For many sweet-tooths, one of the best aspects of the holidays is the sweet treats, such as chocolates, candy canes, cookies and cakes. Mmmm! There are plenty of yummy and festive options to share with your family (or to tuck away in a high cupboard and sneak a piece after the kids have gone to bed… shhhhh!). We’ve done our delicious research and compiled a list of Where to Buy Christmas Treats in Toronto to Sweeten Up Your Holidays!

Note: Many bakeries and stores also deliver to your home or office, so check ahead about ordering deadlines.

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The Candy Bar Toronto
Where: 849 College Street
The Candy Bar hits its dedicated fans right in the sweet spot, with a wide array of imported candies, hand-crafted chocolates and a wide assortment of unique treats.

Stubbe Chocolates
Where: 653 Dupont Street
This high-end chocolate shop makes seasonally themed products throughout the year, such as truffle trees, elaborately moulded chocolate and Christmas smash cakes that look almost too pretty to eat! (*…almost*) For Hanukkah, take their chocolate dreidel box for a spin!

Douce France
Where: 820 Danforth Avenue
The small store on the Danforth offers imported French and European food products, including coveted chocolates, confections and sweets. Check out their drool-worthy catalog for inspiration!

Mary’s Brigadeiro
Where: 1912 Danforth Avenue
If you don’t know what a brigadeiro is, find out more about these yummy Brazilian bonbons at this cute shop on the Danforth. Pick from seasonal or traditional flavours such as Candy Cane and Gingerbread, or even make your own at home with a DIY kit.

Nutty Chocolatier
Where: 2179 Queen St. East
A fixture in the Beach for decades, this large store has lots of sweet options, including moulded chocolate lollipops in themed shapes and characters.

ONYX Chocolates
Where: 601 Gerrard St. East
Along with traditional flavours, ONYX makes bonbons in interesting Asian-inspired flavours (such as Miso Caramel Black Garlic, Durian and Salted Egg Black Sesame) that are gorgeous in both look and taste.

Soul Chocolate
Where: 20 Wagstaff Drive, Unit C
Along an industrial alley that also houses popular local chains Left Field Brewery and Pilot Coffee Roasters (to satisfy all adult cravings!), this small-batch chocolatier has just opened an inviting lounge and sells single-origin chocolate bars, hot chocolate, advent calendars and more.

Tori’s Bake Shop
Where: 2188 Queen St. East
Tori’s is known throughout the city for their plant-based creations and gluten-free options. Their seasonal donuts and gingerbread house kits are always a hit!

Chocolat De Kat
Where: 824 St Clair Ave. West
Making adorable-looking bonbons throughout the year, their specialty for the holiday season is premium chocolate boxes, with coordinating for both Christmas and Hanukkah! Flavours include Opera Cake and Berry Streusel, or Poppyseed Hamantaschen and Manischewitz Sufganiyot.

ChocoSol Traders
Where: 1131 St. Clair Ave. West
This chocolate shop makes its home in Corso Italia but also participates in farmers markets around town. They make artisanal dark chocolate without nuts, dairy, soy, gluten, and preservatives.

The Chocolateria
Where: 361 Roncesvalles Ave.
Known for their molded chocolate as well as seasonal ice cream, grab treats for Christmas and Hanukkah for truffles, barks and brittles plus advent calendars.

Delight Chocolates
Where: 3040 Dundas St. West
In the Junction, this shop makes organic and fair-trade chocolates in cute Christmassy shapes like snow-flaked trees and Santas, as well as traditional wrapped coins and peppermint bark.

The Grand Order of Divine Sweets
Where: 1162 Queen St. West
This bakery is well-known for its “fandom” designs, which feature items like Harry Potter jumper cookies, “Santa in Carbonite” (à la Han Solo), Buddy the Elf bark, plus different flavours of hot chocolate bombs.

Chocolate Factory
Where: 504 Gordon Baker Road
This chocolate shop in North York offers classic chocolate boxes, plus even the boxes themselves can be chocolate!

Kandy Krazed
Where: 454 Eglinton Ave. West
This retro-themed shop in Forest Hill has oodles of funky gift ideas and sugary treats like flavoured candy canes and PEZ dispensers, plus plenty of fun stocking stuffer ideas.

Bomou Artisanal Bakery
Where: 1636 Bayview Avenue (home delivery also available)
Bomou has classy but fun chocolate creations, such as a moulded Buche de Noël cake, hot chocolate bombs and a cookie smash box.

