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Where to Find Sweet Treats for Pickup and Delivery Around D.C.

“Stay-at-home” options for cookies, doughnuts, ice cream, and pie

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The novel coronavirus outbreak has pushed D.C. to issue a “stay-at-home” order, limiting some options for people who turn to sweets in stressful times. Thankfully for everyone whose tastes skew sugary, longstanding bakeries like Baked & Wired, local ice cream shops like Ice Cream Jubilee, and pastry kitchens at restaurants like Emilie’s have devised means of takeout and delivery to satisfy anyone with a sweet tooth.

These 15 local spots remain committed to ensuring no Washingtonian is never one order away from their favorite treat, whether that’s ice cream, donuts, or macarons.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats

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Doron Petersan’s vegan cafe and bakery has nut-free free cupcakes, shakes, doughnuts, and assorted pastries for order through various delivery services.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

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The national chain’s store near the U Street corridor is selling pint collections ($58 to $68) to supply ice cream hoarders. Find Boston cream pie, gooey butter cake, and other rich pints for pickup or delivery in its online shop. Complete the order with sugar cones, caramel sauce and sprinkles, or merch.

The Creamery

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The new Union Market shop run by a former Trickling Springs manager packs up containers from its dipping case for takeout ice cream. There’s also a market with Van Leeuwen pints and dairy products and eggs from local farms. — Gabe Hiatt

The Dough Jar

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The gourmet cookie dough from this Georgetown shop is made with with heat treated flour and no eggs, so it’s safe to eat raw.

The Dough Jar [Official photo]

Buttercream Bakeshop

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Tiffany MacIsaac’s Shaw bakery is mostly closed during the pandemic, so customers will have to wait to get their s’mores bar fix. But the shop is offering a limited number of online orders for cakes with Saturday pickups. — G.H.

An almond mocha crunch cake from Buttercream
An almond mocha crunch cake from Buttercream
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Pie Sisters

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This popular Georgetown pie shop, run by three sisters, offers flavors like bourbon chocolate pecan, salted caramel chocolate, and s’mores. Pies are available for takeout and delivery. For those not ready to dig in quite yet, the shop sells unbaked tarts.

Olivia Macaron

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Limited edition flavors for spring exude the flavors and aesthetics of the season. Snag a variety box of lemon meringue, mint chocolate, cherry blossom and cassis for pickup or nationwide delivery.

Olivia Macaron

Baked & Wired

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The Georgetown bakery and cafe is renowned for its cupcakes, cookie sandwiches, and pies. It has a seasonal cherry blossom cupcake that has a vanilla cake with maraschino cherries inside the batter and maraschino cherry buttercream.

Treats in jars at Baked & Wired Baked & Wired [official]

Captain Cookie & the Milk Man

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Available for both pickup and delivery, this local cookie shop has has flavors like ginger molasses, funfetti, and vegan chocolate chip at its Foggy Bottom and Brookland counters. Recreate its popular ice cream sandwiches by buying an accompanying scoop.

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Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken (Multiple locations)

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In addition to a food truck circulating in D.C. and Virginia, Astro’s downtown D.C. and Falls Church locations are open to fulfill to-go orders and delivery orders. After polishing off a fried chicken BLT, finish the meal with a vanilla bean, maple bacon, or mango passion fruit doughnut.

A box of doughnuts from Astro Doughnuts Astro Doughnuts [official]

Beuchert’s Saloon

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Chef Andrew Markert has been experimenting with a bunch of ice cream flavors — lemon cookie crumble, roasted strawberry, mint chocolate buttercream — at this American pub in near Eastern Market. There’s also a blood orange olive oil cake and a Twix-like candy bar on the menu, available for pickup or delivery.  — G.H.

Emilie's

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The casual Vietnamese takeout pivot at this trendy Capitol Hill newcomer includes a range of American desserts from executive pastry chef Willa Pelini. She’s making moist chocolate cake served by the slice, brown butter pecan blondies, chocolate chip cookies, and ice creams in flavors like fancy milk, campfire marshmallow, and a “peat monster” butterscotch with scotch and toffee. It’s available for takeout and delivery. — G.H.

District Doughnut (Multiple locations)

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With doughnut flavors like baklava and chocolate caramel pretzel, District Doughnuts consistently sells out before the afternoon sugar rush hits. While it encourages pickup and delivery pre-orders, same-day delivery can be found on Postmates and Uber Eats.

Sidekick Bakery

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This sibling bakery to Ted’s Bulletin is offering curbside pickup for personal minicakes and soft serve-basd snowdays in flavors like strawberry shortcake, pistachio, and black sesame cookies and cream. — G.H.

A strawberry shortcake “snowday” from Sidekick
A strawberry shortcake “snowday” from Sidekick
Rey Lopez/Eater D.C.

Ice Cream Jubilee (Multiple locations)

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The local ice cream brand’s D.C. locations, in Navy Yard and off 14th Street NW, are open with limited hours (Thursday through Sunday, noon to 9 p.m.) for takeout and delivery. Grab a classic or vegan mini pack (four pints) of signature flavors or splurge on a six-pint party pack. Add bake-at-home cookies for an additional fee.

Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats

Doron Petersan’s vegan cafe and bakery has nut-free free cupcakes, shakes, doughnuts, and assorted pastries for order through various delivery services.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

The national chain’s store near the U Street corridor is selling pint collections ($58 to $68) to supply ice cream hoarders. Find Boston cream pie, gooey butter cake, and other rich pints for pickup or delivery in its online shop. Complete the order with sugar cones, caramel sauce and sprinkles, or merch.

The Creamery

The new Union Market shop run by a former Trickling Springs manager packs up containers from its dipping case for takeout ice cream. There’s also a market with Van Leeuwen pints and dairy products and eggs from local farms. — Gabe Hiatt

The Dough Jar

The Dough Jar [Official photo]

The gourmet cookie dough from this Georgetown shop is made with with heat treated flour and no eggs, so it’s safe to eat raw.

The Dough Jar [Official photo]

Buttercream Bakeshop

An almond mocha crunch cake from Buttercream
An almond mocha crunch cake from Buttercream
Buttercream [official]

Tiffany MacIsaac’s Shaw bakery is mostly closed during the pandemic, so customers will have to wait to get their s’mores bar fix. But the shop is offering a limited number of online orders for cakes with Saturday pickups. — G.H.

An almond mocha crunch cake from Buttercream
An almond mocha crunch cake from Buttercream
Buttercream [official]

Pie Sisters

This popular Georgetown pie shop, run by three sisters, offers flavors like bourbon chocolate pecan, salted caramel chocolate, and s’mores. Pies are available for takeout and delivery. For those not ready to dig in quite yet, the shop sells unbaked tarts.

Olivia Macaron

Olivia Macaron

Limited edition flavors for spring exude the flavors and aesthetics of the season. Snag a variety box of lemon meringue, mint chocolate, cherry blossom and cassis for pickup or nationwide delivery.

Olivia Macaron

Baked & Wired

Treats in jars at Baked & Wired Baked & Wired [official]

The Georgetown bakery and cafe is renowned for its cupcakes, cookie sandwiches, and pies. It has a seasonal cherry blossom cupcake that has a vanilla cake with maraschino cherries inside the batter and maraschino cherry buttercream.

Treats in jars at Baked & Wired Baked & Wired [official]

Captain Cookie & the Milk Man

Captain Cookie/Twitter

Available for both pickup and delivery, this local cookie shop has has flavors like ginger molasses, funfetti, and vegan chocolate chip at its Foggy Bottom and Brookland counters. Recreate its popular ice cream sandwiches by buying an accompanying scoop.

Captain Cookie/Twitter

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken (Multiple locations)

A box of doughnuts from Astro Doughnuts Astro Doughnuts [official]

In addition to a food truck circulating in D.C. and Virginia, Astro’s downtown D.C. and Falls Church locations are open to fulfill to-go orders and delivery orders. After polishing off a fried chicken BLT, finish the meal with a vanilla bean, maple bacon, or mango passion fruit doughnut.

A box of doughnuts from Astro Doughnuts Astro Doughnuts [official]

Beuchert’s Saloon

Chef Andrew Markert has been experimenting with a bunch of ice cream flavors — lemon cookie crumble, roasted strawberry, mint chocolate buttercream — at this American pub in near Eastern Market. There’s also a blood orange olive oil cake and a Twix-like candy bar on the menu, available for pickup or delivery.  — G.H.

Emilie's

The casual Vietnamese takeout pivot at this trendy Capitol Hill newcomer includes a range of American desserts from executive pastry chef Willa Pelini. She’s making moist chocolate cake served by the slice, brown butter pecan blondies, chocolate chip cookies, and ice creams in flavors like fancy milk, campfire marshmallow, and a “peat monster” butterscotch with scotch and toffee. It’s available for takeout and delivery. — G.H.

District Doughnut (Multiple locations)

With doughnut flavors like baklava and chocolate caramel pretzel, District Doughnuts consistently sells out before the afternoon sugar rush hits. While it encourages pickup and delivery pre-orders, same-day delivery can be found on Postmates and Uber Eats.

Sidekick Bakery

A strawberry shortcake “snowday” from Sidekick
A strawberry shortcake “snowday” from Sidekick
Rey Lopez/Eater D.C.

This sibling bakery to Ted’s Bulletin is offering curbside pickup for personal minicakes and soft serve-basd snowdays in flavors like strawberry shortcake, pistachio, and black sesame cookies and cream. — G.H.

A strawberry shortcake “snowday” from Sidekick
A strawberry shortcake “snowday” from Sidekick
Rey Lopez/Eater D.C.

Ice Cream Jubilee (Multiple locations)

The local ice cream brand’s D.C. locations, in Navy Yard and off 14th Street NW, are open with limited hours (Thursday through Sunday, noon to 9 p.m.) for takeout and delivery. Grab a classic or vegan mini pack (four pints) of signature flavors or splurge on a six-pint party pack. Add bake-at-home cookies for an additional fee.

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