Rise No 1

5360 West Lovers Lane

(214) 366-9900

Holiday dessert
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Specializing the in the delicacy of French soufflés, Rise ups the ante during the holidays with a seasonal cranberry flavor whose tartness is perfect for rounding out any festive meal.


Brown Betty

722 North 2nd Street

(215) 629-0999

holiday dessert
Photo by Alison Conklin Photography, Courtesy of Brown Betty

A decadent cheesecake topped with cordial-soaked black cherries, Brown Betty‘s December-only treat,”With Cherries On Top,” will have you and any holiday guests saying ‘pretty please’ over and over again.


Freds at Barneys

660 Madison Avenue

(212) 833-2200

holiday dessert
Photographed by Erica Choi

To celebrate the season at Barneys New York, we’ve added a specially themed item to our menu at Freds: The Snow Ball. Filled with chocolate coconut cake and served with a cool coconut sorbet, it’s sure to have you Chillin’ Out throughout the holidays.



Doughnut Vault

401 N Franklin Street

holiday dessert
Photographed by Kari Skaflen, Courtesy of Doughnut Vault

Nothing says the holidays more than sharp peppermint, which is why Doughnut Vault‘s chocolate cake doughnut topped with the crunchy stuff is a perfect holiday indulgence.



Sixth Course

1544 15th Street

(415) 829-2461

holiday dessert
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And since we’re on the topic of peppermint, San Francisco’s Sixth Course puts an artisinal spin on the classic peppermint bark with a version that includes 61% dark chocolate ganache layered between 31% white chocolate and studded with candy cane pieces. This bark is the one you’ll want to bite.



SnowLA Shavery at Barneys New York

9570 Wilshire Blvd.

(310) 777-5877

holiday desserts
Photo courtesy of SnowLA Shavery.

The husband and wife duo behind the coolest hotspot in L.A., SnowLA Shavery, handcraft their artisinal shaved ice concoctions and this season have created a custom flavor just for Barneys. Our Chillin’ Out special consists of Earl Grey flavored snow topped with toffee bits, mochi, and a condensed milk drizzle, and is available only at our Beverly Hills flagship from noon to 4:00pm on weekends throughout the holiday season. What better way to bring a taste of winter chill to balmy Beverly Hills?



Super Chunk

7120 East 6th Avenue

(602) 736-2383

holiday dessert
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Who needs three wise men when you have tres leches? At Super Chunk in Scottsdale, their John & Yoko cake is made up of three layers of honey cake, soaked with a cinnamon tres leches, layered and topped with honeycomb candy and mascarpone whipped cream. Sure to leave you feeling like a king… or queen.



Pie Bar

2218 NW Market St

(206) 535-8489

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While not technically a single dessert, we had to give props to the entire menu at Pie Bar for combining two of our favorite festive fare: freshly baked pies and craft cocktails. With one location in Capitol Hill and another in Ballard—each run by one of a set of twin sisters!—the menu features not only classics from both the food and drink menu, but also hybrids like the Apple Pie Moscow Mule and pie-infused martinis.



Peridot Sweets

6475 S. Rainbow Blvd.

(702) 220-4860

holiday dessert
Photo courtesy of Peridot Sweets

The holiday classics are classic for a reason, and it doesn’t get much better than the traditional holiday cookie. With sugar cookies in the festive colors of Christmas and Hanukkah, Peridot Sweets will leave you nostalgic for the treats you used to decorate with your mom.




1595 Washington Street

(617) 267-4300

holiday dessert
Photographed by Michael Harlan Turkell, Courtesy of Flour Bakery + Cafe

Just because something is traditional doesn’t mean it can’t wow. With its stunning take on the Boche de Noelle—also known by its English name of Yule Log—Flour achieves both artistic realism and culinary splendor with a chocolate cake fillexd with a white chocolate mousse.

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