Treats Roundup: Ice Cream, Cookies, Cakes & More for Delivery, Carry-Out & Pickup

Susan Post Susan Post Treats Roundup: Ice Cream, Cookies, Cakes & More for Delivery, Carry-Out & PickupWhat is satisfying your sweet tooth during the coronavirus pandemic?
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Ice cream?! Cookies?! Cake?! Whatever your coronavirus-coping go-to, this list has the dish on local treats. Donuts got their own list because, technically – breakfast food, but the ways to get your sugar fix in Central Ohio are abundant.

Read on for some of the ways to satisfy your sweet tooth, with options for delivery, carry-out and curbside pickup. More to add? Drop them in the comments below!

Ice Cream

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

While Jeni’s technically already offered delivery (a FedEx, $13-$19 shipping, 48-hour wait situation), the ice cream maker is offering local delivery for faster, cheaper ice cream consumption. Local delivery is available for residences within five miles of a Jeni’s scoop shop. Place an order on Jeni’s website, a third-party delivery service will grab the goods and have them on your doorstep in under an hour. Order four or more pints and delivery is free.

Just can’t wait that long? Pickup from scoop shops is also available.

Details at jenis.com/localdelivery.

Graeter’s Ice Cream

More ice cream! Graeter’s Ice cream is offering local pickup and delivery. Choose from pints, large containers and a smattering of other treats including milkshakes and Chip Wheelies.

You can also go straight to the source for a dip and scooped ice cream can be ordered online for curbside pickup.

Details at graeters.com.

Johnson’s Real Ice Cream

Do you live within two miles of Johnson’s Real Ice Cream’s shops in Bexley, Dublin or New Albany? Johnson’s will deliver four pints, four nutty buddies, four ice cream sandwiches or a two-each combo to your doorstep.

Or, get it ASAP (during business hours) with in-store carry-out and call-ahead pick-up at all three locations.

Details at johnsonsrealicecream.com.

Whit’s Frozen Custard

Whit’s Frozen Custard is offering a variety of pick-up and online order options across its Central Ohio locations. Head here to select your location and get the details!

For more information, visit whitscustard.com.

Dulce Vida Ice Cream Factory

You will have trouble picking just *one* flavor at Dulce Vida Ice Cream Factory. Not to mention the myriad of other treats available!

Keep up with daily hours for the ice cream shop’s three locations and daily specials on their Facebook page – facebook.com/DulceVidacolumbus.

Gluten-Free Bakeries

Cherbourg Bakery

Great news for the gluten-free! Bexley’s Cherbourg Bakery is still whipping up treats for your at-home consumption. Fill your cart on Etsy for contactless order, payment, and next-day pickup. Or, have the goods shipped straight to your doorstep for free on orders over $25. Now, will it be a s’mores bar? A double lemon bar? A carrot twinkie?! And more!

For more information, visit cherbourgbakery.com.

Bake Me Happy

More gluten-free goodness! Say hello to same-day pre-order. Order online through Bake Me Happy’s website and you could be noshing on nostalgic treats within 15-30 minutes. Scones! Oatmeal creme clouds! Blondies, brownies, bundts!

Order at bakemehappyglutenfree.square.site.

Food for Good Thought

Yet another gluten-free fix! Food for Good Thought is offering contactless carry-out and delivery on orders over $20. Lemon bars, brownies, cookies, muffins, bread (white or banana), whole pies and cheesecake – take your pick! Call (614) 447 – 0424 or email [email protected] to place an order.

For more information, visit foodforgoodthought.com.

Bakeries & Confectioners

Sassafras Bakery

Sassafras Bakery’s pickup window is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

To get your hands on these confections, which include cookie kits and other take-and-bake items, you can download their app (sassafras2go) or order online at sassafrasbakery.com. Orders are pre-paid and must be paid a minimum of 24 hours in advance.

Find the menu at sassafrasbakery.com.

Auddino’s Italian Bakery

As of Monday, April 20 it was full-go at Auddino’s Italian Bakery. Cannoli! Biscotti! Donuts! And more! The bakery is only allowing two customers in the shop at a time.

Find hours and updates on Instagram at @auddinositalianbakery.

Short North Piece of Cake

Need a full cake? No problem. Short North Piece of Cake is whipping up full-sized beauties, or opt for more moderation with individual slices of cake, cupcakes and more confections like cookies and brownies. Order online through the bakery’s website for pickup Tuesday through Saturday.

See the menu at shortnorthpieceofcake.com.

Dough Mama

Get your Dough Mama fix on the weekends. There’s a pick-up order minimum of four items – but let’s be honest, that’s a good thing. Fulfill your order duties with scones, cookies, slices of signature pie, and even some savory treats.

Find the details at the menu at dough-mama.com.

Tremont Goodie Shop

Tremont Goodie Shop in Upper Arlington continues to serve up its legendary confections. Brownies, cupcakes, cookies, cream horns, cinnamon sticks and donuts – the bakery has it all (plus some savory treats if that’s more your style). Cookie kits and donut kits are also on the menu (donuts need at least a 24-hour pre-order). The bakery is currently open from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Saturday.

For more information, visit theoriginalgoodieshop.com.

Insomnia Cookies

Insomnia is in the name for a reason. The cookie joint is here to quell late-night sugar cravings, open and delivering until midnight Sunday – Wednesday and 1 a.m. Thursday – Saturday. Opt for pickup from the campus-area storefront, or delivery to OSU and the surrounding area.

Select your cookies at insomniacookies.com.

Mrs. Turbo’s Cookies

Mrs. Turbo’s Cookies is making weekends sweeter with limited hours Thursday, Friday and Saturday at both the Powell and Gahanna locations. Call ahead, order on line or walk-in grab n’ go with limited choices. There’s an abundance of cookies, whoopie pies, or if you want to skip that whole baking part, take n’ bake cookie dough.

For more information, visit mrsturboscookies.com.

Belle’s Bread

Belle’s Bread is back to normal hours – Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. The French-inspired Japanese bakery has a variety of cakes, breads and confections, from strawberry cake and tiramisu, to matcha cream puffs, madeleines and croissants.

Learn more at bellesbread.com.

Kittie’s Cakes (Bexley)

Cinnamon rolls, egg sammies, scones, biscuits & jam and more can now be found at Kittie’s Bexley location. Score your carry-out treats from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. daily.

For more information, visit kittiescakes.com.


There’s no shortage of options for getting your taste buds on your Mozart’s favorites. Stop in the Clintonville bakery and restaurant Tuesday to Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. to browse a selection of confections and carry-out items. Select items are also available for order online with contact-free pickup.

Ge the details at mozartscafe.com.

Anthony-Thomas Candy Company

If you find yourself in need of all of the chocolate, Anthony-Thomas Candy Company’s 13 Central Ohio locations are open! Buckeyes, truffles and more chocolate-covered confections await.

Find locations at anthony-thomas.com.

J’s Sweet Treats and Wedding Cakes 

The pandemic hasn’t stopped J’s Sweet Treats from serving up the sugar. The bakery’s confections are available for carry-out, curbside pickup and delivery through DoorDash and Grubhub. Choose from an abundance of cupcakes (or go for the whole cake), cookies, dipped strawberries and more!

For more information, visit jssweettreats.net.

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