Valentine’s Day is almost here and it’s time to start thinking outside the box of chocolates. Take your special someone to a new sweet spot in town, or send them goodies right to their door. You can find the perfect gift at these local bakeries and ice cream shops. From boba tea, bubble waffles, ice cream worth Instagramming, chocolate delivery, custom cupcakes…our guide to the best desserts in Collin County is everything you need for a super-sweet Valentine’s Day.
Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop in Allen makes classic homemade pies including Granny’s Apple Pie and Nanny’s Pecan Pie. They also serve yummy thumb print cookies filled with sweet icing. The specialty item is Cloud Nine made with one of their homemade pies and a scoop of ice cream mixed together. You can’t go wrong with this combo!
Frogg Coffee Bar & Creperie in Allen at Watters Creek has a fun atmosphere where you can take your sweetheart and indulge in an assortment of specialty crepes. The menu includes Chocolate Cream, Banana Foster, Caramel Apple and Strawberry Cheesecake. They also serve omelet crepes, soups and sandwiches. There is also an area to sip your coffee and play board games.
Sweet Lab in Carrollton has a new twist on ice cream that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. This ice cream shop is quickly becoming Insta-worthy with the variety of unique toppings that can be added to their homemade ice cream. That’s right, people are posting their creations on Instagram. You can choose from bubble waffles, popcorn, cotton candy, and an assortment of cookies and candies. Stop by and make your own unique combo.
85C Bakery in Carrollton serves up an impeccable cup of coffee with a variety of pastries and cakes that are baked fresh every hour. Each drink is handcrafted by award-winning master chefs. You can enjoy unique drinks such as the Iced Boba Milk Tea and indulge in the delectable cream puffs.
Lolli & Pops in Frisco proves that not all chocolates are created the same. They offer a variety of artisan chocolates, candies and confections ready for delivery to your sweetheart’s front door. Simply select your gift from an assortment of goodies, personalize it with a love note, and schedule it for delivery.
Celebrity Cafe in Frisco offers specialty treats for any occasion. They have colorful iced sugar cookies for any holiday, and a variety of cupcakes, petit fours, pies and brownies. You can also enjoy an assortment of muffins and scones for breakfast, or a gourmet sandwich and cup of soup for lunch.
Emporium Pies in McKinney has a selection of eight specialty pies and flavors typically change with the seasons. All pies are handmade and contain no artificial preservatives, hydrogenated oils, dyes, or corn syrup. The Smooth Operator pie, with French silk chocolate and a pretzel crust, is sure to win over hearts.
The Donut Kitchen in McKinney offers specialty cake donuts with fun and creative designs that are guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth. Blueberry Cream Cheese, Nutella Crunch and Texas Sheetcake are some of the fun flavors. They also have a Donut Slider that’s a sausage patty with smoked cheddar cheese in between a cake donut. Yum! You can also enjoy other breakfast and lunch items when you come in for donuts.
Also, be sure to check out our guide to Southwest McKinney that goes beyond sweets, covering kid-friendly restaurants, all our fave downtown spots, date night ideas, and much more!
Tiff’s Treats in Plano delivers warm cookies to your door straight from the oven. They have several Valentine’s Day packages that also include cold milk for dunking your cookies. You can also walk into the bakery located at Hwy 121 and North Texas Tollway to purchase oven warm cookies and other goodies.
Susie Cakes in Plano offers an old-fashioned neighborhood experience with a variety of sweets. They have decorative cupcakes, cookies, bars, pies, puddings and custom cakes. You can even purchase cake by the slice. They also offer gluten-free selections of cupcakes and cookies.
Sugar Rays in Plano is the place to go for custom cupcakes this Valentine’s Day. The chocolate toppers are all handmade and can also be custom designed with a theme or logo. They also make mini cupcakes, macaroons, and mini pies.