Where To Buy Ice Cream, Cakes, & Cookies In Greensboro

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If you are trying to figure out the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Greensboro this post will surely help you out. There are plenty of great shops selling sweets around town and we will do our best to point you in the right direction.

We will start off with the best ice cream shops near you. Anyone that is searching for vanilla, chocolate, gelato, frozen yogurt, malts, ice cream cakes, and other frozen delights has plenty of options to choose from.

Up next we will get into local bakeries where you can buy cakes, cookies, pastries, and all kinds of sweet treats. Then we will niche down and get into donut shops, where to buy cupcakes, candy stores, and chocolate and fudge shops in your area.

Following that we will discuss some healthy dessert options in Greensboro like gluten free bakeries and smoothie shops. Our last section will be about restaurants known for must have desserts near you.

Towards the end you will find a local dessert map that has all the various venues we are mentioning throughout the post pinned on it. And all of you are welcome to look through our other posts on the Southeast region at that link if you want.

Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt

When you want to eat the best ice cream in Greensboro or some healthier frozen yogurt try:

Mayberry Ice Cream serves hand-dipped premium ice cream scoops, milkshakes, banana splits, and sundaes in an old-fashioned local ice cream and sandwich shop. There is also a list of popular sandwiches and soups plus they do catering.

Ozzie’s Ice-Cream Shop serves delectable Hershey’s and Blue Bell ice cream in a homemade waffle cone in addition to traditional floats, shakes, and sundaes. Ice Scraperz is where you will find rolled ice cream, a one-of-a-kind ice cream inspired by Thailand’s streets.

Boba tea, edible cookie dough, coffee, and ultimate hot chocolate are also available and they do catering. Ben & Jerry’s is a well-known Vermont-based ice cream parlor chain recognized for its imaginatively named flavors that also does catering.

SweetFrog is a national chain that offers dozens of flavor combinations of soft-serve frozen yogurt as well as sorbet.

There is a bar with your choice of fruit and candy toppings while vegan and gluten-free options are available. Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt provides nonfat, gluten-free, vegan, no sugar added, and low carb options allowing you to customize your cup to your liking.

For a tasty treat, top your froyo mix with fresh fruit, sprinkles, cookies, candy, and chocolate fudge plus can also order a customizable froyo cake online.

Bakeries In Your Area

These bakeries should have great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more:

Maxie B’s features a cake and sweets bakery that serves them by the slice in a cafe setting as well as seasonal selections. There are also vegan and other special dietary needs options in addition to homemade dog treats.

Dolce & Amaro Italian Artisan Bakery offers gluten-free options as well as coffee, pastries, and specialty cakes. They cater for parties, create customized cakes for any occasion including weddings, birthdays, bridal or baby showers, corporate events, special parties, and also do wholesale.

Cheesecakes by Alex has twenty-two flavors and three sizes of cheesecakes that can be pre-ordered and picked up or purchased simply by stopping by the store as they keep stock of each size and flavor on hand on a regular basis. They also serve Homeland Creamery ice cream and a variety of fair-trade organic coffees and espresso from roasters in the region.

Nazareth Bread is a Middle Eastern restaurant and wholesale bakery that offers a wide range of delicacies.

Local Donut Shops

Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:

Duck Donuts serves warm made-to-order donuts as well as coffees, donut breakfast sandwiches, and donut sundaes. You can select from a menu of fan favorites or create your own using a variety of toppings, coatings, and drizzles plus they do catering.

Where To Buy Cupcakes

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There are some really good cupcake shops around town:

Delicious Bakery is well-known for its delectable selection of freshly baked sweet treats and beautifully decorated custom cakes. Their daily menu includes breakfast pastries, two dozen cupcake flavors, dessert bars and brownies, cookies, cake and cheesecake slices, and an assortment of grab and go cakes.

Easy Peasy Decadent Desserts is a cozy bakeshop that creates one-of-a-kind cupcakes, special-occasion cakes, and traditional pies. Their exciting cupcake flavors include orange cranberry swirl, banana split, and lemon ginger.

Maxie B’s is also known for its cupcake options, and to be honest either of those two could have easily gone in our best bakeries in your area list.

Candy Stores Near You

Something Barowed Candy Bar Stations at 412 East Market Street is a local downtown candy store and event space that serves up the sweets. The rentable stations include a variety of hard, gummy, and sour candies in attractive jars, as well as tongs and scoops for guests to serve themselves.

Pre-packaged party favors with personalized labels and color-coordinated ribbons and bags are also available at the shop.

Chocolate & Fudge Shops

Buy homemade chocolate and fudge at these shops:

Once Upon A Chocolate specializes in traditional chocolates and gift baskets while thousands of handmade chocolate designs, as well as nut clusters and truffles, are available. Loco for Coco is the oldest fine chocolate shop near you offering over 20 regular truffle flavors as well as six sugar-free truffle flavors.

There are chocolate-covered orange peels, blueberries, ginger, espresso beans, potato chips, pretzels, nuts, and other goodies available.

Gluten Free Bakeries

Gluten free bakeries are a good healthier alternative:

The entire menu at Oh Goodness Bakery is keto friendly  containing 6g net carbs or less per serving and gluten free. The bakery avoids grain-based flours and regular sugar sweeteners and can make keto gluten free cakes to order.

Wallflour Bakery is a made-to-order, gluten-free, vegan bakery who primarily caters to weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays. Their specialty is allergen-free baking for all. While their certified gluten free kitchen is located in your area they do not have a physical location but are happy to accept orders online, via email, and through their website.

Maxie B’s and Dolce & Amaro Italian Artisan Bakery also have many gluten free options.


Smoothies are a good combination of tasty and healthy:

Vitality Bowls specializes in creating delectable acai bowls which are a thick blend of the acai berry topped with organic granola and a variety of superfood ingredients. Smoothies, fresh juices, soups, salads, and paninis are also antioxidant-rich menu items.

They cater and deliver to a variety of events, including business meetings, weddings, sporting events, and more. Clean Juice is an independent certified organic juice and smoothie bar that offers convenient access to organic, healthy food.

Fresh juices, smoothies, protein smoothies, acai bowls, avocado toast, and organic, cold-pressed juice, and juice cleanses are their specialties.

Local Restaurants With Great Desserts

Lastly, these restaurants are known for their must have desserts in Greensboro:

For over 20 years First Carolina Delicatessen has been serving sandwiches made from the finest ingredients in a New York style deli. They are also well-known to make some of the best home-baked cookies in your area.

Cook Out is a fast-food restaurant known for its drive-thru BBQ, burgers, and more than 40 milkshake flavors which are one of their most popular desserts in addition to delicious cheesecake.

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Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies, & Cakes In Greensboro

For now that is all we have to share but check back in because we plan to update this post often. After reading about all these local shops to buy ice cream, frozen yogurt, cookies, cakes, pastries, other bakery items, cupcakes, donuts, chocolate, fudge, candy, gluten free baked goods, smoothies, and even restaurants with can’t miss desserts in your area you should be ready to find your next sweet indulgence.

Please use the comments to let us know if any shops have closed down, or if we posted anything that is incorrect. Now have fun eating your ice cream, cookies, and cakes in Greensboro.

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