the white on one side and grape on the other, yummy!

  4. I’ve always liked to dress up as a witch and now having just seen wicked, I think I will again.

  5. My favorite Halloween candy is tiny boxes of Nerds. Thanks for another chance to win a great prize!

  6. I love baking all kinds of treats…especially different kinds of truffles. This year I’m finally going to try homemade marshmallows!

  7. Reese’s peanut butter cups & Snickers!!!!

  8. Any kind of candy treat is good, but, a Butterfinger can hit home most always.

  9. Milky Way Midnights- Yum!

  10. Anything Reese’s :)

  11. I love anything chocolate and peanut butter, like Reeses . I also like Kit Kats My fav costume bacon and eggs.

  12. we love fairies and princesses in our house

  13. Reese Cups… And I love to see homemade costumes!

  14. Reese’s ! There’s nothing like theeeeeem <3

  15. There aren’t that many candies I don’t like, but Almond Joy tops the list.

  16. My favorite costume as a kid was a ballerina and my favorite Halloween candy are Paydays. ????

  17. Favorite costume: a princess – but that was when I was a little girl. Favorite candy: Reese’s peanut butter cups, no matter what time of year! Also, the humble Hershey’s chocolate bar. Thanks for a chance at this great give-away and congrats on the new book!

  18. Milky Ways or Twix :)

  19. I love candy corn. My teeth don’t like it so much but my tummy says yes yes yes!

  20. I love candy corn at Halloween.

  21. I love dressing up as a pumpkin, mainly because it’s easy and cute.

  22. I’m all about the candy corn!

  23. My favorite candy is the mini snickers.

  24. Rolos are my weakness!

  25. Hi Bakerella,
    as we don’t celebrate Halloween here, I go for nice sweets in autumn and that is definitely the plum cake my grandmother used to do. Just take a plane yeast dough on a baking sheet and cover it with lots of plums. Bake it, sugar it and savor it!

  26. Love those kit kats

  27. We don’t celebrate Halloween here, but if we did, I would most probably dress as the 4th Doctor, thanks to my wonderful friend who made me his signature striped scarf!

  28. I love Snickers & candy apples! Halloween is my absolute favorite day, & every year I try to come up with ways to make it more fun for my nieces. It’s going to be even more fun now that I have a little girl of my own to trick-or-treat with!

  29. Favorite Halloween candy is smarties!

  30. I’d have to go with vampire, complete with bloody fangs! :-)

  31. I love smarties during Halloween!

  32. My favorite Halloween candy is smarties!!

  33. Heath bars are totally the best

  34. I Love Reese’s peanut butter cups and sour punch straws. My favorite costume is still my brothers Oscar The Grouch complete with trash can.

  35. My favorite costume is Cleopatra. There are so many possibilities with the costume! And favorite candy? Anything with chocolate!!

  36. The scarecrow is my favorite costume. Everyone makes it what they want——from baby to adult!!!

  37. Reese’s PB pumpkins and Twix! That’s what I steal from my kids’ trick-or-treat bags. :)

  38. My favorite costume is Pirate. Favorite halloween candy peanut chews of course!!!

  39. Those candy corns.. so bad but so good!

  40. My favorite candy to eat on Halloween is Laffy Taffy!

  41. My favorite candy is definitely Reeses PB Cups. Especially the pumpkin shaped ones. Those are SOO peanut buttery!

  42. Anything dark chocolate!

  43. I love candy corn! It’s my annual guilty pleasure ????????

  44. Halloween costume: lampshade on my head with a pull cord attached to my shirt. If my hubby comes, then he’s a moth…moth to the flame, sorta! LOVE CAKEPOPS!

  45. Snickers :)

  46. Hi bakerella,
    thanks for sharing and this great giveaway! And congratulations on your new book!! That is really exiting. Here in Germany we do not really celebrate Halloween, but there are H. parties in the clubs. The last time I went I was dressed as the Grim Reaper with a scythe and long black cloak. I looked great but it was way to hot under that cloak!

  47. Kit kats are my fav!!

  48. Reese’s peanut butter cups all the way :)

  49. Toffee apples!!

  50. I love toffee apples – nom nom nom :)

  51. Can’t beat a good witch!

  52. My favorite costume out of all the ones I’ve tried on multiple Halloweens is definitely a black cat! They’re just so femine :)

  53. How fun! My favorite Halloween Candy has always been candy corn!

  54. My favorite Halloween candy is anything chocolate!

  55. My favorite Halloween candy is anything chocolate!!

  56. i wish i win just want your book so much nothing more…

  57. Giant chocolate covered pretzels. I might make some right now.

  58. I always like to dress up as a zombie. I’ve been going as a “famous zombie” two years straight, Elvis and Marylin Monroe.
    My favorite Halloween candy by far, has to be the peanut butter kisses that come in the black and orange colored wax paper, I got hooked on those the first time I tried them.

