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Get Your Pastry Fix


Article by Hayley Hyer

Photography by Stock Images

The holiday season has come to an end, but that doesn't mean you have to stop eating sweets! Pastries should be an all-year-round thing, and these three bakeries in Kansas City are here to prove it.

No matter the pastry you crave the most (I could always go for a chocolate croissant or cheese Danish), I can guarantee you'll love what these local places are serving up. Enjoy!


Casual, elegant bakery and cafe with a patio serving European-style sandwiches, breakfast and sweets.

Pastries Include:

  • Croissant
  • Pain Au Chocolate
  • Pain Au Raisin
  • Almond Frangipane Croissant
  • Ham + Gruyere Croissant
  • Pear Danish
  • Seasonal Fruit Danish
  • Savory Danish

McLain's Bakery

Opened in 1945, this spacious bakery serves breakfast and light lunch, plus signature cookies and cakes.

Pastries Include:

  • Butter Roll
  • Cheese
  • Cherry
  • Apple
  • Blueberry
  • Raspberry
  • Pineapple
  • Almond Cheese Pocket
  • Pecan Twist
  • Cinnamon Roll
  • Sticky Bun

Heirloom Bakery + Hearth

Locally sourced breads, pastries, soups and sandwiches in an airy space with rustic accents and a patio.

Heirloom's pastry offerings change each day of the week. Check out their baking schedule to know which ones will be there when you go!

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