Photo: Mieko Horikoshi

There’s nothing like the smell of freshly baked bread, piping hot pies, and frosted-to-perfection cookies during the holidays. If you’re short on time or lack the skills to do it yourself, we rounded up our favorite spots to try.

Maui Pie in Kihei announces their specialty holiday pie menus a couple of weeks in advance, so if you’ve been dreaming about their Thanksgiving Pot Pie or Pumpkin Haupia Pie, make sure you note their order deadline. • 1280 South Kihei Rd., Kihei

Sugar Beach Bake Shop offers an assortment of holiday-themed treats. Grab their sparkle-dusted macaroons as a sweet box of gratitude for your keiki’s coach or teacher. • 61 South Kihei Rd., Kihei

If you haven’t yet indulged in one of their delightful cream puffs, run, don’t walk to Shikeda Bento Patisserie in Wailuku. Order one of their special platters and be the hit of the party at your next holiday pot luck. • 2050 Main St., Wailuku

Four Sisters Bakery pumps out hundreds of their popular butter rolls daily, along with pandesal, malasadas, and cinnamon rolls. The holiday spirit of giving is baked into each bite—for the past 40 years, their pies have been used as fundraisers by sports teams and nonprofits across the island. 1968 E Vineyard St., Wailuku

Niu Life Kitchen utilizes traditional foods like kalo and ʻulu for their plant-based foods. Their Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake includes locally grown coconut and kalo with a sprouted nut crust. • 2050 Main Street, Unit FC-2

La Provençe is a quaint French cafe up in Kula and their bûche de Noel will put you in the holiday feels. Place an order for this delicious sponge cake decorated as a yule log for a perfect end to your holiday meal. 3158 Lower Kula Rd, Kula

MOMO offers some of the best vegan sourdough bread on the island. Add this hand-crafted beauty to level up any festive dining table. Pick up freshly baked bread at Restaurant Marlow at Kulamalu or place a special order at 808-385-5668.

Maui Cookie Lab offers a variety of gift boxes with different price points to share as gifts or bring to your next holiday gathering. If you’re having trouble deciding which one, try their Mini Cookie Platter which has an assortment of their most popular cookies. • 140 Ho’ohana Street, Kahului