Where to Buy Holiday-Themed Treats in Hoboken, Jersey City, + Bayonne

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The holidays {usuall} mean family and friends coming together to indulge in delicious food and spend time together. While things may look different this year, they don’t have to taste different. We can’t think of anything better than supporting local businesses and getting some of the best holiday treats around. So, we rounded up a list of all of the holiday treats available in Hoboken, Jersey City, and Bayonne. 

Hoboken

Alfalfa

alfalfa doughnuts

While known for its delicious salads, Alfalfa in Hoboken also makes a pretty incredible doughnut — and uses the same recipes as its location’s predecessor, Schnackenberg’s. Its holiday doughnuts are available for pre-order through the website eatalfalfa.com.

Baking Mama

Baking Mama

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Baking Mama never disappoints. Shop all types of cake pops, festive cookies, cookie kits, and decadent macaroons.

Barbes 

barbes restaurant

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Hot chocolate bombs are a popular treat this year. Barbes is offering up their version inside their restaurant, where they also put up cute holiday decorations. 

Carlo’s Bakery

Carlo's Bakery

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Bring one of the most famous bakers in Hoboken right to your kitchen this holiday. The bakery is offering up cannoli cakes with red and green icing as well as winter wonderland cakes. Or, grab a cannoli kit to create your own delicious fun. 

For Cups Sakes at Joey No Nuts

For Cups Sakes

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The nut-free cafe is working with For Cups Sakes out of NYC to offer up limited quantities of hand-decorated gingerbread and sugar cookies. There are also doughnuts and desserts to splurge on for the holidays. An added bonus–drop some toys off for the holiday drive to benefit Angela Cares, Inc. Caroline also makes custom orders, so definitely get in touch!

Giorgios Pasticceria

Giorgio’s has been a Hoboken staple for a long time, and the years of experience mean they make some of the best pastries around including holiday cookies. 

Hudson Cakery

Hudson Cakery

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Four different holiday options are on the menu from Hudson Cakery, including sweets boxes, gingerbread house making kits, DIY sugar cookie kits, and hot cocoa bombs. There are also holiday cakes, of course. 

Insomnia Cookies

Insomnia Cookies

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Patrons can purchase 12 individually wrapped cookies of their choice and a holiday drink come together in this Insomnia Cookies bundle.

Read More: Where to Buy Coquito-Flavored Drinks + Treats in Jersey City

Old German Bakery

Old German Bakery

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Straight from Germany, the “Christmas stollen” treats are already very limited at the bakery but are some of the most coveted treats around the holidays. Known for their butter and marzipan ingredients, stollen is surely a hearty dessert.  

Sirenetta

Sirenetta

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Nothing says holidays quite like gingerbread, and Sirenetta took it to a new level of decadence by adding a maple brown butter glaze to a bundt cake. Reserve a spot at the restaurant for a festive, safe night. 

Sugarsuckle

Sugarsuckle

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This chic bakery has a whole holiday menu, both for pick up and DIY. Create your own Christmas centerpiece cake or pick up some delicious cookies–the choice is yours.

Sweet Hoboken

Sweet Hoboken

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Known for taking pretty much any idea and turning it into a cake, Sweet Hoboken O Christmas Tree Cake is definitely Instagram worthy and delicious. 

The Cupcake Carriage

The Cupcake Carriage

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Based in Hoboken, this food truck creates more than just desserts, it creates experiences. The holiday options include made to order hot-chocolate bombs in different themes. Yum!

The Little Grocery

The Little Grocery

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Created in-house, these holiday cookies can be picked up or ordered online to become the talking piece of any dessert table. 

Jersey City

Cryo Cream 

Cryo Cream 

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If cold weather means a cold treat, look no further than Cryo Cream and their Naughty List ice cream or their spin on coquito in the form of a sundae. The unique flavors and the nitrogen-made ice cream are definitely a holiday treat! 

