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Ten bakeries that ship nationally for the Thanksgiving holiday

Thanksgiving might look a little different this year, but it’s easy to support the local business community. Whether you are looking for a show-stopping dessert to complete your Thanksgiving table or send some love to family far away, here is a list of ten bakeries across the United States with awe-inspiring pastries guaranteed to impress.

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Whisked! (Washington, DC)
What Yelpers Say: What makes these pies particularly amazing to me is the flaky, buttery, handmade crust. It’s not even or pretty but it’s damn delicious. The classic Apple is my favorite and has ruined me for all other apple pies — a perfect mix of crunchy apple and cinnamon, not overly sweet, with a fantastic crumble with pats on top.” Mei Q

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Two Fat Cats Bakery (Portland, ME)
What Yelpers Say: “I wasn’t planning on eating dessert here, but my husband wanted something so I waited in the car. Little did I know he would come out with the best damn piece of blueberry pie I’ve ever had. HOLY FAT CATS! This pie. My goodness. The crust was perfect, the filling, perfect. It was everything I could want in a pie, I didn’t even know I wanted!” – Molly O

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Varallo Brothers Bakery (Philadelphia, PA)
What Yelpers Say: “The pastries are real deal Italian pastries. These are the closest to the pastries from my childhood in Italy. The owners are very nice and you can tell they love their customers.” – Lucy P

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Chocolate Cafe (Columbus, OH)
What Yelpers Say: “Okay, so it’s obvious you come here for chocolate. I love to pick up some truffles for the ride home every time I come by. Plus, they have so many delicious combinations of their hot chocolate, the FOMO is real.” – Lauren T

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Mother of Macros (Sparks, NV)
What Yelpers Say: “Due to Covid-19, I have had to change a few things. Adding delivery to my life, is one of them. Trying to eat healthy, is another. I saw Mother of Macros on Instagram, and decided to give it a try. OMG!!!! Best decision I ever made! Food is absolutely delicious and big portions! So healthy! I feel like I am eating gourmet everyday!!! And the donuts are seriously addictive!” – Debra S

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Les Madelines (Salt Lake City, UT)
What Yelpers Say: “Hands down these are the best Kouign Amanns I’ve ever had. I’ve had several in the US and several in Paris. Nothing has topped Les Madeleines. They have a delightfully crispy exterior that has an added sugar crunch. Open them up and the layers will blow you away.” – Benjamin L

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Fluff Meringues & More (Austin, TX)
What Yelpers Say: “We ended up going with the cloud filled with lemon curd, topped with blueberries, whipped cream and a custard drizzle. The Dessert Gods were not only smiling, I could totally hear the “Yasssssss, gurl” from their singing voices as the sky opened up and an ethereal light shone down upon us. The meringue was delicate, crisp and light as air, while the lemon curd was perfectly tart and creamy, whipped cream was not too sweet, and the custard drizzle was delicious as well; purely exquisite.” – Shani S

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Fat T’s Cookies (Akron, OH)
What Yelpers Say: :I have been ordering cookies to have shipped to various friends on their birthdays as my way of celebrating them in COVID times. I have also done another order for myself! All cookies are chewy, moist and packed with flavor. My favorite would have to be the Cinn City, which was a cinnamon swirled chocolate chip cookie with thick, creamy icing. I look forward to ordering more cookies for my friends, family and as a treat for myself!” – Kimmy U

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Raphio Chocolate (Fresno, CA)
What Yelpers Say: This is what a good chocolate shop is all about. Single source beans roasted on site. The owner couldn’t have been any nicer! You get to sample chocolate made from beans from Ecuador, Peru, Tanzania and Nicaragua. The flavors are intense and quite amazing. And wait till you try the 102% chocolate! We came in wondering how good it would be and left with chocolate to do some cooking with and see what we can make! And these cookies are proof what quality chocolate and ingredients can make.” – Sta F.

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The Cake Bake Shop by Gwendolyn Rogers (Indianapolis, IN)
What Yelpers Say: “My favorite cake was their millionaire chocolate cake. I had to taste it three times before I could say it’s the BEST chocolate cake I ever ad and that’s saying a lot. It’s a French Valrhona chocolate cake filled with a layer of silky Callebaut Belgian chocolate ganache and Madagascar vanilla bean buttercream. Each layer is flooded with house-made salted caramel and their homemade all butter shortbread cookies. It’s then frosted with their signature dark fudge frosting and topped with even more salted caramel and more homemade shortbread cookies.” – Yiesha B