  59. I was a REALLY awesome unicorn one year, so I’m going to go with that being my favorite thing to dress as.

  60. My favorite Halloween candy is the peanut butter things in the black and orange wrappers. Yum!

  61. Kit kat is my favorite.

  62. My favorite Halloween candy is the peanut butter things in the black and orange wrappers. Yum! I stock up every year!

  63. Reeses cups and kit Kats are awesome!!

  64. I like to dress up as Little Orphan Annie

  65. My favorite Halloween candy is Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups!

  66. I love Reese’s peanut butter cups. My favorite costume? Probably anything to do with baking (cupcake) or hello kitty!!!

  67. Like Snickers <3

  68. mini sour peaches are my halloween favourite!

  69. These cake pops are all so cute!

    When I was little, I dressed up as Minnie Mouse for seriously probably five years in a row. So, I’d have to say that was my favorite costume. Haha. As for candy, Mallo Cups are the best!

  70. My favourite candy for Halloween would be the timeless Snickersand Cadbury milk chocolate.Congratulations on your new fun filled cake pops book !

  71. Favorite candy would be M&M’s !

  72. Well, I’m eating a Heath bar right now, so I guess I will go with that! haha Congrats on the new book! Love the Werewolf!

  73. My favorite holiday is Halloween!! I love decorating the house and outside to make it fun for the kids..and for me too! I always dress to the nines as a witch to be prepared to hand out candy and homemade favorite Halloween treats are homemade pumpkin fudge and homemade pnut butter witches fingers, or purchased treat has always been M and M’s!!!

  74. Snickers!

  75. Oooh! A book for my fav holiday! YAY!

    I really like those mini sour punch straws. Somehow they seem better than the full sized ones!

  76. I love giving out and out Reese’s Cups, partly because they were always my favorite treat to get as a kid!

  77. My favorite costume is one of a cat… Meow! :)

  78. Reese’s peanut butter cups!

  79. M&M’s…plain AND peanut!

  80. My favourite costume is couple from czech fairytale ant Ferda and Ladybird…

  81. Favorite H’ween candies are Snickers and Sour Patch Kids. Mmmm …

  82. I love peanut m&m’s so it’s no wonder that my favorite costume was when I dressed up as an m&m. I’m overweight so I was a plump m&m. It was funny!

  83. mini twix bars

  84. I have wanted to dress up as Mary Poppins for the past few years! Also, being Australian, Halloween is a great excuse to hunt down American candy like peanut butter cups.

  85. I love whatchamacalits and peanut chews.

  86. Caramels and caramel apples!!! :)

  87. My favorite costume is the Zoltar costume that I made last year.

  88. My favorite candy for halloween has to be Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. They were so rarely given out when I was a kid, I always buy them for our trick-or-treat-ers! (plus some non-Reese’s for those allergic to peanuts!)

  89. My favorite Halloween costume was when I dressed up as a zombie western sheriff. I made the costume myself and learned how to do the zombie make on youtube. My favorite candy is Hersheys cookie n cream bars

  90. Love Rolos!

  91. I’m not a big dresser-upper, but candy, that I can do! I’m going to go for a classic and say candy corn!

  92. Halloween molasses candies are my favourite next kit Kat! Favourite costume housewife in a house coat with curlers in my hair it totally unnerved my boss hysterical!!

  93. My Black Widow costume is my absolute favorite!

  94. Candy carn and popcorn balls,the Halloween favorites

  95. Mini Reese’s!

  96. A couple years ago I dressed up as the Black Widow from The Avengers movie and I absolutely cannot wait to wear it again!! I would have to say that it’s my most favorite costume that I’ve ever worn!
    And of course I love me some candy corn around Halloween, it’s already in stores!!

  97. I love mini Reese’s cups

  98. My favourite has to be Rolos and Kit Kats.

  99. My favourite candy on Halloween is chocolate licorice and mars, love it!

  100. I love dressing up as Lucca (from ChronoTrigger, an old Super Nintendo game). I made the costume myself so it’s extra special!

  101. Love Halloween…official start of my fave- candy apple season :)

  102. My fave Halloween candy…it’s a toss up between candy corn and sour bat gummies….so GOOD!! :)

  103. Hmmm I’d say my favorite Halloween candy has to be twix bars!!

  104. My favorite costume is a witch :)

  105. we never celebrated Halloween when I was a child, am learning a lot now from my daughter who is completely in to it!

