Baking yummy treats for the holidays can be a fun and rewarding tradition for the whole family.
But if you’re terrible at baking, much like myself, you’d probably rather skip the dirty dishes and buy a delicious dessert instead. Of course, Columbus has your back. Let’s be honest though. Would you expect anything less from this food-obsessed city?
I hope you’re ready to gobble up some desserts. Here are the 11 best holiday treats waiting to be enjoyed by you and your family this December.
Pfeffernusse Cream Puff from Schmidt’s
There’s no such thing as a bad cream puff from Schmidt’s. The Pfeffernusse Cream Puff is no exception. Based on a family recipe for German spice Christmas cookies, this delightful dessert will have you coming back for more.
Hot Cocoa Ice Cream from Simply Rolled
Why hasn’t hot chocolate always been served in ice cream form? Seriously, this changes everything.
Chocolate Truffles from Pistacia Vera
If you’re invited to any holiday parties this season, show up with some Chocolate Truffles from Pistacia Vera. You will instantly become everyone’s favorite person at the party.
Gingerbread Cookies from Pattycake Bakery
Keep it old school with these gingerbread cookies. Plus, they’re not just tasty. They’re also adorable.
Eggnog Donut from Cherbourg Bakery
Looking for a doughy overload? Ditch the calorie counter and grab a eggnog donut. You can thank me later.
Sugar Plum Scones from Kittie’s Cakes
These sugar plums may not be dancing, but they will certainly be stuck in your head once you’ve tried one.
Christmas Donuts from Peace, Love and Little Donuts
I know what you’re thinking… “more donuts?” Yes. More donuts. Life always needs more donuts.
Peppermint Chip Wheelies from Graeter’s Ice Cream
Part cookie, part ice cream, wholly delightful.
Sugar Cookies from Chocolate Cafe
You can’t have Christmas without some old fashioned sugar cookies. It’s a law… that I just made up.
Snickerdoodle Bundt Cake from Nothing Bundt Cakes
Is there anything that comes out of Nothing Bundt Cakes that’s not perfection? Spoiler alert: No. Everything they make is perfect, including this snickerdoodle bundt cake.
Christmas Tree Cakes from Bake Me Happy
They’re Christmas tree cakes and they’re baked with literal happiness. What more do you need to know?
Happy Holidays! Enjoy all of your desserts before New Year’s guilt sets in. Oh- Don’t forget to save some for Santa!
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