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Best Halloween gift ideas

Published: September 28, 2021 at 10:56 am
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Celebrate the spooky season with fun Halloween gifts for kids and adults. Discover treats like chocolates, doughnuts and biscuits, or see our homeware picks.

Do you have a Halloween fanatic in your life? Treat your loved one to a festive Halloween-themed gift in time for the big day with our top picks.


We've scouted the best delectable treats, from popcorn, to doughnuts and biscuits. Or, see the best creepy kitchenware, like mugs, aprons, bakeware and more.

Kids will love their own personalised treat bag or selection of sweets. We also have plenty of gifts for adults, like boozy cocktail kits and decadent chocolates.

Looking for more seasonal inspiration? See the best pumpkin carving kits for an autumnal family activity. Or, treat the little ones to a Halloween afternoon tea with our ideas, from scones, to drinks and more.

Throwing a spooky get together? Find plenty of recipe ideas with the best Halloween party snacks including cheeseboards, nachos and dips. For the ultimate recipe inspiration, see our Halloween collection.

For more gift ideas, check out our reviews section or browse our selection of gifts for foodies.

Halloween gift ideas

Hotel Chocolat boo boxes, £8

Hotel Chocolat boo box

Who wouldn't love a box of delicious chocolates to celebrate Halloween? Hotel Chocolat's boo boxes are back this year, filled with spooky shaped chocolates including bats, ghosts and skulls. Choose from Carvin the Pumpkin (£8), filled with creamy milk chocolate; Cryptopher the Vampire (£8), filled with sweet caramel milk chocolate; or Wingston the Bat (£8), filled with vegan-friendly dark chocolate. The clever packaging and fun design will make you want to display them all season long. Looking for something more grown-up? Try the Halloween H-box (£13.50) filled with decadent chocolate truffles.

Available from Hotel Chocolat (£8)

Spirit of Equinox cauldron soup bowl, £9.99

Witches broth bowl

Warm up on a chilly autumn evening with a hearty bowl of soup. This fun bowl by Spirit of Equinox is equal parts festive and practical. It's dishwasher-safe and comes with an attached soup spoon, lid and handles. To complete your witchy collection, see the matching teapot (£9.91) or cauldron mug (£7.45). It's a great gift for teenagers or grown-up Halloween lovers.

Available from Amazon (£9.99)

Lola's Cupcakes Halloween brownies, £16.99

Lola's Halloween brownies

Ensure a fuss-free Halloween gift delivery with these letterbox-friendly brownies. These rich chocolate brownies capture the spooky spirit of Halloween with vibrant icing and creepy decorations. The rich brownies are made with pure Belgian chocolate and topped with a thin layer of smooth buttercream. They're the perfect gift for Halloween lovers with a sweet tooth.

Available from Lola's Cupcakes (£16.99 for six brownies)

Emma Bridgewater Halloween mug, £19.95

Emma Bridgewater Halloween mug

What could be nicer during the autumn months than a warming cup of tea? Cosy up with this vintage-style Halloween mug from beloved crockery brand Emma Bridgewater. The half-pint size is perfect for an afternoon cuppa and the high-quality earthenware pottery is dishwasher-safe. Complete your Halloween collection with a cobweb serving plate (£17.95) and this spooky spells tea towel (£12).

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Chococo milk chocolate pumpkin, £7.50

Chococo pumpkin

Chococo never fails to deliver high-quality chocolate goods, and this fun, festive chocolate pumpkin is no exception. Kids and adults alike will love this smooth milk chocolate pumpkin dusted with gold shimmer and filled with creepy-crawly milk chocolate spiders. If milk chocolate isn't your thing, the pumpkin is also available in caramel gold chocolate (£7.50) and 67% dark chocolate (£7.50). To take your gift to the next level, add a selection of the classic truffles. The autumn collection box (£18) is filled with gourmet, handmade truffles filled with seasonal flavours like toffee apple and spiced pumpkin.

Available from Chococo (£7.50)

Cutter & Squidge Halloween selection box, £16.20

Cutter Squidge Halloween selection box

Can't decide between biscuits or cakes? Send a loved one a selection of Halloween treats from established London bakery Cutter & Squidge. These ghoulish bite-sized treats include a mix of its signature biskies (a sandwiched dessert that's a cross between a cake and cookie), delicate macarons and mini cupcakes, all decorated in festive Halloween designs. Flavours include classics like chocolate and salted caramel, plus extras like dulce de leche sauce and Oreo buttercream. This selection would be great to serve at a Halloween party, as there's something here for everyone, including vegan options.

Available from Cutter & Squidge (£16.20)

Cotton Carnival autumn leaves tea towels (set of three), £13.99

Cotton Carnival tea towel

Add a touch of autumn spirit to your kitchen with this festive tea towel. It's printed with leaves, acorns and branches in vivid Halloween colours. Made from 100% ring-spun cotton, it's machine-washable in cold water on a gentle cycle. It's also easy to dry, super-absorbent and complete with a loop for hanging.

Available from Amazon (£13.99 for set of three)

Cocktails by Candlelight autumn cocktail & candle-making kit, £24-£40

Candles by Candlelight

Having a grown-up Halloween celebration? Enjoy a cosy date night or catch up with a friend with this clever candle-making kit. Choose between a kit with one candle and two cocktails (£24) or two candles and four cocktails (£40), depending on your needs. This Halloween-themed kit comes with delicious cocktails infused with autumnal flavours, including pumpkin spice espresso martinis and blackberry basil smashes. Alcohol-free versions are available if you'd prefer a mocktail. After preparing your cocktails, sip away and make your fragrant pumpkin spice candles, filling the room with the scent of autumn.

