Hudson Valley Sweet Shops



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

Fridas Bakery cookie making sweet shop

Whether you’re looking for a delicious treat to celebrate a special occasion or just want a snack after school pickup, these Hudson Valley hot spots are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.


Dutchess County


Alps Sweet Shop

269 Main St, Beacon, NY 12508

(845) 831-8240

1054 Main St, Fishkill, NY 12524

(845) 896-8080

Alps Sweet Shop, makers of fine chocolates and confections, has been family owned and operated since 1922. Order classic, artisinal and seasonal chocolates and sweets handmade in the Alps factory on Main Street in Beacon NY, the heart of the Hudson Valley. 


Glazed Over Donuts
315 Main Street, Beacon
845-765-0505 

From simple chocolate glazes to out-there toppings like coconut Fruity Pebbles, pretzels, Oreo crumbs, and even bacon, this addition to Beacon’s Main Street is sure to satisfy whatever you’re in the mood for. You can order off the menu or make up your own combo of glaze, topping, and drizzle: the three key components of a delicious donut.


Kitchen & Coffee 
418-420 Main St, Beacon
845-765-0778
A cafe specializing in 100 percent gluten-free sweets using organic and local ingredients. They’ll be expanding to have a full plant-based & vegetarian menu in early spring 2020.

Hudson Valley Marshmallow Co.
510 Main St, Beacon
845-765-2703
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 and then get roasted!

Samuel's Sweet Shop
42 E Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
(845) 876-5312
Classic confections, decadent chocolates, delicious baked goods, and the best cup o’ Joe around.

Samantha's Sweet Shoppe
149 Church St, Millbrook, NY 12545
(845) 793-3903
Locally produce ice cream, insane milkshakes, vintage candy, sweet treats and beverages to satisfy the sweet tooth in all of us. They also carry a wide assortment of party supplies and accessories, plus an eco-friendly balloon bar.

Krause's Chocolates of Rhinebeck
6423 Montgomery St Suite 9, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
(845) 876-3909
Our stores in Saugerties, Rhinebeck, and New Paltz, New York offer over 50 varieties of hand-made chocolates and candy treats, including decadent truffles, luxurious caramels, melt-in-your-mouth peanut brittle, chocolate creams, chocolate-dipped fruit, chocolate peanut butter cups, chocolate nut clusters, and much more!

Sweetbakes Café
2689 W Main St, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
(845) 632-1900
Serving specialty coffee along with sweet and savory waffles, and other delicious treats. Custom cakes, cupcakes and cake pops. You can also get cream puffs, cookies, scones, bar cookies and even a DIY kit.

The Pastry Garden
2586-2600 South Rd #5, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 473-5220
Serving gourmet cakes, fancy Italian-style cookies, precious pastries, and more.

La Deliziosa
10 Mt Carmel Pl, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 471-3636
Authentic, delicious Italian pastries and cakes. All of our cookies and pastries are baked and hand dipped or filled right on the premises.

546 Main St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 485-8490
A family run business with only the most authentic and freshly made Mexican & Latin American bread and pastries in the Hudson Valley.

READ MORE: 5 must-eat Hudson Valley delicacies 

Orange County

Cornwall Sweets
297 Main St, Cornwall, NY 12518
(845) 372-2822
Fresh cakes and pies, Fruition chocolate, cookies, and Jane’s ice cream. 

Dylan's Candy Bar
401 Evergreen Ct, Central Valley, NY 10917
(646) 419-2019
Dylan’s Candy Bar houses over 7,000 confections, boasting an unparalleled selection of candies and candy-related gifts from around the world. Dylan’s Candy Bar continues to attract people of all ages with its state-of-the-art décor and trend-setting product mix.

2 Lake St Suite 4, Monroe, NY 10950
(845) 238-5511
Gourmet Chocolates, Ice Cream and Decadent Treats. From Jellybeans and Mints to Gummy Candies. Waffle Cone's and Sundae's to Gourmet Shakes & Various Baked Goods.

Newburgh Flour Shop
109 Liberty St, Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 568-3400
Our bakery in Newburgh prides itself on bringing delectable breads, pastries, and cakes right to our community. The menu boasts muffins, croissants, scones, biscuits, cookies, turnovers and cakes.

Rockland Bakery of Newburgh
354 Broadway, Newburgh
845-561-8282
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. 

Ulster County

Frida’s Bakery and Café
26 Main St, Milton
845-795-5550
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 play dates and sweet treats. 

Kingston Candy Bar
319 Wall St, Kingston
845-901-3927
An old-fashioned candy store with a new-fashioned twist, the shop carries all your old-time candy favorites as well as goods like cookies, fudge, and ice cream. 

Lagusta's Luscious
25 N Front St, New Paltz, NY 12561
(845) 633-8615

Heartbreakingly delicious confections painstakingly made by hand with truly artisanal ingredients. Everything made is truly ethical, small-batch, and vegan.


Updated 11/6/2020

 



Other articles by HVP Top Lists


  • Best places to ride a horse in the Hudson Valley

    Delight the horse lover in your family

    Riding lessons and trail rides are a great way to enjoy nature in the Hudson Valley read more »
  • Best places to bowl in the Hudson Valley

    Take the family and have a ball

    List of bowling alleys in the Hudson Valley read more »
  • Best Ice Cream Shops

    We've got the scoop on the very best ice cream parlors in the Hudson Valley!

    From old fashioned ice cream parlors to farms high in the mountains, the Hudson Valley is filled with some of the best Ice Cream anywhere. So if its ice cream you are craving these hot summer days- we have the list for you! read more »
  • 10 Local Date Night Ideas

    Hudson Valley Parents deserve a night out

    Rounding up 10 awesome date night ideas for all kinds of interests because let's face it- mom and dad deserve a break every now and then read more »
  • Hudson Valley's best zoos

    11 Hudson Valley small zoos for learning and fun

    The Hudson Valley is filled with educational farms, animals sanctuaries and places filled with animals for visitors of all ages to enjoy. We have rounded up a few of our favorites. read more »
  • Favorite Hudson Valley Playgrounds

    Our favorite playgrounds with a checklist for parents on playground safety

    The Hudson Valley provides some of the most beautiful, fun and safe playgrounds for your children. Some of them are hidden gems, and we want to share them with you! Also, check out our playground safety check list. read more »
  • Best of Kid Friendly Restaurants in the Hudson Valley

    Family fun while eating out

    Dining out gives you and your family a chance to sit back and enjoy each others company. This list is the perfect quick guide for family friendly places that everyone will have you coming back again and again. read more »
  • Top Family Fun Nights

    Places to have a date night for the whole family

    Between work, school, and other things, finding time for the whole family to spend together can seem like an impossible task. Plan ahead with a family date night so the whole family can go out and have some fun together! read more »
  • Best of children's consignment stores

    Local consignment shops...a great alternative

    Looking for good deals? Consignment shops may be the way to go. read more »
  • Hudson Valley Museums your kids will love

    An educational and fun day trip perfect for the family!

    A trip to a museum can be an adventurous learning experience for everyone in the family. The Hudson Valley is home to many museums, historic sites, and learning centers—these are just a few to get you started. read more »