5 spots around Birmingham offering tasty fall treats, including Cookie Fix

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Fall-inspired treats? Gimme! From cookies and ice cream to candy apples and galettes, here’s where to find some tasty treats around Birmingham.

Cookie Fix

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I choose them all! Photo via Cookie Fix

So many cookies. So little time.

For an endless menu filled with a variety of mouth-watering fall-inspired treats, you have to visit Cookie Fix in Homewood.

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Ginger molasses cookies. Photo via Cookie Fix

Here are some options you’ll want to devour:

  • Salted caramel pretzel: semi-sweet chocolate chips, caramel bits, pretzels, sea salt
  • Pecan pie: oatmeal style sugar cookie with pecans, caramel bits and cinnamon sugar coating
  • Ginger molasses: ginger based cookie with hints of molasses and coated in sugar in the raw
Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip cookies. Photo via Cookie Fix 1 5 spots around Birmingham offering tasty fall treats, including Cookie Fix
Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate cookies. Photo via Cookie Fix

There are some great Halloween-inspired options, too, including:

  • Cookies and Scream: semi-sweet chocolate chips, Oreos, white chocolate chips
  • Mummy: triple chocolate chunk cookie topped with vanilla and chocolate buttercream
  • Monster Mash: semi-sweet chocolate chips, m&m’s, pretzels, marshmallows

Address: 2854 18th St. S., Homewood, AL 35209
Mon.-Fri. 10AM-5:30PM; Sat. 11AM-5:30PM

Great Harvest Bread Co.

Birmingham, Great Harvest Bread Co.
Pumpkin Ohs. Photo via Great Harvest Bread Co.

Great Harvest Bread Co. in Trussville is my all-time favorite bakery. They offer specialty baked goods, soups and sandwiches—all made from scratch daily using as many local ingredients as possible. Score!

If you’re a fan of fall flavors like pumpkin, definitely check out these goodies:

  • Pumpkin Ohs
  • Pumpkin chocolate chip muffins
  • Pumpkin white chocolate cookies
Birmingham, Great Harvest Bread Co.
Pumpkin chocolate chip muffins. Photo via Great Harvest Bread Co.

If you’re throwing some parties this fall, you may want to consider a bread spider or bread turkey. Just pop out the middle and fill with your choice of dip. A bit creepy, yes, but also oddly intriguing.

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Bread spider. Photo via Great Harvest Bread Co. Trussville

Other eery Halloween-inspired options:

  • Witches fingers (white bread sticks)
  • Slimy booger icing (espresso flavored)
  • Brains (strawberry marshmallow icing)

Address: 218 Main, Trussville, AL 35173
Mon,.-Fri. 7AM-6PM; Sat. 7AM-4PM

Big Spoon Creamery

Birmingham, Big Spoon Creamery
Oatmeal cream pie sammie. Photo via Big Spoon Creamery on Facebook

No matter the season, ice cream is always a delicious treat. I’m not sure how they do it, but Big Spoon Creamery always manages to create the most unique and incredible flavors.

If you haven’t checked out their fall menu yet, get ready for your mind to be blown. Here are just a few to sample:

  • Goat cheese caramel apple pie
  • Apple cider sorbet
  • Oatmeal cream pie
  • Salted caramel
  • Coffee almond toffee
Birmingham, Big Spoon Creamery
Pumpkin gingersnap cheesecake. Photo via @bigspooncreamery

My pick is the pumpkin gingersnap cheesecake—available in scoops, sammies and pints.

Tip: pair it with a brown sugar spice cone for ultimate autumn feels.

Address: 4000 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222; 927 Oxmoor Rd., Homewood, AL 35209
Sun.-Thurs. Noon-9PM; Fri.-Sat. Noon-10PM

The Birmingham Candy Company

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Photo via Birmingham Candy Company

Nothing says fall like sweet, crisp candy apples. There’s no better spot in town to get them than The Birmingham Candy Company.

Choose from a variety of toppings, such as:

  • Caramel
  • Peanuts
  • Chocolate
  • And more!

Address: Pizitz Food Hall. 1821 2nd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Mon.-Sat. 11AM-8PM; Sun. 11AM-3PM


Birmingham, Byndel
The Autumn box. Photo via Byndel

Nothing beats a box of goodies. Especially when it’s filled with fall treats. So check out the Autumn box from Byndel.

Inside you’ll find:

  • Apple Galette from Continental Bakery
  • Mulling spice by Wildfox Tea
  • Peach chutney by Holmsted Fines
  • Kumquats grown by Petals from the Past
  • Wooden Coasters by Magic City WoodworksMini Wooden Spoon by The Spoon Man

Contact: 205.565.5889; hello@byndel.com

Who offers your favorite fall treats in Birmingham?

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