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Anthropologie pumpkin spatula and cookie cutter set, £10

Anthropologie pumpkin spatula

Between apple cakes, pumpkin pies and berry muffins, autumn certainly is the time to get baking. Jazz up your average kitchen utensils with a rustic pumpkin-printed spatula and matching pumpkin cookie cutter. The spatula is made from durable silicone and has sturdy beechwood handle, while the cookie cutter is stainless steel. It would make a great gift for the baker in your life – they can use the set to whip up a batch of seasonal biscuits.

Available from Anthropologie (£10)

Biscuiteers haunted house biscuit tin, £35

Biscuiteers Haunted House

Go all out this Halloween with this selection of gourmet biscuits in spooky shapes and designs. These hand-decorated biscuits are intricately detailed and taste of rich chocolate. Choose between nine creepy biscuits, from bats and jack o' lanterns, to black cats, all in a collectable biscuit tin you can use year after year. Looking for an activity for the little ones instead? Treat the kids to this DIY haunted house (£35) for a Halloween spin on a traditional gingerbread house.

Available from Biscuiteers (£35)

Sophia Victoria Joy personalised Halloween popcorn bowl, £20

Halloween Popcorn Bowl

Throw a family Halloween film night to watch your favourite spooky movies with older kids and teenagers. Make sure you don't forget your snacks and popcorn with this serving bowl. It's personalised, so the kids won't mix up their snacks, plus you can choose from different sizes or even add gourmet popcorn to your order. It's made with durable steel and enamel coating and is dishwasher-safe.

Available from Not on the High Street (£20)

Meri Meri pastel Halloween cupcake kit, £12

Meri Meri Halloween cupcake kit

In need of some treats for a Halloween party? Get baking with this pastel Halloween cupcake kit from Meri Meri. The kit includes six toppers in skull, bat, star, pumpkin, ghost and crescent moon shapes. Plus, you'll get 12 silver foil and 12 star-print cupcake cases. The toppers are made from crepe paper with silver foil detailing and ribbon embellishments. Show off your incredible cupcakes with this adorable kit.

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Popcorn Shed Halloween letterbox gift, £12.50

Popcorn Shed Halloween gift

Looking for some letterbox-friendly gifts? This set of three gluten-free popcorn flavours include decadent salted caramel, punchy mature cheddar and vanilla popcorn in vibrant Halloween colours. It's handmade in the UK and delivered in spooky Halloween-themed packaging printed with ghosts and bats. Everyone's sure to love this mix of sweet and savoury flavours.

Available for preorder from Popcorn Shed (£12.50)

Rocket & Fox Halloween apron, £25

Halloween boo apron

Spending lots of time in the kitchen this Halloween? Add a spooky touch to your cooking set up with this playful adult-sized Halloween apron. The bold text is offset by the solid apron in Halloween colours. It's handmade in the UK and is machine-washable with an adjustable neck halter. Perfect for cooking up some Halloween party food.

Available from Not on the High Street (£25)

Whittard sticky toffee pudding hot chocolate, £9

Whittard sticky toffee pudding hot chocolate

Wind down before bed with a cosy mug of warming hot chocolate on a chilly autumn night. This indulgent sticky toffee pudding flavour from Whittard tastes just like the iconic dessert, with a creamy caramel flavour and hint of spiced dates. This white hot chocolate comes in colourful Halloween packaging, with spooky skulls and cobwebs on the outside.

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Yihang 14-pack black taper candles, £13.99

Black taper candles

Create a haunting ambiance by putting these moody black taper candles on your dinner table. These unscented candles are made from 100% paraffin wax and have pure cotton wicks with a 7.5-hour burn time. At 10 inches tall, they're a good height for a stunning Halloween-themed tablescape – perfect for a ghoulish grown-up dinner party.

Available from Amazon (£13.99)

M&S Halloween treats letterbox gift, £20

M&S Halloween letterbox gift

Send a loved one a next-level Halloween gift with this jam-packed box from M&S. It's full of all things creepy-crawly, like horror shock-corn, slimy caramel chocolate buttons, oozy chocolate brains and more. These sweet treats are great for helping older kids and teenagers celebrate the spooky season. Send it with peace of mind as it's letterbox-friendly and doesn't require anyone to be home to receive the delivery.

Available from M&S (£20)

Boon Homeware spooky Halloween embossing rolling pin, £22.99

Boon Homeware Halloween rolling pin

Make an eye-catching batch of biscuits this Halloween with this spooky rolling pin from Boon Homeware. The clever design embosses scary Halloween shapes like ghosts, bats and pumpkins onto the dough that's being rolled out. It can be used with other crafts, like salt dough or play dough for younger kids. These rolling pins are handmade in the UK, laser-engraved on FSC-approved beech and oiled with food-grade oil.

Available from Not on the High Street (£22.99)

Sculpd Halloween pottery bundle, £49

Sculpd Halloween bundle

Spend some quality time with a loved one working on this fun autumnal DIY activity. Crafting enthusiasts will love this hands-on pottery kit full of everything you need to make a stunning Halloween tablescape. Make pumpkins of various shapes and sizes and candlestick holders for your dinner table with Sculpd's air-dry clay. It comes complete with two packs of clay, pottery tools and sponge, acrylic paints, two paintbrushes and comprehensive instructions.

Available from Sculpd (£49)

Sophia & the Fox personalised Halloween treat bag, £10

Personalised Halloween Treat Bag

Little ones will need somewhere to store all their candy and sweets on the big night, so treat them to this personalised Halloween bag to make the holiday extra-special. The 100% cotton tote bag is the perfect size for kids to carry on their own. The design is customisable, as you can choose between pumpkin orange, rose gold, white or copper letterings. Use these goody bags year after year to create your own family traditions.

Available from Not on the High Street (£10)

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