33 Gifts for the Baker Who Loves Bread, Cookies and More

These gifts are perfect for that friend that's obsessed with homemade sourdough.

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September 04, 2020
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The holidays are a baker's favorite time of year. Give them a gift they'll appreciate for years to come. From stand mixers to spatulas, we rounded up the best tools and appliances for making all kinds of sweet treats.

If you weren’t sure how to jump on the bread-making band wagon earlier this year, this kit is here to make sure you have everything you need to create your own sourdough now. It includes instant sourdough culture, artisan salt, muslin cloth, a dough scraper, dough whisk and recipe book.

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$12.99

The Internet loves this spatula for its design, which is right at the sweet spot between flimsy and sturdy. The baker in your life will love it for anything from cookie dough to batters and fillings.

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$39.95

A crisp, sweet pizzelle is the marking of the holiday season in cookie form. Whether pizzelles are an annual tradition or you want to add a new cookie to your line-up this year, you need an iron that will give these thin cookies that classic pattern and texture.

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Rather than dunking your cookies into a glass of milk, make your cookies into a shot glass that you can fill with anything from chocolate to salted caramel. Get creative this holiday season with a new way to leave cookies for Santa.

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Baking doesn’t just mean making pies and decorating cakes — it also includes breakfast delicacies such as pancakes and waffles. But, for any serious baker to make a quality waffle, they must first have the right ingredients. That’s why Ryan Bonaparte, the founder of ReMix waffles, created a mix that makes crafting a restaurant-worthy waffle easy for anyone.

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$39.99

For the baker with minimal space, this baking tray doubles as a cooling rack when inverted. Plus, the perforated surface helps heat distribute properly under your silpat mat while baking.

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$17.99

How cute are these cookie spoons? It's a fun way to spice up homemade dough without a lot of extra work.

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$18.99 $18
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Say goodbye to pesky parchment paper, and give the baker in your life something even easier. The iconic Silpat brand has cake rounds made of the same nonstick material as their baking mats.

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For the baker who loves a weekend project, this donut pan is perfect. It makes creating bakery-worthy donuts a breeze. And, maybe if you’re lucky they will share some of their baked goods with you!

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If you've got a new baker to buy for, these aluminum cake pans are the perfect starter gift. Our test kitchen team loves them for turning out perfectly done cakes every time.

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$39.99

While we love a classic Pyrex pie dish, this ceramic model from Emile Henry is a beautiful way to show any pie baker how much you appreciate their efforts.

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$29.99

Gift this beautiful honeycomb pan to one of your best baker friends because the Almond Honeycomb Cake they'll make with it is almost too good to be true.

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$14.99

Never get teaspoon and tablespoon confused again – these measuring spoons have the measurements stamped clearly on the outside of each handle so you never get mixed up again.

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$299.99

A KitchenAid is a must-have for any baker or home cook. Give the gift of a lifetime of cookies, pie crusts and more with this classic gift.

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Okay, so this isn't exactly baking, but pancakes include butter and flour, right? The baker in your life will be excited to try their hand at one of the most popular breakfast pans around.

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Every baker needs an apron to keep their clothes free from flour, eggs and whatever messes happen in the kitchen. With these Hedley & Bennett aprons, they can also do that in style. Pick from their assortment of styles and colors to find the perfect fit.

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$47.99

This mixing bowl set is perfect for bakers of all levels. Plus, all the bowls come with lids, which makes storing leftover cookie dough a breeze.

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$41.59

Consider this set everything one would need to frost the perfect cake. With 46 pieces, it's the ultimate gift for a baker.

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$33.99

Liquid measuring cups are very important when it comes to accurate baking. This set of three makes finding the perfect size easy.

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42% Off

Know a baker who could use an upgrade? This pro-release set from All-Clad comes with two cake pans, a sheet tray, loaf pan and cooling rack, all complete with handles to make transferring items in and out of the oven easier than ever.

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$7.99

This is the ideal stocking stuffer for the amateur cake artist.

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$17.99 $16
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If you have a friend who's really into making fancy layer cakes, they definitely need a rotating cake stand. This set comes with spatulas and smoothers to ensure their designs are perfect every time.

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$24.69

From brownies and cookies to sheet-pan cakes, this kitchen workhorse is a must-have for any baker. We tested sheet pans and found this to be the best overall due to how evenly they conducted heat while cooking everything through.

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$41.99

Baking is a science, which is why having the correct measurements of all ingredients is extremely important. We tested dry ingredient measuring cups and found this one to be the best.

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$7.99

Cupcakes don't need to have throw-away paper liners. In fact, these silicone ones are a dream to bake with, don't require any grease , and leave no waste. The Amazon Basics version is a good 40% cheaper than others.

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$31.99

It's the holidays, and that means lots and lots of cookies. Gift this cookie press to the person who always gifts you a tin of Christmas cookies.

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The secret to making any mini treat, from empanadas to mini pies and raviolis, is having the correct tools. This stainless steel empanada kit has everything your favorite baker needs — they just cut the dough, pick a filling of choice and finish with the mold.

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During the holidays, nothing beats a classic gingerbread cookie. Make sure baking nights are set with this quintessential baking tool.

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We loved how thin this rolling pin was — it offered great control and was easy on the wrists and hands. Plus, the dough didn’t stick to this pin as much as it did to others. For any baking project, a reliable rolling pin is a must.

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$49.99

In testing, we loved this Dutch oven because it’s over-safe up to 500 degrees F and has a 6-quart capacity. Plus, it has excellent heat retention, making it perfect for any cooking or baking projects (like homemade bread!).

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$19.99

We loved this mixer in testing due to its great price and adjustable speed settings. Plus, it’s designed to rest on the side of the bowl, so you can set the mixer down mid-baking without making a mess all over your counter.

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$59.95 $25
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The iconic Flour Shop cake took over Instagram last year. This year, keep the party going with this holiday-colored model exclusive to Williams Sonoma.

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$27.02

For the overachiever who always brings multiple pies to the holiday festivities, this pie carrier is the ideal gift. It can hold up to two nine-inch pies, cupcakes and even deviled eggs.

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