Cocoa Bakery 

cocoa bakery

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Sweater cookies, Hanukkah cookies, and custom cookies galore! If you have an idea, a holiday treat, or a non-denominational but seasonal idea, Cocoa Bakery can help. The sweater cookies are particularly cute.

Casa Klado

casa klado

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Three festive brigadieros come together in the HoliYAY box. Get a sweet bite of every holiday flavor, or offer it up as a decadent holiday gift. 

Cafe Madelaine

The Christmas log cake is a classic french tradition, and Cafe Madelaine is bringing it to Jersey City. They have chocolate or raspberry flavors, and they offer three sizes–the biggest can serve 10 people. Magnifique! 

Cupcakes By Jeannie 

Cupcakes-By-Jeannie 

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This Jersey City-based food truck offers some of the best desserts on wheels. They also offer pickup and delivery. Pre-order treats from Jeannie, as her treats are a local favorite. The hot chocolate bombs are her holiday creation, full of decadence and flavor, or a gingerbread house kit.

Double Dough

For an at-home option, the raspberry thumbprint cookie kits from Double Dough are a great way to get everyone involved in the holiday fun. 

Read More: A Guide to Seasonal Cocktails in Hoboken + Jersey City

Milk Sugar Love 

Milk Sugar Love 

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Milk Sugar Love is celebrating in a big way, with three-holiday flavors as well as mini holiday treat towers, cookies, and mini holiday cupcakes. Basically, everything you need to keep everyone entertained is all in one place. Don’t forget to try the coquito-flavored ice cream!

Prato Bakery 

prato bakery

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For a traditional Italian option, Prato Bakery in both Hoboken and Jersey City are offering their legendary cantucci boxes, which work great as a serving option or a gifting option. 

Torico 

torico

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This year, Torico introduced two new cakes, as well as the seasonal ice cream flavor: coquito. Pick up a cake for the family or score a holiday gift for yourself. 

The Cookie Cake Company 

Cookie Cake Company

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The Cookie Cade Factory has many holiday-themed options to choose from, between snowflake cookies and Ginger Babes and Cup of Cocoa treats. Choose your favorite and order before December 19th.

The Cottage

The Cottage

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A true classic, the jumbo gingerbread cookies are sure to be a hit with all ages. But, they’re limited availability, so grab them while they’re hot!  

The Law of Donutgineering

Law of Donutgineering

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If donuts are your thing, check out Jersey City’s craft donut shop, making donuts for every holiday. They have traditional Hannukah and Christmas flavors.

Bayonne

Al Richards Chocolates

Al Richards Chocolates

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Whether you’re looking for a custom basket or a treats platter, Al Richards has you covered. They have all kinds of treats, including chocolate Santas, that can help put the finishing touches on your holiday celebrations. 

Bake N Brew Cafe

Bake N Brew Cafe

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Festively decorated cupcakes are the name of the game at Bake N Brew Cafe. Available through Christmas, the homestyle treats are sure to be the perfect cap for any holiday. Be sure to visit the Little Boho Bookshop right next door!

Double Batch Bakery 

Double Batch Bakery 

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From pudding to cupcakes to log cakes, Double Batch Bakery has every kind of holiday treat imaginable. They also have homemade hot chocolate and hot cider to round out the chilly season offerings. 

Nurys Cakes 

nurys cakes

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Nurys Cakes is working with custom orders only due to the pandemic, but a custom log cake sounds like a holiday dream. Of course, custom means you can make any shape you want without losing any of the flavors, so get creative. 

Philly Pretzel Factory

Philly Pretzel Factory

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If you prefer salty over sweet, look no further than Philly Pretzel Factory. The candy cane pretzels are still festive, but definitely still taste like pretzels. 

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Erica calls Hoboken her adopted home, after moving from Toronto, Canada nearly three years ago. She completed her graduate degree from NYU's journalism school last year and now spends her days writing and reading. Her interests include everything from sports to books to fashion, and she falls more and more in love with Hudson County with each passing day.