31 Seriously Useful Cooking Products From Walmart Under $20

31 Seriously Useful Cooking Products From Walmart Under $20

From mini muffin pans and giant cupcake molds to affordable pots and pans, ahead you’ll find dozens of cooking products you’ll want to make room for in your kitchen.

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A two-piece Calphalon cookie sheet set to bake the best Snickerdoodles known to man. The pretty set features a toffee-colored finish that will elevate the look of your kitchen. And since they’re nonstick, they’ll elevate your actual baking, too.


This set comes with a full and half sheet so you can choose which to use based on how big your batch is.

Price: $19.49


A 22-piece Farberware kitchen tool and gadget set that has everything you need to whip up a fantastic meal. The set includes a turner, slotted turner, basting spoon, a slotted spoon, small spatula, spoon spatula, set of four measuring cups and a set of four measuring spoons, as well as a can opener, pizza cutter, peeler, kitchen shears, winged cork screw, and a set of three bag clips. Like I said: everything.


Promising review: “This is the perfect set and it didn’t cost a fortune.” –Paula

Price: $17.99 (originally $22.50)


A three-piece Rachael Ray utensil set to make stirring things easier than ever. Each silicone utensil has a nifty little slot that lets you prop it on the side of the pot so it won’t slide into it.


Promising review: “These are awesome. I enjoy using them and will buy more.” –3momma59

Price: $19.99 (originally $24.99; available in two colors)


A Wilton muffin pan that’s nonstick, so you never have to worry about your baking getting botched. The best-selling pan holds 12 muffins and is made of durable, dishwasher-safe stainless-steel.


Promising review: “This pan is lightweight. To clean it, you can just wipe it off. The nonstick is great for making any dishes and the muffin hole size is perfect for making larger muffins or breakfast bakes.” –DoveShop

Price: $7.97


A rose-patterned kitchen tool set by The Pioneer Woman to make your kitchen sitch a tad prettier while cooking. The silver spoon, slotted spatula, and turner all feature a light blue handle with red, pink, and yellow flower accents.


Promising review: “These utensils are great! The floral handle is pretty and also very sturdy. They are heavy and durable. The short spatula is great for picking up small food off a pan like, potatoes or fries. The long spatula is great for flipping food like eggs or pancakes! The spoon has a nice long handle so you can easily stir without getting to close to the heat! All of these are easy to clean! Great set!” –Erk22

Price: $17.14 (available in three colors)


An Ayesha Curry Home Collection ceramic crock for storing cooking utensils. The cream-colored crock as Ayesha’s signature heart print at the bottom, adding a cute design element to your kitchen space.


Promising review: “Love this tool crock in my kitchen!! Looks adorable and holds all my wooden tools beautifully!” –dna7681

Price: $14.99


A Cuisinart griddle cleaning kit to keep your cooking surfaces in tip-top shape. The set includes three cleaning pads, two cleaning screens, a squirt bottle, scraper, and a cleaning handle.


Promising review: “This kit has everything you need for a fast and easy cleanup.” –Kitchen Queen

Price: $14.97 (originally $19.99)


A Pioneer Woman floral-printed glass cutting board so you can prep your favorite foods while adding a little stylish flair to your kitchen. It measures 12-by-18 inches, so you’ll have plenty of room to slice and dice.


Promising review: “This cutting board is beautiful. I bought two. I love the size, it’s perfect.” –Monimary

Price: $9.97


A set of rainbow teal knives that are basically a magical mermaid-lover’s dream. The set comes with five knives (all of which come with covers) and a pair of shears. Where the handles are teal, the blades are sharp, color-changing titanium.


Promising review: “This set is so gorgeous I could just die! I just wish it came with a knife block because its really hard to match any knife set with a knife block that has slots of matching widths. They are SUPER sharp so handle with care!” –Ronnie

Price: $19.83 (originally $34.99; available in two colors)


A Veggetti spiralizer to turn cucumbers, squash, and zucchini into healthy noodles. The As-Seen-On-TV cutter is quick and easy to use, though you should wash it by hand for best maintenance.


Promising review: “This clever kitchen tool turned zucchini into spaghetti-like strings in a couple of minutes. It was fun! I boiled the zucchini strings and ate them topped with homemade spaghetti sauce.” –1SimpleCook

Price: $9.97 (originally $23.67)


A KitchenAid meat tenderizer so you can make the best-tasting meat possible. The spiky mallet is especially great for flattening chicken breasts for chicken parm dishes, though there are many more uses.


