Hanukkah at Jarosch Bakery

Celebrate the Festival of Lights with Hanukkah themed sweets, fried donuts, and Challah Bread!   

2018 Order Deadlines & Hours

NOW ACCEPTING ORDERS! Due to the large amount of orders, certain products – such as rye & cinnamon breads, eclairs & bismarks, miniature pastries – won't be available for pick up until later on Christmas Eve morning rather than right when we open. Our friendly and helpful staff will answer all your questions to ensure the best experience possible at our bakery!

  • Last Day to Place SHIPPING Orders: Monday, December 10th – All orders placed after the 10th will be sent out January 2nd or after. Visit our Shipping Page for more information.
  • Last Day to Place ALL COOKIE ORDERS: Monday, December 17th – This applies to any and all cookies, from chocolate chip & butter jumbles to iced and butter cookies, as well as pre-packaged gift items like tins. Christmas Butter Cookie Ordering has changed this year - please continue down the page for more information 
  • Last Day to Place NON-COOKIE BAKERY Orders: Thursday, December 20th – This deadline includes all products and order add-ons except custom decorated cakes.

*Due to the high volume of holiday orders to be packed on Saturday, December 22nd and Monday, December 24th, we CANNOT ANSWER THE PHONES until that afternoon so please order ahead. If you want to shop, there will be plenty of products for purchase in store.


Sunday, December 23rd: CLOSED

Monday, December 24th (Christmas Eve): 6:30a - 5:00p

Tuesday, December 25th (Christmas Day): CLOSED

Wednesday, December 26th: CLOSED

Thursday, December 27th — Saturday, December 29th: 6:30a - 5:00p

Monday, December 31st (New Year's Eve): 6:30a - 5:00p

Tuesday, January 1st (New Years Day): CLOSED

The bakery will resume its regular hours beginning Wednesday, January 2, 2018

Themed Desserts

Beginning mid-December, you’ll find plenty of blue and white treats amidst the red and green, like Hanukkah themed Brownie Six Packs and Cupcake Six Packs already wrapped for gift giving during the eight days and eight nights. Our Star of David Cookie Packs contain 8 shaped sugar cookies-- one for each night of Hanukkah-- decorated with blue sugar, white sugar, and sprinkles.

Be sure to order any cookies you want by our deadline: Saturday, December 16th!

Traditional Items

Order a braided Challah Bread for your Hanukkah table— available with Sesame Seeds, Poppy Seeds, or Plain. In addition, we offer a wide selection of fried donuts daily, most notably for Hanukkah are the Jelly Bismarks filled with black raspberry jam and covered in granulated sugar, as well as our Custard Bismarks dusted with powdered sugar.

Hanukkah Cake

Hanukkah Cake Slice 2017

AVAILABLE BY ORDER ONLY!! Dress up your Hanukkah table this holiday with the 7" Hanukkah Centerpiece Cake. Serving 10-12 people, the cake is made with three full layers of vanilla white dough with blue buttercream filling between and iced in a smooth vanilla buttercream. For a festive finish, our decorators add a Hanukkah sign, a rim of silver crystal sugar, blue borders, and pixie dust that will sparkle in the candlelight. 

Contact us to shop for your special Christmas desserts this holiday season. We create a wide selection of holiday treats for our customers throughout Elk Grove Village, Illinois, and the Chicago Metro area.