• Lynn Smith, MPH, MCHES(R)

Dessert Lovers Rejoice! The Best Dessert Spots in Oklahoma City Metro.

If you're like me, I bet you and/or your significant other have a major sweet tooth. And what

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Sink your teeth in these tasty treats!

better way to satisfy that sweet tooth than with a delicious dessert? With National Dessert Day on October 14th, here are some of the best dessert spots in Oklahoma City metro area that are sure to please your palate! Grab your stretchy pants and let's get started!


The Cookie Cottage in Norman – 231 W. Main St., Norman

This spot is perfect if you're looking for a sugar rush and a taste of nostalgia. Specializing in homestyle cookies (like your grandma made), the menu changes daily and includes cookies like the Collinsville Coffee Glazed Oatmeal cookie, the Checotah Chewy Chocolate Chip, and the Norman Crimson and Cream cookie. Open on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 11 AM until 6 PM (or until sold out), you should definitely stop by and grab a dozen.


Pie Junkie in Oklahoma City – 1711 NW 16th St., OKC

If pie is more your style, head over to Pie Junkie in the Plaza District. This quaint little bakery specializes in – you guessed it – pies! And not just any pies, sweet and savory pies (especially around the holidays). The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and they're always happy to help you find the perfect dessert for your occasion. Whether you're looking for a quick snack or a special treat for a special occasion, Pie Junkie is the place to go.


Roxy’s Ice Cream Social in Oklahoma City - 1732 NW 16th St. & 6150 NW Grand Blvd., OKC

This local ice cream spot has your classic flavors and serves them in four ways: scoops, floats, sandwiches or sundaes. They do masterpiece ice cream sundaes which are works of art that are almost too pretty to eat...almost. Prefer your ice cream a more traditional way? A scoop or a bowl or cone is always available. Ready to take your tasty treat up a notch? Have your pick from a wide variety of toppings and mix-ins to make your dessert even more special.


La Baguette Bistro - 7408 N. May in OKC and 2100 W. Main in Norman

If you're looking for a decadent treat, look no further than La Baguette Bistro. The menu features a variety of mouth-watering sweets, including cakes, pies, and tarts. The atmosphere is cozy and inviting, making it the perfect spot to relax with friends or family. And the best part? The prices are very reasonable and their wine list is extensive.


My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe!

Would you rather bake your own dessert? This cookie recipe is for you! Growing up, my mom would always make the best chocolate chip cookies. She got this recipe from her mom, and it’s a family favorite. Grab the Kitchen-Aid Mixer and try making this with your family. Let us know what you think!


Lynn's Favorite Chocolate Chip cookies


Ingredients:

2/3 cup Shortening 2/3 cup Butter or margarine 1 cup White Sugar 1 cup Brown Sugar 2 eggs 2 tsp. vanilla 3 cups flour 1 tsp. Baking soda 1 tsp. salt Optional: 1 cups chopped nuts 1 large pkg. chocolate chips

Steps: - Cream butter, shortening and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.

- Mix together dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, salt). Stir dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix well.

- Add chocolate chips (and nuts, optional) and mix well.

- Use a teaspoon to scoop round balls from the dough.

- Place the dough balls on a cookie sheet, about 1-2 inches apart.

- Bake 375 for 8-10 minutes.


Optional: Kick your cookie up a notch and add two Tablespoons of your favorite nut butter and/or a 1/2 cup of chopped nuts!


For a softer, chewier cookie, bake for less time. For a crispier cookie, bake for the full 10 minutes. The type of cookie sheet you use will also affect the cookie. Try a different cookie sheet each time and see which cookie sheet gives you the cookie you like best!


Whether you're in the mood for ice cream, cake, cookies or pie, there's sure to be something for everyone. The next time your sweet tooth is acting up, head to one of these Oklahoma City area dessert spots (or stay in and make your own). You won't be disappointed! Treating yourself to a delicious dessert is always a good idea, but it's especially important for celebrating a special day (or heck, just making it through your normal 8-5). The next time you're in the Oklahoma City area, be sure to check out one (or all!) of these amazing spots for some sugary goodness.


About the Blogger: I'm Lynn Smith! I have a Masters degree in Public Health and have transformed my educational background into offering safe & welcoming spaces for travelers coming to the Oklahoma City metro area. In 2021 with my husband Jeff, we create Pro Familia Homes, a short term rental and co-hosting company. We own & operate our own vacation rentals and co-host properties for other owners.


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