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Meredith Dec 19, 2006 04:33 PM

I need to buy about 12 dozen christmas cookies for a work event. My go-to bakery is usually Noe Valley Bakery, but I am not a huge fan of their cookies. Is there somewhere in SF with fantastic cookies, and bonus if they have any themed/decorated for Christmas?

Thanks!

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    lamster RE: Meredith Dec 19, 2006 07:44 PM

    I've always liked stuff from Le Boulanger bakeries... but I think they are only on the peninsula. They always have themed cookies for all the holidays (valentines, christmas, etc.)http://www.leboulanger.com/

    Also, there is Specialty's, which always have big cookies and will also deliver. http://www.specialtys.com/
    I don't know if they have holiday themed ones though.

    1. rworange RE: Meredith Dec 19, 2006 09:00 PM

      OMG ... if you can afford it Citizen Cake has the BEST themed cookies that actually taste like something. Otherwise, not so themed ... Emporio Rulli.

      1. Atomica RE: Meredith Dec 19, 2006 10:07 PM

        Destination Baking Co. in Glen Park has assorted cookie plates for the holidays available for $12.50. I admit I didn't count how many cookies were on each plate. 2 dozen? 3 dozen? I'm not sure, but it was a wonderful and festive variety. They also are making simply decorated Star of David and Christmas tree sugar cookies. You'd have to call to see what they might have available.

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          Meredith RE: Atomica Dec 20, 2006 05:26 PM

          Destination worked perfectly. I will report more on Thursday when I have had a chance to try all the varieties. And you were very close on the numbers per plate - there are 27 so exactly somewhere between 2 and 3 dozen. Thank you!

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          sushi202 RE: Meredith Dec 19, 2006 11:05 PM

          I am a huge fan of Specialty's cookies. Don't think they have Xmas themes one, but they are by far my favorite.

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            usheroff RE: Meredith Dec 20, 2006 12:33 AM

            Try Dianda's on Mission Street near 25th. the Italian style cookies are delicious.

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