Christmas Treats and Treats in Orange County

Oliboli gingerbread donuts. Photography by Andra Graham

Oliboli Donuts

Try oliebollen made from yeast dough with golden raisins, currants, cinnamon sugar and powdered sugar on top. There’s also a caramel donut with brown butter frosting topped with homemade caramel pudding, whipped sour cream, and salted caramel. Other festive donuts include Chocolate Mint, Monte Cristo, Gingerbread, and Cinnamon Crumb. Wash them down with a mint latte or a mint mocha, both topped with homemade vanilla whipped cream and peppermint sprinkles. Tustin, instagram.com/obolidonuts

donuts with sidecar

Try the mint mocha made with homemade chocolate syrup, homemade mint syrup, and their premium house-blend espresso. Pair it with a Seasonal Pecan Pie and Brioche Donut, a braised brioche donut dipped in bourbon and brown sugar glaze filled with homemade pecan pie filling, topped with a dollop of maple crème fraiche and sprinkled with walnuts. brown butter. Costa Mesa, sidecardonuts.com

mass and arrow

Stop by for this month’s seasonal Christmas Crack Cookie with melted white chocolate frosting, Chex Mix topping, and powdered sugar. While you’re there, pick up a s’more latte to go with it. Costa Mesa, www.doughandarrow.co

Pop Pie Company.

Savory veggie empanadas and red chile pork tamale empanadas are back this season, along with new winter specials, eggnog cream pie, mascarpone maple whip grapefruit custard pie, and vegan eggnog pie. pear and blueberry with chai spice crumble. Costa Mesa, poppieco.com

The Straw: Modern Smoothies

Inspired by 1950s nostalgia, The Straw offers classic ice cream in unique flavors with the optional addition of alcohol. Available this month, treat yourself to the new Minter Wonderland Holiday Shake, made with candy cane, marshmallow, peppermint ice cream and Pop Rocks-encrusted whipped cream. Costa Mesa, thestrawoc.com

salt and straw

The ice cream shop’s Holiday Series has five new artisan flavors for everyone to enjoy: Dwanta’s Teremana Spiked Eggnog, Peppermint Cocoa, Almond Brittle with Salted Ganache, Gingerbread Cookie Dough and The Great Cookie Swap (vegan). Anaheim and Costa Mesa, saltandstraw.com

Sunbliss Cafe

Get your hands on the Candy Cane Cold Brew clouded with house-made peppermint syrup and topped with a creamy velvet cloud and crushed peppermint candy; the banana bread latte made with espresso, milk, sweet banana and spice flavors topped with cinnamon sugar; and the white chocolate mocha latte with homemade vanilla syrup, white chocolate, espresso and milk. Anaheim, sunblisscafe.com

cupcakes with sprinkles

Available through December 26, the cupcake includes Christmas Cookie, Vanilla Snow Cute, Chocolate Mint, Gingerbread and Red Velvet Santa Baby. Other holiday items include the Joy Dozen, Seasonal Dozen Box, Holiday Bake Box, and Santa’s Cookies Frost-A-Roos. newport Beach, sparks.com

a little something sweet

Place your holiday orders now through December 14 to pick up holiday treats on the 23rd or 24th. Choose from Holiday Cakes, Cinnamon Rolls, Paint & Freeze Cookies, Cakes, Hot Chocolate Bombs, Oreo Cookie Snowmen, chocolate bark and more. On December 10 there will be photos with Santa Claus and an elf from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. forest lake, unpocodedulcedesserts.com

Sugar Flower Pastry

This local bakery offers dozens of holiday treats for pickup or delivery. Try their biscuit of the month, Cookie Butter. Decorate your Christmas table with Clara’s Christmas cake, snowflake cupcakes, a Santa Baby cake, Christmas cupcakes and cookies, a cinnamon wreath, and more. You can even have the Grinch deliver your order to you. Saint Clement, sugarblosombakeshop.com

Small bakery from France

Here you’ll find holiday Christmas logs in three flavors available for pre-order: Red Berry, with milk chocolate mousse, berry crème brûlée, raspberry filling and chocolate sponge cake; Exotic, with coconut mousse, coconut cake, exotic crème brûlée and caramelized pineapple; and Samba, with dark chocolate mousse, light coffee cream, caramelized hazelnut and hazelnut sponge. Two sizes are offered: from 6 to 8 people or from 10 to 12 people. Old Mission, littlefrance.co

ice cream paradise

Gelato Paradiso offers two new flavors for the month of December. Peppermint Cocoa is a creamy cocoa mint ice cream with candy cane pieces and peppermint bark with dark chocolate Gingersnap is a spicy gingersnap ice cream with caramel and cookie crumble spiral. lagoon beach, instagram.com/gelatoparadiso

high tide coffee

High Tide Coffee is serving up five holiday drinks for the month of December: Merry Mint Mocha, Merry Mint Tea Latte, Buddy the Elf Latte (sweetened condensed milk, maple syrup, spices, steamed milk poured over espresso, foam and Christmas sprinkles) , the Gingerbread Spice Latte and The Grinch (organic matcha, organic vanilla sweetener, oat milk, cranberry foam). Laguna Niguel and San Clemente, hightidecoffee.com

Handel’s ice cream

Handel’s Ice Cream has three new holiday flavors for the month of December. Try Peppermint Stick made with peppermint ice cream and red and green peppermint pieces, Peppermint Bark made with peppermint ice cream and peppermint pieces mixed with chocolate chips, or Egg Nog. multiple locations, handelsicecream.com

Coffee Importers

Coffee Importers has an entire festive menu dedicated to the month of December. Some of the standout menu items include a mint mocha, crème brûlée latte, gingerbread pudding, apple cider, and more. dana point, importadoresdecafe.com

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