Scottsdale Holiday Treats

By local contributor
Halie Sutton

Goodbye, yellow polka-dot bikinis. Hello, sweater weather! Holiday season is finally here, which means you’re given full permission to eat anything – and everything – you want. And what better way to celebrate the season than by treating yourself to some Holiday sweets in Scottsdale!

 


APPLE PIE ICE CREAM: SWEET REPUBLIC


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Sweet Republic’s handcrafted ice cream, which uses fresh local ingredients, is to die for any time of year. And with seasonal flavors like Apple Pie and Sweet Potatoes & Marshmallows, you can mix your scoops for the perfect ice cream combo. Come back in a few weeks to see more holiday flavors!

 


NOVEMBER'S SHOW STOPPER SHAKE: ZUZU


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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In case you didn't already know, ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho is home to the most photogenic shake in Scottsdale. Every month there is a different theme to the "Show Stopper" shake, and this month it's topped with wonderful Thanksgiving vibes! The November edition features a cinnamon-apple-date shake with miso caramel, fresh apple fries, a mini oatmeal cookie stack, and so much more! Come back in a few weeks to see ZuZu's December shake! 

 


FALL SEASON AT SWEET DEE'S


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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If your mouth isn’t watering yet, just wait until you visit this sweet-smelling bakery in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale! Sweet Dee's is serving up fun, seasonally-themed beverages, brunch items and desserts.  Enjoy Stuffing Eggs Benedict and an Orange Cardamom Latte before diving into an apple pie topped with cinnamon rolls. Better yet, order a to-go pie to share with friends and family! Come back in a few weeks to see new Holiday treats!

 


SANTA CACTUS COOKIES: RUZE CAKE HOUSE


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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If you're already over Fall, get into the spirit and spread the holiday cheer early with these adorable Santa Cactus cookies. If you didn’t already know, Ruze Cake House specializes in Instagrammable eats, so having holiday-themed treats comes as no surprise. From gingerbread snowflakes to fa-la-la-la llama cookies, there’s a special treat for everyone. 

 

To plan your Scottsdale holiday getaway, click here!