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. My favorite Halloween treat is candied apples!

  2. Any kind of chocolate with nuts. Yummy! :)

  3. Candy corn!

  4. Halloween is one of my favorite holidays! I love decorating the house and getting ready for trick. or treaters. One of my favorite candies is York peppermint patties. :-)

  5. Not too picky on the candy as long as it’s chocolate!

  6. My favorite is the mini Twix. Congrats on the new book. I’ve never done cake pops so I would love to learn how to make them.

  7. I Love fun sized candies. Especially snickers and baby bags of m&ms!

  8. My favorite candy is a toss up between Kit Kats and M&Ms :) so yummy!!!

  9. I love eating the peanut butter cups.

  10. My favorite Halloween candy is chocolate candy corn! I can eat them by the bagful, but now I can use them to decorate cake pops too!

  11. I’m not much for dressing up (but I love to see the little ones). My fave Halloween candy Is Butterfinger bars, that’s the only time I buy them and I have to sneak a few from the trick or treat basket!

  12. I looove reese’s pieces

  13. Favorite Candy for Halloween is a Take 5 bar. My favorite costume was Professor McGonagall from Harry Potter, but best when the whole family was dressed as different characters for my youngest son’s birthday party and we walked to his school to pick up the party guests!

  14. My favorite candy is anything chocolate!! Can’t wait to see the new book! I love to make cake pops!

  15. My favourite costume to dress up as is a lobster!

  16. Candy corn and peanut butter cups!

  17. Reese’s peanut butter cups & Twix.

  18. Congrats on your new book. I’ve never done cake pops before so I would love to learn how to make them. But my favorite candy is the mini Twix.

  19. Love Take 5 and Oh Henry!

  20. My favorite costume ever is my Jedi costume and I wear it when I can,. I’m a Star Wars geek from the time my brother took me to see the original film for my birthday when I was 7!

    And my favorite candy to get when I was little was a Snickers. And still is my favorite candy “bar”.

  21. Kit Kat bar :-)

  22. Peanut butter M&Ms

  23. Pumpkin Spice Malt Balls are fantastic!

  24. My favorite costume to dress as a black eyed pea….all in white with a black eye and black letters of the letter P placed all over your clothes…..and my favorite candy is black Licorice.

  25. At the daycare where I teach, I dressed as “DJ Lance Rock” of “Yo, Gabba, Gabba!”. My costume was complete, with the radio and all the characters inside. All the kids, and teachers, loved it.

  26. Candy Corn!!!!

  27. I want to get a pair of costumes for me and my husband – prince charming and princess. I’ve seen the ones I want, too.

  28. Best halloween candy by far– Butterfingers or Baby Ruth!

  29. Snickers!

  30. Anything with peanut butter!!

  31. Fave candy for Halloween is almond joy! I sneak them from my kids candy stash!

  32. What a fun giveaway! My favorite candy has to be a Heath Bar! <3 OH! How I love thee! :)
    Thanks for the chance to win !!

  33. Snickers are my go to candy. Even better than a protein bar.

  34. Classic Tootsie Rolls!
    And my favorite costume was a Belle costume I made back in college. My dormmates and I dressed as the Disney princesses.

  35. My fav candy is kit kats. Yum!

  36. My favorite candy would be Twix probably. But I also love Kit Kats and Twizzlers, too!

    I know we only have to answer one question but I also saw the cutest Halloween costume that some girls did at my college and have always wanted to do it, too. They all dressed up as trolls! But it was adorable! They bought nude body suits and sewed a jewel on the belly button of the suit. Then they each bought a neon colored wig and used gel and hairspray to stick the hair up to a point. It was actually the cutest thing I have ever seen!

    Just thought I would share both with you :)

  37. Twix! I steel them instantly from the kids trick or treat bags…they never even know they are missing!

  38. I usually dress as Mexican girl or Japanese lady for our trunk or treat. I usually raid my children’s candy for licorice.

  39. My favorite costume was a jelly fish I made with a bubble umbrella, bubble wrap and crepe paper streamers, it was fun. My favorite candy, milky way bars.

  40. My go-to costume on halloween for myself is a zombie or a vampire! I am all about the classics!

    We have different candy in the UK, but I love candy apples and I love reeces cups.

