Amy’s Cookies and Treats: Their specialty is the iced oatmeal cookie.
Love & Macs: This Florence bakery produces macaroons in flavors such as lime, watermelon, vanilla, and triple chocolate.
Pyles Sweets & More: Bite-sized cotton candy balls come in flavors such as birthday cake, blue raspberry, and even champagne.
Le Macaron French Pastrie: Located right there in Liberty Center, the site of the festival, Le Macaron specializes in authentic French macarons and patisseries.
Sugar Innovations: The treats here include apples dipped entirely in candy or chocolate and chocolate-covered pretzels, marshmallows, and Oreos.
Memorie Maker Café and Cupcakery: The signature dessert for this cupcake bakery is the Death by Chocolate Cupcake. There are surely worse ways to go.
Starlight Doughnut Lab: This “laboratory” set up its first physical location in Norwood this year. It cranks out “over-the-top” artesian doughnuts.
Molly’s Cupcakes: Also located in Liberty Township, Molly’s churns out hand-crafted mini-cupcakes in a variety of gourmet flavors.
The Cheesecakery: These cheesecake specialists with both a brick-and-mortar Cincinnati location and food truck boast over 100 cheesecake flavors.
Chico’s Cheesecakes: Chico’s will be offering their two famous desserts: the cheesecake brownie and the cheesecake bar.
Marcella’s Doughnuts: Located on the East Side, these artisans produce over 4,000 gourmet, handmade doughnuts daily.
Cotton Candi Cloud: Hand-whipped, organic sugars, candies, and dried fruits are spun into cotton candy.
Nothing Bundt Cakes: This well-known bakery chain produces bundt cakes (cakes in a doughnut shape) in a variety of flavors.
Donna’s Gourmet Cookies: Donna’s makes scratch-made cookies, brownies, and bars. For the festival, they’ll be sampling their famous mint chocolate chip cookies.
How to Go
What: Cincinnati Dessert Festival
When: Nov. 15, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Liberty Center, 7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township
Cost: $15. Buy advance tickets here.
More Info: www.midwestdessertfests.com