November 15, 2019

17 Local Bakeries Selling Thanksgiving Pies, Cakes and Festive Treats

With less than two weeks before Thanksgiving Day, it's officially crunch time for menu planning and preparation. Whether you're volunteering to bring dessert this year or just want one less from-scratch dish to prepare at home, these seventeen local bakeries have got you covered with pies, cakes and festive fall treats.

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- Liz Miller

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Nathaniel Reid Bakery
(11243 Manchester Road, Kirkwood; 314-858-1019)
Give your Thanksgiving guests an extra fancy last course this year with beautiful pies and treats from Nathanial Reid Bakery. Pies include a chocolate-pecan tart with chocolate Chantilly cream ($30), classic pumpkin pie topped with maple-white chocolate Chantilly ($28) and apple pie with brown sugar streusel ($28). Hungry for something other than pie? Try the bakery's caramel apple pound cake ($12) or vanilla and chocolate chip bread pudding made with croissants and a side of salted caramel sauce ($17). Not anticipating leftovers? Pick up the oyster mushroom and shallot quiche ($30) for an effortless breakfast the day after Thanksgiving.
Photo credit: Courtesy of Nathaniel Reid Bakery

Nathaniel Reid Bakery


(11243 Manchester Road, Kirkwood; 314-858-1019)

Give your Thanksgiving guests an extra fancy last course this year with beautiful pies and treats from Nathanial Reid Bakery. Pies include a chocolate-pecan tart with chocolate Chantilly cream ($30), classic pumpkin pie topped with maple-white chocolate Chantilly ($28) and apple pie with brown sugar streusel ($28). Hungry for something other than pie? Try the bakery's caramel apple pound cake ($12) or vanilla and chocolate chip bread pudding made with croissants and a side of salted caramel sauce ($17). Not anticipating leftovers? Pick up the oyster mushroom and shallot quiche ($30) for an effortless breakfast the day after Thanksgiving.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Nathaniel Reid Bakery
La Pâtisserie Chouquette
(1626 Tower Grove Avenue, 314-932-7935)
Simone Faure and her team of pastry pros at La Pâtisserie Chouquette are preparing five Thanksgiving-perfect desserts this year: Dutch apple pie ($25), sweet potato-praline crunch pie ($35), traditional pumpkin pie ($20), bourbon-pecan pie ($40) and eggnog cheesecake ($35). 
Photo credit: Mabel Suen

La Pâtisserie Chouquette


(1626 Tower Grove Avenue, 314-932-7935)

Simone Faure and her team of pastry pros at La Pâtisserie Chouquette are preparing five Thanksgiving-perfect desserts this year: Dutch apple pie ($25), sweet potato-praline crunch pie ($35), traditional pumpkin pie ($20), bourbon-pecan pie ($40) and eggnog cheesecake ($35).

Photo credit: Mabel Suen
Sugarfire Pie
(9200 Olive Boulevard #108, Olivette; 314-736-6300)
The sister business to Sugarfire Smoke House, Sugarfire Pie is offering a range of pies for Thanksgiving this year. Place your order before Friday, November 22 for flavors like apple crumb (traditional apple pie with brown sugar crumb capping), Mississippi Mud (a chocolate gooey pie in a graham cracker crust), pecan and Sugarfire Pie (a classic brown sugar chess pie combined with gooey butter), all sold at Sugarfire Pie as well as Sugarfire Smoke Houses (pricing varies per location). The following are available for order at Sugarfire Pie only: Key lime pie, coconut cream pie, pumpkin pie and sweet potato pie and cherry. 
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Sugarfire Pie


(9200 Olive Boulevard #108, Olivette; 314-736-6300)

The sister business to Sugarfire Smoke House, Sugarfire Pie is offering a range of pies for Thanksgiving this year. Place your order before Friday, November 22 for flavors like apple crumb (traditional apple pie with brown sugar crumb capping), Mississippi Mud (a chocolate gooey pie in a graham cracker crust), pecan and Sugarfire Pie (a classic brown sugar chess pie combined with gooey butter), all sold at Sugarfire Pie as well as Sugarfire Smoke Houses (pricing varies per location). The following are available for order at Sugarfire Pie only: Key lime pie, coconut cream pie, pumpkin pie and sweet potato pie and cherry.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Green Olive Media
Pint Size Bakery
(3133 Watson Road, 314-645-7142)
For Thanksgiving, Pint Size Bakery's focus on sourcing fresh and local ingredients translates into pies like local pumpkin pie with candied pepitas, local sweet potato pie with toasted meringue and Missouri pecan pie made with vanilla bean and Steen’s Cane Syrup. Other favorites include walnut-chocolate-bourbon pie and chocolate creme pie with cookie crumb crust — and don't forget a pint of vanilla bean whipped cream for $6. (All pies are $32.) If pie isn't your jam, opt for a poached pear-cranberry-walnut frangipan tart ($36), pumpkin Bundt with cream cheese glaze ($24) or the apple-cinnamon coffee cake ($20).
Photo credit: Courtesy of Pint Size Bakery

