We’re all kids at heart.
Indulge that sweet tooth that all of us have with some sweet treats that don’t have to cost a bomb. Even if this particular piece of Denton doesn’t make it all the way to your home (hello, we all need road trip snacks!) enjoy while out and about on your journeys.
Beth Marie’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream (open daily)
Need a cool treat to beat the Texas heat? Step back in time at Beth Marie’s, where the waffle cones are freshly made, the ice cream is churned with a machine that dates back to 1927 and everyone can enjoy a delicious delicacy for a low price.
Beth Marie’s: 117 W Oak St (940.384.1818), 2900 Wind River Ln (940.591.1010), bethmaries.com
Frios Gourmet Pops (open daily)
Frios Gourmet Pops has all the frozen desserts you could dream of! Located in the heart of Denton, Texas, the Frios pop stand has a walk up window and drive thru for quick and easy access to our variety of pop flavors.
Frio’s Gourmet Pops: 1640 West University Dr, 940.268.2835, friospops.com
Gnome Cones (open daily)
This cool spot has now opened its brick-and-mortar store right in the heart of downtown! Bring the kiddos for a sno cone or a popsicle (and don’t forget the delicious scones) or enjoy a “Gnaughty Gnomie” alcoholic treat with friends!
Gnome Cones: 205 N. Elm St, 940.320.9439, gnomecones.co
Atomic Candy (open daily)
Classic treats abound at this callback to five-and-dime stores of yesteryear. Find your favorite Jelly Belly flavor, grab some chocolate on your way out and get lost in between the Laffy Taffy and the Ring Pops. Every taste can be discovered at this haven of sweets and unique gifts.
Atomic Candy: 105 W Hickory St, 940.383.3780, atomic-candy.com
Back Dough (open Friday and Saturday nights, 11 p.m. – 1 a.m.)
One of the best-kept Denton secrets. Out late on Friday or Saturday and need a treat? Bring your cash for these $4 gourmet doughnuts. With two savory and two sweet options to choose from, everyone’s a winner with these delectable delights.
Back Dough (out the back door of Queenie’s Steakhouse): 115 E Hickory St, 940.442.6834