Yesterday I spoke of some extra ways to boost your Christmas festivities. Well, that got me thinking about other ways to stand out when the family heads over… How about delicious, creative and adorable Christmas cookies? And yes, you can go out and buy the mix and the cute cutters and add to your Christmas day stress, but why not leave the baking up to the pros? These Valley bakeries have Christmas cookies down to a science…
What’s a Christmas party without some creative cookies? Head to Urban Cookies for the most impressive lineup.. Urban Cookies is offering seasonal cookies in chocolate-peppermint with powdered sugar or traditional snicker doodles- a spiced variety. Both are $1.79 each or $17.99 a dozen.
4711 N.7thSeventh St., Phoenix.
If you call today, Barb’s will have Santa-, Santa face-, tree- and snowmen-shaped cookies just in time for Christmas! They are $1.75 each.
2929 N.24th St., Phoenix.
In operation since the early 1960’s, Karsh’s Bakery is dishing out delicious, mouth-watering Christmas cookies for your eating pleasure! Select from iced sugar cookies in such shapes as trees, bells, stars and snowmen for $2.80 each. Gingerbread men are $2.80 each. Butter cookies, with red or green sugar topping, red and green jimmies, or green chocolate icing, are $12.90 a pound. A decorative winter-scene box of butter cookies is $13.50. Choose plain cookies for a decorating party for $1.50 each. To be sure of availability, call ahead for all orders.
5555 N.7thSeventh St., Phoenix.
Wildflower Bread Company
Gingerbread on your mind? Head to Wildflower for $4.35 Gingerbread men. Or pick up some other classics like chocolate chip, cranberry oatmeal, Scotch kiss and sugar cookies, all $1.49 each. If you need a dozen or more, call at least four hours or a day ahead.
4290 E.Indian School Road, Phoenix.
602.850.8585. Other locations at wildflowerbread.com.