Pint Size Bakery


(3133 Watson Road, 314-645-7142)

For Thanksgiving, Pint Size Bakery's focus on sourcing fresh and local ingredients translates into pies like local pumpkin pie with candied pepitas, local sweet potato pie with toasted meringue and Missouri pecan pie made with vanilla bean and Steen’s Cane Syrup. Other favorites include walnut-chocolate-bourbon pie and chocolate creme pie with cookie crumb crust — and don't forget a pint of vanilla bean whipped cream for $6. (All pies are $32.) If pie isn't your jam, opt for a poached pear-cranberry-walnut frangipan tart ($36), pumpkin Bundt with cream cheese glaze ($24) or the apple-cinnamon coffee cake ($20).

Photo credit: Courtesy of Pint Size Bakery
Russell’s
(multiple locations including 5400 Murdoch Avenue, 314-553-9994)
For Thanksgiving, Russell’s three St. Louis-area locations will offer a selection of holiday pies, signature cakes (including gooey butter). Guests can select from pies including pumpkin ($17.95), apple, cherry, apple-cranberry ($22.50 each) and pecan ($24). Russell’s from-scratch, layered cakes include the bakery's signature chocolate with dark chocolate cake iced in buttercream and topped with ganache, toasted coconut cake with buttermilk pound cake iced in sweetened whipped cream and covered with toasted coconut and Pumpkin Latte Cake with buttermilk pound cake soaked with espresso and layered with pumpkin mousse, iced in fall spice buttercream. Cakes are available in six-inch, nine-inch or quarter sheets, with prices ranging from $29 to $68. Additional Thanksgiving desserts include fall iced sugar cookies and Grammy’s Carrot Cake, based off of chef-owner Russell Ping’s grandmother’s recipe.
Photo credit: Courtesy of Russell's

Russell’s


(multiple locations including 5400 Murdoch Avenue, 314-553-9994)

For Thanksgiving, Russell’s three St. Louis-area locations will offer a selection of holiday pies, signature cakes (including gooey butter). Guests can select from pies including pumpkin ($17.95), apple, cherry, apple-cranberry ($22.50 each) and pecan ($24). Russell’s from-scratch, layered cakes include the bakery's signature chocolate with dark chocolate cake iced in buttercream and topped with ganache, toasted coconut cake with buttermilk pound cake iced in sweetened whipped cream and covered with toasted coconut and Pumpkin Latte Cake with buttermilk pound cake soaked with espresso and layered with pumpkin mousse, iced in fall spice buttercream. Cakes are available in six-inch, nine-inch or quarter sheets, with prices ranging from $29 to $68. Additional Thanksgiving desserts include fall iced sugar cookies and Grammy’s Carrot Cake, based off of chef-owner Russell Ping’s grandmother’s recipe.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Russell's
Yolklore
(8958 Watson Road, 314-270-8538)
This year to celebrate T-Giving, Yolklore chef-owner Mary Bogacki and her team are serving up a selection of creative and classic desserts. Highlights include the turtle cheesecake, caramel crumb apple pie, pumpkin pie with cinnamon creme, gooey butter cake, blueberry coffeecake and double fudge cake. Place your order by Sunday, November 24.
Photo credit: Mabel Suen

Yolklore


(8958 Watson Road, 314-270-8538)

This year to celebrate T-Giving, Yolklore chef-owner Mary Bogacki and her team are serving up a selection of creative and classic desserts. Highlights include the turtle cheesecake, caramel crumb apple pie, pumpkin pie with cinnamon creme, gooey butter cake, blueberry coffeecake and double fudge cake. Place your order by Sunday, November 24.

Photo credit: Mabel Suen
Dottie’s Flour Shop
(9783 Clayton Road, Ladue; 314-692-8776)
At Dottie's in Ladue, you have three Thanksgiving pie options: nine-inch deep-dish pies for $25 (any flavor), five-inch pies for $8 or four five-inch pies for $30 (any flavor combination). Flavors include chocolate chip-pecan, spiced apple gooey butter pie, salted caramel apple, cherry-almond, pumpkin-pecan, Honey Honey, S’mores Campfire Pie, pumpkin, pecan, vegan Mexican chocolate, vegan salted caramel apple and vegan cherry-almond. The shop also sells reusable wooden pie boxes embossed with “Give Thanks” for its nine-inch pies for $35 or $50 with a nine-inch pie. 
Photo credit: Tom Hellauer

Dottie’s Flour Shop


(9783 Clayton Road, Ladue; 314-692-8776)

At Dottie's in Ladue, you have three Thanksgiving pie options: nine-inch deep-dish pies for $25 (any flavor), five-inch pies for $8 or four five-inch pies for $30 (any flavor combination). Flavors include chocolate chip-pecan, spiced apple gooey butter pie, salted caramel apple, cherry-almond, pumpkin-pecan, Honey Honey, S’mores Campfire Pie, pumpkin, pecan, vegan Mexican chocolate, vegan salted caramel apple and vegan cherry-almond. The shop also sells reusable wooden pie boxes embossed with “Give Thanks” for its nine-inch pies for $35 or $50 with a nine-inch pie.

