Triangle bakeries offering pies, desserts for Thanksgiving 2016

Thanksgiving cookies at Buttercream’s Bakery in Apex.
Thanksgiving cookies at Buttercream’s Bakery in Apex. Courtesy of Buttercream’s Bakery

Don’t want to bake for Thanksgiving? Or are you taking dessert to a friend or relative’s house for dinner? These Triangle bakeries are taking orders. Leave the baking to them. (They won’t mind if you take credit.)

Annelore’s German Bakery

Nuremberg Lebkuchen, Pfeffernuesse, German Christmas Stollen, Pear Bittersweet Chocolate Tart, German Chocolate Cookies, Heidelberg Thalers, Cranberry Lime Tart. Prices vary.

Order: Email or call 919-294-8040 by Nov. 20.

Info: They sell daily at State Farmer’s Market, 1249 Farmers Market Dr., Raleigh and 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays at Western Wake Farmers Market.


Apple Pie, $25; Sweet Potato Pies, $22; Spoon Bread, $12; Butter rolls, $10; Assorted Pastry Pack, $26.

Order: Call, visit store or online by Nov. 20. Pickup will be 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 23.

Info: 614 W. South St., Raleigh, 919-999-3984,

Buttercream’s Bakeshop

Apple Pie, $25; Cherry, Mixed Berry, Mincemeat, Pumpkin, Pecan, Bourbon Chocolate Chip Pecan, Key Lime, Lemon Meringue, Chocolate Cream, Coconut Cream, Banana Cream, $30; Sweet Breads (Pumpkin, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip, Apple Harvest, Cranberry Orange, Rum Raisin), $7.99; Decorated Cookies, $3.50 each/$40.00 per dozen; Signature Coffee Cake (Old Fashioned Cinnamon, Apricot Danish, Pumpkin Crumb) $3.25/slice, $28/cake; $40/large cake.

Order: Call or go online by Nov. 21.

Info: 101 N. Salem St., Apex, 919 362-8408,

Carroll’s Kitchen

Apple or Pecan Pie, $25; Pumpkin Pie, $19; Yeast Rolls, $12; and Pumpkin Roll, $10.

Order: Order online at by Nov. 18. Pick up on Nov. 22 or 23.

Info: 19 E. Martin St., Raleigh, 919-670-3622,

East Durham Pie Co.

Ten-inch deep dish pies to serve 8 to 10 people cost $28 each. Flavors: Maple Sweet Potato, Bourbon Caramel Apple, Honey Pecan and Malted Pumpkin.

Order: Orders taken until sold out. Pick up at either Ponysaurus Brewing Co. and Funny Girl Farm on Nov. 22 and 23.


Guglhupf Bakery

Apple and Cherry Strudel, $4.95-$28; Apple Streusel Tart, $4.95-$24; Chocolate Pecan Tart, $4.95-$28; Cranberry Pecan Bread, $5.50; Craberry Roll with Orange, $1.25-$6.75; French Macarons, $9.95/six; Fruit Tart, $5.25-$30; Harvest bread, $8.95; Pumpkin Custard Tart, $21; Pumpkin Eclair, $4.95; Pumpkin Marjolaine, $5.25-$28; Pumpkin Streusel Coffee Cake, $12; Thanksgiving sugar cookies, $4.75.

Order: Call or online by 4 p.m. Nov. 20.

Info: 2706 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham. 919-401-2600,


Pies: Lemon Chess, $20; Maple Pecan, $22; Pumpkin Cream Cheese, $22; Raspberry Chess, $22; Salted Peanut Chocolate, $22; plus holiday breads, including cranberry pumpkin seed, and yeast rolls by dozen.

Order: Visit store or call (no answering machine orders) by 2 p.m. Nov. 19.

Info: 111 W. Parrish St., Durham, 919-797-1254,

La Farm Bakery

Apple Strudel Challah, $7.99; Pumpkin Challah, $6.99; Fall Harvest Bread, $7.99; and Fig, Polenta and Walnut Bread, $7.29.

Order: Call, visit store or online by Nov. 21.

Info: 4248 NW Cary Parkway, Cary, 919-657-0657,


Pumpkin Cake, $39; Chocolate Candy Bar Cake, $41; Pecan Pie, $38; and Brunch Box: Sleep in and enjoy breakfast, each box contains 3 of the following (Bourbon Pecan Pie Croissants, Pumpkin Pie Croissants, Turkey Swiss & Cranberry Croissants and Bacon Cheddar Cornbread Muffins), $37.

Order: Call or visit store by Nov. 18. Pickup is after 4 p.m. Nov. 22 and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 23.

