The holidays aren’t the holidays without sweets and Mobile has plenty to offer! The proud home of unique local shops specializing in handmade candies and baked goods, there won’t be a sweet shortage this holiday season.

Visit these local shops, place your order, and have a bit of Mobile to stuff Christmas stockings, give as gifts, or find a place on your holiday table. 

  • Three Georges Candy Shop
    Serving Mobile for over a century, Three Georges is known for their housemade candies, chocolates, ice cream, and milkshakes. Try classics like their giant malted milk balls, chocolate-covered nuts, and cordial cherries. Or, try something more adventurous like chocolate covered orange peel, molasses chips, and raspberry gels. Whether you’re in the shop tasting and watching these delicacies being made or placing your order for shipment online, Three Georges Candy Shop is sure to bring the holiday spirit to you and your family.

  • Pollman’s Bake Shop
    Pollman’s Bake Shop has been a Mobile favorite for baked goods since 1918. With three locations in the city, there’s plenty of opportunity to pick up your favorite bites for a holiday party. Choose from their iconic brownies, petite fours, iced sugar cookies, and cakes. Or, have Christmas breakfast prepared with muffins, donuts, and coffee cake. No matter what you choose, Pollman’s Bake Shop has you covered on all things sweet!

  • Guncles Gluten Free
    Those sticking to a gluten free diet don’t have to go without this holiday season thanks to Guncles Gluten Free. From savory to sweet, the shop specializes in delectable gluten free offerings that will have everyone at the table swooning. Try our favorites: savory herb cheddar buttermilk biscuits frozen and ready to bake, fig spice mini cakes, oatmeal cream pies, the chocovan layer cake, and the bodacious berry layer cake. Shop in store or order online!

  • Bake My Day
    Bake My Day, located in Midtown, is prepared for the winter season with a dedicated menu for all your holiday needs. Choose from an array of cakes like sweet potato with cinnamon and honey butter cream, coconut cream cheese, and white chocolate butter pecan. Or, enjoy cookies like sugar sprinkle and toffee pecan. From squares, casseroles, and cookie decorating kits, Bake My Day is bringing the holiday sweets this year!

  • A & M Peanut Shop
    A Mobile institution, A & M Peanut Shop has been offering roasted nuts and candies since 1947. From the moment you approach the shop, taking in its iconic smells and sounds as local musicians play outside the store, A & M Peanut Shop is an experience you can’t miss. Take your holiday hosting and gift-giving up a notch this season with creole-spiced nuts, halved pecans, party mixes, and an array of chocolates. 

Feature photo: Guncles Gluten Free