Holidays and baked goodies go together like peanut butter and jelly. There’s simply no better way to celebrate a holiday than waking up to a tray of fresh-baked bakery items or to slice into a pie after dinner that was handmade by a local baker. Here are some places to get your fresh-baked goods all holiday season and beyond.
Coffee & Bakery Goods
If you’re in need of a coffee boost come morning, these local businesses can set you up with both a cup of joe and some sweet bakery items.
Just north of Baileys Harbor, the Door County Bakery offers a full case of baked goodies for your breakfast spread, including savory options and their famous olive-oil infused Corisca bread.
Door County Coffee in Carlsville has you more than covered when it comes to stocking up on seasonal coffee and tea flavors, and while you’re there, grab a sweet treat to-go or fill up with a sit-down breakfast or lunch.
Macready Artisan Bakery in Egg Harbor is known for its excellent bread (baked daily) and breakfast baked-good specials that will make every morning feel like Christmas.
And in the heart of Sturgeon Bay’s west side, you’ll find NutMeg Spice Bakery, Cafe and Coffee Shop, which has pies, cakes, cookies, scones, muffins, coffee, and more to fit every fancy.
Pies & Cakes
Specializing in pies and cakes, these locations are great options for filling up the dessert table at your holiday buffet. In Egg Harbor, Pink Bakery offers event catering, baked goods, and sweets, as well as the option to order your goods in advance for the perfectly decorated cake or exquisitely arranged tray of cupcakes.
In Fish Creek, Sweetie Pies is your place for all things pie! Place your order ahead of time and you’ll be ready to reheat when the after-dinner crowd comes calling.
Up north in Gills Rock, Bea’s Ho-Made has been the classic place to get your pies, jams, jellies, and more for decades—especially if you’re looking for Door County cherry items.
And specializing in beautifully frosted cakes and cupcakes, FlourGirl Patisserie is an ideal option for custom orders requiring a specific color, design, or theme.
Breakfast & Brunch
Looking to take your family out to eat for a holiday affair? These locations happily open their doors to diners looking for fantastic food before noon.
In Sturgeon Bay, Scaturo’s Baking Co. & Cafe has a full breakfast and lunch menu, plus baked goods and bread to go for the at-home holiday feast later on. Nearby Get Real Cafe has a breakfast and lunch menu focused on fresh, veggie-focused food and is friendly to dietary restrictions.
Egg Harbor’s Village Cafe is a favorite place to fuel up with seasonal specials and warm plates of pancakes. You’ll feel right at home!
The iconic Swedish restaurant in Sister Bay, Al Johnson’s, will leave you full of delicious delicacies, and down the street you can find Skip Stone Coffee, which has fresh bakery items in addition to its barista-made coffee and espresso menu.
If you’re more attracted to the full-on brunch experience —with bloody mary’s and mimosas—then read up on some of the county’s best places to brunch here.
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