By NoBetterNina (@Nobetternina)
We’re heading into the most wonderful time of the year, and although things might be different this time around, there are still ways to share that special Fall feeling just before the holidays. Whether you’re looking for unique desserts to spice up Thanksgiving with this year, or treats to keep that trick or treat feeling alive for the kids, these FIVE local businesses are sure to be able to help you out with that!
Sweetz by Chrissy
Based in Vaughan, Ontario Sweetz by Chrissy is a local gourmet sweets businesses specializing in a wide variety of treats. From chocolate dipped strawberry bouquets, stuffed cookies, smash cakes, cakesicles, chocolate roses, cupcakes, chocolate covered pretzels, pies and biscotti cookies Sweetz by Chrissy makes it really hard to choose just one! Sweetz by Chrissy is currently baking Halloween themed treats such as cupcakes, chocolate covered pretzels and Belgian chocolate, with a filling of your choice. Pies for Thanksgiving are also available to order via the business’ Instagram page, and delivery is an option.
Dipped Galore, also based out of Vaughan, Ontario features all the chocolate dipped treats you can imagine. From chocolate dipped strawberries and Rice Krispy treats, Dipped Galore also features unique cupcakes such as s’mores and Oreo cupcakes. Smash cakes are also a part of the menu and are able to be filled with your choice of candy or strawberries. Dipped Galore is also doing a giveaway just in time for Halloween, featuring Halloween themed dipped strawberries and a chocolate brain smash cake. You can enter this giveaway on their Instagram page, which is also, where you can place your orders!
Located in Toronto, Pandoughra’s Box has it all from unique ice cream flavours, brownies, cheesecake, edible vegan cookie dough jars and mind-blowing stuffed cookies. Just how mind blowing are their cookies? Try the ‘Charmed and Fluffed’ Lucky Charms inspired cookie and see for yourself. In addition, from now until the end of October, Pandoughra’s Box is offering customers a Halloween box, which features three different flavoured 5oz cookies, two jumbo Halloween brownies and a loot bag, filled with candy! They have also partnered up with nine other women owned local businesses’ for a giveaway for Thanksgiving, which can be entered on their Instagram page, and that’s where you can find their website to place your orders.
Bakeress in a Dress
Bakeress in a Dress is a local business in Milton, Ontario that specializes in everything cookies from Ferrero Rocherstuffed cookies, s’mores cookie bars and cheesecake cookie cakes just to name a few of their mouth watering goodies. Bakeress in a Dress also had a Basic B*tch Witch Box available for Halloween, but due to overwhelming demand it already sold out! But don’t fear! You can still place an order for any one of their other delicious cookie treats via their website on their Instagram page, and delivery or shipping is also available for orders a little further out.
That Pretzel Dough
If all of the above is just a little too sweet for your liking, then That Pretzel Dough in Aurora, Ontario is the perfect business for you. Authentic German style pretzels with their own exclusive twist is what this local business specializes in, including pretzel slider buns, pretzel crostini and cookies & cream pretzels rods to name a few, alongside their charcuterie boards. Boards can feature an assortment of cheeses, artisan cured and smoked meats, dips and spreads, seasonal fruits and vegetables and a variety of pretzels depending on which board you order. That Pretzel Doughoffers both corporate and personal platters for purchase, and orders can be placed via their Instagram direct messages or e-mail, with delivery available.
It’s almost that time…what are you waiting for? Go place an order now!