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12 Places to Buy Fall Treats for the Office in Downtown Des Moines

Fall Office Treats

The changing season is the perfect time for a pick-me-up for your office crew! We’ve gathered a list of yummy places to buy epic autumn-flavored treats for your coworkers in Downtown Des Moines (DSM).

Note: Locations offering delivery are denoted with (D).

Almost Famous Popcorn Company

There are so many fun fall popcorn flavors to try here! Bourbon- spiked salted caramel, mom’s cinnamon roll, old-fashioned molasses, snickerdoodle … the possibilities are (nearly) endless!

ChuChu Donuts

Get your fill of fall breakfast foods with a donut (or a few dozen!) for your teammates. The apple fritter, bear claw and cinnamon glazed twist are giving us decadent autumn food vibes.

Cinnaholic Des Moines (D)

The seasonal featured “Pumpkin Spice Roll” includes spiced frosting topped with pumpkin bread bites, cinnadoodle cookie bits and cinnamon sugar. Also, try the “Maple Pecan Pie Roll”: maple frosting topped with homemade pie crumble, pecan pieces and caramel sauce.

Dough Crazy DSM

Doughn’t you want to share some cookie dough with your coworkers? The highlighted October flavors are sure to be a crowd pleaser! To satisfy a group, try the Party Platter (that’s 12 dough shots and 18 dough balls — YUM!).

Gateway Market & Café

This is a one-stop shop for treating your office to something sweet! With so many options, you can’t go wrong: fresh- baked cookies from South Union Bakery, whole pies, an assortment of pastries — even apple cider by the gallon from Iowa’s own Wilson’s Orchard & Farm! They also offer canned sparkling apple cider, as well.

Insomnia Cookies (D)

At this Downtown DSM cookie joint, join the fun of the season with a football-shaped cookie cake. You can choose your flavor from several classic options; might we suggest something fall-ish like snickerdoodle or white chocolate macadamia nut?

La Mie Elevate

La Mie catering is a great place to snag pastries for a crew in Downtown DSM! The flavors to savor this autumn include chocolate cinnamon scones, pecan rolls and cinnamon twists (to name just a few).

Main Street Café & Bakery

With advanced notice, order from the recently re-opened Main Street skywalk location! The bakery can make custom orders ranging from cookies and bars, breakfast pastries, cakes/cake balls/cake pops and cupcakes!

Molly’s Cupcakes in Des Moines (D)

Run, don’t walk, to Molly’s for some cupcakes including your fall fix: pumpkin spice, caramel apple, maple brown sugar and lots, lots more. While you’re there, snag yourself a seasonal beverage including pumpkin spice and chai lattes!

Nosh Café & Eatery (D)

The new seasonal pumpkin spice latte cookies from Oh High Bakery are drool-worthy: pumpkin base with chocolate chips and stuffed with espresso cream cheese.

Scenic Route Bakery (D)

This bakery in Downtown DSM is an ideal spot to buy your coworkers an assortment of autumn pastries: pecan sticky buns, cinnamon rolls, monkey bread, Dutch pinwheels, croissants, mini quiche and more!

Thistle’s Summit

This new-to-the-scene vegan and gluten-free bakery serves up killer baked goods Thursday through Saturday. A few of the recent featured flavors have included chai apple almond cake, pumpkin whoopie pies and cinnamon-y pumpkin bars.

For additional Downtown DSM bakeries, coffee shops and eateries, visit the restaurants and nightlife page and find a list of Downtown grocery and convenience stores for grab-and-go food options for your team gatherings or company potluck.

Make it one epic autumn in Downtown Des Moines (DSM) by exploring, experiencing and enjoying what Downtown DSM has to offer. Plan your visit to Downtown DSM with these tips for parking and navigation and discover additional restaurants and nightlife, too!

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