11 Holiday Treats From Local Bakeries For The Sweet Obsessed

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?

Here are the 11 best holiday treats waiting to be gobbled up by you and your family this December.


Peppermint Cream Puff from Schmidt’s

There’s no such thing as a bad creampuff from Schmidt’s. Lucky for you, this cream puff isn’t just “not bad”. It’s freaking delicious.

Egg Nog Ice Cream from Simply Rolled

Why hasn’t eggnog always been served in ice cream form? Seriously, this changes everything.

Cocoa Buttermilk Cake from Pistacia Vera

Rich. Flavorful. Moist. Anyone who knows me knows that I hate that word. That’s how good this cake is. I’m using the word moist.

mmm . . . cocoa buttermilk cake. The BEST $10 holiday treat or hostess gift.

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Gingerbread Cookies from Pattycake Bakery

Keep it old school with these gingerbread cookies. Plus, they’re not just tasty. They’re also adorable.

Peppermint Donut from Cherbourg Bakery

Looking for sweetness overload? Ditch the calorie counter and grab a peppermint donut. You can thank me later.

Rum Cake from Kittie’s Cakes

Rum and cake… Two of my favorite things in one place.

Christmas Donuts from Amy’s 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.

Chocolate Snowman Gift Box from Chocolate Cafe

The perfect present for your friend who’s always eating their gift boxes.

Peppermint Chocolate 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 peppermint chocolate 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!