  41. I love Milky Ways!

  42. Anything chocolate would be my favorite!

  43. My favourite has to be Reese’s pieces, but I can’t have them anymore because of my daughter’s peanut allergy :(

  44. I love Bit-o-honey…strange I know! My kids always get a few in their Halloween candy and they give them to me…:)

  45. I have a “bride of Frankenstein “dress that I made years ago. With enough hairspray I can make my hair do that thing… that is a fun costume!

    Thank you for this giveaway… Crossing my fingers! Halloween is my all-time favorite holiday ever!

  46. Mini-Heath bars! I love them.

  47. My favorite costume is a farmer girl…fake freckles and all!

  48. Last year was a great costume. My husband and I were robbers, my son was a cop and our baby was a bag of money.
    And my favorite candy is always Reese’s cups!

  49. Our family’s go-to costume in a jam is the chubby jogger. Get some pillows and a track suit, add a sweat band and you’re good to go! I know I am weird, but I love candy corn at Halloween! :)

  50. I love the Halloween Kit Kats because they’re white chocolate. Also, my favorite thing to dress up as is either a witch or spider queen. I bought a skirt from Martha Stewart years ago that is a white maxi skirt with spider webs all over it and it’s perfect for either costume!

  51. My favorite costume was Sally from the nightmare before Christmas. The best part was making my own costume & wig from yarn all the night before. It looked awesome!!! I went out dancing with my friends when all of a sudden a guy in a jack costume on stilts screamed across the dance floor, “Sally!!!”. We both ran towards each other with our arms wide open and I got the best hug by a complete stranger :D Now, I’m not sure if you have ever danced with a person on stilts before, but it’s not an easy task. He ended up winning the costume contest. $1000!!! Now, if I could only win your book so the copy of your 1st book isn’t so lonely ;)

  52. Favorite costume? Dead Prom Queen:)

  53. Favorite candy for Halloween would have to be candy corn. It has to be Brach’s! Already bought some!

  54. One costume that makes me laugh to this day is that my mom dressed my sister and I up as Playboy bunnies. Fav candy is Kit-Kat

  55. My favorite costume as a kid was being dressed up as the Ace of Spades, with giant playing cards on each side, black turtleneck, leggins and a little beret on top!

  56. I love the candy-corn m&m’s, but candy corn is actually not bad either :)

  57. My favorite candy for Halloween is Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.

  58. My favorite Halloween candy is candy corn. I could eat that stuff for days!!

  59. Twix and Snickers are probably some of my favorites.

  60. My go-to costume for Halloween is Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas!

  61. Butterfingers are the best! Thanks for sharing!

  62. My fav is Kit-Kat…oh, my!!

  63. When I was little, I always loved dressing up as a fortune teller..lots of jewelry, makeup, and fancy clothes!

  64. I love dressing up as Ms. Frizzle from the Magic School Bus.

  65. I love candy corn, especially the new flavors like caramel apple, etc.!

  66. The last couple of years, I’ve dressed normal with the exception of my face.. I would paint a realistic skull on my face so that when I would turn around it would startle everyone. I love candy corn!

  67. Love Twix because it goes great with coffee (also love Arnott’s Tim Tams but they are a bit harder to find – check out utube on how to dip and dunk properly!) Thanks!

  68. I love Take 5 candy bars, yum!

  69. love all the surgery goodness of candy corn….also caramel green apply pops

  70. Still love clown costumes, always a new way to paint your face!!!! And any kind of chocolate candy bar you can steal out if the kids bags!!!!!

  71. I love all candy for Halloween but the best is twice bars ;) I also love dressing my children up in costumes of characters or things they love! Seeing children in the costumes is by far the best part of Halloween!

  72. My favorite costume is my Minnie Mouse costume and I always eat all of the mini Snickers candy bars!

  73. My favorite candy is Smarties! The best favorite costume I ever had was raggedy ann.

  74. My favourite halloween candy is snickers.

  75. I love any candy with caramel!

  76. My favorite Halloween treat are candy corn and mini snicker bars. Love it!

  77. In first grade I was Princess Leia with the cinnamon roll buns on the side. My mom had some kind of hair pieces she braided and pinned to my head. It was a hot costume but it was awesome. 1979!