Promising review: “This has a very nice handle balance for tenderizing and clean material finish. I would prefer that it was dishwasher safe but hand-wash is okay. I think its a good value.” –Burnt Bush

Price: $14.97


A Wilton mini muffin pan to make the cutest little muffins, cupcakes, brownie bites, or egg bites. The nonstick pan makes 48 muffins, making it especially great for large parties or weekly meal prep.


Promising review: “I am a baker and this pan is amazing! 48 mini cupcakes in one bake—and from the Wilton brand! What more can you ask? Do not scrape the holes, it comes clean with a wet or damp cloth.” –Niko03

Price: $10.80 (originally $12.88)


A set of two mini Pioneer Woman Dutch ovens that will not only prove useful in whipping up delicious meals but will work wonders to brighten up your tablescape, too. Each Dutch over is one quart and oven safe up to 500 degrees.


Price: $19.72 (available in two colors)


A Farberware spatula set so you can stir and frost baked goods and other creamy dishes. The set comes with four neon spatulas, so you can expect a bold pop of color by adding these to your home.


Each spatula is dishwasher-safe and heat-resistant up to 400 degrees. What’s more, each one has a little hole in the handle for easy hanging.

Price: $11.80


A Pioneer Woman flat whisk to easily fold ingredients together for the perfect consistency. The stainless-steel tool is fit easily into corners and the sides of pans for simple whisking.


Get excited: It’s dishwasher-safe!

Price: $6.97


A 10-in-one cooking tool that’s perfect for adventurous folks who still gotta eat. The wood and stainless-steel gadget — which is perfect for camping and hiking trips — features a spoon, two knives, a fork, cheese grater, zester, garlic crusher, peeler, corkscrew, and bottle opener.


Promising review: “Whenever I go camping, it is always a struggle to remember what utensils to bring. It so much easier when you’re in your house and you know you have everything you need. Ozark Trail is taking camping to another level with this tool. My brother is a cheese fanatic, meaning he’ll bring a block of Tillamook Sharp Cheddar Cheese anywhere with him. This is the first camping tool I’ve seen with a cheese grater so its a full-on win in my book! Highly recommend.” –RB

Price: $12.95 (originally $14.95)


A Pioneer Woman cookie scoop to make the most symmetrical treats possible. The pretty kitchen gadget has a stainless scoop and floral ceramic handle.


Promising review: “This works perfectly and is absolutely adorable.” –Amy3

Price: $7.43


A sleek Farberware cooking utensil set that features marble accents that look much more expensive than they are. The set comes with 18 pieces, including a rotating caddy, can opener, marble spoon rest, four bag clips, shears, a flexible silicone spatula, two small paring knives, a wooden spoon, a nylon spoon, a nylon turner, and four measuring spoons.


Keep in mind: Everything is dishwasher safe except the wooden spoon, knives, and can opener.

Price: $15.99 (originally $19.97)


A Cuisinart cast-iron grill press to speed up the cooking process while ensuring every inch of meat or veggie gets cooked to perfection. Weighing nearly three pounds, the press is designed to press out excess grease from foods so that you can enjoy the healthiest grilled goodies possible.


Promising review: “This is heavy duty and large. It’s a great size. It’s perfect for bacon and burgers to smash down.” –rachele412

Price: $9.97


A Wilton giant cupcake pan so you can make cakes that look like cupcakes. Cool, right? The nonstick pan measures nearly 18 by 9 inches, and is 4 inches deep.


Promising review: “Great product for a great price. The kids loved the GIANT cupcake — just don’t tell them this one is mine.” –trevreview

Price: $13.57 (originally $16.24)


A Pioneer Woman citrus press to jazz up any cocktails, sauces, or baked goods. The easy-to-use press comes with a filter and is designed to be hand-washed.



A 3-quart saucepan that comes with a cover and is nonstick. Best of all, it’s dishwasher-safe so you don’t have to wash it by hand after each use.


