These restaurants, bars, and bakeries will have you saying, “Sweet Home Chicago, indeed!”

If you need an extra excuse to save room for dessert or treat yourself to a delicious baked good with your morning coffee, we have one for you. October is National Dessert Month, making it the time to sample some of Chicago’s best desserts and delicacies. Some are specials only available for a limited time, while others are there for you to return to time and time again. These are the best in Chicago sweets right now:

Beatrix {various locations}

Beatrix’s seasonal pies and cookies are always a fall fan favorite! The team gets creative with desserts that can be ordered for catering, including the Oh My! Caramel Pie and Tall, Dark & Handsome Chocolate Cake, or simply picked up with your morning coffee. And with Beatrix and Beatrix Market locations throughout Chicago, you’ll never have to travel far to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Pumpkin pie with a slice cut out