It’s common knowledge that New York City is a culinary mecca. There are thousands of places for natives and visitors to stop and get a bite to eat. From a slice of pizza on the go, to a sit-down five star meal, New York City has something for everyone. For those who are not in the know, it may be difficult to decide which of the many restaurants to visit while in the city. The following are a list of bakeries in the city that create some of the finest, and most unique holiday treats to please any palate.
Bien Cuit: 120 Smith St Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718) 852-0200

Ben Cuity - Holiday Bakery

Bien Cuit is a bakery that delights many patrons with their bread-making skills. The menu is seasonal and this year they are offering citrus stollen, as well as a mango-cashew and pomegranate-pistachio bûches de Noël.

It is recommended to call ahead to Bien Cuit to secure your holiday order.

Four & Twenty Blackbirds: 439 3rd Ave Brooklyn, NY 11215 (718) 499-2917

Four & Twenty Blackbirds offering a unique range of pies- either whole or by the slice. The daily selection may vary, however the holiday pies currently being offered are in flavors such as green matcha custard, salted caramel apple, sage honey, bittersweet chocolate pecan, and egg n’ grogg.

Dominique Ansel Kitchen: 137 7th Ave S New York, NY 10014 (212) 242-5111

Dominique Ansel is the pastry genius who has given us the cronut, frozen s’more, and chocolate chip cookie shot. During the holidays, DAK is offering Christmas morning breakfast cereal, three varieties of bûches de Noël, and cherry almond gingerbread.

Pre-orders for DAK’s culinary treats are required.

Petee’s Pie Company: 61 Delancey St New York, NY 10002 (212) 966-2526

Petra Paredez is rolling out a new menu of delicious holiday pies this month. On the list include unique treats such as apple cider butterscotch meringue pie, spiced eggnog custard, Nesselrode pie, and Norwegian Christmas bread. All pies are sold either whole or by the slice.

Baked: 359 Van Brunt St Brooklyn, NY 11231 (718) 222-0345

Baked, who also has a shop located in Tribeca, are offering cakes, cookies, and bars in holiday flavors this month. The featured cake is a wintermint cake, which is a layered chocolate cake that has peppermint chocolate ganache and is topped with a buttercream flavored with vanilla peppermint. The bakery also has available their take on the traditional yule log.

Other notable bakeries serving holiday treats are:

  • Breads Bakery- 18 E 16th St New York, NY 10003
  • Honeybee Pâtisserie- 6514 Bay Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11204
  • Jacques Torres Chocolate- 350 Hudson St New York, NY 10014
  • Lafayette- 380 Lafayette St New York, NY 10003

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