14 Creative (and Delicious) Treats You Can Order Online and Ship to Someone You Love Right Now

Cookies, pies, and bagels, oh my.

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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. 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 14 treats you can send to someone today.

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A tea blend from 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. There are also gift sets available for the serious chai lover in your life.

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Alfajores from the Wooden Table Baking Co.

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 espresso chocolate, lemon ginger, and peppermint chocolate.

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Chocolate chip walnut cookies from Levain Bakery

Cookie and comfort both start with C; obviously not a coincidence! 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.

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Bagels from 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 includes smoked salmon, a dozen bagels, sable, scallion cream cheese, pickled herring, raspberry rugelach, and marble halvah.

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Indian-inspired ice cream from Malai

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

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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Pre-made meals from Freshly

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. Freshly'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

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 scones, cinnamon rolls (complete with frosting packets), and soft, fluffy biscuits. There's nothing basic about these treats, with options including blueberry lemon scones and cheddar chive biscuits.

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A gift box from 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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Chicken pot pies from Se7en Bites

Nothing warms up a winter night like a hearty chicken pie, and people go crazy for the ones from Se7en Bites in Orlando. (It's no surprise when you consider how creamy and loaded with chicken and veggies these pies are.) In addition to 8-packs of chicken pot pies, Se7en Bites sells house-made moon pies and chicken biscuits (you know, if you need a little extra comfort).

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A pecan pie from Goode Co.

It's not the holidays without pie, right? The pecan pie from Goode Co. 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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Hors d'oeuvres from Mary Giuliani

Care to treat a couple of your friends to fancy party snacks? Or you might want to keep these tasty bites from entertaining extraordinaire Mary Giuliani to yourself. The Charcuterie Wreath or Candy Board includes cookie cutters for shaping cheese, a cutting board, and cheese knife; along with meats and cheeses (or candy, if you prefer)—a worthy splurge.

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Boozy cake from Great Exbaketations

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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Matzoh ball soup from Katz's Deli

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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