6 shops serving fall-flavored treats in Birmingham, including Hero Donuts and Big Spoon Creamery

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Fall means tasty treats in Birmingham. Photo by Patience Itson for Bham Now

The fall season is officially here. And while the weather may still be hot, it’s never too soon to dive in to some delicious fall-flavored treats. Here’s where to find some of the best warm and cold goodies around Birmingham.

Big Spoon Creamery—Pumpkin Cheesecake Sammy

Let’s be honest. Ice cream is good anytime. Especially when it’s piled thick between two cookies. Mmm, mmm, mmm! 

When you’re craving something sweet, Big Spoon Creamery has the ultimate fall-flavored treat this season—pumpkin cheesecake sammys.

With cold pumpkin-flavored ice cream enclosed between two delicious cookies (made in-house), this is a combo that rates super high on the tasty meter.

Other must-try October sammies:

  • Pumpkin Gingersnap
  • Goat Cheese Caramel Apple Pie
  • Espresso Hazelnut
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Pumpkin cheesecake sammy at Big Spoon Creamery. Photo via Big Spoon Creamery

Price: $5 each

Find them at Big Spoon Creamery in Birmingham. Open Sun.-Thurs. from 12pm-9pm and Fri.-Sat. from 12pm-10pm.

Chocolatà Artisanal Chocolatier—Matcha Chocolate and Matcha Frogs 

You can’t have a guide to treats without some chocolate! So here it is-bon bond from Chocolatà Artisanal Chocolatier.
This tasty place, located in the Magic City, has some new flavors on the menu and they are fall-inspired. What are they?
  • Pumpkin and spice ganache in Matcha chocolate
  • Pear and Mascarpone ganache in Matcha chocolate
Bonbons can be purchased in a boxed assortment so you can try a variety if different flavors.
Dainty, handmade and delicious. Bon appétit!
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Matcha chocolate and matcha frogs. Photo via Chocolatà Artisanal Chocolatier

Price: Varies depending on number and assortment.

Find fall-inspired chocolates at Chocolatà Artisanal Chocolatier in Birmingham. Open Wed.-Thurs. from 10:30am-5pm, Fri. from 10:30am-8pm and Sat. from 12pm-4pm.

Great Harvest Bread Co.—Apple Pecan Cinnamon Roll

The apple pecan cinnamon roll at Great Harvest Bread Co. is the perfect fall choice when in need of a fall treat. Rolled dough filled with just the right combination of apples, cinnamon and pecans covered in the perfect slathering of icing… who could say no?

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Every bite was better than the last of this apple pecan cinnamon roll from Great Harvest Bread Co. Photo by Patience Itson for Bham Now
Not only is this treat mouth-watering good, but it is also humongous—easily feeding 3.
Price: $2.75 for 1
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Apple pecan cinnamon roll from Great Harvest Bread Co. Photo by Patience Itson for Bham Now
When you stop by, be sure to sign up for the rewards program (it’s totally free!). For every six baked goods you purchase, you get one FREE!
This bakery also have lots of other great fall items, too, such as:
  • Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins
  • Apple Cinnamon Savannah Bars
  • Pumpkin Spice Muffins
  • Pumpkin Spice Coffee
  • And more!
Find apple pecan cinnamon rolls at Great Harvest Bread Co. in Trussville.

Hero Donuts—Sugar And Spice Donuts, Pumpkin Spice Frozen Custard and Fronuts

Nothing says fall like a donut—especially one made with sugar and spice (it’s just so nice!).

Hero Donuts is making this classic flavor from scratch this fall and they are oh-so satisfying! You can get it as a donut or in mini—the perfect pop-in-your-mouth size.

But that’s not the only fall treat this beloved shop is offering. Since it’s still way too hot in Bama right now, they are also offering a refreshing fall-inspired goodie—soft-serve pumpkin spice frozen custard. Get it in a cup or opt for something even cooler—a fronut. This unique item is a sugar and spice donut topped with pumpkin spice frozen custard.

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A fronut from Hero Donuts in Homewood. Photo via Hero Donuts

Price
Donuts: $3.50 – single; $17 – 1/2 dozen; $29 – 1 dozen
Minis/Sidekicks: $2
Frozen Custard: $4

Find all your fall goodies at Hero Donuts in Homewood. Open every day from 7am-5pm.

Ashley Mac’s—Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Bars

Does the fall season have you craving pumpkin pie? Ashley Mac’s can satisfy your craving while also upping the pumpkin pie game with one amazing treat—pumpkin spice cheesecake bars.

Not only are they delicious, but they are totally adorable, coming in bite-size squares with a dollop of whip cream on top.

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Pumpkin cheesecake bars at Ashley Mac’s in Homewood. Photo via Ashley Mac’s

Price: $6.99 for 4.

Find pumpkin pie cheesecake bars at Ashley Mac’s in Homewood, Cahaba Heights, Hoover and Inverness. Open Mon.-Sat. from 10:30am-8pm.

La Calle—Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

There’s another spot in town that has jumped on the pumpkin spice ice cream train, and it’s La Calle.

Creamy, smooth and the perfect blend of pumpkin and spice, I suggest you ask for two scoops!

Plus, as you can see, it’s the perfect shade of orange for fall.

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Pumpkin spice is cool and nice at La Calle. Photo by Patience Itson for Bham Now

Price: $2 per scoop

Get your pumpkin spice ice cream fix at La Calle in Trussville. Open Mon.-Sat. from 11am-10pm and Sun. from 1pm-8pm.

What’s your favorite fall treat in town? We want to know them all!