  78. Pumpkin shaped peanut butter cups!

  79. I love the reese’s peanut butter cups shaped like pumpkins. Last year my husband and I dressed as Sheldon and Amy from The Big Bang Theory- it was my favorite costume ever!

  80. I love dressing up as a witch. I like the old fashioned black dress with a black hat.

  81. My favorite Halloween candies are mini Rolos & Twix!

  82. My favorite Halloween candy has to be Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups!

  83. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. It’s not Halloween without them! :)

  84. Hello! My favorite costume is Dracula, and I would love to eat that Draculas’ pop cake. Kisses.

  85. Mmm Take Fives :)

  86. I dress like a black cat every year & watch my boys try to eat up all the candy.

  87. My favorite Halloween candy has to be Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups!

  88. I love indulging in cherry Tootsie Pops on Halloween!

  89. Twix! and i dressed up as a birthday cake cuz my bday is Halloween! thanks for the giveaway! :)

  90. Twix bars! Although anything chocolate is good with me :)

  91. My fav candy to eat on Halloween are sugar daddy!! (it’s a caramel lollipop)

  92. Twix! thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  93. Twix! thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  94. Reese Peanut Butter Cups, of course!

  95. Kit-Kat’s, Snicker’s and Reese’s are my favorite Halloween candy.

  96. Caramel apples are my favorite treat. They’re so versatile! I’ve never had a candy apple, but I really love the appeal of cracking a blackened candy coating with natural twigs for sticks. Right behind the apples, Tootsie Rolls share a special place in my heart.

    For Halloween, we change our costumes pretty frequently, but always make them ourselves. This year we’re going to carry over our Renaissance Faire costumes since they’re so close.

    When I was a child, the most clever costume I probably wore was combining a pair of roller skates with a clown costume. I zoomed passed all the other trick-or-treaters!

  97. I would have to be snickers bars!

  98. My favorite candy was always Reese’s peanut butter cups

  99. My favorite Halloween treat is Sugar Babies!

  100. My fav candy is Reese’s peanut butter cups.
    Dressing up in a costume not so much! ;o)

  101. I can’t wait to try and make the halloween pops for my children. I hope they come out as sweet as yours. But seeing the other yummy treats I am not sure what to try first!!

  102. Snickers with almonds.

  103. My favorite Halloween candy is a little box of Sugar Babies!

  104. My favorite candy is Snickers!!

  105. The mini orange kit kat bars. I eat way more then I need to of those :/

  106. I love the Reese’s pumpkins. All that peanut butter in them is awesome! :)

  107. My absolute favorite Halloween treat is cake pops – any design and any flavor! If I had “skinny girl stick legs” I would dress up as a cake pop…. instead, I might need to go for a muffin or cupcake!

  108. Love Halloween!
    Favorite costume: Disney villains
    Candy: snickers & Reese.

  109. Congratulations on the book!! I LOVE those little Halloween guys! My favorite Halloween candy is candy corn, but all chocolate is good! I LOVE to have trick or treaters come to the door- I LOVE to see their costumes! Best “witches” with the book!

  110. I met my husband at a Halloween party where I was dressed as a chocolate chip cookie, so that would have to be my favorite costume.

  111. Favorite costumes of my kids- Son was a firefighter, infant daughter was the fire. Favorite treats- Snickers!

  112. Milky Way candy bars are my favorite!

  113. Nestle crunch bars!

  114. I love Charleston Chews! Not so Halloweeney but yummy!

  115. My favorite Halloween candy is the pumpkin shaped candy corn.

  116. Love kitkats and three musketeers (can I say all candy) favorite costume is a princess (it is the only day one can rationally dress like one LOL)

  117. I love the year I dressed up as a cow (as an adult) it was fun!! As for candy, I love Reese Peanut Butter Cups!

  118. Our favorite Halloween candy is 3 Musketeers.

  119. I usually buy those variety bags of chocolate bars to give out on Halloween thinking I can eat my favorite Milky Ways but then I try the Butterfingers thinking I haven’t had these in ages and then the Baby Ruths…I guess I’m just a chocolate fiend!

