12 Delicious Holiday Treats to Try in Vancouver in Winter 2022/23

Chocolate gingerbread house from Mon Paris

Chocolate gingerbread house from Mon Paris Patisserie. Photo: Nora Hamade.

One of the most decadent parts of the holiday season is all the sweet treats. Celebrate with fun flavours like gingerbread, peppermint, and eggnog. Check out what these Vancouver bakeries and chocolatiers have created for winter 2022/23.


Holiday Cookies from Kafka’s

Head to Kafka’s to enjoy a box of festive cookies inspired by pastry chef Adi Kessleman’s childhood favourites. There are several varieties available: sugar cookies, ginger chews, gingerbread people, Linzer cookies, Alfajores, and salted chocolate chip cookies. Pick one up at any Kafka’s location, or pre-order a box online or by phone.

Holiday cookies from Kafka's

Holiday cookies from Kafka’s. Photo: Cody Briggs


Holiday Pies from The Pie Hole

Get into the festive spirit with a seasonal pie. The Pie Hole serves up fun flavours like eggnog and rum, gingerbread cream, and apple cranberry. They have classics like butter pecan and pumpkin pie, with the latter available in a vegan version too.



Buche de Noel from Chez Christophe

Pre-order one of these delectable treats from Chez Christophe, then pick them up on December 23 or 24, just in time for Christmas. This year’s flavours include “Gingy”, “Pear Rocher”, “Oh Deer”, and “La Chocolatee”.



Gingerbread Chimney Cake Cones from The Praguery

This European-inspired treat features vanilla soft serve, gingerbread crumbs, and gingerbread sauce served inside a freshly made chimney cake. Enjoy it at The Praguery food truck at MacArthur Glen.



Yule Logs and Chocolate Treats from Mon Paris Patisserie

Pastry chef Elena Krasnova of Mon Paris Patisserie has created some unique yule logs to celebrate the season. Choose from blackcurrant jingle bells, chocolate speculoos, and cranberry cheer. Chocolate lovers won’t want to miss her chocolate boxes, chocolate gingerbread houses, and decadent chocolate holiday trees.

Yule logs from Mon Paris Patisserie

Yule logs from Mon Paris Patisserie. Photo: Nora Hamade


Festive Doughnuts from Lucky’s Doughnuts

Lucky’s has decked out their doughnuts in holiday flare. Seasonal offerings include gingerbread old fashioned, black forest bismarck, Grinch ring, eggnog snowball, and lots more. Get them all in the Holiday Baker’s Dozen box.



Reindeer Dickie from 7-Inch Waffle House

7-Inch Waffle House specializes in NSFW-shaped desserts, and this fall they are serving up an anatomically correct waffle with festive chocolate pretzel reindeer antlers.



Holiday Cream Puffs from Beta 5 Chocolates

These limited edition packs of seasonal cream puffs from Beta 5 Chocolates are perfect for the holidays. Choose from peppermint brownie, Linzer cookie, and gingerbread yule log puffs.



Chocolate Christmas Ornaments from Temper Chocolate and Pastry

Temper Chocolate & Pastry makes gorgeous chocolate Christmas ornaments. They also have chocolate Santas, holiday trees, and lots more.



Chocolate Tannenbaums from Thomas Haas

Thomas Haas has lots of different chocolate options for the holidays. But for something a little different, pick up one of their chocolate Tannenbaums, which is German for Christmas tree. They are available in dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and pistachio.



Snowman Marshmallows from Bjornbar Bakery

Bjornbar Bakery is known for its signature gourmet dessert bars – they make over 30 varieties! Their holiday menu includes candy cane bars, gingerbread bars, and eggnog bars. They also have adorable snowman- and reindeer-shaped marshmallows.



Santa Cookie Boxes from Beaucoup Bakery

Grab a box of incredible holiday cookies from Beaucoup Bakery. Each box contains a mix of matcha chocolate wreath, pistachio rose shortbread, and raspberry pinstripe yuzu cookies.


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