Looking for creative Easter treats? To find unique twists on the classics, visit these bakeries and candy shops around the country all recommended by pastry chefs.

New York

Peep-a Boo Chicks & Egg-straterrestrial Easter Aliens | Dominique Ansel

"Dominique Ansel is making some of the best desserts in the city."
Pastry chef Pichet Ong

189 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012 | T: 212.21.2773
137 7th Avenue South, New York, NY 10014 | T: 212.242.5111
dominiqueansel.com

Daisy Egg | Francois Payard Bakery

"He is among the long line of great pastry chefs and a huge early inspiration to me."
Pastry chef Michael Laiskonis

1293 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10021 | T: 212.717.5252
116 West Houston Street, New York, NY 10012 | T: 212.995.0888
3 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019 | T: 212.956.1775
payard.com

Daisy Brother | La Maison du Chocolat

“If you’re craving chocolate, you’ve got to come here.”
Pastry chef Pichet Ong

If you have the money and you have the time, it’s worth coming here.” Baker Matt Lewis of Baked

30 Rockefeller Center, New York, NY 10020
T: 212.265.9404  | www.lamaisonduchocolat.com
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Tuxedo Chick Peeps | Jacques Torres

"He does a great job with his chocolates and is very seasonal."
Baker Matt Lewis of Baked

350 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014
T: 212.414.2450 | www.mrchocolate.com
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Hop to it Mix | Papabubble

“They are always doing crazy artwork with their candy. It is truly homemade because they make it right in front of you.”
Chef Brendan McHale of The Eddy

380 Broome Street, New York, NY 10013
T: 212.966-.2599 | www.papabubbleny.com

Marshmallow Eggs | Bouchon Bakery

“I always tend to make my appointments to meet here, because I love their pastries.”
Pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini

Time Warner Center
Ten Columbus Circle, Third Floor, New York, NY 10019
T: 212.823.9363 | 
www.thomaskeller.com
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Philadelphia

Clear Candy Rabbits | Shane Confectionery

“They make all this ridiculous candy from scratch. They have this huge library of turn of the century molds for hard candy.”
Bartender Al Sotack

110 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
T: 215.922.1048 | shanecandies.com

 

New Orleans

Easter-Pastels King Cake | Haydel’s Bakery

“I love them for their king cake.”
Pastry chef David Guas

4037 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121
T: 800.442.1342 | www.haydelbakery.com

 

Tarpon Springs

Greek Easter Bread Alligator | National Bakery

“Come to this small, traditional bakery for their breads.”
Restaurateur Mike Koursiotis of The Original Mama Maria’s Greek Cuisine

451 Athens Street, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
T: 727.934.5934

 

San Francisco

Hot Cross Buns & Crackaroon Nests | Black Jet Baking Co

“Gillian makes homemade pop tarts and hand pies. She also makes homemade Oreos that are really good.”
Coffee Roaster Eileen Hassi Rinaldi of Ritual Coffee

 www.blackjetbakingco.com
Where Else To Find Them

Macaron Cake | Craftsman and Wolves 

“They are a hotshot bakery with pretty great and totally off the wall pastries.”
Pastry Chef Caitlin Freeman of Blue Bottle

746 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 | T: 415.913.7713
1643 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA | T: 415.855.1414

www.craftsman-wolves.com


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