Celebrating the Holidays that Count, National Cookie and Pie Days!

Each year on December 1, dessert lovers across the United States enjoy a slice of their favorite on National Pie Day. Not to be confused with National Pi Day (that takes place on March 14), National Pie naturally takes place during the holiday season when millions of people consume one of the world’s most popular desserts, both sweet and savory. But the celebration doesn’t end there because National Cookie Day is just a few days later, on December 14th.

Need a pie for your holiday gathering or just looking to treat yourself with a delicious cookie? We’ve got just the bakers for you.

Buko Baked Goods
Franklin, NY
Buko Baked Goods offers creative, from-scratch treats alongside baked classics in a weekly baker’s choice box. The boxes include French pastries, cookies, cakes, breads and more. Instructions for ordering can be found on her Facebook page. Or you can pick one up, along with a la carte treats, on Sundays at the Franklin Farmers’ Market.

photo courtesy of Café Marguerite

Café Marguerite
746 Main St Margaretville, NY 12455
718. 484. 2121
This take-out cafe in Margaretville offers coffee, cookies, scones, chocolates, pies, cakes, pastries and now savory treats as part of a limited lunch menu.

Classic Sweetness
Delhi, NY
Classic Sweetness believes that “a meal is not complete without a sweet!” Following that philosophy, they offer their own homemade products ranging from cakes, sweet bars, donuts, coffee cakes, jams and more. These delicious products are available through the Hamden General Store and the Delhi Farmers’ Market.

The Farmer’s Wife

The Farmer’s Wife
Del-Rose Farm
9635 Co Rd 18, Bloomville, NY 13739

Del-Rose Farm the Hanselman family’s dairy and produce farm and the home to The Farmer’s Wife baking and catering, featuring the pies, sticky buns and other desserts created by Barb Hanselman. Visit the farm’s Facebook page to learn how you can get yours!

Magpies on Pink Street
Russell’s General Store
2009 County Hwy 6, Bovina Center, NY 13740

Available for weekend pickup at Russell’s General Store, Magpies on Pink Street offers pies for both dinner and desert, all baked by owner / operator Maggie McDowell. Maggie came to the Catskills a few years a go for a “short stay” and never left. She currently bakes pies out of Russell’s in Bovina, where she works alongside chef Antonio Mora who creates the general stores famous sandwiches.

Maggie works with locally sources materials in this historic location creating everything from pot pies, cream filled pies, fruit pies and more. Visit the Magpies on Pink Street website to place your orders. It’s the perfect excuse to head over to Bovina to meet Maggie and sample her spectacular wares.

Magpies on Pink Street