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Top 10 Best Places for Office Treats in Downtown Des Moines

Treats for Coworkers

Your office crew works hard in Downtown Des Moines (DSM), and we’ll make it easy for you to treat them! Browse this list of top places to buy treats for your coworkers in Downtown DSM.

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

Treat Your Team

Almost Famous Popcorn Company
Which of these flavors sounds best: bourbon spiked salted caramel, mom’s cinnamon roll, monster cookie or Wisconsin white cheddar? If your answer is all of the above, you should probably treat your teammates to this drool-worthy Downtown DSM popcorn! Also, we double-dog-dare you to try the fire-breathing dragon flavor.

ChuChu Donuts
Load up a dozen or two of fan favorite donuts like bear claws and long johns, or load up on specialty flavors like red velvet cake donuts and strawberry fruit twist — run, don’t walk, to this Downtown DSM donut shop!  

Cinnaholic Des Moines (D)
Imagine a cinnamon roll topped with caramel apple pie, or smores, or chocolate with strawberries. You truly have to see it to believe it!

Doré Bakery (D)
Planning ahead? Order a feast of cookies, macarons, cake or dessert from this bakery with its catering kitchen located in Downtown DSM.  

Dough Crazy DSM
Earn some brownie (or cookie dough!) points with your team. Feed a crowd with a dough flight, pint, sampler or the Party Platter which includes 12 dough shots and 18 dough balls.

Insomnia Cookies (D)
This Downtown DSM cookie joint is great for group ordering, offering cookies by the box, ice cream by the quart and cookie cakes. You really can’t go wrong here!

La Mie Elevate
Feed a group with La Mie catering in Downtown DSM! Choose from pastries such as chocolate croissants, cinnamon rolls, fruit Danish or sweet treats including French macarons and an assortment of tortes.

Molly’s Cupcakes in Des Moines (D)
Don’t let the name fool you! Molly’s is the place for more than just cupcakes. You’ll also find homemade ice cream, cookies, bars, pies, cheesecake and other treats here.  

Nosh Café & Eatery (D)
Handheld treats ideal for a group include stuffed cookies plus vegan and gluten free cookie options. For a smaller crew, order off the menu to enjoy smoothies, smoothie bowls, frozen yogurt and shakes.  

Scenic Route Bakery (D)
Gather ‘round the water cooler! Downtown DSM’s Scenic Route Bakery is a great place to buy your coworkers pastries including an assortment of cookies, croissants and cinnamon rolls/sticky buns.

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.

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