Vancouver Cheap Eats: Holiday Treats


‘Tis the season to indulge. That’s right, sugar, butter and decadent flavours are everywhere. From cookies to eggnog, it’s hard to resist all of the deliciousness that comes with Christmas. So don’t! With so many holiday treats to choose from, Vancity Buzz and ChowMeNow are sharing some of our top picks for holiday sweets that are $5 or less.



What’s Christmas without candy canes? For a fun twist on this holiday favourite, head to Beta5 for their Candy Cane Ice Cream Sandwich. Peppermint ice cream sandwiched between a gilded macaron for $5? Yes please!

Address: 413 Industrial Ave, Vancouver

Terra Breads

Terra Breads

Sweeten up the holidays with cookies from Terra Breads. From Cocoa Raspberry Pistachio Thumbprints to Cashew Snowballs and Orange Vanilla Bean Shortbread Cookies, they’ve got you covered. At $2.50 each, go ahead and try one of each!

Address: 2380 West 4th Ave, Vancouver

Swiss Bakery

Swiss Bakery

Marzipan, almond, cinnamon, and orange zest become one in these all-star cookies. Grab a bag for $4.50.

Address: 143 East 3rd Avenue, Vancouver

Sweet Bake Shop

Sweet Shop

These Gilded Reindeer sugar cookies are too good to leave out for Santa! They’re $4 each, which we know is a little steep for a treat, but you can’t beat supporting local bakers!

Address: 1141 Mainland Street, Vancouver

Butter Baked Goods

Butter Baked Goods

Speaking of local bakers, Butter Baked Goods is baking up one of the most beloved holiday traditions, gingerbread. Grab one of their delicious gingerbread men cookies for $5.

Address: 4907 Mackenzie Street, Vancouver


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Images From: Beta5, Terra Breads, Swiss Bakery, Sweet Bake Shop, Butter Baked Goods.

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