Last Minute Holiday Treats

From classic candies and cookies to ordering bagels for Christmas morning, Jackson has anything you need to complete your holiday.

colorful holiday cookies shaped like candy canes, gifts, stars and Christmas trees
Beagle Bagel

With Christmas and New Year’s just around the corner, now is the time to scope out any last-minute treats for the occasion.

Beagle Bagel - 4500 Interstate 55 North Frontage Road #145
This family-owned and operated eatery specializes in, you guessed it, freshly made bagels!

However, Beagle Bagel isn’t all bagels; menu items include breakfast, salads, soups and sweet baked items.

Sweet treats on the menu include cookies, dessert bars, petit fours, cake by the slice and whole cakes. You can order a custom cake by calling ahead and choosing from the many flavors such as praline, carrot, red velvet and chocolate fudge. Beagle Bagel also offers cinnamon rolls, sticky buns, cream cheese Danishes and muffins, all perfect for a sweet holiday breakfast.

To see a full menu and order online, visit

Chips of homemade caramel colored candy
Nandy's Candy

Nandy’s Candy - 1220 East Northside Drive
More than just a sweets shop, this old-fashioned candy store serves up nostalgia with a side of cane sugar. Nandy’s Candy is the perfect place to pick up sweet stocking stuffers in the (old Saint) nick of time, from festive hot cocoa bombs to any flavor jelly bean you can think of.

Christmas-themed items currently featured on the Nandy’s menu include assorted chocolate boxes, foil-wrapped chocolates in the shape of Christmas presents and even chocolate-dipped Nutter Butters reminiscent of everyone’s favorite red-nosed reindeer.

Nandy’s Candy also offers freshly made popcorns, peanut brittle, caramels and gift baskets that are perfect for a last-minute gift.

To order online or see a full menu, visit

A stack of cookies shipped like Mississippi, one facing the front is white and the top of the stack is red.
Campbell's Bakery

Campbell’s Bakery - 3013 North State Street
What’s Christmastime without sticky-sweet baked goods? Campbell’s Bakery specializes in from-scratch and baked fresh treats year-round. However, their holiday treats are a huge draw for both locals and visitors.

Campbell’s serves up Christmassy treats like sugar cookies, festively decorated petit fours, and even custom holiday cakes during the holiday season. However, the fun doesn’t stop there. Campbell’s also offers ten different cheesecake flavors (including baklava, PB&J and Oreo), brownies, chess squares, cupcakes and teacakes.

And as if all that wasn’t convincing enough, first-time visitors get a free cookie, so be sure to show your family and friends from out-of-town.

To learn more about Campbell’s Bakery or order online, visit

cookies in tins
For Heaven's Cakes

For Heaven’s Cakes - 4950 Old Canton Road
If you’re looking to fill your dessert hour with a custom cake, cupcakes, cookies, brownies or even cheesecake, For Heaven’s Cakes has a nearly limitless menu.

For the holiday season, For Heaven’s Cakes offers dessert bar and cookie tins, macarons, cupcakes and more. The retail location offers freshly made sweets and other baked goods daily, so stop in early to make sure you can choose from their stocked selection.

For more information, search For Heaven’s Cakes on Facebook or call 601-991-2253.

Rebecca Fending


Rebecca Fending