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Experience: Best Places in KC for DESSERT!

Experience: Best Places in KC for DESSERT!

Written by: Allison Swan

Favorite thing about KC: The creative energy!  

Favorite sports team: The Royals! There's nothing better than a night out at the K, especially after a win with fireworks!

Favorite place to eat: Blanc Burgers + Bottles. My favorite is the Blanc burger with a side of truffle fries, which is served in a mini shopping cart!  

Favorite place to visit in KC: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art -- it's the absolute best way to spend an afternoon.

Favorite place to shop in KC: The Plaza!    

Best places in Kansas City to eat dessert...

Craving something sweet?  You might just want to skip dinner and go straight to dessert!  KC offers no shortage of sweet treats, so get ready to indulge with these local favorites:

3 Women and an Oven

3 Women and an Oven has MANY options that will satisfy your palette. One of their signature items everyone raves about are their cupcakes. This could almost be a daily stop with new creations being made for you to try. These chocolate cupcakes will not disappoint. Yum!! 


Create your perfect donut at Donutology in Westport. This laboratory lets you experiment with different types of donuts, icing, toppings, and drizzle as your creation is made right before your eyes. Popular toppings include cotton candy pop rocks, bacon, and Fruity Pebbles! It's sweet, delicious science. 

Donutology is located at 1009 Westport Road in KCMO.


Come for the golf, stay for the silver dollar s'mores! No meal is complete without this tasty trio of marshmallow-filled chocolate chip cookie sandwiches -- it will be your new favorite.  

Topgolf is located at 10611 Nall Avenue in Overland Park.

Dolce Bakery

This boutique bakery creates every batch from scratch daily, which means no mixes and no shortcuts. Try their famous Chocolate Guinness cake, which is a Guinness beer infused chocolate cake layered and finished with chocolate espresso icing and a dark chocolate ganache pour.

Dolce Bakery is located at 3930 West 69th Terrace in Prairie Village.  

The Upper Crust Pie Bakery

Calling all pie lovers! If you haven't yet discovered this amazing pie shop, prepare your tastebuds. This small neighborhood bakery serves nostalgia by the slice and has all the classics, like apple, cherry, blueberry, rhubarb, peach, coconut cream, and chocolate cream pie. 

The Upper Crust is located at 7943 Santa Fe in Overland Park.

Betty Rae's Ice Cream

It's hard to make a decision with 24 house-made ice cream flavors to choose from at Betty Rae's, especially with their buttery and cake-like waffle cones. Flavors vary from traditional, like vanilla bean and cookies and cream, to nontraditional, like jasmine green tea and pineapple Thai basil.  

Betty Rae's is located at 7140 Wornall Road in KCMO.


Allison Swan is a native Kansan that graduated with honors from Washburn University with her Bachelor's degree in English with a writing emphasis. Allison is a writer for Leawood and Johnson County Lifestyle. Contact her directly at

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