If it’s fall, it must be baking season! The temperatures are finally dropping, and thoughts of warm cider, cookies and pumpkin spice everything come to mind. In addition to Halloween, there are school activities, football games and weekends with friends. With the holidays are just around the corner, it’s a great time to assemble the tools necessary to create seasonal treats that your family and friends will adore. Great implements can make preparation easier and fun. The right tool can also produce the most successful results. Cook like a pro with these helpful finds.

Marble pastry board, $49, Williams-Sonoma.com

Marble rolling pin, $19, Williams-Sonoma.com

Cuisinart SmartStick, $34.99, BedBathAndBeyond.com

Nordicware fall loaf pan, $32, Williams-Sonoma.com

Wilton multi-cavity pumpkin pan, $39, Wilton.com

Zodiac silicone spatula, $12.95, Williams-Sonoma.com

Jack-o’-lantern cookie cutter with stencil, $5, Wilton.com