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Pumpkin-shaped treats for Halloween from Dominique Ansel, Underwest Donuts, more

From pumpkin-flavored lattes to bagels, it’s easy to reach squash saturation during the fall.

These pumpkin-shaped treats from New York City bakers and chocolatiers look the part, more than taste it, so they're perfect for your very grown-up (not) Halloween festivities:

Underwest Donuts' pumpkin doughnut

The West Side favorite is rolling out some
Photo Credit: Underwest Donuts

The West Side favorite is rolling out some specialty doughnuts for Halloween at both its car wash and 2 Penn Plaza locations. Flavors include a pumpkin-esque Carwash (vanilla lavender) with orange stripes and a green candy. (Also find dark chocolate coated with candy skulls and halva with black tahini "webbing"). Available now through Oct. 31, $3.25/each; 638 W. 47th St., 212-317-2359, 2 Penn Plaza, 347-952-0079, underwestdonuts.com

Dominique Ansel Bakery's Jack-o-Lantern Religieuse

The cronut creator always has something clever up
Photo Credit: Dominique Ansel

The cronut creator always has something clever up his sleeve for Halloween, and this year is no exception. His special offerings include a Jack-o'-Lantern take on the traditional French pastry religieuse. The double-decker cream puff is filled with milk chocolate ganache, has orange jam on the bottom and a blackberry ganache-filled bat on top. Available Oct. 27-31, $7; Dominique Ansel Bakery, 189 Spring St., 212-219-2773, dominiqueansel.com; Dominique Ansel Kitchen, 137 Seventh Ave. S., 212-242-5111, dominiqueanselkitchen.com

Bouchon Bakery's pumpkin cupcakes

Thomas Keller's bakery is all about the pumpkin,
Photo Credit: Bouchon Bakery

Thomas Keller's bakery is all about the pumpkin, with pumpkin cookies, macarons, muffins and these Jack-o'-Lantern cupcakes. The pumpkin cake is filled with cream cheese icing and covered in an orange fondant. Available now through Oct. 31, $4.75/each; 10 Columbus Circle, third floor, 212-823-9363, 1 Rockefeller Plaza, 212-782-3890, thomaskeller.com

Jacques Torres Chocolate's pumpkin peeps

Peeps aren't just for Easter. These Jack-o'-Lantern spins
Photo Credit: Jacques Torres Chocolate

Peeps aren't just for Easter. These Jack-o'-Lantern spins on the sugary marshmallow sweet, which here are coated in milk or dark chocolate, are available on a lollipop stick for an easy-to-eat treat. Find them in stores and online. Available while supplies last, $3/each; multiple locations; mrchocolate.com

Eleni's pumpkin cookies

Eleni's may not have a storefront anymore in
Photo Credit: Eleni's New York

Eleni's may not have a storefront anymore in the city after its Chelsea Market location closed early this year, but you can still find its decorative, hand-iced cookies online and in select retailers. Its special Halloween offerings include these silly, emoji-esque pumpkins. Available while supplies last, $25.95; online only (delivery $9.95 for one business day via FedEx), elenis.com

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