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Homemade for the Holidays
PHOTOGRAPHS BY: Christopher Shane

’Tis the season for gifting and indulging! So, we rounded up some favorite holiday treats—and their recipes—from local bakeries and purveyors to give you eight delicious options for doing just that. Whip them up in your own kitchen or pick ’em up from the pros


Sesame Seed Toffee

From the kitchen of Cacao’s Artisan Chocolate
(843) 225-9040,

(Yields approx. 40 pieces)


Chocolate Chip Biscotti

From the kitchen of EVO Bakery
1075 E. Montague Ave., North Charleston
(843) 225-1796,

(Yields approx. 30)

Eggnog Macarons

From the kitchen of Brown’s Court Bakery
199 St. Philip St., (843) 724-0833,

(Yields 11)

Sugar & Spice Pecans

From the kitchen of Molly and Me Pecans
(843) 619-7469,

(Yields 8 cups)

Pignoli Cookies

From the kitchen of Celia’s of Charleston*
*adapted from How to Bake by Nick Malgieri, William Morrow Cookbooks (1995) with permission of the author

(Yields about 3 dozen)

Peppermint Bark

From the kitchen of Village Bakery & Café
125 Pitt St., Mount Pleasant
(843) 216-6771,

(Yields 15-20 pieces)

Coconut Cake

From the kitchen of Square Onion
18 Resolute Ln., Mount Pleasant
(843) 856-4246,

(Serves 16)

Cranberry Orange Gingerbread Bars

From the kitchen of Wildflour Pastry
73 Spring St., (843) 327-2621,

(Yields 32 bars)


Recipes edited by Marion Sullivan