  106. Snickers

  107. Snickers bar

  108. The Lisbon Zombie Walk always happens on Halloween, so that’s normally my to-go costume!

  109. I’ll admit it, I LOVE Candy Corn and the Brach’s Autumn Mix.

  110. Candy corn! I only eat them around Halloween though, because they are guaranteed fresh and soft!

  111. Nerds, twizzlers, or skittles.
    I am a candy freak lol ????

  112. My favorite costume is the first one I did for my little baby: a big strawberry, she was so sweet and lovely!

  113. My favorite type of candy I always enjoy, is pretty much anything with peanut butter and chocolate.

  114. My favorite halloween outfit was when I dressed up as Marie Antoinette… big hair and all! So cool!

  115. Halloween is our favorite holiday, we love dressing up even if here in Holland is not really celebrated!
    My favorite costume is a Broom-flying Witch, so much fun!! We love eating reeses cups dipped in orange candy melts, so yummie! ????

  116. My favorite Halloween candy is candy corn. I can’t buy it too soon, though, or it will be gone well before the 31st!

  117. I love Halloween, I just wish it was like America though all the kids and adults look as though they are enjoying themselves. I was in America for Halloween many moons ago and I loved it and I loved all the sweets (candy) LoL

  118. My favorite Halloween costume is my homemade Tinker Bell costume, along with my dog dressing up as a ladybug being side-by-side with me! My favorite candy to enjoy on Halloween is anything chocolate. :))

  119. In Italy too Halloween is not so popular, but we alway celebrate it overturning the house (as you can see in the picture in my website) and preparing any kind of sweets as cakepops, eyeball jelly, marzipan witch fingers and so on….

  120. Hi ! I love Kit Kat. And last year, I dressed up my 1 year baby boy as a red and fluffy devilkin. He was so cute ! (I apologize for my english but I’m french. I love your work and follow you on the Internet).

  121. Oooh, I love kit kats! I have two wrappers next to me on the couch right now!

  122. Hi ! I love Kit Kat. And last year I dressed up my 1 year baby boy as a fluffy red devilkin. He was so cute ! (I’m apologize for my english but I’m french. I’m a fan of your work and I follow you on the Internet).

  123. A whole array of mini chocolate bars. Cute, yummy and bite size. Since they’re mini you can convince yourself you can have more than just one, guilt free, right?

  124. I LOVE candy corn! It’s a candy I wait until this time of year to eat. Yumm! :)

  125. My favorite costume that I ever wore was one handcrafted by my mom. It was a ladybug made out of red and black felt, with pipe cleaners attached to a headband. To this day I still have the picture and love ladybugs!

  126. Kit kat is our favorite ????

    Thank you so much for sharing!!!

  127. I dressed up as Alvin and the Chipmunks with two of my best friends. We sang and danced as we passed out candy to kids from our neighborhood, it was so much fun.

  128. Halloween not so big in the UK but we love it in our house. Myself and my 3 daughters love to dress up as witches and eat halloween cake pops !

  129. The best costume I ever made for myself was an original “Kelly the Halloween Kitty” Beanie Baby back in the late 90’s when they were super popular. Unfortunately, my sewing skills left much to be desired, as evidenced by the trail of dry pinto beans I left in my wake the whole might!!
    Oh and my fave candies are Snickers & Reeses peanut butter cups :-)

  130. I want to have a family costume this year and dress up as rock, paper, scissors… Fave treat is Reeses Peanut butter cups..

  131. I do love all chocolate, but white chocolate Reese’s Cups are my favorite!

  132. Milky ways and candy corn all the way! ;)

  133. Halloween candy that our house can’t do without — Kit Kats, Milky Way and Candy Corns.

  134. Peanut Butter M & M’s!!

  135. Favorite costume was year all the teaching staff dressed as Wizard of Oz characters…I was the Wicked Witch!

  136. A killer bee from South America!

  137. Almond Joy

  138. I absolutely love Halloween! I dress up every year. My go to costume is a witch but I love being something new every year!

  139. My favorite Halloween candy is Reese’s pumpkins, so yummy !

  140. Caramel Apple Pops! Yum!

  141. My favorite Halloween candy has to be candy corn :b

  142. I’m a lover of almost all candy, but last year I bought caramel apple candy corn!

  143. I love Reese’s peanut butter cups!!

  144. You can never go wrong with a classic candy apple or a caramel apple!

  145. My favorite candy is kit kats

  146. I love kit kats and twin……..yum!

  147. Candy corn ????

  148. My family likes to do group costumes. Last year we dressed up as characters from the Wizard of OZ.

  149. I love to dress up as champagne. Gold clothing and blowing bubbles. :)

  150. my favorite candies are twix chocolates and milky way chocolates.

