Craving something sweet for the holidays? Just looking for a slice of great pumpkin pie? These Sonoma County dessert must-stops will hit the spot!
BurtonNZ Bakery (Windsor)
Founded by a husband a wife team, BurtonNZ is a New Zealand style bakery, that brings you mind blowing – belly filling flavors. Their menu ranges from breakfast to lunch items and from savory to sweet – they sure will have something to satisfy the cravings of each member of your family. Make sure you try the meat pies and danishes.
Cielito (Town of Sonoma)
Staying true to their name, Cielito (little haven in Spanish), will take you places with their out of this world confections. Afogato, ice cram on freshly made waffle cones, paletas, milkshakes, freshly pressed juices and ice cream sandwiches are just some of their menu items. The flavors? Minty Oreo fudge, salted caramel praline, hazel choco, fresh coconut, lime, tres leches, and… are you hungry yet?
Criminal Baking Co. (Santa Rosa/Sebastopol)
With locations in Santa Rosa and Sebastopol and an “always open” online store you can rest assure you will get your hands on one of their delicious menu items anytime! Criminal Baking Co. knows how to get it done with the most scrumptious sandos, amazing burritos and breakfast bowls, month watering pies, muffins, cakes and more.
La Michoacana (Town of Sonoma)
With over a dozen flavors, you can’t say no. La Michoacana serves handmade ice cream, fruit and ice cream bars, and special desserts like chocolate covered bananas and banana splits. Located in the town of Sonoma, the artsy aesthetic of the building will sate the eyes while the desserts sate the taste buds.
Petaluma Pie Company (Petaluma)
Petaluma Pie Company has options for every taste, from traditional Pumpkin to a Butterscotch Banana Cream Pie with Salted Caramel. PPC also have savory choices, like Chicken Pot Pie or a Curried Cauliflower and Chickpea. There are so many options you’ll have a great time just browsing the menu.
Quail & Candor (Healdsburg)
When you visit their website they say it front and center “we are dedicated to doing things right” and we say Amen to that. If you are in the mood for quality, mouthwatering pastries Quail & Condor is the place for you. They are closed Tues and Weds and they only open until 3pm, so be sure to plan ahead. What will you find? Flaky croissants, buttery biscuits, scones, bread, bagels and more!
Sift Dessert Bar (Santa Rosa)
A Santa Rosa downtown staple, Sift Dessert Bar, has been around for a while now and the secret to their success is – really delicious cakes and cupcakes. If you are in search for deserts that scream “Celebrate”, Sift is for you.
Sonoma’s got some awesome places to pick up the capper to your Thanksgiving feast.