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The Best Dessert Shops in Dallas

These local bakeries can satisfy the sweetest of teeth.

Clockwise from top left:

  1. Lemon meringue tart, $4.75, Tart Pastry Boutique and Studio

  2. Assortment of traditional, pecan, pistachio-cranberry, and almond-cherry shortbread, two-pound tins (30-36 cookies) for $32, Kessler Cookie Company

  3. Apple crumb tart, $4.75, Tart Bakery

  4. Italian cream cake ball, $1.75, Crème de la Cookie 

  5. Buttercream, vanilla, and chocolate French macarons, $1.75 each, The Hospitality Sweet


Bread Winners Cafe & Bakery
This popular restaurant is also a tasty bakery, tempting patrons with daily baked pies, cakes, cheesecakes, and more. Don’t miss the multi-layered Chocolate Seduction cake.

Emporium Pies
Owners Megan Wilkes and Mary Sparks keep it old school with their flaky treats—deep-dish apple, coconut custard, bourbon pecan, and more—served in a charming Bishop Arts cottage. Even cuter: the shop’s address is the mathematical constant pi.

The Hospitality Sweet
One word: macarons. Owner Meghan Adams’ diminutive jewel-toned treats are the perfect bite for any Francophile.

Tart Pastry Boutique and Studio
Throwing a party? This shop is where Park Cities hostesses stock up on two-bite delights such as mini-tarts, petit fours, and glazed cookies, not to mention platters, plates, cards, and candles.

Créme de la Cookie
The self-proclaimed Queen of Sweet, owner Toni Rivard creates gourmet desserts with a retro spin such as cake balls and whoopie pies.

Kessler Cookie Company
Chewy cookies, shortbreads, and brownies arrive in decorative tins, creating the perfect gift for any occasion.

Rush Patisserie
Le Cordon Bleu Paris graduate Samantha Rush bakes Left Bank-inspired treats that are some of the most prettiest desserts in Dallas, including mille-feuilles and eclairs.