Everyone appreciates yummy holiday treats. If you're not the type to bake your own, pick up something locally made from one of Atlanta's many specialty sweet spots.
- Chocolate Pink in Midtown, recently featured on Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta, has a large selection of chic individually-sized desserts, tiny treats and full-sized cakes, plus festive holiday desserts. 905 Juniper Street NE, Unit 108, Atlanta.
- Cupcakes have been a hot food item this year. Atlanta Cupcake Factory takes special orders and can create perfectly personalized treats for your gift. 624 N Highland Ave. in Poncey-Highlands.
- K Chocolat creates some of Atlanta's finest gourmet chocolates, in designer flavors like green tea and ginger or lavender and chamomile. Available at Cacao in Inman Park (312-C North Highland Ave., building faces Elizabeth St.) or at various shops around town.
- Alon's in Virginia-Highlands or Dunwoody offers a wide variety of cookies, pastries, mini-desserts, gourmet cheeses, chocolates and gift baskets. Call 45 minutes ahead for small orders and 24-hours in advance for larger orders.