Surprise Santa with a Special Treat This Christmas

How many cookies can Santa eat in one night? How about surprising him for a change…or someone else on your gift list with one of these treats from local merchants.

santa-treats-1Moët & Chandon Imperial “Bright Night” 1.5L Magnum. The bubbly speaks for itself but Santa will be impressed by the presentation. A gold metallic coat gives the bottle a holiday glow made all that more brilliant by the luminous base that lights up from inside ($140) . World Class Wines, 149 A Avenue, 503.974.9841.

Cupcakes. Santa doesn’t even have to be on a gluten free diet to enjoy Kyra’s Bake Shop gluten-free cupcakes. A four time winner of the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, Kyra has some special holidays flavors that will win Santa over that include Peppermint Chocolate Crunch, Eggnog, Gingerbread and even Vegan Peppermint Patty. Check website for schedule, order details and prices. 599 A Avenue, 503.212.2979.

Buche de Noel. This traditional Yule log is sure to catchsanta-treats-3 Santa’s attention and ensure he’ll be back next year. Flavors include Raspberry White Chocolate, Hazelnut Caramel, Dark Chocolate Ganache and a gluten free choice, Lemon Chocolate. $35 for 9” which serves 6-8 or $48.50 for 13” for 10 to 12. Reserve by December 20. St. Honoré Boulangerie, 315 First Street, Suite 103. 503.496.5596.

santa-treat-3Santa Bread. To borrow a line from Bogart, Santa will feel like, “Here’s lookin’ at you, kid” when he bites into La Provence’s white French country loaf made in his image and likeness. ($12 and $18). If Santa were to walk into this place, he’d feel like a kid in a candy store with so much to choose from including: Santa and Christmas tree croissants, King Gallete, peppermint bark and Christmas pecan pie.  La Provence Boulangerie and Patisserie. 16350 Boones Ferry Road, 503.635.4533.

Zupan's makes decorating Christmas cookies easy with this do-it-yourself kit from Sarah's.

Zupan’s makes decorating Christmas cookies easy with this do-it-yourself kit from Sarah’s.

Cookies. If you want to go the traditional route, Zupan’s makes it easy with mini shortbread cookies from Sarah’s ($13.50) or a decorate-them-yourself version for $12. 16380 Boones Ferry Road, 503.210.4190.

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About lovelakeoswego

I feel pretty lucky—I live where I work and I love where I live. As a Realtor in Lake Oswego, I get to share that enthusiasm with clients every day. Through this blog, with the help of my freelance writer wife, Genita, I’d like to share that enthusiasm with you. The quality of life you’ll find in Lake Oswego belies its size—there is so much to experience here from a fireworks show over the lake on the 4th of July to the Festival of the Arts--one of the premier arts events in the region. So please check in each week for another reason why I love Lake Oswego and who knows—maybe you’ll fall in love too! If you’re interested in experiencing Lake Oswego personally, please feel free to contact me either on my cell at (503) 939-9801, via email at or check my website by clicking the link in the "Contact me" section in the right-hand column. I would love to show you around.
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