Hoboken + Jersey City Dessert Spots for an Easter Treat

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Easter is officially upon us, and we can’t help but get excited about all the treats that come with it. We might be too old {sigh} for an Easter egg hunt, but there are plenty of local shops whipping up Easter sweets so you can have alllll the nostalgia and sweets. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite local sweets + dessert shops in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond to satisfy that Easter sweet tooth. These brick-and-mortar dessert shops have specific Easter items, including but not limited to pastels, Cadbury eggs, sprinkles, and more.


Alfalfa {1110 Washington Street}


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Known for its generously-sized salads and tasty doughnuts, pick up a dozen from Alfalfa — and make sure to pre-order the ones with Easter eggs and sprinkles on them, which is a new debut as of April.

Baking Mama {88 Hudson Street}

Baking Mama

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Macaroons, cupcakes, coconut macaroons, cakes, and cookies are just some of Baking Mama’s specialties, and boy, are they good. Stop in for freshly baked {and made with love} chic cookies this Easter — or any day, of course.

Carlo’s Bakery {95 Washington Street}

Carlo's Bakery 

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Carlo’s is serving some festive cakes and cookies along with their regular pastries.

Choc O’ Pain {Hoboken + Jersey City locations}

Choc O' Pain 

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If croissants, macaroons, flourless chocolate cake, or french pastries, in general, are what you want — then Choc O’ Pain has your fix. Patrons can purchase the “Gianduja Double Chocolate Chocopain” made with two gianduja {hazelnut + chocolate} or Easter brioche made with raisins, dried cranberries, and apricots soaked in rum.

Dolce + Salato {1101 Grand Street}

Dolce + Salato

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If chocolate bunnies aren’t enough for you, Dolce + Salato’s “Palazzone Extra Fine Milk Chocolate Eggs” will fill all of your chocolate cravings. The soccer ball-sized treat is made with love in Italy and sold on 11th and Grand.

Giorgio’s Italian Bakery {1112 Washington Street}

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Giorgio’s is the place to go for cannolis, a dessert for any holiday. There’s also have a variety of assorted Italian cookies and other scrumptious treats. But, it’s ca$h only, so make sure you bring some paper.

Lepore’s Homemade Chocolates {105 4th Street}



The name says it all — if chocolate is what your heart desires, this is your place. Get super nostalgic with giant Easter bunny chocolates and other sweets.

Sweet {343 Garden Street}

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Such a darling little shop that smells like heaven. May we suggest the mini carrot cake cupcakes? There will also be several yummy {and festive} options, like these sugar cookies and cupcakes galore.

Sugarsuckle {600-604 Newark Avenue}


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From cakes to cookies, to cake pops and more, this bakery does it all.

The Cupcake Carriage {Food Truck – Online}

The Cupcake Carriage

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Based in Hoboken, this food truck is selling beautiful holiday-themed cupcakes perfect for a celebration.

Jersey City

Cocoa Bakery {275 Grand Street}

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Because cookies can be both delicious and adorable, Cocoa Bakery is whipping up these Easter-themed cookies.

Lee Sims Chocolates {743 Bergen Avenue}

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Lee Sims has been at the same location since the 1940s when Valerie’s grandfather, George Sousane, bought the shop with a partner at the time when it was a soda fountain and candy store. In 1955, Valerie Vlahakis’ parents had taken over and made the store sell chocolate only. Now, you can see all sorts of mouth-watering chocolate varieties — including Easter, of course.

The Cottage {136 Monticello Avenue}

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Filled with treats year-round, this newer spot is boasting Easter-themed doughnuts in all different pastels this year.


Hudson Cakery {1816 Willow Avenue}


Hudson Cakery is a local favorite for custom cakes and sweets, and because it isn’t a retail shop, make sure to order ahead for any pickups.

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