Looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth this summer? St. George is home to dozens of local favorite restaurants and mom and pop shops with fabulous desserts. So no matter what treat you’re craving, St. George has exactly what you’re looking for. Check out our recommendations below for the best ice cream, cupcakes, soda shop and cookies in town!
Nielsen’s Frozen Custard
Location: 445 St. George Boulevard #102
A staple on the Boulevard since the 1980s, Nielsen’s offers frozen custard, a delicious alternative to ice cream–but with less calories and fat! (The secret to frozen custard’s smooth texture is that it’s made with eggs along with the normal cream and sugar.) Drop by for one of Nielsen’s famous “concrete” shakes, but be sure to bring cash. This St. George institution is so old-fashioned, they don’t even have a credit card machine!
Location: 25 Main Street
For the best cupcakes in town, head to Twenty Five Main, located at, yep, 25 Main St. Right in the heart of downtown St. George, this charming cafe bakes all of its goodies in-house and features a rotating selection of delectable cupcakes including strawberry crème, cookie dough, coconut and Better Than…
Location: 2339 S River Road
Other local competitors may have more of a cult following, but the newest soda shop in town has the widest selection in all of St. George. Located off River Road near Little Valley, FiiZ has both Coke and Pepsi products on its wide-ranging menu, so you never have to choose! Plus, check out the secret menu available only online to find your perfect custom drink and stick around for the macarons.
The Sugar Cookie
Location: 180 S River Road
Hidden in a storefront behind Applebee’s off River Road, The Sugar Cookie has hands-down the best cookies in town. With twelve flavors of sugar cookies and shortbreads, every cookie in the store is baked fresh and positively delicious. Can’t decide which to try first? Order a variety of mini frosted cookies in boxes of four, nine, a dozen or twenty!