Hudson Valley Sweet Shops

Top places to grab a sweet treat, birthday cake and more

Fridas Bakery cookie making sweet shop

Whether slice-and-bake is your thing or whipping them up from scratch is more your cup of tea, making cookies is a pretty fun – and messy! – activity to do with the little ones in your life.  

Ella's Bellas

418 Main St, Beacon


Specializing in gluten-free goodies, here you can find pastries, cookies, cakes and more, all bakes with local ingredients and, they tell us lots of "love and understanding."

Frida’s Bakery and Café 

26 Main St, Milton 


With a party room, cooking classes and a children’s play area with kitchen set and much more, here you will find a casual and relaxed atmosphere perfect for playdates and sweet treats.

Hudson Valley Marshmallow Co.

217 Main St, Beacon


Kick your 'smores up a notch with homemade, gourmet and seriously delicious marshmallow and graham crackers. Grab a chocolate chip, chocolate or cinnamon-sugar graham cracker, pick a "squishy" and with fun flavors such as strawberry, caramel and chocolate and candied almond you can't go wrong. You can add a fine chocolate from Alps Sweet Shop and then get roasted!


Kingston Candy Bar 

319 Wall St, Kingston 


An old-fashioned candy store with a new-fashioned twist, the shop carries all your old-time favorites as well as cookies, fudge, ice cream and candies. KingstonCandyBar


Rockland Bakery of Newburgh 

354 Broadway, Newburgh 


This active, fresh-made daily bakery is a favorite among Hudson Valley locals. With everything from pastries to bagels, this bakery dishes out delicious treats, breads and more.