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A Trio of Spots Where You Can Pick Up Sweet Treats for the Holidays

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3) So Perfect Eats 278 Fillmore Street 303-862-9074 The rest of the year, this bakery-café in Cherry Creek North is known for its soups, salads and pies. But between Thanksgiving and Christmas, So Perfect Eats turns into cookie central, churning out a thousand dozen cookies. Chef-owner Lynda Campbell offers thirty varieties just for the holidays, including gingerbread men, molasses crinkles, snowballs and melting snowmen. But the most popular item remains the frosted sugar cookie, which takes twenty minutes per cookie to roll out, bake and decorate. "We have bakers all year," says Campbell. "Everyone just works more hours." While a rotating assortment of twenty or so varieties is available in the case, cookies should be pre-ordered to guarantee the selection. Keep reading for more sweet treats.
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Gretchen Kurtz has worked as a writer for 25 years; during that time she's stomped grapes in Napa, eaten b'stilla in Fez, and baked with Buddy Valastro, aka the Cake Boss. Her work has appeared in publications including Boulevard (Paris), Diversion, the New York Times and Westword. Our restaurant critic since 2012, she loves helping you decide where to eat and drink tonight.
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