Deck the Halls with These Amazing Holiday Treats in Metro Detroit

Make merry with these festive desserts!

The holiday season is such a busy time of the year! If your calendar is packed with holiday parties, performances, festive activities and shopping, you deserve a break — and something sweet! 

Treat the family to an indulgent holiday dessert at these local spots right here in metro Detroit. From Christmas cookies and cinnamon roll cakes to vegan treats and over-the-top milkshakes, there’s no better time to indulge your sweet tooth than during the holiday season. 

Wreath Cakes at Cinnaholic

This vegan bakery is serving two festive flavors of cinnamon rolls this season: Santa’s Milk and Cookies and Gingerbread House. Take the treat up a notch by ordering an entire Wreath Cake of your favorite holiday flavor, or create your own cinnamon roll cake by choosing your favorite frosting and up to three toppings. 

Holiday Flavors at Cold Truth

This vegan soft serve spot is swirling up salted caramel, horchata, peppermint and Mexican hot chocolate ice cream this holiday season. Enjoy them as a festive milkshake, piled high in a cup or swirled into a homemade waffle cone. 

Holiday Cookies at Detroit Cookie Company

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Enjoy three seasonal flavors of fresh baked cookies this December: Cranberry Orange Pound Cake, Andes Mint and Gingerbread Eggnog.

Holiday Ice Cream Creations at House of Chimney Cakes

Photo credit: House of Chimney Cakes

The crunchy, creamy and delicious treats at House of Chimney Cakes are getting into the holiday spirit! This season’s holiday offerings include a winter wonderland treat with icy blue ice cream and snowflake sprinkles, and a Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer treat complete with chocolate antlers and Christmas colored sprinkles. 

Winter Wonderland Shake at JoJo’s Shake Bar

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Anyone worth their sweet tooth knows that JoJo’s is the go-to spot for an over-the-top dessert any time of year. The next time you’re in the mood for a milkshake, get into the holiday spirit with JoJo’s Winter Wonderland Biggie shake. The supersized milkshake is topped with red and green sprinkles, a sugar cookie and a snowman made out of doughnut holes! 

JoJo’s is also serving up Peppermint Party Hot Chocolate in addition to its four other hot chocolate offerings. Grown-ups can spike their drinks with Baileys or Jameson. 

Cookie Decorating Kits at Kookys N Cream

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Although a bit outside metro Detroit, the scrumptious holiday treats at Kookys N Cream are worth the drive! This season, the bakery is whipping up a festive assortment of sugar cookies and gingerbread men. They are also offering peppermint mocha, pistachio and chocolate-covered-orange candy inspired cookies.

Enjoy a holiday treat, then take home a cookie decorating kit to keep the holiday fun going. Kookys is offering a Hanukkah cookie kit, a Christmas sugar cookie kit, a Christmas tree cookie kit and a gingerbread house kit.

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Nikki Roberts
Nikki Roberts
Nikki Roberts is the assistant editor on the Metro Parent team. She is always on the lookout for the coolest and trendiest new attractions, restaurants and events for metro Detroit families. Her newsletters, online family guides and exciting digital content keep families informed on all the latest happenings around town.


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