The Gingerbread-Flavored Treats to Savor in Westchester

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These Westchester cafes and breweries offer delicious gingerbread treats that taste even more festive than they look.

Who doesn’t love a sweet gingerbread treat during the holiday season? Whether you’re sticking with the classic gingerbread house or going outside the box with a wintry gingerbread beer, these Westchester spots have it all.

First Village Coffee

123 Main Street, Ossining; 914.236.3765

This comfy coffee shop serves up specialty coffee, good vibes, and a few gingerbread treats. If you’re looking for a sweet side to your morning cup of joe, the gingerbread scones will hit the spot. The vegan scone is made with gingerbread spice and molasses and is topped with oat icing and cinnamon. It’s only available for a limited time, so grab it while you can! If you’re searching for a more holiday-themed treat, the coffee shop offers gingerbread-spiced French macarons filled with white chocolate ganache. They come in a box of six and can be picked up December 23 or 24.

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Yonkers Brewing Company

92 Main St., Yonkers; 914.226.8327

If you’re searching for a more adult treat, we’ve got you covered. Yonkers Brewing Company has a festive winter ale on the menu called Yonkers Holiday Road. The 8% ABV beer is a winter ale conditioned with spices including ginger, cinnamon, vanilla, clove, nutmeg, and anise. Not only is it an ideal spice blend, but it’s also one that resembles the ingredient list in gingerbread.


73 Westchester Ave, Pound Ridge; 914.488.6855

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Who doesn’t love crafting their own gingerbread house? Lucky for you, this local shop sells everything you need to make a tricked-out edible house. The kit comes with freshly baked gingerbread pieces, two Christmas trees and a snowman, a board with LED lights, frosting, and candy for decorating (or eating, we won’t judge).


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Baked by Susan

379 S. Riverside Ave., Croton-on-Hudson; 914.862.0874

We could indulge in a whole lineup of Baked by Susan’s treats, but there’s one in particular that takes the cake this time of year. You can’t go wrong with the gingersnap cookies available in the wholesale bakery as well as cafes and markets around the county. The brand also sells gingerbread house kits in case you’re in a crafty mood.


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