Three days left until Valentine’s Day and there are a lot of quick, thoughtful bakery items you can snag for your sweetie.
In Old Greenwich, Darlene’s Heavenly Desires has a variety of Valentine’s Day-themed candies and chocolates including heart-shaped pretzels swathed in peanut butter and dunked in chocolate.
In central Greenwich, the Black Forest Pastry Shop at 52 Lewis Street offers their famous and decadent Sarah Bernhards and a popular Valentine’s Day cookie assortment.
At 383 Greenwich Avenue, St. Moritz Bakery has chocolate hearts filled with truffles, cupcakes and cookies including jam-filled hearts, petit-fours hearts and painted sugar cookies.
Up at 28 Sherwood Place, inside The Greenwich Exchange for Women’s Work — a hidden gem of rife with gift ideas for all occasions — there are plenty of cards and gifts at reasonable price points.
Amelia Bonicorso, who has published cookbooks and has grown a following for her newsletter after teaching cooking through Greenwich Continuing Education, just this week installed her own biscotti and heart-shaped shortbread hearts in time for Valentine’s Day.
Bonicorso whose blog runs under the banner “Amelia’s Kitchen” has presented her shortbread hearts and biscotti inside cellophane with ribbons and an Amelia’s Kitchen sticker.