24 October 2022
St. Charles County, Missouri, is blessed with a wide variety of eateries. There are many places to buy donuts and other baked goods, but sometimes you want something special. Today’s blog will focus on independently owned and operated bakeries that produce unique baked goods – both sweet and savory. Many of these bakeries provide catering services and special orders for weddings, corporate meetings, and family get-togethers.
1. Grandma’s Cookies
Their motto is “A Balanced Diet is a Cookie in Each Hand.” Grandma’s Cookies is located at 401 South Main Street in Historic St. Charles. Seasonal hours vary, so call (636) 947-0088 to confirm hours. This family-owned business has been around since 1976. Try a chocolate chip, snickerdoodle, peanut butter, or oatmeal raisin cookie to discover why Grandma’s Cookies continues to be a St. Charles favorite year after year. Many purchase these cookies by the dozen because one or two is not enough. Gluten-free options are available,
Sucrose produces a wide variety of pastries from scratch each day. Located at 700 South Fifth Street in St. Charles, Agi and Aaron Groff, chef-owners, are in the kitchen and behind the counter daily. They emphasize superior artisan baked goods made with local, seasonal, and natural ingredients. You can enjoy a European-style pastry in a modern atmosphere along with locally roasted coffees. Open Tuesday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 636-410-8505 to confirm hours or for more information.
3. SugarBot Sweet Shop
SugarBot Sweet Shop provides catering, custom cakes, corporate gifts, and more. Located at 433 Jackson Street, St. Charles, they are open for walk-ins on Fridays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 314-961-9104 or check their Facebook page for updated hours.
4. Bike Stop Bakery
The Bike Stop Bakery has recently moved to 1312 North 2nd Street in Historic Frenchtown, St. Charles, Missouri. The Bike Stop Bakery bakes homemade bread and baked goods for the Bike Stop Cafe located in St. Charles. They provide custom cakes and cupcakes for events. They also offer a selection of seasonal cakes and pies. Check out their website for information on custom cakes, catering, and seasonal treats. Open Wednesday-Sunday. Call 636-410-8390 for current hours.
5. Sweet Things Bakery
Sweet Things Bakery is located at 3224 Rue Royale in New Town, St. Charles, Missouri. They focus on creating sweet and savory goods in small batches. Open Wednesday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., they offer a rotating menu of breakfast and lunch items, including chicken pot pie, pasta dishes, gooey butter cakes, scones, cookies, breakfast casseroles, and more. Check out their Facebook page for specials and updates or call 314-799-2157.
6. Peace Love Coffee Bakery, Cafe & Vegan Market
Located in Historic St. Charles at 524 South Main Street, this unique spot offers a vegan coffeehouse, cafe, and market. Open Wednesday through Sunday – call 636-757-3349 or check their website for up-to-date hours. They offer baked goods, sammys, salads, soups, and other items in their cafe. Check them out to learn for yourself how vegan can be delicious!
7. Crooked Tree Coffee House
Located at 559 First Capitol Drive in St. Charles, The Crooked Tree Coffee House is open 7 days a week, serving coffee, crepes, sandwiches, wraps, salads, and more. Muffins, cinnamon rolls, scones, chocolate chip cookies, and gluten-free cookies are available daily. They have a full breakfast and lunch menu which keeps customers coming back year after year.
These are just a few of the great local bakeries in St. Charles County. If you know of other local establishments we should highlight, please let us know!