Thanksgiving may be different this year, but one thing is certain — it wouldn’t be complete without dessert! Thankfully, our area is full of places where you can order something delicious. Here are some of our favorites!
Mattarello Bakery & Café (254 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair) is new in town this Thanksgiving! Place orders online via their website by November 22. Pie flavors include Chestnut, Pumpkin, Pecan, Apricot, or Nutella. There are also a large selection of cakes to choose from, including some gluten free options.
Layers of Flavors Cake & Coffee Shop Although the store is closed, they Layers of Flavors is still accepting orders for Thanksgiving. Choose from Classic Apple Pie, Apple Crumb Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie and French Lemon Tart. Quiches are also available. Visit their Instagram page for more information.
Le French Dad Boulangerie & Café (10 Church Street, Montclair) will be taking orders for desserts through November 20. Available are Pumpkin Bread, Apple/Cinnamon Pain de Mie, and Sugar Brioche, as well as Apple Tart, Pear & Almond Tart, and Pecan Pie. A pastry breakfast special can also be ordered. Call 973-746-0288 for more details.
In the Company of Yum will offer a variety of pies and desserts for the holiday. The Thanksgiving menu include classics like Apple, Pumpkin, and Pecan, as well as specialties such as The Man Pie, Peanut Butter Chocolate, Salted Maple, Pear-Roquefort, and Harvest Pie. Savory pies are also available. Orders will be taken until November 20.
Plum Bakery (179 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair) continues to offer their gluten free Thanksgiving desserts. is the perfect spot. Place your order by November 21. Pie varieties include Pecan, Apple Crumb, Cranberry Apple Crumb, Coconut Custard, Key Lime, and Pumpkin. Cakes, breads, and other baked goods are also available to round out your gluten-free holiday meal.
Treelicious Orchards is taking pre-orders for pick-up at the Montclair Farmer’s Market on Saturday, November 21 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Tuesday, November 24, between 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM, and Wednesday, November 25 between 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM. There are more than 30 options available including Strawberry Apple, Cherry, Blueberry, Pumpkin, Lemon Meringue, and Key Lime. Orders must be placed by November 21 (11/20 for gluten free).
Nicolo’s Italian Bakery (6 Baldwin Street, Montclair) will have Apple, Cherry, and Pumpkin pies available for Thanksgiving orders. Choose from Pumpkin, Apple, Blueberry, or Cherry. Pecan may also be available. Place your order by November 24.
Montclair Bread Co. (113 Walnut Street, Montclair) will have a variety of desserts, doughnuts, and breads available to order. Orders must be received by 10am on November 20. Pies include Apple Galette, Pumpkin Pie, Apple Crumb and Pecan Pie. Also available is an assortment of breads, doughnuts, and dinner side dishes. Orders will be available for pick up on Wednesday November 25 and Thursday November 26. Pies start at $28.
The Little Daisy Bake Shop (622 Valley Road, Montclair) will be offering holiday treats including breads, cookies, cakes, and more. Pumpkin pies and apple crumb pies will be available in limited quantities. Call for pie orders. Online ordering available for other items.
Anthony’s Cheesecake (71 Washington Street, Bloomfield) has many desserts available for preorder. The selection includes cheesecakes like New York Style, Pumpkin, Sweet Potato Cinnamon Swirl, pies such as Pumpkin, Pumpkin Cream Cheese, Apple Crumb, and Brookie, plus layer cakes. The store will be open until 12:00 PM on Thanksgiving Day.
Pure Love Pies (1042 Broad Street, Bloomfield) is offering a large selection of pies and more, including their famous Navy Bean Pie, Sweet Potato, and Apple. Cakes, banana pudding, cookies and more are also available. Order online and allow at least 24 hours prior to pick up.
Ancient Grains Bakery & Patisserie (72 Morse Avenue, Bloomfield) has recently opened and will offer a selection of baked goods and desserts for Thanksgiving. Available pies include Sweet Potato, Pumpkin, Pecan with Chocolate Base, and Apple. Tart options include 70% Chocolate, Lemon, and Fresh Cranberry. There is also an assortment of breads and rolls available. Pre-orders will be accepted until November 23. Limited quantities are available.
Would you rather make your dessert at home? Check out these recipes!
- Pecan Pie (https://baristanet.com/2013/11/whats-dinner-pecan-pie/ )
- Mince Pie (https://baristanet.com/2013/12/whats-dinner-mince-pies/ )
- Butternut Squash Pie (https://baristanet.com/2010/11/thanksgiving-pie-butternut-squash/ )
- Coconut and Key Lime Pie (https://baristanet.com/2013/06/whats-for-dinner-coconut-and-key-lime-pie/ )
- Apple Pie with Oatmeal Streusel (https://baristanet.com/2013/02/whats-for-dinner-super-quick-apple-pie-with-oatmeal-streusel/ )