Our Favorite Sweet Treats at Walt Disney World Parks
If you have a sweet tooth, a Walt Disney World vacation willnotdisappoint you! With sweet shops, candy counters in resort shops, ice cream stands and snack carts stationed around parks full of goodies; you may have a difficult time choosing which treat to try on your Disney vacation. This article highlights some of our favorite sweet treats at Walt Disney World. Is your favorite Disney treat on the list below?
1. Dipped Apples
Walt Disney World takes dipped apples to the next level. Sure there are classic candy and caramel apples in shops, but there are also dipped apples that are pretty amazing works of art. Character themed chocolate and caramel dipped apples are guest favorites. While classic design staples like Mickey and Minnie apples can almost always be found in candy cases, some apple themes vary based on Disney film releases and season. Candy counters are glad to slice and package apples for guests so you can easily share it with the family and enjoy it in the park or later at your resort hotel room.
There are no shortage of gorgeous cupcakes at candy counters around the property. I love enjoying themed cupcakes during seasonal visits to the park and during Disney race weekends. Cupcakes are a good snack value, generally costing around $6.00 for a cupcake large enough for sharing. Breaking from the parks to enjoy a cupcake at Contempo Café in The Contemporary Resort or at BoardWalk Bakery at Disney’s Boardwalk are great places to enjoy cupcakes at Walt Disney World.
3. Dole Whip
Dole Whips have become increasingly popular in vintage Disney merchandise and park pop culture in the last few years. Drop by Magic Kingdom’s in Adventureland to try one. These delicious treats are served up as soft serve or as a pineapple juice float. Do not skip a Dole Whip on your next Disney vacation. Not in Magic Kingdom? You can get a Dole Whip in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort and Disney’s Art of Animation.
If you are headed to EPCOT, do not skip a visit to Karamell-Kuche in World Showcase’s Germany pavilion! This shop is chock full of caramel coated treats but our favorite is by far the caramel corn. For a great price, you can snag a small bag of warm and fresh caramel corn that is still large enough for sharing.
5. Chocolate Éclair
After you have munched on caramel corn, head over to EPCOT’s French pavilion to enjoy some authentic French snacks at Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie. You cannot go wrong with any snack at this Disney eatery. From chocolate mousse and napoleons to macarons and tarts, all the options are delicious. My all-time favorite pastry is a chocolate éclair!
6. Mickey Premium Bars
Perhaps the most instagramable Disney snack on the property, the Mickey Premium Bar is a Disney vacation must have. Available at carts around the park and ice cream freezers at Disney resorts, these yummy ice cream treats are delicious and adorable.
7. Amorette’s Patisserie
If you are visiting Disney Springs be sure to visit Amorette’s Patisserie. This shop has an authentic French feel and offers desserts found nowhere else on the property. You will be amazed at the gorgeous edible artwork that fills the shop. Full size and mini cakes decorated like Mickey are ready for guests to purchase and enjoy. These creations are almost too beautiful to eat… almost.
8. Animal Sugar Cookies
These adorable iced animal sugar cookies and a yummy Starbucks coffee are a perfect way to kick off a day at Animal Kingdom. These cookies can be found in the Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery and feature animals like flamingo, hippo, elephant, giraffe and panda.
Available at stands throughout all Disney parks, crunchy sugary churros are a crowd pleaser. This on the go snack is easy to eat between attractions, cost around $5.00 each and are large enough to share!
10. Hand Dipped Ice Cream
Hand dipped ice cream at Walt Disney World is a long-standing tradition in my family. Enjoying ice cream on Main Street U.S.A at The Magic Kingdom is a great way to kill time while waiting on a parade and wind down at the end of a busy park day. Ice cream counters are located at parks and resorts around the property for guests looking to get their dessert fix!