Craving Dessert? The 5 Best Dessert Spots in McKinney
McKinney has a ton of amazing places in the area where you can grab the perfect dessert. Each one serves its own unique items so it’s easy to find whatever style of treat you’re craving. Let’s have a look at some of the best places to score fantastic desserts in McKinney.
1. Drip N Roll
1681 N Central Expy Ste 700, McKinney, TX
Drip N’ Roll serves up many different dessert items including boba tea, ice cream, and frozen yogurt. One of their best items is their ice cream which is hand-rolled with the flavor you choose yourself. Customers love to see the process of the ice cream being rolled to order and they also enjoy the tabletop games that are offered for customers to play while they eat.
Some of the most popular items on the menu are the Cookie Monster Ice Cream Roll (Blue ice cream mixed with cookie dough pieces and oreo, topped with whipped, oreo, cookie dough, and chips ahoy cookie) which is the perfect kids treat, Tutti Frutti Ice Cream Roll (Vanilla ice cream mixed with fruity pebbles, topped with whipped cream, fruity pebbles, and extreme airhead candy) that makes a perfect dessert for the 90’s kids, and their giant selection of fusion tea flavors.
Drip N Roll has been rated a 4 out of 5 by Yelp.com and they are open Monday to Thursday from 1 pm to 9:30 pm, Fridays from 1 pm to 10 pm, Saturdays from 12 pm to 10 pm, and Sundays from 12 pm to 9:30 pm. For a sweet and cold treat that’s sure to tickle your tastebuds, stop by Drip N’ Roll.
2. Mary’s Mountain Cookies
107 W Louisiana St., McKinney, TX
If you have a cookie monster in your life then swing by Mary’s Mountain Cookies for some of the best cookies in the city. Customers love the large size of the cookies (described by some customers as “As big as a child's head”) and the variety of flavor options they have. Get there early if you can to grab their most popular flavors before they sell out.
A few of the cookie flavors on the menu include their traditional style
Chocolate chip, snickerdoodle, and oatmeal raisin, along with gourmet cookies like smores, monster cookies, and brownies. They also carry many flavors of ice cream sandwich style cookies like their mint chocolate chip, mocha, and strawberry cheesecake. A popular item is their 6 pack which lets you choose 6 cookies from the flavors available so you get a great selection that’s perfect for sharing.
Mary’s Mountain Cookies has been rated a 5 out of 5 by Yelp.com users and it’s open Mondays from 11 am - 6 pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 11 am - 8 pm, Fridays from 11 am to 9 pm, Saturdays from 10 am to 9 pm, and Sundays from 12 pm to 4 pm. When you want to get yourself a dessert that reminds you of Grandma’s cooking, head over to Mary’s Mountain Cookies.
3. Emporium Pies
107 S Tennessee, McKinney, TX
For a little slice of heaven, grab a slice of pie over at Emporium Pies in McKinney. This dessert spot has the best pies in town and they rotate their flavor based on the season. Customers adore the variety of flavors along with the cute packaging and the business has adapted well to current times by providing customers with a no-contact pie door to pick up their product from.
The pie flavors are changing all the time and their current lineup includes Nannerz (bananas layered with house-made vanilla custard, whipped topping, and maple-caramel), their Drop Dead Gourdgeous (a pumpkin spice pie with a gingerbread crust), and their Nutty Honey (A peanut butter cream over a bed of crunchy honey bits topped with house-made whipped cream).
Emporium pie does online ordering for full pies and slices and they’ve been rated a 4 out of 5 by Yelp.com users. Their hours are 11 am to 10 pm on Sunday through Thursday and 11 am to 11 pm on Friday and Saturday. IF you’re looking for something unique, try Emporium Pie and for some great specials, try your best to swing by on March 14th for their Pi Day events.
4. Cocktail Creamery
214 E. Louisiana st., McKinney, TX
For a dessert that’s truly unique, have a look at the Cocktail Creamery for their alcohol-infused ice creams. Their slogan is “Because Ice Cream Is Better With Booze In It” and they serve up a bevy of fantastic flavors. The shop also carries non-alcoholic ice cream for the little ones, dairy-free ice cream, and the Puppernutter (naturally fructose-sweetened, dairy-free, and soy-based; flavored predominantly with peanut butter and banana, combined with mild beef bullion and topped with a milk bone)for your four-legged friends.
They have a huge variety of flavors but some of the most popular include the Killer Vaniller (made with vanilla ice cream, pure vanilla bean extract, 1835 Bourbon Whiskey, and Baileys Vanilla Cream Liqueur), the Done Gone Bananas (Banana ice cream with a touch of cinnamon, graham cracker crumbles, banana liqueur and Bacardi Silver) and the Cookie Dough Booze - N - Stuff (double chocolate liqueur infused vanilla-based ice cream loaded with cookie dough pieces) along with a ton of other amazing ice cream based combinations.
The Cocktail Creamery has been given a 4.5 out of 5 by Yelp.com users and it’s open Monday to Thursday from 3 pm - 10 pm, Fridays and Saturdays from 12 pm to 10 pm, and Sundays 12 pm to 7 pm. Swing by to grab yourself a boozy treat or something fun for the kids.
5. Cremcrittos Gelato & Pastry
3755 S Lake Forest Dr., McKinney, TX
Cremcrittos is one of the most popular spots in McKinney for its amazing pastries and delicious gelato. Customers rave about their unique items and delicious croissants. The pastries are made fresh daily and they always sell out fast so make sure to get into Cremcrittos early if you’re looking to grab something to save for dessert.
The restaurant also has a wide variety of gelato flavors that are great for the evening hours. Some of their most interesting flavors include the White Orange Honey (rich white base with orange zest), the Salted Caramel Brownie (rich white base, salted caramel cream, and milk chocolate brownie pieces), and the Olive Oil Custard (Yellow base with arbequina olive oil). In the daytime, they also serve up some hard-to-find pastries like the Cronut (a donut-shaped croissant) and the Croiffel (a waffle made from croissant dough and topped with whipped cream).
Cremcrittos has been rated a 4.5 out of 5 by Yelp.com users and it’s open Monday through Saturday from 7 am to 9 pm and Sundays from 7 am to 8 pm. When you’re looking for an Instagram-worthy pasty that will knock your socks off, try Cremcrittos.
McKinney has so many places to grab yourself or your family an amazing dessert. There are so many great options that are located all over the city that are perfect for bringing a date or the whole family. Whether you’re looking for amazing infused ice cream, mouth-watering cookies, or a slice of gourmet pie, you’re bound to find it in McKinney.
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