Time for Something Sweet: Creameries, Bakeries, and Candy Stores in Pigeon Forge TN

The Old Mill Candy Kitchen in Pigeon Forge.

If you’re anything like us, food is an important part of your vacation! In previous blog posts, we shared our picks for the top places to have breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. However, we had overlooked the crucial fourth meal of the day: dessert. To rectify this situation, Eagles Ridge Resort has put together a guide to the best creameries, bakeries, and candy stores in Pigeon Forge TN.

The Old Mill Creamery

The Old Mill Creamery is Pigeon Forge’s most beloved destination for ice cream. Located across the street from the iconic Old Mill, this old fashioned creamery is the perfect place for an ice cream cone, sundae, milkshake, malt, or float. In addition to traditional flavors like chocolate and vanilla, The Old Mill Creamery also offers unique ice cream varieties like Banana Pudding, Oat Mill Cream Pie, Salted Caramel, and Whiskey Ribbon.

The Old Mill Candy KitchenFudge for sale at a candy shop.

Right next door to The Old Mill Creamery, you will find another fantastic sweet shop: The Old Mill Candy Kitchen. Everything at the Candy Kitchen is made from scratch using the same tried and true techniques that have been employed for decades. Popular items available at The Old Mill Candy Kitchen include fudge, taffy, peanut brittle, divinity, chocolate-covered cherries, and Bear Paws. It’s easy to see why the Candy Kitchen is one of the very best candy stores in Pigeon Forge TN.

Cakes by Bakin’ Bishop

Situated on Wears Valley Road, Cakes by Bakin’ Bishop is a little off the beaten path, but it is definitely worth a visit! Owned and operated by Shannon Bishop (aka the Bakin’ Bishop) this wonderful bakery is considered a hidden gem in the Smokies. This shop has built a cult following for its cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, brownies, and whoopie cushions. Visitors to Bakin’ Bishop will have the chance to design their own cupcake by mixing and matching various cake and icing flavors.

Mad Dog’s Creamery & Donuts

If you can’t decide what type of dessert you’re craving, a trip to Mad Dog’s Creamery & Donuts is the ideal place to go! With ice cream cones, soft serve, sundaes, milkshakes, donuts, shaved ice, and funnel cake, Mad Dog’s is sure to have something that satisfies your sweet tooth. Mad Dog’s even has special donut-shaped dog treats, so your four-legged friend can join in the fun.

Colorful gourmet cupcakes.The Sweet Shoppe of the South

The Sweet Shoppe of the South never disappoints! The owners of this store came in first on the Food Network show “Cupcake Wars”, and they have been sharing their incredible baked goods with the world ever since. Guests can try a number of original cupcake flavors at The Sweet Shoppe, including Rocky Road, Thin Mint, Cookie Dough, and Strawberry Milkshake. Besides cupcakes, The Sweet Shoppe also offers amazing cheesecakes, brownies, scones, and cookie sandwiches.

When you stay at Eagles Ridge Resort, you will be near all of these creameries, bakeries, and candy stores in Pigeon Forge TN. Our cabin community is just a mile away from all of the fun on the Parkway. With everything from 1 bedroom cabins to 9 bedroom cabins, we are sure to have the perfect property for your vacation. To start planning your next getaway, browse our selection of cabins in Pigeon Forge!

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