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5 Delicious Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gift Options

A procrastinator’s guide to scoring sushi, doughnuts, heart-shaped cookies, and so much more more

Sushi cake at Sushi de Handroll
Rachel Pinn

For those who’ve lost track of time, Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 9) is coming fast, and no one wants to leave Mom hanging. A brunch reservation is easy enough, but she’ll really know you care when you present her with a local treat you selected especially for her. Here are a few last minute spots to grab her something sweet just for Mom.

Emporium Pies

The Details: A chocolate box-style sampler of 9 mini Emporium heart-shaped treats in flavors she’ll die for: S’morgasbord, Ebony & Ivory, Hot Cake, Dr. Love and Buttercream Gang.

How to Order: Available for pickup in Bishop Arts, Deep Ellum, McKinney or Fort Worth on May 7, 8, or 9.

Cost: $25 per box

Haute Sweets Patisserie

The Details: From orders of freshly baked cinnamon rolls and savory breakfast strata, to Mother’s Day chocolate pods filled with candies, to chocolate bonbons, mini cheesecakes, cookies and cupcakes, Moms with a sweet tooth will be satisfied at Haute Sweets Patisserie.

How to Order: Online and in-store starting on April 28. Preorder through May 3 at

Cost: Varies

Jaram’s Donuts

The Details: If mom would be wowed by “MOM” spelled out in delicious donuts, look no further than this beloved doughnut purveyor. Both Jaram’s locations, in Lakewood and North Dallas, will offer several ways to sweeten Mom’s day, from mini, heart-shaped cronuts to full boxes of decorated treats.

How to Order: Preorder at

Cost: Starting at $13

Sushi de Handroll

The Details: Sweets aren’t your mom’s thing? No problem. This sushi cake is anything but. Gold flake-sprinkled sashimi roses and edible flowers top this tower of tuna, crab mix, avocado and sushi rice. The team at Sushi de Handroll will only prepare a limited quantity so order ahead.

How to Order: Call (972) 290-0589 to reserve a sushi cake for dine-in or carryout.

Cost: $45

Mother’s Day Cookie Selection at J. Rae’s
Courtesy of J. Rae’s

J. Rae’s

The Details: Have a mom that’s seriously hard to please? How about getting her something from the newest bakery on the block? J. Rae’s has created Mother’s Day themed cookies featuring adorable hearts, flowers and “#1 Mom.” It’s highly recommended you order enough to share.

How to Order: by Thursday, May 6 for Saturday pickup at

Cost: $22 for a half-dozen, $42 for a dozen

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