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Guide to At-Home DIY Cookie & Dessert Kits For the Holidays


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Cake Pop Kit / Photo courtesy of Buffalo Cake Pops

While the holidays might look a little bit different this year, there are still plenty of things to enjoy doing with the ones you love most. A number of local businesses are offering fun, quarantine-friendly activities for kids and adults of all ages. If you’ve got a sweet tooth like us, you’re going to love what some of the local bakeries have awaiting for you this holiday season! 

We’ve compiled a list of local bakeries that are spreading holiday cheer this season with adorable at-home DIY cookie and dessert kits. They’ll provide you with pre-made desserts, frosting and fancy holiday-themed toppings to decorate the treats yourself (and indulge) with your quarantine friends and family! What better way to celebrate the season and support local?!

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Blackbird Sweets
Cookie Kit / Photo courtesy of Blackbird Sweets

Blackbird Sweets


1547 Hertel Ave Buffalo, NY 14216

This local bakery is selling DIY jumbo oreo kits that include holiday-themed toppings and 8 chocolate cookies for 4 jumbo cookie sandwiches!


Buffalo Cake Pops


27 Chandler St Buffalo, NY 14207

This sweets shop filled with Buffalo love and pride is offering a turkey cake pop decorating kit for Thanksgiving, and Christmas cake pop and sugar cookie kits after Thanksgiving! You’ll find instructional videos on their Facebook page.


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Gingerbread House Kit / Photo courtesy of Dessert Deli

Dessert Deli


716 Maple Rd Williamsville, NY 14221

One of Buffalo’s oldest and favorite bakeries, Dessert Deli is selling DIY gingerbread house kits, as well as holiday-themed cupcake kits this season. The gingerbread house kits include a pre-assembled house, icing, snacks and candy for decorating, as well as 3 snowflakes, 2 gingerpeople, and 1 tree to help build your gingerscapes.


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Cookie Kit / Photo courtesy of Retro Baker Cookie Co.

Retro Baker Cookie Co.


Tonawanda, NY 

This home-based bakery in Tonawanda is offering paint-your-own elf cookie sets that include 1 cookie, a paint palette, a paint brush, and a tag from the elf for $6 each! They will also be offering DIY frosting and sprinkle cookie kits for the month of December.


Sweet Beginnings Bakery


3759 Delaware Ave Buffalo, NY 14217

This family-owned bakery in Kenmore is offering DIY kits with 1 or 2 dozen assorted holiday-themed cutouts, icing and sprinkles! 


The Main Street Bakery


695 Main St East Aurora, NY 14052

This East Aurora sweet tooth staple will be offering holiday cookie kits upon order! 


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Cookie Kit / Photo courtesy of The Sugar Palette

The Sugar Palette LLC


660 Schoelles Rd Buffalo, NY 14228

This custom cookie and dessert shop is currently offering at-home Thanksgiving cookie painting kits and Christmas kits within the next few weeks! Kits can be custom-ordered as well. 


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Cookie Kit / Photo courtesy of The Village Bake Shoppe

The Village Bake Shoppe


417 Center St. Lewiston, NY 14092

The Village Bake Shoppe is currently rolling out DIY Thanksgiving cookie kits which include: 12 cookies, 3 bags of frosting, and 2 containers of fall sprinkles. They often offer kits for the holidays so stay tuned for their Christmas offerings too.


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Gingerbread Cookie Kit / Photo courtesy of Two Wheels Bakery and The Kevin Guest House

Two Wheels Bakery


1006 Grant Street Buffalo, NY 14207

For $15 this kit includes six gingerbread cutout cookies and decorating supplies! $5 of your purchase goes to the Kevin Guest House. Cookies are vegan, gluten free and contain coconut.


Whisk & Spoon Bake Shop


2046 County Line Rd Barker, NY 14012

The home-based bake shop is offering Christmas-themed cut-out cookie kits! Look out for a picture of the display box coming soon on her Facebook page!


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