Christmas Treats

For this years Christmas holiday season there are many bakeries around the city baking up selections of treats. Here are a couple of local bakeries and some of their unique offerings.

Fratelli Bakery

Fratelli Bakery

Fratelli Bakery

Gingerbread People

Santa decorated cookies


Christmas trees

Stars – Shortbread stars dipped and drizzled in chocolate!

Fratelli Bakery

1795 Commercial Drive, Vancouver


Twitter: @fratellibakery

Faurbourg Bakery

Faurbourg Bakery

Faurbourg Bakery

Candy Cane Macarons

The festive Candy Cane Macaron, filled with a smooth peppermint ganache and decorated with crushed candy cane is back for the season. Available all December long, this sparkling treat is great to decorate your Christmas table and delight your guests.

Holiday Checkerboard Cookies

Available in two flavours: raspberry-lemon and mint-chocolate, those festive cookies are offered in bags of four cookies each and make the perfect addition to Christmas stockings.


Passed down through generations, the Stollen is a delicious holiday bread filled with dried fruits, marzipan and dusted with icing sugar. Offered at all three Faubourg locations in limited quantity. Advanced order is recommended.

Faubourg Paris 

2156 West 41st, Vancouver

769 Hornby Street, Vancouver

792 Main St. – Park Royal South, West Vancouver


Twitter @FaubourgBakery


Lynda Steele and I talked about these delicious treats on The Best and The Foodiest on CKNW.

I am sure there are many more bakeries, cafes, chocolatiers, and sweet shops around the city have created desserts to celebrate Christmas. Feel free to tweet me your finds @vanfoodster

By: Richard Wolak

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