Almost everyone has a craving for something sweet from time to time, and Northwest Arkansas is certainly no slouch in that department. We have some of the best sweet concoctions in the world including pies, candies, cakes, cupcakes, fudge, pastries, cookies and more.

Check out the establishments we’ve listed below to get your sweet tooth on and enjoy the Top 10 Desserts in NWA:


Bizzy B’s Bakery
1501 SE Walton Blvd, Ste 101
Bentonville, AR 727212
(479) 657-2557

One of the best Bentonville bakeries offering cakes for any occasion, colorful yummy cupcakes, pies like Grandma used to make, and many other pastries made fresh daily. There’s a German chef on staff whose expert hands turn out the Struddle, Bienenstich, and other European inspired pastries.

Gooseberry Handmade Pies
2210 S Walton Blvd, Ste. 12
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 224-1318

Hands down, this place makes some of the most delicious pies in
the NWA region, the state, and probably the world. They are a
small bakery with just one oven, but they will make any of their pies
for you with advance notice.

Eureka Springs

Two Dumb Dames Fudge Factory
33 S Main St,
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
(479) 253-7268

This famous candy store features many traditional varieties of
fudge, and other candies, and it also has an extensive online store
for when you just can’t make it to Eureka. Their newest two flavors
are Creamy Mouthwatering Pumpkin and Buttery Vanilla Salted Caramel Fudge.


Briar Rose Bakery
28 E Main St
Farmington, AR 72730
(479) 300-6027

Located on Main Street in Farmington, features European-style pastries, custom cakes, true Artisian breads, wood-fired pizzas and deli sandwiches and soups. Try the amazing Lemon Cheese Cake, your taste buds will scream for joy.


Rick’s Bakery
1220 N College Ave -Across From the Veteran’s Hospital
Fayetteville, AR  72703
(479) 442-2166

Rick’s makes amazingly beautiful wedding cakes and other special
shaped cakes, but that is just the beginning of their large and varied
baked goods menu selection. They also offer donuts, pastries,
cookies, muffins, bagels, cupcakes and petit fours.

Bliss Cupcake Café
14 S Block Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-0575

Locally owned Bliss Cupcake Cafe uses fresh ingredients to bake its
yummy, baked-from-scratch cupcakes and other baked goodies.
Best sellers are Red Velvet and Chocolate Milkshake cupcakes.
They also make a Bliss for Pups, which is very popular with dog owners.

Chunky Dunk: A Milk and Cookies Truck
201 N Block Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(903) 941-0808

Chunky Dunk, A Milk and Cookies Truck, makes a large variety
of fresh baked yummo cookies. They specialize in their signature
cookies, sandwich cookies and build your own cookies, and they
also have a catering service ready to make your event a happy one.

Try the Happy Camper cookie.

Shelli’s Sugar Shack
617 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 387-5365

Shelli’s Sugar Shack is a mobile food truck serving delicious, moist
baked goods including cakes, pies and quiches, and a variety of
other tasty creations. Call the number above to find out where the
truck will be from day to day.


Fork and Crust Pie Company
5208 Village Pkwy, Ste 11
Rogers, AR 72758
(479) 268-6634

Fork and Crust Pie Co. bakes scrumptious 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.

Kirby’s Kupcakes
128 S 2nd St (Downtown Corner of 2nd and Elm)
Rogers, AR 72756
(479) 633-8400

Kirby’s bakes a wide variety of amazing cupcakes fresh daily. If you don’t find what you are looking for in the store, there’s even a larger selection of gourmet cupcakes you may order with a 24-hour notice. As examples, the Red Velvet, Chocolate on Chocolate, and Strawberry Buttercream are always kept in the case, but the Turtle, Carrot Cake, Lemon Coconut would have to be ordered. These cupcakes are the stuff of what cupcake heaven might be like.

Honorable Mention

Martin Greer Candies
22151 US-62, Garfield, AR 72732
(479) 656-1440

A third generation family candy store that specializes in making its candy from recipes and candy-making traditions dating back to the Civil War. They make beautiful chocolates that are beyond yummy, they are heavenly. You pay by the pound, so you can try several kinds.

Keller’s Candies
121 Main St SE
Gravette, AR 72736
(479) 586-1491

Specializing in old fashioned handmade candies. They use special recipes and produce some of the yummiest candies to be had in the area. If you like peanut butter, try the Peanut Butter Fudge or their fabulous Peanut Brittle.

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