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The Lazy Girl's Solution To Holiday Baking

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    Forget the flour, and the sugar, and the baking powder...you've got some serious shopping and holiday revelry to do. No matter how great it is to lick the batter off the spatula, haste makes waste at this stage in the game. But hello, we're not Scrooges, either. We're just being mindful of your busy schedule and our inability to make those festive treats as incredible as some of our fave bakeries in town.

    Seriously, it's a win-win. You spend less time fussing over executing the perfect gingerbread man and everyone lucky enough to gobble up your sweet sensations is as jolly as Old Saint Nick. Ahead, five of our favorite Chicago bakeries worth the splurge — and the time save.


    Photo: Courtesy of Cara Hunt

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