  120. My favorite costume is as a ghost! Cheap and easy, all you need is a white sheet and a pair of scissors!

  121. Gee any of the candy I don’t get to eat during the year. As for the costume, the Kid in me loves dress up. Tho nothing with blood and guts still have little kids in the family. lol

  122. In college I dressed up as a little girl. Short dress with crinnalin, bobby socks, pig tails, and an all-day sucker – came in 2nd place

  123. I loooooooove candy corn

  124. Every year I dress up as something to match you children’s costumes. We try to make it a family thing. For example, one year they were a lion and a monkey, so I dresses up as a zoo keeper:) My favorite Halloween candy is Milkyway.

  125. My favorite Halloween candy has to be snickers. Mmm yummy!

  126. Candy corn! That stuff is so dangerous for me, I try not to buy it.

  127. My favorite candy for halloween is 100 grand bars.

  128. My favorite Halloween candy is caramel apple pops (suckers) or those peanut butter taffies that come in the orange and black wrapper. Yummy!

  129. Congrats on the new book, I can’t wait to read it! I love Milky Way dark and my favorite costumes were when my best friend and I dressed up like oldies songs … “Poison Ivy” and “Devil with the Blue Dress”

  130. Love me some Twix……Milky Way a close second…….yummmm……caramel…… :-)

  131. Peanut butter cups for sure! Awesome giveaway :D

  132. It’s always kit kat for me. Have never really been a fan of candies, but chocolates I can never say no to.

    Your book comes at a perfect time! I’ve bought candy melts in orange as I’m planning on making little pumpkin cake pops for my coworkers and for a pumpkin farm in my area. Need to still explore some pumpkin inspiring cake recipes. Was thinking I’d also make ghost cake pops too.


  133. I LOVE the autumn mix candy corn!

  134. I like dressing up as a fairy or anything that I can put together with stripey tights. :)

  135. I love to make and munch gingerbread zombie-men ????

  136. My favorite Halloween candy is candy corn. Thanks so much for the awesome giveaway. Congratulations on your new book!

  137. M&M’s peanut.

  138. So excited for the new book!!! I am a sucker for those individually wrapped Reese’s PB cups! I love theme family costumes :)

  139. You are so talented! I love Reese cups!

  140. Milky Ways are definitely the best Halloween candy ever. :-) Thanks for the fun giveaway and congrats on your new book!! :-)

  141. I have my good ol’ standby cat ears and tail that I wear each year. I’ll be busy ripping sheets for my son’s mummy costume this year since I explained to him the perils of toilet paper in the rain… ????

  142. My favorite costume to wear on Halloween is the one my kids pick out for me and enjoy seeing me in! My favorite candy has to be the Nerds!

  143. Favorite Halloween candy? Candy corn… I only allow myself to buy them in October! ????

  144. Candy corn
    I don’t get dressed up but I love to give cany away on Halloween

  145. Peanut butter cups

  146. My favorite was a Reeses pieces costume I made for my grandson – his name is Reese.

  147. I love snickers!

  148. My favorite Halloween candies are Reese’s peanut butter cups and Snickers :-)

  149. My favorite has to be Lindt chocolate!

  150. I only seem to notice them at Halloween, but my favorite trick or treat candy is the $100,000 bar! Chocolate, flown caramel, crispy rice… What’s not to love?

  151. Anything chocolate! Pb, nuts, caramel….it’s ALL good! Favorite costume’s are the ones I’ve made for my 4 girls over the years. The best being my twins when they were 1. With middle names of Rose & Lily, they looked like Anne Gettes babies! Big flowers, lady bugs and bees…they were the sweetest *sigh* now they’ll soon be 6 ????

  152. I love dressing up. Snickers is definitely my favorite candy to give it because I love the leftovers.

  153. My kids usually share their tootsie rolls with me, they know how much I love them. I made a pina colada cake pop for a party yesterday and it was also a favorite.

