‘Tis the season for baked goods, and what better way to enjoy sweet treats this year than by supporting a locally owned bakery? In the Youngstown area, we’re lucky to have a wide variety of bakeries, each serving up their own unique creations. Scroll below for all the cookies, cakes and pies you need to get you through the holidays!
Abigail’s Bakery Creations
Named after the owner’s daughter, Abigail’s Bakery Creations in Austintown serves up fresh specialty cakes, pies, baklava, cookies, cupcakes, cinnamon rolls and brownies. You can order treats at the counter, through the drive-thru or by calling for curbside pickup!
Our favorite treat: Baklava
Bake Me Treats
Bake Me Treats in Poland serves up a wide variety of specialty cakes and pastries, but they’re most well-known for their French macarons. At any given time, you’ll find over 15 flavors in the case available for single purchase or in boxes. Not sure what to try first? Choose a pastry box for a sample of cookies, brownies and macarons!
Our favorite treat: Salty Caramel Macaron
Butter Maid Bakery
Located in Boardman, Butter Maid Bakery has been family owned and operated since 1955. To ensure quality, each of their handmade products are made in small batches, including their 15+ varieties of kolachi rolls. Butter Maid Bakery also bakes a variety of holiday cookies. Don’t wait too long to place an order – their baked goods usually sell out quick!
Our favorite treat: Honey Walnut Kolachi Roll
Classic Bakery has been serving the Youngstown community for over 50 years with their classic cookies, fresh donuts, specialty cakes and traditional kolache. View Classic Bakery’s full menu, then place an order for the holiday season to pick-up – they will deliver to your car!
Our favorite treat: Banana Cake
N2 by DaVill
N2 by DaVill offers an entirely unique ice cream experience to visitors, using liquid nitrogen to freeze over 50 flavors of natural ice cream bases right before your eyes. Choose from 20+ mix-ins to completely customize your treat. In addition to ice cream, N2 by DaVill also serves up beautiful pies, cakes and cookies. This holiday season, try one of the shop’s new hot chocolate bombs or order a cookie tray for the family! View their full holiday menu here.
Our favorite treat: Cloud 9 Hot Chocolate Bomb (peanut butter, marshmallows, chocolate and pretzels)
OH Donut Co.
Located in Boardman, OH Donut Co. specializes in mini donuts topped with a variety of fun toppings. You can order by the donut, half dozen or full dozen – both in store or online. Since opening, OH Donut Co. has expanded to include bagels, breakfast sandwiches, cinnamon rolls, drinks, regular sandwiches, salads and soups. Check out their full menu here.
Our favorite treat: Chocolate Covered Oreo Donut
One Hot Cookie
Owned by the same creators of OH Donut Co., One Hot Cookie serves up fresh cookies and brownies topped with delicious frostings and unique toppings. This holiday season, One Hot Cookie has made sweet treat shopping easier than ever with their new online ordering. Send a Holiday Gift Box of cookies to a loved one or order a Holiday Cut Out Cookie Kit to do at home with the kids!
Our favorite treat: Salted Caramel Pretzel Cookie
Conveniently located in the Southern Park Mall, Sugarpan Bakery specializes in creating specialty cakes, cupcakes and cookies. They are known for their brownies, which usually sell out daily.
Our favorite treat: Brownies
The Amish Market in Boardman is Ohio’s first indoor Amish Market. Open year-round, Thursday-Saturday, the market features over 15 Amish vendors, selling hand-crafted furniture, home goods, outdoor décor, food, produce and (our favorite) baked goods. Here are a few of the market’s sweet treat vendors:
- Aunt Martha’s Donuts – fry pies, fritters, cream sticks and cinnamon rolls made fresh daily
- Cora’s Cookies and Such – breads, rolls, cookies, muffins, cakes and cheesecakes
- The Candy Corner – homemade fudge, chocolate covered fruit, nut clusters and more
Our favorite treat: Maple Cream Stick from Aunt Martha’s Donuts
White House Fruit Farm
Located in Canfield, White House Fruit Farm is a must-visit attraction in the Youngstown area. At the farm, you’ll find a massive market filled with fresh produce, deli meats, homemade jams and a sprawling bakery. In the bakery, you’ll find homemade fudge, fresh donuts, pies, cookies and more. During the holiday season, cookies can be purchased by the dozen or trays. After you stop at the bakery, make sure to also take a look inside the Winter Gift Barn (open through Dec. 13), filled to the doors with locally sourced holiday décor and gifts.
Our favorite treat: Glazed Blueberry Donut (you can’t leave without one, trust us!)
This holiday season, don’t miss your chance to support locally owned bakeries and to treat yourself to homemade sweet treats! For more ways to love this holiday season in Youngstown & Mahoning County, visit our website.