12 Delicious Treats to Order Online and Ship to a Friend

Cookies, pies, and bagels, oh my! They're too tasty-looking not to send a treat or two to yourself as well.

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If you want to let someone know you're thinking of them, here's one simple thing you can do: Send them comfort food in the form of online sweets and treats. There's nothing like finding a delicious care package on your doorstep. (You could even buy yourself the same treat and enjoy it with your loved ones virtually.) From bagels to ice cream to soup, here are a dozen shippable treats you have delivered to someone today.

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Alfajores From the Wooden Table Baking Company


Wooden Baking Table

Located in Oakland, Wooden Table specializes in Argentinian alfajores. If you're not familiar with these small but decadent treats, they're two shortbread cookies filled with dulce de leche and then (typically) dipped in chocolate. Wooden Table makes a variety of interesting flavors such as pistachio white chocolate and snickerdoodle alfajores, as well as a gluten-free version.

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Pecan Pie From Goode Company

Goode Company pecan pie

Goode Company

It's not a special occasion without pie, right? The pecan pie from Goode Company in Texas features pecans found along the Brazos River baked into a 9-inch gooey pie. It comes in a wooden box for extra protection (and a practical keepsake).

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Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies From Levain Bakery

Levain Bakery Cookie Gift Box

Levain Bakery

Cookie and comfort both start with C—obviously not a coincidence—and the most comforting cookies are the famous ones from Levain. No need to travel to New York City for them: You can ship packs of their signature flavors anywhere (even to yourself).

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Indian-Inspired Ice Cream From Malai

Malai ice cream


South Asian ingredients are churned into creamy, egg-less ice cream at Brooklyn-based Malai. Each flavor dreamed up by founder Pooja Bavishi is tinged with nostalgia for her childhood and a nod to her Indian heritage. The 4-pint Fan Favorites includes seasonal flavors based on the time of year. In winter, you might see baklava, salted browned butter pecan, or toasted nutmeg inspired by kheer, an Indian rice pudding.

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Ridiculously Creamy Ice Cream From High Point Creamery

High Point Creamery ice cream flavors

High Point Creamery

Ice cream is crave-worthy, even when the temperatures drop. Denver-based High Point Creamery makes truly decadent ice cream in a variety of creative flavors. The cookies and cream features three types of cookies, while the strawberry basil will take you back to summer days. For a flavor with a little kick, try the whiskey with pistachio brittle. Order a box of four, six, or eight flavors.

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Boozy Cake From Great Exbaketations

Great Exbaketations Bakery Limoncello Divina Cake

Great Exbaketations Bakery

Mailing booze is tricky, but mailing boozy cake is easy and, for the recipient, delightful. Based in Albany, New York, Great Exbaketations specializes in boozy Bundt cakes with tempting flavors like limoncello, bananas foster, and classic rum.

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A Tea Blend From The Chai Box

The Chai Box Chai Sampler Gift Pack

The Chai Box

Monica Sunny, an Indian immigrant, created The Chai Box when she realized she would never find chai in coffee shops better than the chai recipe she makes at home.

Chai means tea (so stop saying "chai tea") and varies in composition throughout India. Chai Box's blends reflect this, with combinations like the floral Hill Station with roses and cardamom and Sweet Monsoon with mango, coconut, clove, and cinnamon. They also offer gift sets for the serious chai lover in your life.

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Bagels From Russ & Daughters

Russ & Daughters bagels

Russ & Daughters

Bagels. Cream Cheese. Latkes. And they're all from one of New York's deli mainstays: Russ & Daughters. Need we say more?

If you really feel like splurging, with free shipping to boot, check out packages like the New York Nostalgia, which features smoked salmon, a dozen bagels, sable, scallion cream cheese, pickled herring, raspberry rugelach, and marble halvah.

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Pre-Made Meals From Factor

Factor meal delivery


Prepared meals that come packaged like TV dinners might not seem immediately obvious as a giftable treat to order online, but trust us. If you know someone who is extra burnt-out—whether it's stress from work, family, or the holiday season—sending them meals that are easy to heat up is a true gift. Factor's meals are health-conscious (they're great at sneaking veggies in) and actually taste delicious—win, win!

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Breakfast Treats From Mason Dixie

Mason Dixie Buttermilk Breakfast Sandwich

Mason Dixie

Some of us thrive on carbs to survive, and what better way to fuel up than with hearty breakfast treats? Washington, D.C.'s Mason Dixie has us covered with soft, fluffy biscuits and biscuit sandwiches. There's nothing basic about these treats except their ingredients and homespun recipes.

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A Gift Box From La Cocina

La Cocina Gift Box

La Cocina

Located in San Francisco, La Cocina is a nonprofit incubator that helps entrepreneurs (typically women from immigrant communities) launch their food businesses. One of the best ways to support them is to treat a loved one to one of La Cocina's gift boxes, a medley of snacks in global flavors. Box contents vary, ranging from plantain chips from Estrellita's Snacks to truffles from NeoCocoa.

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Matzoh Ball Soup From Katz's Deli

Katz's Delicatessen Matzoh ball soup

Katz's Delicatessen

Soup is comforting any time of year, but especially when the temperatures drop. Katz's may be famous for their pastrami, but the matzoh ball soup is top-notch too and can be shipped anywhere.

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