  154. I really like to dress up with my family so it’s always the children that decide what we’re going to look like! :)
    Favorite candy must be … hmm …. chocolate in any shape and taste :D

  155. I would have to say my favorite had to be Raggity Anne

  156. My favorite Halloween candy is Reece Peanut Butter Cups! Yum!

  157. My favorite costume is Cookie Monster, one of my all-time favourite characters! I got a costume a few years ago and I’ve been wearing it every year…

  158. I love dressing up as a witch, fairy, or Renaissance faire girl. Love Laffy Taffy, always have to share with my soon-to-be 6 year old

  159. Sweedish fish, gummy bears.

  160. Love Smarties, and if I were dressed up as an apple with a sock on my arm poking out as the worm, well it would Kinder all over over again. :)

  161. Chocolate covered marshmallows! Dressing up is just not my thing but I would consider it just for you, Bakerella!

  162. I love letting my true colors fly and dressing up as a witch on Halloween!

  163. My favourite is a classic – a ghost

  164. Love Reeses Pieces or anything Cadbury (UK only)

  165. So excited for your new book! Favorite costume was little red riding hood and favorite candy is reeses pumpkins :)

  166. My favorite candy is flavored tootsie rolls

  167. My fav. Halloween candy are the mini mars bars. Not sure why they taste so much better!?!

  168. My all time favorite dress up has always been a gypsy…. i know, i know thats so old fashion…. lol but i swear my mother made the whole dressing up as gypsies so fun and cute! My favorite candy would have to be ALMOND JOY!! Mmmm i can even have a dash of almond joy milk in my coffee, with the new almond joy milk… :)

  169. Love the Halloween cake pops – so cute! My favorite candy is Bit-O-Honey, but it can be kind of hard to find these days. (Am I dating myself?)

  170. I like to mix candy corn and honey roasted peanuts together to snack on. It’s got that creamy/crunchy/salty/sweet thing going on. Yum!

  171. my favorite halloween candy is candy corn – and it’s already in stores! woohoo!

  172. Candy corn! I can’t stop eating it!

  173. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup minis and Twix minis.

  174. Snickers! And dressing up as a Candy Land Princess.. :)

  175. I love Clark Bars.

  176. I love any mini candy bar! Great giveaway, Thank you!

  177. My favorite costume was getting a rubber hand, pretending I was a mutant and saying I was a lab accident XD my favorite Halloween candy is candy corn and bite size milky way bars

  178. I don’t really dress up anymore but my favorite Halloween candy is probably Reese’s pb cups or any chocolate really.

    Cute book!

  179. Oh man, choosing just one candy??? Actually, I am a lover of candy corn, which is appropriate for the season :-)

  180. I really love the candy pumpkins. I could eat a whole bag of those myself! My favorite costume is the one I helped my daughter put together. She wanted to be a butterfly one year and so we gathered all these little bits and pieces that we could find and put her costume together.

  181. My favorite costume is the sexy little devil and favorite candy would be cadburry <3

  182. I loved the Charlie Brown and Snoopy costumes that my son and dog wore on his very first Halloween. They were just SO sweet!

  183. Hmmm? Favorite candy…candy corns!

  184. Break me off a piece of that Kit Kat bar! Love most chocolate but as a diabetic I have to look for sugar free and Reese’s Peanut Butter cups have some that taste great. As far as the costume, I love Superman, so I have a beautiful cap and love to be SuperMom.

  185. My favorite candy on Halloween is Reeses Cups! Thanks, Dale

  186. My favorite costume was a bag of jelly beans! A clear trash bag filled with multi colored balloons!!

  187. My daughter as a cupcake fairy! Complete with cake pops, of course!

  188. My favorite costume has always been the gypsy fortune teller. I used it as an excuse to wear all the bracelets and scarves I could get on! Plus the character has always seemed to go well with the mysteriousness of Halloween to me!
    Favorite Halloween treat is Almond Joy!

  189. I was Pocahontas when the Disney movie came out. Had a homemade costume & a stuffed plush raccoon!

  190. My favorite costume to dress up for Halloween every year is Dr. Peter Venkman, from ‘Ghostbusters!’ I dress my baby pug as a mini Slimer – it’s a tradition! ;D

  191. Candy corn. I’m the only one who will eat it!

  192. My favourite costume is my Jackie O look. Such fun! And my favourite Halloween candy is any (all!) of the mini chocolate bars. Perfect sized treats!

  193. candy corn!

  194. I’m a sucker for anything chocolate but I love, love, looooove Mini Peanut Butter Snickers!

  195. Snickers minis!!!!

  196. Witch costume and Reeses

  197. My favorite candy would be a Mounds bar and my favorite costume was the year I dresses up as a big Oreo cookie (I wore all white and then painted two big pieces of foam)

  198. The classic witch costume is my favorite!

  199. Snickers almond!

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