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Halloween Treats from Portland Bakeries

Get your treats without the trick! Here’s our round-up of creepy cookies, scary sweets, and paranormal pastries for your All Hallow’s Eve enjoyment.

By Allison Jones October 28, 2011

Halloween Treats from Beaverton Bakery.

Grand Central Bakery Halloween Cookies: Scare up some buttery vanilla shortbread cookies dressed up as ghosts and pumpkins for the holiday, just $2.65. These spooky sweets are available through Monday, October 31, but grab them as soon as you can, they sell out every year. (Locations throughout Portland)

Pix Patisserie Chocolate Pecan Ghosts: Grab these chocolate ganache-covered pecans draped in marzipan with a marshmallow jack-o-lantern before they’re gone for just $4.00. These cuties are available through Halloween, and don’t forget to stop by Pix after 5 pm on Monday: there’ll be free all-ages trick-or-treating for all costumed customers! (3402 SE Division St. and 3901 N Williams Ave.)

Helen Bernhard Bakery October Specials: This Irvington neighborhood staple has been around since 1924, and blends the traditional American bakery with German hospitality and tradition—even for Halloween. Try their seasonal Pumpkin Chocolate Chip cookies, Pumpkin Cake, and iced Halloween cookies. (1717 NE Broadway St)

Tulip Pastry Shop’s Cookies and Cupcakes: This historic St John hideaway is featuring Jack-o-lantern cookies and Halloween Cupcakes in addition to their amazing maple bars and apple fritters (which are available year-round but taste extra delicious in the fall!). (8322 North Lombard Street)

Saint Cupcake’s Halloween Cupcakes: Throughout the weekend and on Monday’s big day, grab mini cupcakes with Halloween sprinkles, as well as full-sized cupcakes with sweet bat, owl, black cat, and ghost toppers for $4.25. Recent seasonal specials have included pumpkin gingersnap pie and Halloween cookies stamped with "Trick or Treat" and "Smell My Feet", just $2 each. (1138 SW Morrison and 3300 SE Belmont)

Beaverton Bakery Halloween Cakes and Cookies: Halloween treats from this quintessential from-scratch sweet factory include iced cookies in the shapes of candy corn, witches hats, tombstones, pumpkins, ghosts, and owls. Good news for last-minute shoppers: Beaverton Bakery still has plenty of their elaborate Halloween cakes for your party! (12375 Southwest Broadway Street, Beaverton)

JaCiva’s Bakery Eerie Edibles: This SE Hawthorne institution is bringing the haunt with Halloween cupcakes for $2.50, with decorations on the gorier side (think severed hands and worms) as well as cute $2.25 cookies shaped like ghosts, bats, and pumpkins. (4733 SE Hawthorne)

Cupcake Jones October Flavors: This month’s special flavors at this Pearl District cupcakery include pumpkin cheesecake (white velvet cake with pumpkin cheesecake filling, topped with pumpkin cheesecake icing and a graham cracker cookie), caramel apple (apple spice cake filled with caramel apple compote, topped with caramel buttercream, homemade caramel sauce and a candied apple chip), and peanut butter cup (chocolate cake filled with chocolate peanut butter ganache, topped with peanut butter icing, chocolate sauce and peanuts). You can check out the full October cupcake menu here. (307 Northwest 10th Avenue)

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