Anyone that wants to learn about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Jackson has found the right post. There are plenty of great dessert 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 in your area. 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 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 near you.
Following that we will discuss some healthy dessert options in Jackson like gluten free bakeries and smoothie shops. Our last section will be about restaurants known for must have desserts in your area.
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 this part of the country at that link if you want.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
When you want to eat the best ice cream in Jackson or some healthier frozen yogurt try:
- Brent’s Drugs at 655 Duling Ave
- Bop’s Frozen Custard at 1173 E County Line Rd
- Ice’s Corner at 376 Ridge Way
- Fondren Fro-Yo at 2951 Old Canton Rd
Brent’s Drugs has been offering ice cream, a soda fountain, and comfort foods since 1946. Premium cones, custard sandwiches, frozen pies, and other treats are available at Bop’s Frozen Custard. Their Snappy Turtle treat which is made with layers of chocolate and caramel, delicious nuts, and cherries is a must try.
Ice’s Corner is one of the best ice cream stores near you serving hand rolled sweets, bubble teas, sushi, poke bowls, and teas with vegan options. Fondren Fro-Yo has 10 different seasonal flavors of frozen yogurt that rotate every 4 to 6 weeks.
Bakeries In Your Area
These bakeries near you should have great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more:
- Broad Street Baking Company & Café at 4465 I-55 N #101 Banner Hall
- Monroe’s Donuts & Bakery at 6310 Medgar Evers Blvd
- Campbell’s Bakery at 3013 N State St
- La Brioche at 1200 Eastover Dr
- The Beagle Bagel Café at 4500 I-55 N Frontage Rd #145
Broad Street Baking Company and Café has a wide selection of artisan breads and pastries including San Francisco sourdough, multigrain sourdough, focaccia, French baguette, and gluten sensitive bread as well as a variety of great local cookies and desserts. Some of Campbelle’s items include tea cakes, cookies, brownies, petite fours, cupcakes, cakes, and cheesecakes.
You might also want to try Beagle Bagel’s cakes, cookies, petit four, muffins, pastries, and freshly baked handmade bagels.
Local Donut Shops
Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:
- Daylight Donuts at 5036 Parkway Dr
- Star Donuts & Coffee at 2920 John R. Lynch St A
- District Donuts Sliders Brew at 1121 N Jefferson St
- The Do-Nut Shop Café at 718 US 49
Where To Buy Cupcakes
There are some really good cupcake shops around town:
- Cupcakes by CC at Pecan Blvd
- Ooh LaLa’s Bakery at 5155 Galaxie Dr
- Gigi’s Cupcakes at 730 MacKenzie Ln
Cupcakes, brownies, bespoke cakes, and other delicious desserts in your area available at Ooh LaLa’s. Gigi’s has a large selection of delectable gourmet cupcakes, cheesecakes, stuffed cookies, and other treats. Don’t forget about the cupcakes at Campbelle’s Bakery from our previous list either.
Candy Stores Near You
These local candy stores should have a wide variety of sugary treats to choose from:
American truffles, fudge, chocolate covered strawberries, candy apples, and a broad selection of jelly beans are all available at Nandy’s Candy.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory at 1065 Highland Colony Parkway #G makes around 300 different kinds of chocolate candies and other confectionary items including clusters, caramels, creams, meltaways, truffles, and molded chocolates. Some of the best chocolates near you are also offered at Nandy’s and Taylor’s from our best candy stores list.
Gluten Free Bakeries
You can find gluten free baked goods at Broad Street Baking Company and Cafe from our best bakeries in your area list.
Smoothies are a good combination of tasty and healthy:
- Mama Nature’s Fondren at 2807 Old Canton Rd Wet Lab
- Dr. Juice Cleanse at 2815 John R. Lynch St B
- Spectrum Sip at 1002 N Jefferson St
- Smoothie King at 6392 Ridgewood Ct Dr # A-1
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Lastly, these restaurants are known for their must have desserts:
- Sal & Mookie’s at 200 District Blvd E
- Crazy Cat Eat Up at 1491 Canton Mart Rd
- Sweetie Pies Frying Bird at 110 E South St
- Bravo! Italian Restaurant & Bar at 4500 I-55 N, Highland Village # 244
Sal and Mookie’s specializes in New York style pizzas and is also known to make some of the best ice creams in Jackson. You can also choose from a fine array of scratch made local dessert favorites such as fresh strawberry shortcakes, rich brownies, cupcakes, coconut macaroons, cakes, and pies at Crazy Cat Eat Up every day. Bravo! is an Italian restaurant and bar serving delicious sweets like peanut butter chocolate pie, banana creme brulee, flourless chocolate torte, cheesecake, and plenty more.
We have also discussed:
- Our Favorite Desserts in Baton Rouge
- Our Favorite Desserts in New Orleans
- Our Favorite Desserts in Memphis
- Our Favorite Desserts in Birmingham
Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies, & Cakes In Jackson
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 Jackson.