The season of love is here, and what better way to treat your Valentine, your “Galentine” or yourself than with cookies and cupcakes in Hancock County? Our area of Indiana is home to a number of bakeries and restaurants cooking up sweet treats all year long, and we’re rounding up a few of our favorite dessert shops for this holiday season!

Butter Chip Bakery

Butter Chip Cookies, also known as Butter Chip Bakery or Culinary Adventures with Pam is an online bakery that delivers locally to Greenfield and New Palestine. Pam’s unique cookies are sure to delight your sweetheart this year, especially the treats on her limited-time Valentine’s Menu, including sample boxes to allow you to try a little of everything. 

Butter Chip Cookies

The Cakehole

Located in New Palestine, the Cakehole creates one-of-a-kind cakes and cupcakes in more than 20 unique flavors! Their beautiful decorations are sure to be a hit at your next birthday party, baby shower or wedding reception. You can also visit their storefront Wednesday-Friday for a variety of cupcake flavors available each day. 


The Confection Connection Cafe and Bakery

The Confection Connection has a shop just off of I-70 in Greenfield and serves breakfast, lunch and coffee with a selection of pre-made baked items as well as items available for custom order. Opened last summer in 2021, the quality of cakes and other desserts coming from this self-taught baker at Confection Connection Cafe and Bakery is incredible!

Confection Connection

Shanda’s Sugar Shack

Based out of Greenfield, Shanda’s Sugar Shack home bakery creates works of art out of cakes and cupcakes! Contact Shanda to request themed desserts with amazing icing and fillings for events, parties, holidays and more. She also hosts cupcake flash sales with limited quantities for pickup or local delivery, so make sure to follow her on Facebook to stay in the loop.


Sunrise Bakery

This Fortville-based bakery is most well-known for its donuts, but did you know that Sunrise Bakery also offers other bakery items like decorated cookies, cakes, cannolis, macarons? They are also offering gluten-free cake pop options for their Valentine’s Day special so that everyone can enjoy a delicious sweet treat this holiday. 


Three Bears Bakery

If you’re looking for custom-made cookies, be sure to check out Three Bears Bakery in Greenfield. They craft hand-decorated custom cookies, and can also make cookie bouquets and sprinkle cookies. They can even print photos and logos on edible paper for the ultimate customized cookie. 

Three Bears

Tuttle’s Cafe & Sweet Shop

Tuttle Orchards in Greenfield may be known for their apples and cider slushies in the fall, but their Cafe & Sweet Shop is actually open and selling goodies all year round. If you visit the sweet shop Monday through Saturday, you can pick up their famous caramel apples, as well as cookies from Montessori Baked Goods, pumpkin muffins from Scholars Inn Bakery and cinnamon bread from Cornerstone Bread Company. 


Whisk Bakery and Catering

Looking for made from scratch desserts or personalized catering in Greenfield? Whisk Bakery can whip up a custom cake, decorated cookies and cupcakes and even savory catering for your next party or event. Contact them for a custom quote on their home-style cooking and desserts. 

Whisk Bakery

[All photos courtesy of bakery websites or Facebook pages]