North Jersey Bakeries to Elevate Your Thanksgiving Feast
Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude, family, and of course, indulging in delectable treats that make the holiday season even more special. If you're looking to elevate your Thanksgiving feast with mouthwatering desserts and baked goods, look no further than these local bakeries in Montclair. Little Falls, Maplewood, South Orange, Millburn, Summit, Westfield, Chatham, Madison, Morristown, Harding. From classic pies to innovative creations, these bakeries have something for everyone, including those with dietary restrictions.
Here's a delightful tour of the best local bakeries to sweeten up your Thanksgiving celebration.
🍰 Montclair, SOMA, & Maplewood
🧁 The Little Daisy Bake Shop | 622 Valley Road, Montclair
From scratch seasonal breads, whoopie pies, crumb cakes, to their rendition of the cake pop titled Daisy Dips, The Little Daisy Bake Shop offers an exciting array of desserts. They also cater to those with tree-nut and peanut allergies.
(Tuesday-Saturday: 8am-4pm / Closed on Sundays & Mondays)
🥜 Allergy Options: Tree-nut & peanut free / Just let them know when placing an order and they will try their best to accommodate!
🧁 The Bread Stand | 15 Newark Way, Maplewood
While renowned for their delicious breads, The Bread Stand also offers fresh and extremely popular pastries. Indulge in their plain croissants and seasonal danishes that are sure to delight your guests.
(Open every day from 8am-4pm)
🧁 The Able Baker | 187 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood
With all pies baked fresh and from scratch, The Able Baker offers a range of gluten-free options, including their Pumpkin Cheesecake. Pies and cakes are offered in 6in and 8in portions.
(Open every day from 7:30am-5pm)
🥜 Allergy Options: Gluten-free
🧁 Cait & Abby’s | 15 Sloan Street, South Orange
This local bakery knows how to take advantage of seasonal ingredients with daily specials and quality ingredients. They cater to gluten-free options, making it easy for hosts to plan ahead or make last-minute requests.
(Monday-Friday: 6:30am-3pm / Saturday: 7am-3pm / Sunday: 7am-12pm)
🥜 Allergy Options: Gluten-free
🍰 Little Falls
🧁 Palazzone Pastry Lab | 490 Main St, Little Falls
This charming Italian bakery is known for its delectable pastries and delightful ambiance. With a wide selection of freshly baked goods and a cozy atmosphere, it's a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike.
(Tuesday-Wednesday: 7am-5pm / Thursday: 7am-4pm / Friday: 7am-5pm / Saturday: 8am-7pm / Sunday: 8am-2pm)
🍰 Chatham & Madison
🧁 Fleur de Sel | 265 Main Street, Chatham
Indulge in a wide array of baked goods, including the Gâteau Maison au Chocolat and the Lemon Meringue Tart, with the option of gluten-free choices. Don't miss out on their soups, quiches, salads, and sandwiches, all made with the finest ingredients.
(Tuesday-Sunday: 8am-3pm / Closed on Mondays)
🥜 Allergy Options: Gluten-free / Nut-free / or Both gluten & nut free
🧁Crowley Cupcakes | 7 Waverly Place Madison
Satisfy your sweet tooth with custom-made baked goods, including the Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcake. Explore their offerings of cupcakes, cakes, cookies, specialty breads, and brownies, with options for gluten-free and vegan treats.
(Tuesday-Friday: 10am-7pm / Saturday: 10am-6pm / Closed on Sundays & Mondays)
🥜 Allergy Options: Gluten-free / Vegan
🍰 Morristown & Harding
🧁 Swiss Chalet Bakery & Café | 159 South Street, Morristown
Delight in beautifully crafted pies, cakes, cookies, and more, with the option for gluten-free treats. They also offer custom cakes and treats, perfect for your Thanksgiving gathering. (Monday-Wednesday: 7am-4pm / Thursday-Saturday: 7am-6pm / Sunday: 7am-2pm)
🍰 Millburn & Short Hills
🧁 MochiMoly | 315B Millburn Avenue, Millburn
Add a unique twist to your Thanksgiving table with the fusion of traditional Korean rice cakes and modern American fried donuts. Don't miss out on the premium mochi ice cream made fresh daily.
(Tuesday-Saturday: 11am-8pm / Sunday: 11am-7pm / Closed on Mondays)
🧁 Taste Buddy | 515 A Millburn Ave, Short Hills
For those with gluten intolerances or specific dietary needs, Taste Buddy offers an array of 100% gluten-free treats.
(Tuesday-Saturday: 8am-4pm / Sunday: 8am-2pm / Closed on Mondays)
🥜 Allergy Options: 100% Gluten-free
🍰 Summit & Westfield
🧁 Natale’s Bakery | 185 Broad Street, Summit
With a legacy dating back to 1938, Natale’s Bakery is a cherished local gem, offering sweet and savory treats for all families. Place your Thanksgiving orders by November 17th for a truly memorable holiday feast.
(Tuesday-Saturday: 6am-5:30pm / Sunday: 6am-3pm / Closed on Mondays)
🧁 Brownie Points | 3 Beechwood Road, Summit
Indulge in an assortment of brownies, including vegan selections and gluten-free options, perfect for pleasing every guest at your Thanksgiving gathering.
(Tuesday-Saturday: 9am-5pm / Closed on Sundays & Mondays)
🥜 Allergy Options: Vegan selections / Gluten-free
🧁 Bovella’s | 101 East Broad Street, Westfield
With over 60 years of expertise, Bovella’s pastry shop offers a delightful array of pies, cakes, and treats for all occasions. Don't miss out on their ricotta (cannoli cream) filling.
(Monday-Thursday: 8am-4pm / Friday & Saturday: 8am-8pm / Sunday: 8am-6pm)
🥜 Allergy: Just let them know when placing an order and they will try their best to accommodate!
These local bakeries are dedicated to providing the finest baked goods and desserts, ensuring that your Thanksgiving feast is a memorable and delicious one. Whether you're looking for classic pies, innovative creations, or treats for specific dietary needs, these bakeries have something for everyone. This Thanksgiving, elevate your celebration with the sweet delights from these beloved local bakeries.