North Dakota July 18, 2017
You’ve Never Tasted Anything Like These 8 Unique Desserts In North Dakota
Sometimes it’s acceptable to eat dessert first, or only dessert at all, and these 8 restaurants in North Dakota have the type of amazing sweet treats that would allow it. These places have unique desserts that you just won’t find anywhere else and they are well worth visiting for them alone. On top of that, the main courses are pretty good, too!
You won’t regret satisfying your sweet tooth with one of these delicious desserts:
1. Dakota Drug Company - Stanley
You probably wouldn't expect a drug store to be topping our list of unique desserts, but here it is! The famous Dakota Drug in Stanley, North Dakota has been serving a special treat for years, known as the Whirla-Whip. It's essentially a special type of ice cream with practically unlimited options on what you can mix in. You get to be the creator and choose what you want in it, which can range from the usual flavors and candy to mix in or go as far as bacon bits and dill pickles. Yep, you heard that right - you can mix those into your Whirla-Whip! Stop by and see what combinations you can make and you'll see why this place has been loved by locals for years.
Dakota Drug Company is located at 107 S Main St, Stanley, ND 58784.
2. Hot Cakes Cafe - Hankinson
This cute little cafe serves a whole menu of homemade items, but they're especially popular for their desserts. Some of their most popular and mouthwatering options are their pies and caramel or cinnamon rolls. How could you say no to a tray of those? You'll be ready to walk out with a dozen when you try one, trust me.
Hot Cakes Cafe is located at 401 6th S SW, Hankinson, ND 58041.
3. Tower Travel Center Cafe - Tower City
Who doesn't love fresh baked pie? Everyone who stops by the Tower Travel Center Cafe can enjoy one of their tasty, homemade pies that are baked fresh daily and have become favorites of the locals. If you're passing through and need to take a pit stop, definitely stop here and try one for yourself.
Tower Travel Center Cafe is located at 101 Maiden Ln, Tower City, ND 58071.
4. Nichole's Fine Pastry - Fargo
Nichole's Fine Pastry is by far one of the best pastry shops in North Dakota and they serve one specific dessert that you don't want to miss. Other than their full cafe menu including salads, sandwiches, and more, they have the most tasty, sweet desserts you'll ever try. One in particular is shown above - that decadent chocolate tower. Also known as a chocolate feuillantine cake, it'll melt in your mouth and it has the most amazing taste.
Nichole's Fine Pastry is located at 13 8th St S, Fargo, ND 58103.
5. Widman's - Grand Forks
Widman's is famous for their unique desserts that usually consist of things covered in chocolate, including some of the more unusual options like olives. But there is nothing they are more famous for than being the creators of chocolate covered potato chips, or as they are called here "chippers." These tasty little treats are the perfect combination of salty and sweet. They are known worldwide now, but they all started right here in North Dakota at this candy shop.
The original Widman's is located at 106 S 3rd St, Grand Forks, ND 58201.
6. Sweets N' Stories - Oakes
Pick up a book and try some of the best homemade fudge in both classic and unique flavors at Sweets N' Stories in Oakes, North Dakota. This little shop sells a little bit of everything and is known for their coffee and their fudge. They have plenty of options being made from scratch all the time, so why not stop by and try some?
Sweets N' Stories is located at 509 Main Ave, Oakes, ND 58474.
7. Beyond Ice Cream - Wyndmere
This little ice cream shop in Wyndmere, North Dakota has exactly what they say they do, beyond ice cream! They've got an entire menu full of yummy meals that makes them great, but ice cream is definitely where they excel. One thing in particular that's great here is their ice cream sundaes that are the perfect follow up to lunch or dinner at their place.
Beyond Ice Cream is located at 501 5th St, Wyndmere, ND 58081.
8. Cookies For You - Minot
This fun little shop makes some of the best cookies in the entire state. They have everything from custom decorated cookies for any event to simply delicious, fresh baked cookies you can buy individually right at the store and eat. Their cookies are always both delicious and pretty, it's hard to stop eating them!
Cookies For You is located at 117 Main St S, Minot, ND 58701.
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