From mini donuts to monster cookies, Pike Place Market is a bona fide wonderland of sweet treats of all shapes, sizes and flavors. Go on a sweet adventure with our self-guided Sweet Treats Walking Guide to find bites to sample on the spot, treats to savor as you travel, and decadent discoveries to take home.
You know they’re fresh when you can watch them come off the machine! Start your tour in the Economy Arcade and choose a dozen or half-dozen plain, cinnamon, powdered sugar, sprinkles, or maple frosted miniature doughnuts.
Here’s the spot for local, raw, unfiltered honey—full of flavor and healthy attributes. Select from flavored honey straws, small jars (perfect for carry-on gifts) and larger sizes in varieties like sweet clover and North Cascades wildflower.
This small walk-up counter on the corner of the Corner Market Building introduced this local craze to Seattle. Yes, it’s yogurt... but think rich, thick and creamy, swirled with mouthwatering toppings like marionberry, lemon curd, ginger raspberry and passionfruit.
Take the family to First Avenue for sundaes, shakes, housemade sodas and classics like the nostalgic NY Egg Cream and the Lime Rickey—served up in one of the cutest shops around.
Travel to Western Avenue by stairs or elevator to where pastry meets fine art. Beautifully decorated éclairs are filled with hazelnut, huckleberry, caramel and other exquisite flavors.
This fragrant shop on the ramp in the south end of the Lower Levels features their own handcrafted small-batch artisan chocolate bars, cacao beans and nibs, cacao infusion kits and more. Look for indi chocolate in the new MarketFront building opening summer 2017.
On the north end of the Lower Levels, gift and novelty candy fills the shelves at Sweetie’s: sour belts from Spain, giant candy necklaces, many choices of gummy candies and chocolates. Even regular and giant-sized Pez dispensers (Dory, Batman, Snoopy, Hello Kitty and more)!
This family-owned business in the Main Arcade makes dried cherries and chocolate-covered cherries, berries and nuts. The Bridge Mix is an excellent combo of many of their specialties. Then head across the cobblestones of Pike Place to discover more sweet choices.
These miniature cheesecakes are perfect to serve at your special dinner, brunch or other occasion. Choose from 14 flavors like quadruple chocolate and coconut banana cream pie. Their thick, decadent Colombian hot chocolate will warm you on a chilly day!
10. CINNAMON WORKS
Continue north on Pike Place to find vegan snickerdoodles, sugar-free oatmeal raisin cookies, gluten-free pumpkin cookies and whole wheat sticky buns. These are just a few of Cinnamon Works' oversized baked goods that meet a variety of dietary needs.
11. LE PANIER
Paris in Seattle! Macarons, croissants, cookies, tarts and more fill the shelves at this “Very French Bakery.” Don’t miss their holiday specialties like Buche de Noel, a rolled genoise cake covered with chocolate mousse and ganache and decorated with chocolate and meringue.