The Food section, of course, has its annual cookie issue planned for December, but to prime your appetite (and help you achieve your season-driven pudge, so perfect for New Year’s resolutions), we have started to scour local bakeries for holiday confections. Here’s what we found: While some bakeries have yet to get into the Christmas spirit (good for them, I say), there are some cookies already peeking through glass display cases.
A number of other bakeries I checked — Flip It on Georgia Avenue, Marchone’s and Chicago Bakery in Wheaton, and Le Caprice DC in Columbia Heights — had no holiday cookies for sale yet. But an employee at Le Caprice told me its bakers were already sweating for Santa, cranking out cookies in the shape of candy canes, Christmas trees and St. Nick. The bakery expected to have them ready this afternoon.
Now it’s your turn: What bakeries have you visited that are already hawking yuletide sweets? Let us know in the comments, so we can start adding the seasonal poundage as soon as possible.
Further reading and viewing: