Where to Preorder Takeout Holiday Desserts Around Austin

Desserts are an essential part of any meal, but especially so during the holidays. To round out those safe Christmas meals at home, Austin bakeries and restaurants are making it easier to figure out sweets game plans by offering preorderable desserts. There’s everything from cookie tins from Texas French Bread, pies from East Austin butcher shop and restaurant Salt & Time, buches de noel a-plenty, and much more.

Everything below is listed alphabetically and is available for pickups (delivery services are noted). Check out Eater’s separate holiday meal to-go guide as well, Hanukkah, and tamales. Likewise, check out these holiday cocktail pop-ups offering takeout drinks and specials.

This guide will be updated leading up to Christmas Eve on Thursday, December 24. If there is an Austin restaurant offering holiday dessert preorders missing below, let Eater know through [email protected]

24 Diner
600 North Lamar Boulevard, Downtown
The downtown restaurant is offering holiday pies for the season: a Kentucky bourbon, buttermilk, and double-crust apple.
Prices: $35
Deadline: Wednesday, December 23 with three-days advance notice
Pickup Dates: None noted.
How to Book: Online or over the phone at (512) 472-5400

Abby Jane Bakeshop
16604 Fitzhugh Road, Dripping Springs
Chef Abby Love hasn’t reopened her bakery just yet, but she’s still offering preorder holiday sweets. On deck are eggnog cheesecake pies, quiches, cookies, loaves, and even frozen cookie dough roll and frozen croissants for those who want to bake on their own.
Prices: $10 to $40
Deadline: Sunday, December 20, midnight
Pickup Dates: Wednesday, December 13, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday, December 24, 9 a.m. to noon
How to Book: Online

The eggnog cheesecake pie from Abby Jane Bakeshop

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Bakery Lorraine
11600 Rock Rose Avenue, Suite 100, Domain Northside
The San Antonio-based bakery is offering several holiday desserts this season: pies (apple-cranberry, Dutch apple, whiskey pecan) and then a buche de noel.
Prices: Pies are $26, buche de noel is $48
Deadline: Friday, December 18
Pickup Date: Thursday, December 24
How to book: Online

Buenos Aires Cafe
1201 East Sixth Street, East Austin
The Argentinian restaurant’s holiday dessert options include a panettone and a desserts spread with items such as small raspberry tarts with white and dark chocolates, miniature alfajores, and sugar-roasted pecans.
Prices: Panettone is $35, the dessert spread is $52
Deadline: Monday, December 21
Pickup Dates: Wednesday and Thursday, December 23 and 24, until 2 p.m.
How to Book: Online

Callie Speer
Pastry chef Callie Speer is creating a decadent holiday pie for pickup. The Ole Holiday Razzle Dazzle features a dark chocolate crust topped with spiced hot chocolate mousse, toasted marshmallow fluff, sugar cranberries, and much more. A gluten-free version is also available.
Prices: Not noted.
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: None noted.
How to Book: Email [email protected]

Carpenter Hotel
400 Josephine Street, Zilker
The Zilker hotel’s restaurant — Carpenters Hall — is putting together bake-at-home pecan cinnamon roll kits.
Prices: $18
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25
How to Book: Online

Chicken Salad Shoppe
7433 Burnet Road, Crestview
The newer casual restaurant is offering a six-pack box of its half-pound monster cookies decked out in festive lights for the holidays. Cookie flavors range from Nutella-stuffed double-chocolate chip to cheesecake-stuffed sugar to cream-stuffed and iced oatmeal.
Prices: $47.50
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: None noted, deliveries are available too.
How to Book: Online

Contigo Catering
3709 Promontory Point Drive, B201, Southeast Austin
For Hanukkah, the MLK restaurant’s catering branch is offering challah and a chocolate-cinnamon babka.
Prices: Challah is $12, babka is $22
Deadline: Four days advanced notice
Pickup Dates: None noted; deliveries are available
How to Book: Online

Crema Bakery and Cafe
9001 Brodie Lane, Suite B3, South Austin
The restaurant and bakery’s holiday dessert array includes pies, cheesecakes, macarons, cake balls, and even ready-built gingerbread houses, plus there are diet-friendly offerings, from gluten-free to vegan to keto.
Prices: Ranges from $2 to $75
Deadline: Sunday, December 20 with 48 hours advance notice
Pickup Dates: By Thursday, December 24 at 2 p.m.
How to Book: Online

Dai Due
2406 Manor Road, Cherrywood
For the holidays, the butcher shop is selling pie dough for those who want a little help with their own pies, as well as ready-to-be-baked brown butter pecan cookie dough. For ready-made desserts, there’s the pumpkin loaf with an oat crumble and the slightly boozy pecan pie.
Prices: Pie dough is $12; cookie dough is $17; pumpkin loaf is $18; and pecan pie is $35
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: Tuesday through Wednesday, December 22 to 23, noon to 8 p.m.; Thursday, December 24, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
How to Book: Call (512) 524-0688

Dolce Neve
1713 South First Street, Bouldin Creek
The gelato shop’s Italian holiday offering is the torrone, a soft nougat with almonds, hazelnuts, and pistachios, available individually or packs of three.
Prices: $7 for singles, $20 for three
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: None noted, the trio packs are available for shipping
How to Book: Online

Easy Tiger’s holiday cookie tin

Easy Tiger’s holiday cookie tin

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Easy Tiger
Two locations
The bakery’s got two holiday sweets offerings on deck. There’s the holiday cookie tin with lebkuchen, ginger cookies, and pistachio-raspberry thumbprints; and then there’s the German bread stollen.
Prices: Cookie tins are $45, stollen’s $18
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: None noted, shipping is available
How to Book: Online

El Camaron
502 Thompson Lane, Far Southeast Austin
Catering company La Pera’s taco offshoot is putting together holiday dessert trays, with dish options such as pecan pies, pumpkin pie-cheesecake shooters, or dark chocolate peppermint cookies.
Prices: The small tray with two desserts is $35, the larger one with three desserts is $75
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: Delivery dates are from Wednesday, December 16 through Wednesday, December 23
How to Book: Online

El Naranjo
2717 South Lamar Boulevard, South Lamar
The Mexican restaurant is baking up Rosca de Reyes (aka king cake) for the holidays.
Prices: The two-serving size is $8, the six-serving one is $20
Deadline: Two-days advance notice
Pickup Dates: None noted.
How to Book: Email [email protected]

Foreign & Domestic
306 East 53rd Street, North Loop
The lauded neighborhood favorite has baked goods available for holiday preorders. Think: molasses or buttermilk pies, cinnamon rolls, cheesecakes, cookies, jams, and much more.
Prices: Varies.
Deadline: Ideally three days advance notice
Pickup Dates: Request pickup dates and times in the notes section of the order.
How to Book: Online and indicate desired pickup dates (see above)

Holiday treats from FoliePop

Holiday treats from FoliePop

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FoliePop
13420 Galleria Circle, Suite A140, Bee Cave
The French pastry bakery offers bûche de noël, a yule log cake, for the holidays, made with chocolate mousse, salted caramel, vanilla cream, and a crunchy honey and hazelnut biscuit.
Prices: $75
Deadline: Tuesday, December 15
Pickup Dates: Monday through Thursday, December 14 to 31
How to Book: Online

Fowler’s Smokin’ Soul Food
5811 Manor Road, Pecan Springs-Springdale
The barbecue restaurant’s holiday takeout specials include pound cakes and peach cobbler.
Prices: Desserts from $6 to $40
Deadline: Saturday, December 19
Pickup Dates: Wednesday, December 23 and Thursday, December 24
How to Book: Orders can be placed over the phone at (512) 300-0226 or via social media messaging

Fresa’s
1703 South First Street, Bouldin Creek
While pastry chef Laura Sawicki’s holiday cookies are already sold out at her other restaurant Launderette, people can still find her cookies at the casual Tex-Mex restaurant. On deck are Mexican wedding cookies and brow butter fudge brownies.
Prices: Cookies are $9 for a dozen, brownies are $14 for a dozen
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: Tuesday, December 22 through Thursday, December 24
How to Book: Online or over the phone at (512) 915-0362

Gati
1512 Holly Street, Holly
The newer ice cream shop is getting into the holiday spirit game with a gluten-free lineup of cakes (including layer ones), pies, tarts, bars, brownies, cookies, cheesecake, and coffee cake, plus lots of vegan ice cream. Many things can be made vegan as well.
Prices: $45
Deadline: 48 hours advance notice
Pickup Dates: None noted.
How to Book: Email [email protected] or call (512) 220-1077

The holiday cookie tin from Gemelli Gelateria

The holiday cookie tin from Gemelli Gelateria

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Gelateria Gemelli
1009 East Sixth Street, East Sixth
The east side gelateria is bringing back its holiday cookie tins for the season, featuring flavors such as amaretti, pignoli, and lemon-polenta shortbread, among others.
Prices: $42
Deadline: Sunday, December 20
Pickup Dates: None noted; shipping is available
How to Book: Online

Hoover’s Cooking
2002 Manor Road, Cherrywood
The Southern restaurant’s a la carte holiday desserts include pies (sweet potato, pecan, and coconut cream) and cobblers (peach, blackberry, apple).
Prices: Pies are $27, cobblers $35
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: None noted.
How to Book: Online or call (512) 478-EATS

Intero
2612 East Cesar Chavez, East Austin
The chocolate shop portion of the Italian restaurant is putting together a holiday chocolate box, including vanilla chai bark and toasted hazelnut truffles.
Prices: $45
Deadline: Sunday, December 20
Pickup Dates: None noted.
How to Book: Online

Intero’s holiday chocolates

Intero’s holiday chocolates

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Irene’s
506 West Avenue, Downtown
The downtown American restaurant is putting together cookie boxes for the holiday, full of flavors such as pecan snowballs, cranberry white chocolate, and chocolate mint.
Prices: $30
Deadline: Sunday, December 20 with three-days advance notice
Pickup Dates: None noted.
How to Book: Over the phone at (512) 298-0853

Jacoby’s
3235 East Cesar Chavez Street, Govalle
There’s a pecan pie available through the Texan restaurant’s holiday preorders, ranging from
Prices: $36
Deadline: 36-hour advance notice
Pickup Dates: None noted.
How to Book: Online

Julie Myrtille
1023 Springdale General, 1D, Govalle
Among the French bakery’s holiday baked goods are two different buche de noel (aka yule logs): a gluten-free triple-chocolate version made with an almond dacquoise sponge, and the Nutcracker one with a genoise biscuit base. Other holiday-pegged desserts include cakes, tarts, and petit fours.
Prices: The buche de noel is $68; the other desserts range from $8 to $85
Deadline: Thursday, December 17
Pickup Dates: Wednesday and Thursday, December 23 and 24, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
How to Book: Online

L.E. Meals
4305 Red River Street, Hancock
The Gullah Geechee/NOLA Cajun food stand is offering sweet potato pies for the holidays.
Prices: $12
Deadline: Wednesday, December 23
Pickup Dates: Wednesday, December 23
How to book: Online

LeRoy & Lewis
121 Pickle Road, South Congress
The new-school barbecue truck’s holiday desserts menu focuses on cheesecakes. There’s the smoked pumpkin or the cheddar one.
Prices: $40
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: Wednesday and Thursday, December 23 and 24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
How to Book: Online

Little Ola’s Biscuits
1610 San Antonio Street, Downtown
The Southern biscuit shop’s got a bunch of two cookie decorating kits on deck for the holidays, a gingerbread one and a sugar cookie one.
Prices: The gingerbread one is $13, and sugar cookies $10
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: None noted.
How to Book: Online

Holiday cookies from Mañana

Holiday cookies from Mañana

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Manana
1603 South Congress Avenue, Travis Heights
The South Congress Hotel’s executive pastry chef Amanda Rockman is baking up holiday cookie boxes, featuring vegan peanut butter cookies, jammy thumbprint shortbreads, and more.
Prices: $30
Deadline: Friday, December 18, 7 p.m.
Pickup Dates: Sunday through Thursday, December 20 to 24, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
How to Book: Online

Micklethwait Craft Meats
1309 Rosewood Avenue, Central East Austin
The barbecue trailer’s holiday dessert is the cheesecake. Available flavors are eggnog or white chocolate-raspberry.
Prices: $35
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: Tuesday, December 22 through Thursday, December 24
How to Book: Email [email protected]

Milky Way Shakes
2324 East Cesar Chavez, East Austin
The vegan shop put together a vegan chocolate box for the holidays, with chocolate-covered caramel chews.
Prices: Boxes range from $12 to $30
Deadline: Tuesday, December 15, by noon
Pickup Dates: Saturday, December 19
How to Book: Online

Mozart’s
3825 Lake Austin Boulevard, West Austin
The Lake Austin coffee shop’s got a bunch of holiday cookie boxes available.
Prices: Half-dozen’s $20, full dozen’s $38
Deadline: 24-hour notice
Pickup Dates: None noted, shipping is available
How to Book: Online

Holiday cookies from Mozart’s

Holiday cookies from Mozart’s

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Prohibition Creamery
1407 East Seventh Street, East Austin
The boozy ice cream shop is offering a dedicated to-go holiday menu with ice cream pints and quarts (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic), ice cream paired with Prosecco bottles, and its boozy brownie bites.
Prices: Ice creams range from $10.95 to $50; pint and prosecco is $30; brownie bites are $5
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: None noted.
How to Book: Online

Rocheli Patisserie
1212 Chicon Street, Suite 102, Central East Austin
The European-ish bakery is offering all sorts of holiday goodies, from buches de noel to cakes to gingerbread cookies to cookie-decorating kits.
Prices: None noted.
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: None noted.
How to Book: Email [email protected] or call (512) 298-4801

Salt & Time
1912 East 7th Street, Blackshear-Prospect Hill
The butcher shop/restaurant’s making house-made pies for the season, including the salted sorghum custard, the orange dream buttermilk, the Horserace (a chocolate-pecan-bourbon creation), and the sweet potato topped with bruleed marshmallows.
Prices: $24
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: Monday through Wednesday, December 21 to 23, noon to 8 p.m.
How to Book: Online

Sour Duck Market
1814 East Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Central East Austin
The bakery portion of the casual New Texan restaurant’s is whipping up a bunch of holiday treats (many of which are sold out already too). Left are bourbon-pecan pies, croissants, and cookie boxes, plus Christmas seeded sourdough loaves.
Prices: $5.50 to $28
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: Wednesday, December 23, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
How to Book: Online

Spread & Co
1601 West 38th Street, Rosedale
Those looking for bake-it-yourself sugar cookies can pick up the cafe’s kit.
Prices: $12
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: None noted.
How to Book: Online

Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop
1905 South First Street, Bouldin Creek
Naturally, the South Austin bakery is putting together all sorts of sweet goods for the holidays. There are holiday cookie boxes, a yule log with cactus and armadillo decorations, pies, rugelachs, and a gingerbread loaf.
Prices: Ranges from $1 to $100
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: For cookie boxes: Wednesday, December 16 through Thursday, December 24; otherwise none noted for other items
How to Book: Online

Texas French Bread
2900 Rio Grande Street, Heritage
The campus-adjacent restaurant and bakery’s holiday dessert array includes cookie tins, dessert spreads, pies, galettes, stollen, fudge or coffee cake, and tea breads.
Prices: Cookie tins are $39; dessert platters range from $18 to $36; pies and galettes range from $17 to $23; cakes range from $19 to $35; stolen $17; and tea breads from $14 to $21
Deadline: Three days advance notice
Pickup Dates: None noted.
How to Book: Online for advance orders; call (512) 499-0544 for same-day orders

One of the treats in the Uchiko box

One of the treats in the Uchiko box

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Uchiko
4200 North Lamar Boulevard, Rosedale
The Japanese restaurant is offering holiday dessert boxes, created by executive pastry chef Ariana Quant, featuring s’mores cookies, French chocolate mendiants, caramel popcorn, hot chocolate, half-bottle of champagne, and more.
Prices: $75
Deadline: None noted.
Pickup Dates: Wednesday, December 23, 4 to 10 p.m.
How to Book: Call (512) 916-4808

Vinaigrette
2201 College Avenue, Travis Heights
The salad-y restaurant is offering a takeout version of its usual gingerbread house kit this year. The kits come with gingerbread ingredients and tools (including candy sourced from Big Top Candy Shop) and to-go cocktails (a mulled cider and boozy eggnog)
Prices: The gingerbread house and cocktail kits are $45; the gingerbread house kit without alcohol is $20; the cocktail kits are $25 each
Deadline: Thursday, December 17, 5 p.m.
Pickup Dates: Saturday, December 19, deliveries are available within three miles of the restaurant
How to Book: Online

Walton’s Fancy & Staple
609 West Sixth Street, Downtown
The deli is offering two types of desserts for the holidays: pies (apple, pumpkin, and pecan) and vanilla cheesecakes topped with a cherry
Prices: Pies ar $25, cheesecake is $19
Deadline: Friday, December 18,
Pickup Dates: Monday, December 21 through Thursday, December 24, with a 48-hour-advance notice
How to Book: Email [email protected] or (512) 391-9966

Update, December 22, 5:26 p.m.: This guide, originally published on December 1, has been updated to include additional holiday desserts.

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