The Best Valentine’s Day Sweets in Hoboken

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It’s safe to say that regardless of your relationship status, everyone likes a little something sweet to nosh on now and then. With Valentine’s Day almost here, we thought it was only appropriate to share our favorite spots for a sweet treat in Hoboken. Here are some fave places to get dessert {for your Valentine or yourself — not judging} locally this V-Day:

Sugarsuckle {Sugar Cookies and Macarons}

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If you haven’t had Sugarsuckle’s skillfully crafted sugar cookies, then you haven’t really lived a true Valentine’s Day of sweets. Jennifer Choi is a master of her dessert decorating craft — and her sugar cookies are really unmatched in their creativity, delicateness, and taste. This year, you can also enjoy some seriously tasty Hogs  + Kisses French macarons, too, for something truly indulgent.

Choc O Pain {Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cakes, Breads, and Pastries}

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This French bakery is filled with flourless chocolate cake and delicious heart-shaped treats for every type of guy or gal. As you can imagine, they’re pulling out all of the stops for Valentine’s Day. Anything from this local spot will make you feel like you’ve time-traveled back to a vacation in Paris — complete with a cafe au lait. Try their macarons, croissants, their heart-shaped mini raspberry cakes, other heart-shaped pastries, and other Valentine’s Day treats.

See More: Unique Things To Do On Valentine’s Day in Hoboken + Jersey City

Insomnia Cookies {Red Velvet Heart Cookie Cake or Chocolate Chunk Heart Cookie Cake}

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For the cookie {and Insomnia} lover, the red velvet or chocolate chunk cookie cake is a stellar option. Also on the menu: ya know, just their rows and rows of chocolate chip cookies — perfect for a V-day evening in as it comes delivered in a pizza “cookie” box {until 3:00AM!}.

Lepore’s Chocolates {Chocolate Covered EVERYTHANG}

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For the choc-o-holic, Lepore’s is a Hoboken staple you can’t miss. Opt for their mouth-watering chocolate-covered Oreos {some even have bacon on top!} or chocolate peanut butter cups. Too delicious.

Baking Mama {Macaroons}

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If you’re looking for a “ma + pa”-type shop, Baking Mama is your downtown go-to, that’s for sure. Baking Mama herself, Tina Rivera, opened this shop after her son decided to go to Steven’s Tech in the Mile Square. As far as sweets go, her best-seller is her macaron selection is seriously amazing and makes for a great gift to give your S.O. or yourself {#teamnojudgement}. She also makes cake balls {chocolate, red velvet, and vanilla}, cupcakes, and cookies {opt for her heart-shaped cookies for something particularly festive} to satisfy any sweet tooth craving.

Giorgio’s Pasticceria {Cannolis, Italian Cookies, and Turnovers}

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Italian cookies, apple turnovers, and cannolis — oh my! This spot, popular among locals for being family-owned and filled with authentic Italian desserts, is a must-visit for sweet treats this V-Day.

honeygrow {The Honeybar}

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^Yes, that’s actually good for you.

For the Valentine who is opting for a more organic experience, honeygrow offers sweet and satisfying options from its honeybar. This decadent healthier dessert is a tasty alternative to those who are opting for less white sugar. They offer three types of honey, granola, coconut shavings, fruit, chocolate chips, whipped cream, and other scrumptious toppings. Think organic {not frozen} fro-yo without the chemicals. So basically the opposite of most fro yo. And it’s soooo good.

Read More: Valentine’s Day 2020 in Hoboken + Jersey City: Events and Dinners

Carlo’s Bakery {Cannolis and Cakes}

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If your Valentine has cannolis on the brain, then go to this Washington Street spot. Carlo’s Bakery added a little pizzazz to their decadent cannolis with a much-needed blanket of chocolate chips. Don’t want to wait in line?. This famous bakery offers Hoboken residents a jump in the line — just flash your resident ID.

Pie 66 {Tiramisu Gelato}

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For something sweet and refreshing, look no further than Pie 66. This Hoboken shop on 1st Street is serving tiramisu gelato, so prepare for something seriously tasty. It is truly a spoonful of happiness.

These spots are just a few of our favorites — where will you be indulging this Valentine’s Day?

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Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Hoboken Girl. She started the site to discover and share the wealth of things happening in Hudson County. Her roots in the area extend to her maternal grandparents, who owned two textile factories in Weehawken and North Bergen. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event/volunteer project or editing her life away, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her French bulldog + rescue pup, or watching the latest murder doc on Netflix with her husband.