Best Rio Grande Valley Bakeries for the Holidays
One of our favorite parts of the holiday season is the food! While we do love the main course, it is the sweet treats that really make us smile! We love the Christmas cookies most, and we love them almost as much as George Strait does! However, we understand this month is a very busy time for everyone, and it might mean that you won’t get a chance to get around to your usual holiday baking. Put those worries to rest and shop at one of these fabulous bakeries located in the Rio Grande Valley!
Location: 1309 South Cesar Chavez Road, San Juan
Phone: (956) 787-3787
Cory’s Cakes has been serving the Rio Grande Valley for over 30 years and offers custom cakes in a variety of flavors. Besides cakes, they offer custom gourmet cookies, gingerbread cookies, Pan de Polvo cookies, pies, cinnamon rolls (perfect for Christmas morning), and more. Check out their website for a full product listing.
De Alba Bakery
Location: 2633 Pecan Boulevard, McAllen
Phone: (956) 631-9790
This bakery has Mexican roots and offers fresh and delicious foods related to the culture. Products include cakes, pastries, Mexican bread (a customer favorite), barbacoa, carnitas, and tamales. Their flagship store is in McAllen, but they also have locations in Pharr and Mission. For more information, visit their website.
Le Parisien French Bakery
Location: 1126 Pecan Boulevard, McAllen
Phone: (956) 534-5631
Many of our holiday traditions have European roots, like the Christmas tree coming from Germany, eggnog originating from England, and Sicily’s idea of giving naughty children coal. Many of our favorite holiday treats also came from Europe, and we can find them at Le Parisien French Bakery in McAllen. Check out their Facebook page!