  151. I enjoy the mini kit kat packs :)

  152. I love hershey´s kisses! yum!

  153. My favorite candy is twix chocolate! Yummy!

  154. Caramel apple lollipops are my fav! Dressing up.. A witch.. Lots of different options!

  155. My favorite candy to eat in halloween is Milky Way Chocolates.

  156. I love the Halloween Reese’s. Actually, any of the holiday Reese’s. They’re creamier and larger than normal. Yum!

  157. My fave candy is salty licorice! It’s a Nordic thing…

  158. My favorite candy to eat in halloween is Reese´s peanut butter cup <3

  159. Favorite Halloween candy is kit kats! I steal them out of the kids candy lol!

  160. my favorite candies are smarties. as a kid i thought eating them made me smarter! lol

  161. It’s a toss up between Reece’s Pieces and Reece’s Peanut Buttercups! So yummy!

  162. Kit Kats!!!

  163. I LOVE reeses peanut butter cups … so much so that I’ve been known to buy several bags and stuff them in the freezer just so they will make it until Halloween. And of course I am at walgreens Nov 1st to get as many clearance PBCs as I can. ????

  164. Favourite costume has to be a witch! Love to play around with wigs and makeup to make her wicked!

  165. Reese’s peanut butter cups!

  166. My favorite candy at Halloween is 3 musketeers

  167. Favorite candy: Twix
    Fave costume: Punk Rocker (does that show my age or what!)
    Fave cake pop: Caramel Apple Oreo

  168. My favorite Halloween costume was always a cat. Nothing funnier than the year my brothers had to take me and used my mom’s impossible to remove eyeliner for my face whiskers!

    My favorite candy has to be Snickers or Air Heads!

  169. Twix is my favorite! :)

  170. Cream pumpkins and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

  171. I love Twix, Kit Kat, and Reese’s peanut butter cups! Yum! ????

  172. So exciting! Congrats on the new book!
    I always enjoy dressing Up as either a Witch or a Ghost. I like classic Halloween costumes!

  173. My favourite candy are 3 Musketeers and Twix!

  174. I don’t do Halloween but I love sweets! Some of my favourites are Terry’s orange, milky ways, and lindt

  175. My favorite costume was a Cave Woman. A couple of girl’s that I worked with couldn’t come near me or hear my name because they couldn’t work for laughing. I had people from down the street coming into the lab to take pictures. It was so much fun. I have also been a man, half man half woman. I guess these are a few of my favorites.

  176. I am one of those weird kids who loves the peanut butter kisses in the black and orange wax paper…those scream Halloween to me more than any other candy!

  177. My fav….bite size reeces peanut butter cups! OH, MY….Yummo!

  178. Kit kat bars!

  179. Kit kat is my favorite!

  180. Kit Kat bars or Reese’s! It’s a toss up!

  181. Love kit kats

    And your books

  182. I always dress up as a zombie! I try to make my zombie makeup scarier and more creative each year; it sounds cruel but if I can make my nieces and nephews cry, I consider it a successful Halloween!!

    And I love anything sour and gummi!

  183. My favorite Halloween candy is red hots

  184. I usually dress up as a witch for Halloween. I made a beautiful, fancy witch hat a few years ago and I have a black cape I made for my kids when they were little. It’s easy and fun. Also, I love Snickers bars…those always disappeared from my girls’ treat bags every Halloween! Now that they’re grown, I have to go out and buy my own! :)

  185. Baby Ruth bars. Can’t stop eating those….

  186. Kit Kats and Reese’s peanut butter cups/pumpkins. Last Halloween I took from my daughter’s stash!!! YUMMY!

  187. Reese’s peanut butter cups. Frozen of course! Nom nom nom!

  188. Fiona from shrek

  189. my favorite halloween candy is milky ways! yummm

  190. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Frozen of course! Nom nom nom!

  191. My favorite part of fall is the baking and all the orange, pumpkins, hay, oh my! I LOVE to see candy corn and feel so festive about it, but I hate to admit that I’m not a fan of the flavor. I used to like Kit Kats but now prefer pumpkin-spiced lattes or desserts.

  192. I love the classics, Snickers is my favorite on Halloween.

  193. One year in college, I made myself a costume that looked like a package of Reese’s peanut butter cups. The box was a little big to get around at parties, but it was my best costume ever! Although I like pb cups to eat, my go-to treat is always a KitKat!

  194. Reeces peanut butter cups

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