Sweet Flour
Where: 130 Cawthra Ave. #105
You can have a fun baking party at home with Sweet Flour’s DIY cookie decorating kit, or just let the professional make it for you.

Where: 166 Norseman Street, Etobicoke
Through this renowned baked goods supplier, you can get a gorgeous full-length Buche de Noël or just a little stump! They also have seasonally themed cakes, cupcakes, tarts, petit fours and cookies.

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Christmas Treats in Toronto — Local Chain Stores

Avoca Chocolates
Where: 176 Hampton Avenue, 850 Millwood Road
With locations on the Danforth and in Leaside, get your chocolate fix with their classic truffle boxes, in a variety of different sizes filled with real ingredients, including fresh fruit, nuts and liqueurs.

Bobbette & Belle
Where: 1121 Queen St. East, 3347 Yonge Street
This Instagram-worthy bakery has every kind of special occasion treat imaginable! They have themed cakes and cupcakes to decorated cookies and puddings, as well as their famous homemade marshmallows.

Butter Baker
Where: 120 Dundas St. West, Toronto; 140 Amber St, Unit #10, Markham
Butter Baker has prepared cookies and cakes, and also holiday baker mixes and baking bundles so you can DIY the deliciousness at home.

Craig’s Cookies
Where: 483 Church Street, 1332 Queen St.West, 1581 Bayview Avenue, 908 Queen St. East, Yorkdale Mall (3401 Dufferin St.)
This mouth-watering local chain of cookie stores offers a seasonal gift box of their favourite holiday flavours. These include Candy Cane Shortbread, Cranberry Cheesecake, Terry’s Chocolate Orange, Peppermint Patty, Gingerbread White Chocolate, and Holiday M&M’s.

Glory Hole Doughnuts
Where: 1505 Gerrard St East, 130 Harbord Street
Who says you can’t have doughnuts as a Christmas treat?! This local favourite will make you forget all about that ubiquitous hockey-player chain, with special flavours exclusively for the holidays like Bouche de Noël, Gingerbread Cheesecake and Sufganiyot, just for Hanukkah.

Nadège Patisserie
Where: 780 Queen St. West, 494 Bloor St. West, 1099 Yonge St., Richmond Adelaide Centre (121 Adelaide St. West), 855 Oxford Street, Etobicoke
This upscale chain has plenty of impeccably decorated treats and “delicious gourmandise” on offer, including chocolates, gummies, bonbons, hot chocolate, cakes and more.

Pâtisserie La Cigogne
Where: 1419 Danforth Avenue, 1626 Bayview Avenue
If you’re looking for French pastries and gifts to go with your Christmas tourtière (which they also have), this is the place to find them. Along with traditional cakes and cookies, they also have macarons and impressive croquembouche towers.

Pusateri’s Fine Foods
Where: 57 Yorkville Avenue, 899 College St., 1539 Avenue Road, Saks Food Hall Toronto Eaton Centre (176 Yonge St.), 2901 Bayview Ave.
Even the most discerning of your gift recipients will appreciate the refined truffles, moulded chocolates and baked goods from many renowned European-imported brands.

Soma Chocolate
Where: 32 Tank House Lane, 443 King St. West, 77 Brock Ave.
Some of the most beautifully presented chocolates in town, you can choose from fancy chocolate truffles, drinking chocolate mixes and artisanal bars, to not-as-fancy but still adorable Gingerbread Ninja Cats!

Christmas Treats in Toronto — National Chain Stores

Bulk Barn
Where: Locations across Ontario, find your closest store here
You’ll find oodles of options for baking supplies to create your dream Christmas dessert at this popular bulk foods chain. However, they also have wrapped candy and chocolate options that are perfect for filling up stockings.

Laura Secord
Where: Locations across Canada, find your closest store here
A Canadian classic, Laura Secord always has seasonally themed chocolates available. This year, they have fun items like boxed chocolates, loot bags, mixed nuts, hot chocolate bombs and more.

Purdy’s Chocolate
Where: Locations across Canada, find your closest store here
Founded in Vancouver over a century ago, Purdy’s has delectable packages such as peppermint bark, gift tins and stocking stuffer bags.

Squish Candies
Where: Locations across Canada, find your closest store here
Squish makes yummy gummy candies in seasonal shapes and flavours. Who could resist fun names like “Sleigh All Day” and “Treat Yo’ Elf”? Not only that, but many flavours are also vegan and/or gluten-free.

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