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Sweet treats abound in Kansas City's finest bakeries

December 17, 2012

On your next visit to the Kansas City region, don't forget to bring your sweet tooth. The metro abounds with family owned and operated bakeries, and they are baking up some of the most delicious and traditional recipes for strudels, cookies, pies, cinnamon rolls and sweet loafs. Although sharing will be difficult, we encourage you to bring along your family and friends!

 

Tall Grass Toffee Company | Lenexa, KS  

Satisfy your sweet tooth with hand-made and preservative- free toffee treats at the Tall Grass Toffee Company in Lenexa. Only the finest ingredients are used to create indulgent flavors such as Milk Chocolate Almond, White Chocolate Macadamia Nut, Dark Chocolate Cherry Almond and Dark Chocolate Hazelnut. Be sure to stop in and check out the seasonal favorites! 

 

Strawberry Hill Povitica | Merriam, KS

At Strawberry Hill Povitica Company in Merriam, a family tradition lives on and the result is nothing short of delicious. Povitica, a sweet swirled bread, is made with the help of a few dedicated bakers and a passion for what they do. Each world- famous Povitica is hand-rolled on site in a variety of flavors and carefully baked to perfection. Come on in to enjoy free samples with coffee!

 

Sis' Sweets Cookies and Cafe | Leavenworth, KS

Sis' Sweets was established in 1995 to provide the City of Leavenworth a premier bakery. The bakery specializes in wonderful cookies, reminiscent of the delicious cookies that grandma or mom used to make. Don't leave without a trying a chocolate chip or frosted sugar cookie with sprinkles...or both!

 

Upper Crust Pie Bakery | Overland Park, KS

A variety of delightful pies and cookies await at The Upper Crust Pie Bakery in historic downtown Overland Park. Take a seat at this charming local gem and taste the#1 best-seller Frosted Banana Cookieor a slice of homemade pie.Your taste buds will surely thank you.

 

Keim Bakery | Ottawa, KS

Looking for to choose from 18 different kinds of made-from-scratch donuts? Keim Bakery in Ottawa offers a wide variety of bakery products that rotate daily, from donuts and breakfast pastries to elaborate specialty cakes. Located in an historic building built in 1901, the bakery also features an old-fashioned soda fountain!

 

Dave's Bakery & Deli | Independence, MO

An Independence favorite for over 25 years, Dave's Bakery & Deli offers a daily assortment of homemade breads, muffins, pastries, croissants, donuts, cinnamon and caramel pecan rolls, brownies, cookies and pies. While you're there you don't want to miss their specialty cookie recipe, the Turkish Delight; a golden, chewy edge of sugary, coconut with nuts in a soft center. Get several or later your mind will be chanting 'Was it a sugar cookie or macaroon'? It's both.

 

Natasha's Mulberry & Mott | Kansas City, MO

No need to travel to Paris for the finest in French-inspired pastries. The signature cakes of the mother/daughter duo behind Natasha's Mulberry & Mott have been referred to as "... like Heaven with icing." Desserts are prepared daily and the menu is seasonal, so it changes all the time and at the whim of the chefs.

 

Mema's Old-Fashioned Bakery | Kansas City, KS

MeMa's Bakery invites you to "step back in time" to baked goods packed with old-fashioned flavor. This family owned and operated bakery features a variety of treats including signature strudels and Povitica loafs. Or collect your friends and take a bite out of the famous Chateau Avalon: a giant cinnamon roll!

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