Desserts in Northwest Arkansas (NWA) are second to none! If you enjoy sweets, NWA offers many delightful eateries, bakeries and food trucks that offer some of the most scrumptious desserts you’ve ever put in your mouth. Check out the Top 10 Northwest Arkansas desserts spots we’ve list below for heavenly sweet treats:
213 NE A St, (479) 250-1110
Looking for an unusual yet heavenly indulgence? Look no more, Crepes Paulette makes sweet crepes that literally melt in your mouth. Try the The Turtle or The Nutty Monkey for a sweet treat that will make your taste buds dance.
GOOSEBERRY HANDMADE PIES
2210 S Walton Blvd, Ste 12, (479) 224-1318
Hands down, this place makes some of the most delicious pies in the NWA region, the state, and probably the world. Even though they are a small bakery with just one oven, they will make any of their pies for you with advance notice. Many people make GooseBerry Pies a regular weekly stop. Try the Chocolate Pecan and the Rhubarb Pie for a taste sensation.
Markham and Fitz
801 SE 8th St Suite 45, (479) 235-6236
Everything is made from scratch. From cacao beans to the many different delicious chocolate desserts including truffles, chocolate laced cookies, six layer cake and pure chocolate bars, the people at Markham and Fitz run a true chocolate laboratory. Located on the same side as Yeyo’s in the 8th Street Market district, they are open until 11:00 PM on Friday and Saturday nights.
BRIAR ROSE BAKERY
28 E Main St, (479) 300-6027
Located on Main Street in Farmington, features European-style pastries, custom cakes, true Artisan breads, wood-fired pizzas and deli sandwiches and soups. Try the amazing Lemon Cheese Cake, your taste buds will scream for joy.
DESSERTS IN FAYETTEVILLE AR
BLISS CUPCAKE CAFÉ
Spring Creek Center, 637 E Joyce St, Suite 112, (479) 966-4186
Locally owned Bliss Cupcake Cafe uses fresh ingredients to bake its yummy, baked-from-scratch cupcakes and other baked goodies including special occasion cakes Best sellers are Red Velvet and Chocolate Milkshake cupcakes. They also make a Bliss for Pups, which is very popular with dog owners, and they bake a gluten free
and vegan cupcake.
HURTS DONUT COMPANY
1641 W 15th St, (479) 200-9111
Big, outrageous and ultra yummy begins to describe Hurts donuts, but you have to experience it for yourself to get the total picture. Imagine access to the most scrumptious donuts on the planet 24/7. Yes, that’s right, they are open all day and all night every single day of the week. If you haven’t been to Hurts yet, you are truly missing out.
955 N. Shiloh, (479) 841-0075
A delightful warm, friendly spot serving a huge assortment of pies and pie cakes along with sandwiches and salads. Service is friendly, and you can’t beat the prices.
1220 N College Ave, (479) 442-2166
Rick’s is a full service bakery that is also open for breakfast, brunch and sandwiches. While Rick’s specializes in amazingly beautiful wedding cakes and many other unique shaped cakes for special occasions, that is just the beginning of their large and varied baked goods menu selection. They also offer doughnuts, pastries, cookies, muffins, bagels, cupcakes and petit fours.
1000 S Gentry Blvd, (479) 736-3030
Open Mon – Fri, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM and open for Fri dinner 5 PM – 9 PM. Mouthwatering scratch-made desserts of every description are created at the Wooden Spoon. 6-layer cakes, cheesecake, bread pudding, a tantalizing array of cream and berry pies, cookies, cobblers and fudge brownies are all part of the rotating dessert menu. These pies literally melt in your mouth. Well worth the drive from Bentonville or other NWA communities.
ROGERS AR DESSERTS
FORK & CRUST
5208 Village Pkwy, Ste 11, (479) 268-6634
Fork and Crust Pie Co. bakes delectable pies of every description including their berry, pecan and cream pies. These pies are worth driving across the county for, guaranteed! Place your order for a special event, holiday or just because you want to serve one to your family. Whatever the occasion, you won’t be disappointed. They also have a location in Fayetteville too! Note: Image at top of the page is courtesy of Fork and Crust.