Many Guests would argue that the best part of any Walt Disney World Resort vacation is indulging in delicious dining options found in hundreds of restaurant locations throughout the Disney Parks, Disney Springs, and Disney Resort hotels. With so many incredible culinary options to choose from, many Guests enjoy the opportunity to indulge in some over-the-top treats that they would never try at home, especially those that are sweet and packed with flavor.
While there are plenty of traditional candy options found in locations like the Main Street Confectionery, there are also some other unique sweet treats that shouldn’t be missed. From traditional cinnamon rolls to sweet beverage options and more, let’s check out some of the best sweet snack options to satisfy any craving at the Walt Disney World Resort!
Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar – Multiple Locations
The Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar is a classic ice cream treat that Guests consider to be a staple of any trip to the Walt Disney World Resort. Found in literally countless dining locations and snack carts, this iconic treat coats vanilla ice cream with a chocolate shell all shaped like Mickey, and Guests love to debate what the correct way of eating it is (by starting with the ears, of course!).
Pineapple DOLE Whip – Aloha Isle
Another iconic snack that is treasured by Guests is the Pineapple DOLE Whip, which can be found in several different locations throughout the Walt Disney World Resort, but originated at Aloha Isle in the Magic Kingdom. This creamy soft-serve pineapple ice cream is tangy and refreshing. Guests also have the option to enjoy a vanilla soft serve, swirl of vanilla and pineapple, or even a Pineapple DOLE Whip Float which is topped with fresh pineapple juice.
Warm Cinnamon Roll – Gaston’s Tavern
Gaston’s Tavern in the Fantasyland area of the Magic Kingdom welcomes Guests into the hangout of the favorite villain from Beauty and the Beast, where manly accents are found all around, including tons of antlers and leather. While checking the restaurant out, Guests should indulge in the Warm Cinnamon Roll, a sticky and sweet massive serving of classic cinnamon bun that has been smothered in delicious icing.
LeFou’s Brew – Gaston’s Tavern
Gaston’s Tavern also features an additional sweet snack in beverage form that Guests can enjoy while strolling through Fantasyland. LeFou’s Brew is named after Gaston’s trusty sidekick and is frozen apple juice with hints of marshmallow that is topped with a passion fruit-mango foam with the option of adding a souvenir stein for an additional fee.
Fresh Fruit Waffle Sandwich – Sleepy Hollow
No one can say no to a hot and fresh waffle, and Sleepy Hollow in the Magic Kingdom’s Liberty Square serves up a sweet and fruity option that cannot be missed. The Fresh Fruit Waffle Sandwich is served throughout each day in the Disney Park and tops a fresh waffle with chocolate hazelnut spread, strawberries, bananas, and blueberries for the perfect combination of (almost) healthy and sweet!
Cheshire Cat Tail – Cheshire Café
A wonderful sweet snack that is either loved or overlooked by Guests can be found at the Cheshire Café, a small and vibrant quick-service location in the Magic Kingdom’s Fantasyland, just across from the Mad Tea Party. The Cheshire Cat Tail is a long and thin flaky pastry that is stuffed with a chocolate filling and festively decorated with drizzles of pink and purple icing to look like the tail of the mischievous Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland.
School Bread – Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe
Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe is a very popular quick-service location in the Norway Pavilion of EPCOT’s World Showcase, where Guests can enjoy a quaint cottage filled with decadent baked goods. This location is also where Guests can find the beloved School Bread, a sweet snack that fills a cardamom bun with creamy vanilla custard and coconut topping for the perfect snack to enjoy while gazing out at World Showcase Lagoon.
Kakigori – Kabuki Café
Over in the Japan Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase, Guests can find another popular sweet snack that is almost too vibrant and beautiful to enjoy. Kakigori is a type of shaved ice served throughout each day at Kabuki Café. Guests can choose to flavor theirs with different syrups including strawberry, melon, cherry, tangerine, blue raspberry, or rainbow, and also choose to add a sweet milk topping for an added layer of flavor.
Lunch Box Tarts – Woody’s Lunch Box
Woody’s Lunch Box in the Toy Story Land area of Disney’s Hollywood Studios is a very popular quick-service restaurant where Guests can enjoy childhood lunchtime favorites sold straight from Andy’s lunch box. Each item for sale puts a spin on a lunch favorite, including the Lunch Box Tarts, which are elevated versions of classic Pop Tarts that fill pastry shells with flavorful options topped with vibrant frosting. Guests who stop by Woody’s Lunch Box can indulge in Lunch Box Tarts in various flavors, including Chocolate-Hazelnut, Raspberry, and Lemon-Blueberry.
Night Blossom – Pongu Pongu
One of the most vibrant and stunning locations at the Walt Disney World Resort is Pandora – The World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, so it comes as no surprise that the area is also home to a delicious sweet beverage that is just as visually beautiful. The Night Blossom is a frozen beverage found at the quick service Pongu Pongu that features colorful layers of Apple Limeade and Desert Pear Limeade topped with sweet boba balls and is the perfect treat to enjoy while exploring the Valley of Mo’ara.
Mickey Beignets – Scat Cat’s Club – Café
One of the most recognizable sweet snacks offered at the Walt Disney World Resort is fresh Mickey Beignets, which can be found at Scat Cat’s Club – Café at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter. Mickey Beignets are perfectly fluffy fried pockets of dough that are airy, light, and completely smothered in powdered sugar for the ultimate treat. Guests looking to really indulge can even pair their Mickey Beignets with a dipping sauce like salted caramel or chicory chocolate ganache for extra deliciousness!
Various Cookies – Gideon’s Bakehouse
Gideon’s Bakehouse is a relatively new addition to Disney Springs, but it has quickly become one of the most popular locations in the area thanks to its over-the-top creations. Famous for their cookies, each option at Gideon’s Bakehouse weighs in at nearly half a pound and Guests can indulge in decadent options like the Original Chocolate Chip, Triple Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter Crunch, Cookies & Cream, and Pistachio Toffee Chocolate Chip.
Various Doughnuts – Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew
The final sweet treat that Guests shouldn’t miss out on at the Walt Disney World Resort are actually a medley of fresh doughnut options found at Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew in the West Side of Disney Springs. This vibrant and lively bakery specializes in indulgent and over-the-top doughnut creations, including options like the Purple Glazed Ube, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Maple Double Bacon, Peanut Butter Explosion, and Mounds Coconut Dream.