Info: 235 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, 919-307-4950,

Mama Bird’s Cookies + Cream

Carrot Cake, $30; Pecan Pie, $29; Apple Pie, $24; Huckleberry Pie, $29; Pumpkin Pie, $29; Cinnamon rolls, $17-$33; Assorted cookie trays, $25-$65; Brownies, $25-$51; Assorted cookies and brownies, $35-$75; Decorative or Gingerbread Cookies, $2.75-$27.50/dozen; Cheesecakes (pumpkin, eggnog, New York plain or with blueberry, cherry or strawberry) $39-$45; Ice Cream Pies (Turtle, Mocha Flack, Pumpkin, Pumpkin Cheesecake, Mint Chip Brownie, Salted Caramel, Eggnog, Apple Pie and Banana Cream Pie), $22.

Order: Call 919-762-7808 or email by Nov. 20. Pick up on Nov. 23.

Info: 304 N. Main St., Holly Springs,

Night Kitchen Bakehouse

Pumpkin Pie, $24; Rustic Apple Tart, $18; Quiche (meat or vegetarian), $28; Pumpkin Bread, Cranberry-Orange Bread or Spiced Apple Cake, $6-8; Soft Butter Dinner Rolls, Cranberry-Pecan Levain, Savory Focaccia Flatbreads, Brioche or Cinnamon Swirl Pan Bread $5.75-$8.

Order: Call, visit store or email by 4 p.m. Nov. 20.

Info: 10 W. Franklin St., Suite 140, Raleigh, 984-232-8907,

Ninth Street Bakery

Stollen, $7.75; Pan Forte, $12; Gingersnaps, $7.95 (1 pound); Holiday Cookie Platter, $18.95 (2 pound).

Order: Customers can place orders by Nov. 18 via and include a preferred pickup date.

Info: 136 E. Chapel Hill St., Durham, 919-688-5606,

Once in a Blue Moon Bakery and Cafe

Pies: Apple Cranberry, Apple Crumb, Apple with Lattice Crust, Cherry Crumb, Cherry with Lattice Crust, Chocolate Chess, Coconut Cream, French Silk, Key Lime, Lemon Chess, Peanut Butter, Pumpkin, Sweet Potato, Sweet Potato Pecan, Wild Blueberry Crumb, Vegan Pumpkin Pie, $15.99-$22; Gluten-free pies (Pumpkin, Cherry Crumb, Pecan, Sweet Potato, French Silk), $21.99; Cheesecakes, various flavors, $38.99-$43.99; Bars and brownies, individual and asssortment trays, $3.25-$58.99; Assorted holiday cookies, $1.89-$59.99; Breads (Banana Walnut, Brown Sugar Pound, Chocolate-Chocolate Chip, Orange Cranberry, Pumpkin Apple, Sour Cream Pound), $7.95. (A more detailed menu is available at the bakery.)

Order: Orders must be placed 72 hours ahead of time; so that would be Nov. 20 for pick up on Nov. 23.

Info: 115-G W. Chatham St., Cary, 919-319-6554,

Rose’s Meat Market and Sweets Shop

Apple Streusel Pie, $30; Chocolate Chess Pie, $30; Pecan Pie, $30; Fresh Ginger Cake, $30-$45; Apple Pecan Cake, $30-$45; Pie Dough, $5; and Salted Caramel Bread Pudding, $25-$40.

Order: Call, online or visit store by Nov. 20.

Info: 121 N. Gregson St., Durham, 919-797-2233,


Pies and Tarts: Toasted Oat and Salted Honey, $20; Buttermilk Sweet Potato, $20; Candied Ginger Cream, $24; Coconut Caramel Cream (gluten-free), $24; Brown Butter Pecan, $24; Heirloom Apple with Sesame Streusel, $24, Shaker Lemon, $24; Lemon Chess, $20; Cran-Raspberry Cream Tart, $18; Shaved Brussels Sprout and Bacon Crostata, $16; Potato and Creamy Green Onion Crostata, $16; Ham, Cheddar and Chive Farmhouse Pie, $20.

Cakes and Cookies: Banana Caramel Cake, $24; Fullsteam Gingerbread, $24; Buttermilk Donut Muffins, $20; Pigs in a Blanket (two dozen), $15; Spanish Tortilla, $18; Lunn Buns, $5; Cinnamon Buns with Bourbon Glaze, $18 (9); Sweet Potato Biscuits, $14; Buttermilk Cornbread, $14; and Whole Wheat Sorghum Rolls, $10 (8).

Order: Call or email or download online form and return it to store by Nov. 20. Pick-up locations at shop on Nov. 22-23; at Durham Farmers’ Market on Nov. 22 and at Lantern Table in Chapel Hill on Nov. 23. More details online.

Info: 111 Orange St., Durham, 919-956-5200,

Yellow Dog Bread Co.

Salted Pecan Pie, $20; Cranberry Apple Pie, $25; Sweet Potato Cheesecake, $28; Coconut Cake, $25; Videri Chocolate Gingerbread Turkeys, $3; Pumpkin Walnut Bread, $7; Stollen, $8; Yeast Rolls, $6/Dozen.

Order: Call or visit store by Nov. 19.

Info: 219 E. Franklin St., Raleigh, 984-232-0291,