Holiday Gift Guide To Satisfy Anyone’s Sweet Tooth

What’s a holiday soiree without sweet treats?

Black Ruby
Dec 10, 2019 · 7 min read

Whether you are the fabulous hostess or the VIP guest, you will become the hero of the holidays when you provide one (or all!) of the sweet treats that we have listed. From cookies to cakes, we curated a list that is sure to get the party started.

DISCLOSURE: Please note that we are not paid for our selection. These are honest choices that come from our staff after mindful selection. However, we may use affiliate links in which we earn a commission if you make a purchase.

Milk Bar- Birthday Cake

This popular cake shop located in NYC is known for its delicious cookies, cakes and more, but it was the Birthday Cake that had us weak in the knees. The small cake will be a big hit not only for its confetti sprinkles that adds a lot of fun and color but also for the taste that is like a slice of your childhood when cakes were made with love. Have this little darling delivered to your door just in time for the holidays. Let them know we sent you!

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Jacques Torres’ World Famous Dark Chocolate Nut Bark

As fans of Netflix’s Nailed It! we can appreciate the critique of the famous chocolatier, Jacques Torres, but to taste his delicious World Famous Dark Chocolate Nut Bark was divine. The sweet and bitter taste of real dark chocolate, filled with whole roasted pistachios, almonds, and hazelnuts, enrobed in Jacques’ rich 60% dark chocolate blend is addictive. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

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Mochidoki Ice Cream

We never heard of Mochidoki before but we consulted a few youths, and they told us that it was the latest trend in ice cream treats. Needless to say, we had the urge to feel “hip” and give it a try. The sweet Japanese ice cream treat wrapped in a rice cookie dough comes in delicious varieties that include our favorites Vanilla Chip, Coconut and Thai Tea. They were so delish that it’s hard to cut yourself off at one.

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GODIVA Holiday Masterpieces Collection: Milk Chocolate Bliss Gift Box

Packaged in a special holiday gift box, these individually wrapped smooth milk chocolate shells have creamy milk chocolate filling that melts in your mouth. You can never get enough! Snag these tasty delights at CVS, Target, Walgreens, Walmart, and other locations.


Pop Candy Co. Grateful Butter Crunch Gift Box

Pop Candy Co. is putting smiles on people’s faces with the sweet taste of butter crunch and nuts. This isn’t your average peanut brittle! For this upcoming holiday season, Pop Candy Co. is offering their Grateful Butter Crunch Gift Box that contains an assortment of 6 p.o.p. butter crunch flavors that are perfect for any holiday table.

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Kaneh Co. Gourmet Cannabis-Infused Edibles

We must confess, we were expecting a little something when we bit into this gourmet cannabis-infused edibles, but the only thing we got was a desire for more! These sweet treats founded by the renowned gourmet baker, Rachel King, brings a little more than holiday cheer, they also satisfy the tastebuds. They come in a variety of flavors, but our favorite is the Salted Toffee Blondies (10mg/100mg per bag).

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Nightfood Ice Cream

Help your little ones get plenty of sleep before Santa arrives. A pint of Nightfood ice cream comes in a list of enjoyable flavors that include Cookies n’ Cream, After-Dinner Mint Chip, and Cherry Eclipse, and let us tell you, they are scrumptious to the end which is why they are the 2019 Product of the Year Winner. What makes Nightfood so unique is that a team of leading sleep and nutrition experts made the ice cream with sleep supporting minerals, enzymes, and amino acids to help you sleep peacefully. Nite-Nite.

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Clarkson Avenue Crumb Cake Company Salted Carmel Crumbkins

Pure. Butter. Goodness. These three words come to mind when biting into the Clarkson Avenue Crumbkins that remind you of home. The little crumb cake bites are so good, that you have to eat them sitting down. Our favorite by far is the Salted Caramel. Get them delivered to your door via Brooklyn, NY just in time for the holidays and become the toast of the town!

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CompletEats Peppermint Cacao Chip Cookie

It’s easy during the holidays to over-indulge but luckily for you, we found a healthy cookie that not only tastes good but also makes you feel good. CompletEats has created a seasonal holiday flavor that will have you coming back for more. The soft and chewy Peppermint Cacao Chip flavor is made with organic peppermint oil, organic cacao powder, and allergen-friendly chips. We want more!

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12 Oaks Desserts Chrismas Unicorn Cake Pops

When it comes to cake pops, 12 Oaks Desserts is at the top! These soft and buttery, Chrismas Unicorn Cake Pops are the perfect addition to your holiday spread. What makes these cake pops unique is that they are made with only the finest ingredients from free-range eggs and top-shelf chocolate, to their hand-crafted vanilla extract. Your gonna need plenty because no one can eat just one. Get them delivered to your door just in time for the holiday.

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McCrea’s Candies Holiday Party Box

McCrea’s Candies is a favorite around the office and in our homes too because they use the freshest — and fewest — ingredients possible to deliver smooth, unexpected flavor combinations that satisfy your palate. With 16 flavors to choose from our favorites are the rosemary, ginger and black lava sea salt. Place these candies in a dish and watch them disappear.

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The Baking Bean Ninjabread Man

What would the holidays be without gingerbread men? Thanks to Chef Clarice Lam, aka The Baking Bean, she is giving us a unique twist on our favorite spicy character. Introducing the Ninjabread Man, the feisty little character made of chocolate and filled with mint ganache promises to deliver a kick to our tastebuds. The Baking Bean also has the traditional gingerbread men, and a wonderful Giant S’more that can be shared with a loved one.

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Mello Sea Salt Caramels

Remember the caramels your grandma used to keep in a dish at her house? OK, now imagine if they were 20 times cooler. Meet Mello, your sea salted caramel that is here to change how you enjoy your sweets and CBD. These individually wrapped caramels provide 15mg of active CBD in each piece, allowing you to get your daily dose in the sweetest way possible. We enjoy these sweet treats daily and the little salty crunch is a pleasant surprise to your tastebuds.

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My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream Cool Peppermint

Remember, I mentioned the new trend in ice cream is mochis? Well, My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream also has unique flavors of ice cream that every kid (and kid at heart) will enjoy. You have to try the Cool Peppermint flavor that dropped just in time for the holidays. The scoop of premium, peppermint flavored ice cream is sprinkled with crunchy minty bits all wrapped in chewy, pillowy mochi dough.

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Handzies Soap + Water Wipes

After you enjoy eating your delicious, sticky treats, be sure to wipe your hands with the Handzies Soap + Water Wipes. These individually packaged and wipes are perfect for on-the-go or in the home. Say goodbye to harsh hand sanitizers, Handzies do not contain alcohol, BZK, triclosan, artificial perfumes or dyes.

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What will you be serving on your dessert table?

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