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Holiday-Approved Desserts to Try in NYC

'Tis the season for dashingly delightful desserts. Whether you're holiday shopping or ice skating your way through the city this list will give your taste buds holiday bliss. This list will help you fulfill some Christmas wishes and taste buds.

The Bagel Store

Park Slope

Spreading seasonal spirit one bagel at a time, you can brighten your breakfast with a colorful twist.

Poppin' Pick 🎁 Christmas Bagel

Dominique Ansel Bakery


Christmas in Paris sounds like a far fetched idea this year. To get your fix after binging Emily in Paris, journey to SoHo to delight in the decadence that is phenomenally French.

Poppin' Pick 🎁 Chestnut Yule Log Cake

The Dough Club

Williamsburg || Chinatown

These marvelous mochi treats will have you feeling joyous this holiday season. You do-nut want to miss out on this textural treat/treasure.

Poppin' Pick 🎁 Red Velvet Mochi Donut

Duchess Cookies

Carroll Gardens || Bulls Head

A good Danish butter cookie always hits the spot in come Christmas. However, this year, our favorite duchess decided to add a little bit spice and make our holidays extra nice.

Poppin' Pick 🎁 Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookies

Sold at Enzo & Tino's Bake Shop and at Brooklyn Bread Cafe


Herald Square

The Taiwanese's treat taking over the town is undoubtedly boba. Sip your way through the season with Frosty the snow man in hand.

Poppin' Pick 🎁 Christmas Matcha Delight

Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten

Lower East Side

Skip the plane ticket and make use of your MetroCard this Winter. Usually it's all about the beer here, but this year they've finessed a childhood favorite.

Poppin' Pick 🎁 Boozy Black & White Hot Choclate

Magnolia Bakery

Bloomingdale's || Grand Central Terminal || Upper East Side || West Village

This little cupcake shop has nestled its way into the heart of many New Yorkers. Now internally renowned and still keeping it classic, we can't get enough of these seasonal treats.

Poppin' Pick 🎁 Winter Cupcakes



From cookie dough logs to holiday hot chocolate this NYC cafe will warm our spirits with a mother's touch this holiday season.

Poppin Pick 🎁 Hot Chocolate Manhattan

Milk Bar

Williamsburg || Manhattan Multiple Locations

New York's sweetest bar knows a thing or two about indulgence. Sing yourself a cookies/treat while you send off a Christmas care package to your loved ones.

Poppin' Pick 🎁Peppermint Pretzel Snap

Moxy Times Square

Times Square

If you can't make it to the Catskills for Christmas, pop into Magic Hour here. It's Après Ski meets NYC for a dazzling dessert affair this year.

Poppin' Pick 🎁 S'mores Snow Please

Odd Fellows

Dekalb || DUMBO

Since variety is the spice of life it comes as no surprise that you'll have options galore at this neighborhood ice cream parlor. Press pause on the traditional potato pancakes this Hanukkah to indulge in this mouthful of magic.

Poppin' Pick 🎁 Latke Ice Cream

Rose Wolf Coffee

East Williamsburg

This neighborhood gem boasts delightful gluten free dessert options and the ambiance here is bound to have you saunter through a very merry day.

Poppin' Pick 🎁 Gingerbread House Party Cake


Hell's Kitchen || Cooper Square

This lip schmackin' good cookie spot consistently cooks up new and exciting flavors. They'd be the life of the Christmas party if we could have one this year.

Poppin Pick 🎁 Eggnog Cookie

Whether you've been naughty to nice, sweet, or slayed the year with a little bit of spice, everyone's deserving of dessert.

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