KC Sweet Treats!
Valentine’s Day is around the corner, so grab a loved one or take the family out for a special treat! The Kansas City region is full of delicious treats, including all of the stops along the KC Sweet Treats Trip on the Otocast app! Looking for more ideas? Check out these local sweets and treats below:
Olathe Sylas and Maddy’s | www.sylasandmaddysicecream.com Since 1999, Sylas and Maddy’s has been making Kansas City’s favorite ice cream in Olathe. All ice cream and waffle cones are made in house daily! Many flavors are also customer creations that were too good not to add to the menu.
Leavenworth Katheryn Bonny Confections | www.katherynbonnyconfections.com
Katheryn Bonny Confections opens in Leavenworth as the newest chocolate confections shop. A celebration of Elizabeth Brown’s grandmother's special recipes. This small family owned business is creating handcrafted artisan chocolates to satisfy your sweet tooth. The Cherry Bon Bon is especially good and perfect for Valentine’s Day.
Liberty Eileens Colossal Cookies | https://www.facebook.com/eileenscookiesliberty Nothing says "I love you" like a mini cookie cake from Eileen's Colossal Cookies in Liberty, MO. This made from scratch daily cookie shop has some very creative decorators on the team! Pick from their selection of valentines-ready themes or create your own.
Kansas City, KS Delicias Pastries | https://www.facebook.com/deliciaskc/?ref=page_internal
Delicias Pastries is a KCK treasure. Traditional cakes like Tres leches or crème and fruit-filled white cakes, tiramisu, wedding cakes, and special occasions. The cakes are beautifully decorated and decadent.
Merriam Strawberry Hill Baking Co. | https://strawberryhill.com/
Sample the sweetness at Strawberry Hill Baking Co. in Merriam, Kansas! If you love the original Povitica, you’ll obsess over the new coffee cakes, and, wait for it---cheesecakes!!! From traditional family recipes passed down from generation to generation, the dessert is done right at Strawberry Hill Bakery! Stop by the store for a free Povitica sample, check out the bakers as they craft the orders for the day behind a glass viewing window, or sip a cup of coffee while deciding what flavor (or flavors) of cheesecake to purchase and take home!
Chocolate Crawl Looking for a little love this Valentine’s Day? Let our downtown retailers shower you with chocolate! Join us in Bonner Springs on February 9 from 4-7 p.m. for our first annual Downtown Bonner Springs Chocolate Crawl. This is a free event for all participants. Pick up your candy goody bag at 132 Oak Street and then sip, shop and mingle your way around downtown Bonner Springs to pick up free chocolates as you shop. Downtown Bonner Springs offers a variety of boutiques, specialty foods, local eateries, and home décor. Grab your best friend, spouse, girlfriends or neighbors and celebrate all things sweet in Bonner Springs!
Overland Park McLain’s Market | https://www.mclainskc.com/overland-park McLain's Market in Overland Park is the sister store to Kansas City mainstay, McLain’s Bakery. McLain’s roots are in baking, so this is an easy pick for your Valentine. You’ll find homemade pastries, donuts, muffins, “cup cookies” and other sweet bites.
Groundhouse Coffee | https://www.groundhousecoffee.com/
Your valentine will be delighted with one of these house-baked sugar cookies from Groundhouse Coffee and Bakery in Gardner, KS. Pick one up for your loved one or for yourself! While you’re there, don’t forget to grab your favorite coffee, espresso, or tea.