Promising review: “I wanted an inexpensive 3-quart pot JUST for making popcorn. This pan fits the bill perfectly. So far the nonstick coating is so good I’ve been using the pan for other things than just popcorn because NOTHING sticks to it.” –AlienFrog

Price: $12.76


A Coleman camping utensil set to make cooking and eating while in the wilderness easier than ever. The four-in-one utensil features a knife, spoon, fork, and bottle opener.


All of the utensils are made out of stainless steel and the fork and spoon detach so you can use them separately if you wish.

Price: $9.99


A Pioneer Woman five-piece prep set so you can measure and mix to your heart’s desire. It comes with a 4-cup measuring cup, and four measuring bowls, including a cup, half-cup, quarter-cup, and two-thirds cup.


Promising review: “This is my first Pioneer Woman Purchase and I’m SO excited! The measuring cup is larger than any other I own (4 cups) and the bowls are so cute. Also, really appreciate how well this was packaged. Zero chance of damage in transit. I’m moving in a few weeks and am holding onto the packing supplies to ensure this item doesn’t get broken in transit.” –Melissa

Price: $19.99 (available in four colors)


A Lodge cast-iron pan that will change that way you cook. The pre-seasoned grill pan lets you sear and barbecue on your stove top, making it especially great for anyone who loves the flavor, texture, and lines of grilled food and wishes they could eat it all year long.


Promising review: “This is truly an exceptional product. Well beyond my greatest expectations. It’s the best thing I’ve ever bought from Walmart. It heavier than any other piece I own and it performs magnificently. Lodge Mfg. is truly the best, and only, source for American Cast Iron.” –BestCastIron

Price: $19.92 (originally $36)


A set of three frying pans for everything from eggs and pancakes to chicken and sauteeing sauces. The nonstick pans range in size, with the smallest pan being 8 inches across and the largest pan being 12.


Promising review: “Love the affordability of these nonstick pans. They are a bit thin and lightweight but have been working just fine. I got them in perfect condition. Very good buy. I highly recommend especially if you have a cook in the family that is particularly hard on pots and pans. I wouldn’t be too distraught if I had to replace them in a year or two. Wish they came with lids but I just use my old lids.” –Ceci

Price: $19.94 (originally $24.94)


A set of six colorful Farberware knives, all of which come with matching covers for safe storing. They’re made with a resin coating that keeps food from sticking to them, making cleanup super easy.


Promising review: “Wow! These knives are sharp! And surprisingly sturdy given the very modest price. I hate having to cut the thick layer of skin and fat from a picnic pork shoulder. What usually is an ordeal was made quick and easy with the paring-size knife! I was impressed! My daughter liked that the blades were colored too! I painted an old light wood knife block to match my kitchen and added these knives. It looks like a set costing $150.00 or more!! Would definitely recommend them!!” –muttmama71

Price: $13.49 (originally $24.99)


A Wilton doughnut pan so you can make your own morsels. The nonstick pan makes 20 cake doughnuts at a time.


Promising review: “This pan makes 3-inch diameter donuts. They’re the perfect size. The pan is really huge though and a little time consuming to clean, but so worth it. The donuts slide right off. (Using a little butter/spray doesn’t hurt either!)” –Rave

Price: $14.93


A set of three durable melamine bowls, all of which come with plastic lids. You can use them to prepare, serve, and store food.


Promising review: “These are such beautiful colors and so durable! I loved adding them to my collection!” –Amy

Price: $14.80


A Cuisinart digital meat thermometer to ensure you’re not eating undercooked poultry, pork, or beef. The top-rated thermometer has eight presets, five doneness settings, and is heat resistant up to 716 degrees.


Promising review: “I got this as a Father’s Day gift to my son. He’s a gadget guy and loves it. I definitely recommend it. It’s for a great price too.” –Gwendolyn

Price: $14.97


A Pioneer Woman floral ceramic colander with drip plate so you can drain your berries or veggies in style. It has handles for easy lifting and is dishwasher safe.


Promising review: “I just love this berry bowl! It makes it easy to clean cherries, grapes, and berries AND it is pretty enough that it can be out for the family to enjoy on the table or counter. Love, love, love this!! Once you have one, you won’t want to be without it. My little one accidentally dropped it outside when she was clearing the table. It broke and I had to order another one because we used it all the time! Even my husband missed having it! One of my favorite products from Pioneer Woman, for sure, and I am so glad to have it back!” –Anne

Price: $15.68 (available in four colors)

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