A Cookie Tour of South Walton
Photo by La Loba Bakery

Cookie Tour of South Walton

South Walton is known for its sugar-white sand and turquoise waters but it is also home to some of the best cookies you’ll find! From giant, chocolate chip cookies to sophisticated, espresso cream cookies there’s something for every taste bud in South Walton.

Here are a few of our suggestions for where to find the best cookies:

Classic Chocolate Chip:

The Donut Hole
6745 US-98
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Donuts aren’t the only tasty treat this stop has to offer. Indulge in giant chocolate chip cookies, cookies and cream doughnuts or a chocolate chip muffin to get your classic chocolate chip fix. Partner their fresh, hot coffee with your treat for a perfectly balanced pairing. With multiple locations in South Walton, it’s easy to make a stop in for a sweet treat no matter which end of South Walton you’re staying in.

Allergen and Vegan-Friendly:

La Loba Bakery
2217 W County Hwy 30A Suite E
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
http://www.lalobasbakery.com

For the health conscious taster, La Loba’s Bakery creates delicious, natural organic foods baked fresh daily. In addition to 85% of their ingredients being organic they specialize in offering dairy free, gluten free and vegan treats. Come in hungry because their portion sizes are huge, and perfect for sharing or keeping to yourself, don’t worry, we won’t judge!

Cookie Dough Ice Cream:

Blue Mountain Beach Creamery
2129 South County Hwy 83
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
www.bluemountainbeachcreamery.com

Nestled on the corner of 30A and County Hwy 83, Blue Mountain Beach Creamery is a South Walton staple. For more than 20 years they’ve been serving homemade ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sorbets out of what once was their home. Blue Mountain Beach Creamery recently won a Perfect in South Walton award for “Best Sweet Treats” and it’s no secret why their creamy confections are the perfect way to treat yourself after a sunny day in South Walton. Choose their chocolate chip cookie dough flavor or venture into one of their many, ever-changing flavor selections.

Extra Chocolatey Chips:

Chanticleer Eatery
55 Clayton Lane
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
www.chanticleereatery.com

It’s all about the food at Chanticleer. Whether you’re just stopping by to pick up some cookies to-go or staying and sitting a spell for a delicious entrée you’re sure to walk away with a smile on. Made fresh daily, Chanticleer’s specialty is their bread and famous cookies. Don’t choose between White Chocolate Chip Coconut and Double Chocolate Chip, get them both and have your glass of milk ready for dipping. The perfect combination of soft and chewy goodness, these cookies are sure to have you craving them for days to come.

Cookies on Cookies and more Cookies:

It’s Heavenly
63 Central Square
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
www.seasidefl.com/shop-dine-locations/heavenly

Right smack in the middle of Seaside’s Central Square sits It’s Heavenly, home to ice cream, gelato, strawberry shortcakes and so much more. If you’re looking for the ultimate cookie indulgence of cookie on cookie goodness look no further. Stop in and grab their “Cookie Monster” with chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream, bits of chocolate chip cookie and then topped with more cookie crumbles! If that’s a little too much cookie for you, keep it simple with chocolate chip gelato or go off-the-beaten-path with one of their chocolate-dipped key lime pie slices.

Sophisticated Cookie Connoisseur:

La Crema Tapas & Chocolate
38 Main St
Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
www.lacrematapas.com

For the more sophisticated cookie palate, or those just looking to indulge in rich chocolate goodness, stop into La Crema Tapas and Chocolate for the ultimate cookie and chocolate experience in South Walton. With a full page of their menu dedicated to chocolate, you are sure to have your chocolate craving sated. You can enjoy a classic crispy and chewy chocolate chip cookie with milk or take your taste buds for an adventure with their OMG Chocolate Espresso Cookie which features two warm, triple chocolate cookies with a whipped espresso center and warm chocolate sauce drizzled on top. Enjoy a bottle of wine from their extensive wine list, a glass of milk; or for even more richness a sipping chocolate to complete your experience.  

Cookies for the Group:

Sweet Henrietta’s
170 Serenoa Road #2
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
www.sweethenriettas.com

Sweet Henrietta’s has been serving up baked, sweet treats since 2007 to all of South Walton and the surrounding area. While they don’t have a retail storefront, they are a great option if you’re looking to get cookies for the whole office. Their cakes, cookies and specialty items are available through custom orders to best fit your dessert needs. They even ship right to your door.

New Kid on the Block:

Black Bear Bread Company
26 Logan Lane Unit G
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459​
www.blackbearbreadco.com

Black Bear Bread Company is your neighborhood bakery, coffee shop and all-day seasonal café. They’re the newest eatery to The Shoppes of Grayton and are known for their freshly-baked naturally leavened bread and their delectable pastries. Grab one of their giant cookies or a light and fluffy pastry to go with their Stumptown Coffee options and grab a seat on their patio for a relaxing, delicious experience.