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Holiday cookies/dessert rec's

BLover33 Dec 14, 2011 07:11 AM

Hi All,
Where to find the best Holiday cookies and desserts for a party - taste wise. Red velvet, peppermint chocolate, ginger molasses, etc...

Does anyone carry Cranberry Island or Byrd's?

Thanks in advance!

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    sugartoof RE: BLover33 Dec 14, 2011 09:38 AM

    Depends how much you want to spend, and how big the party is.

    Robicelli's holiday flavors are well thought out knockouts without equal.

    Blackhound always has interesting holidays flavors.

    Tribeca Treats has some interesting seasonal items, like the whoopie pies.

    Sugar Sweet Sunshine is a good standby if you need something less refined, and half the price of Robicelli..but I would start with Robicelli.

    Black Hound
    170 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003

    Sugar Sweet Sunshine
    126 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002

    Tribeca Treats
    94 Reade St, New York, NY 10013

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      BLover33 RE: sugartoof Dec 14, 2011 10:50 AM

      Thank you so much!

      Thank is super helpful!

      1. re: sugartoof
        BLover33 RE: sugartoof Dec 14, 2011 11:26 AM

        It looks like Tribeca Treats has the most of what I am looking for. Do they taste good as well?

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          sugartoof RE: BLover33 Dec 15, 2011 01:13 AM

          Wouldn't recommend them if they didn't.

          Are you mostly focused on cookies?
          Sweetery Truck and the Treats Truck are good for seasonal flavors.
          Our Daily Bread has a Molasses cookie at the Union Sqr. farmers market. (check the schedule)
          Dougboy Bake Shop has a peppermint brownie that's been singled out on another site.

          Union Square Greenmarket
          Broadway and E 17th St, New York, NY 10003

          Treats Truck
          , New York, NY 10001

          535 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014

          1. re: sugartoof
            BLover33 RE: sugartoof Dec 15, 2011 06:28 AM

            for this occassion it is more cookie and cake specific but will look into all the rec's. Just wanted something other than cupcakes since that's what we always do so good to know Robicell's for another time.
            Think Tribeca Treats fits the bill - from their website!
            Thanks again

        2. re: sugartoof
          uwsister RE: sugartoof Dec 15, 2011 12:13 AM

          Second Robicelli's. Perfect choice.

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