Holiday Treats Around New York City

The holidays are a time to indulge, whether you’re embarking on a Christmas-break getaway or splurging on a new gift for yourself or one of your loved ones. And what better way to indulge than savoring a delicious holiday treat? Here in New York, we’ve got some of the world’s best such delicacies, from Italian struffoli and Cornflake-candy-cane cookies to lavender hot chocolate and eggnog cocktails. Peruse our guide below for an introduction to some of the many incredible choices.

Christmas-Morning Cereal at Dominique Ansel

Meant to be eaten with family on Christmas Day, Christmas Morning Cereal at Dominique Ansel features caramelized Valhrona milk chocolate, smoked-cinnamon meringues, caramelized hazelnuts, and puffed rice.

Christmas-Cookie Shake at Shake Shack

Shake Shack’s Chocolate Peppermint Shake mixes together shortcake crumbles, whipped cream, the signature custard, and green and red sprinkles.

Gelt at Jacques Torres

The Hanukkah gelt at Jacques Torres, embossed with the brand’s logo, is made from a combination of sweet milk and dark chocolates.

Panettone From Amy’s Bread

Easily giftable Italian-style panettone from Amy’s Bread, available through sites such as Manhattan Fruitier, boasts raisins, lemon slices, and orange slices.

Holiday Ripple at Doughnut Plant

Doughnut Plant’s Holiday Ripple comprises three doughnuts nested into each other, Russian-doll style. The “Christmas” option comes with red-velvet crumbles, chocolate pudding, and mint and ginger glaze, while the “Chanukah” option includes cream cheese and blackberry jam.

Corn-Flake-Candy-Cane Cookie at Momofuku Milk Bar

The corn-flake-candy-cane cookie from Momofuku pairs the namesake ingredients with chocolate chips, fluffy marshmallows, and peppermint extract.

Struffoli at Ferrara

The Ferrara struffoli bring together puff pastry, confetti, candied cinnamon sticks, and a thick layer of honey.

Bûche Châtaignes at Maison Kayser

Maison Kayser’s scrumptious Bûche Châtaignes updates the bakery’s popular “Yule Log” with chestnut and chocolate flavors.

Lavender Hot Chocolate at Chez Maman

The delicious lavender hot cocoa from Chez Maman incorporates molten chocolate and dried- lavender-infused milk.

Chocolate Babka at Zabar’s

Loaves of freshly baked Zabar’s chocolate babka combine sweet milk chocolate with rolled and braided dough.

Christmas Cupcakes From Magnolia Bakery

Magnolia’s Christmas cupcakes are complete with vanilla, chocolate, and buttercream frosting and charming holiday-themed garnishes.

Plan Your Trip

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