Photo credit: Tom Hellauer
The Sweet Divine
(1801 South Ninth Street, 314-669-9339)
Place your order as soon as possible to ensure holiday favorites from the Sweet Divine in Soulard, which are currently available for pre-order. Nine-inch pies are available in flavors such as apple, pumpkin with a gingersnap and pecan crust and cherry made with a lattice crust (all $20). Housemade whipped cream is available for purchase for $4. Cookies cost $21 per dozen and include flavors like chocolate chip, oatmeal-cranberry, snickerdoodle and gooey butter. 
Photo credit: Courtesy of The Sweet Divine

The Sweet Divine


(1801 South Ninth Street, 314-669-9339)

Place your order as soon as possible to ensure holiday favorites from the Sweet Divine in Soulard, which are currently available for pre-order. Nine-inch pies are available in flavors such as apple, pumpkin with a gingersnap and pecan crust and cherry made with a lattice crust (all $20). Housemade whipped cream is available for purchase for $4. Cookies cost $21 per dozen and include flavors like chocolate chip, oatmeal-cranberry, snickerdoodle and gooey butter.

Photo credit: Courtesy of The Sweet Divine
It’s Easy As Pie at the Bakers Hub
(67 Forum Shopping Center, Chesterfield, 314-295-4898)
Located inside the Bakers Hub in Chesterfield, It's As Easy As Pie specializes in both sweet and savory pies. For Thanksgiving, the shop is offering five-inch single serving pies ($7.50 for savory and $6.50 for sweet) or 9-inch pies that serve eight ($20 for sweet and $27 for savory). Sweet flavors include apple, cherry, cranberry-chocolate-pecan, gooseberry, mincemeat, pecan, pumpkin, s'mores, strawberry-rhubarb and sweet potato, and savory flavors include mushroom-asiago (meat-free) and Turkey with the Trimmings. Finish off dessert with the shop's fifteen-ounce can of fresh whipped cream for $5. 
Photo credit: RFT file photo

It’s Easy As Pie at the Bakers Hub


(67 Forum Shopping Center, Chesterfield, 314-295-4898)

Located inside the Bakers Hub in Chesterfield, It's As Easy As Pie specializes in both sweet and savory pies. For Thanksgiving, the shop is offering five-inch single serving pies ($7.50 for savory and $6.50 for sweet) or 9-inch pies that serve eight ($20 for sweet and $27 for savory). Sweet flavors include apple, cherry, cranberry-chocolate-pecan, gooseberry, mincemeat, pecan, pumpkin, s'mores, strawberry-rhubarb and sweet potato, and savory flavors include mushroom-asiago (meat-free) and Turkey with the Trimmings. Finish off dessert with the shop's fifteen-ounce can of fresh whipped cream for $5.

Photo credit: RFT file photo
Sugaree Baking Company
(1242 Tamm Avenue, 314-645-5496)
In the past three years, Sugaree Baking Company in Dogtown estimates its baked more than 1,800 pies just for Thanksgiving. Get a taste of what all the fuss is about this year with 10-inch pies like pumpkin-pecan-chocolate, pecan-apple, apple-caramel crumb, Berries of the Forest, Chocolate Seduction, Chocolate-Cream, Coconut-Cream and cherry ($18). For an extra $3 you can grab a pint of fresh whipped cream as well. Six-inch pies are available by special order. The final date for orders will be Saturday, November 23, after which pies will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Photo credit: RFT file photo

Sugaree Baking Company


(1242 Tamm Avenue, 314-645-5496)

In the past three years, Sugaree Baking Company in Dogtown estimates its baked more than 1,800 pies just for Thanksgiving. Get a taste of what all the fuss is about this year with 10-inch pies like pumpkin-pecan-chocolate, pecan-apple, apple-caramel crumb, Berries of the Forest, Chocolate Seduction, Chocolate-Cream, Coconut-Cream and cherry ($18). For an extra $3 you can grab a pint of fresh whipped cream as well. Six-inch pies are available by special order. The final date for orders will be Saturday, November 23, after which pies will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Photo credit: RFT file photo