Sweetness & Baked Goods in the Catskills

Everybody knows about the amazing meats, produce and beverages that are available in the Catskills, but have you tried our delicious breads? How about our amazing pastries and other baked goods? With all of the fresh, local ingredients and talented cooks, bakers and artisans in our region, how could we not have some of the most amazing bakeries and cafes around? Check out this sampling of these local eateries below and make your Catskills breakfast, lunch or brunch into something spectacular.

photo courtesy of Schneider’s Bakery

Cooperstown Area

Schneider’s Bakery
157 Main St
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Since 1887, Schneider’s Bakery has been serving Cooperstown residents and visitors alike some of the tastiest baked goods around. Everything from moon pies and cupcakes to chocolate chip cookies and homemade donuts can be found at Schneider’s.

The Brick House Bakery
503 West Main St
Cobleskill, NY 12043
This locally owned bakery offers a wide selection of delicious sweets and sandwiches to enjoy at home or under an umbrella at one of their outdoor tables.

Click’s Cakes
220 South Main Street
Herkimer, NY 13350
Click’s cakes is a local bakery that specializes in cheesecakes. They also offer a variety of cookies and desserts along with pre-made breakfast sandwiches and coffee.

photo courtesy of Baker’s Grimm

Delaware County

Baker’s Grimm
Available at various locations
Classic breads, excellent bagels, onion rolls and pastries made from organic New York State flour and pristine Catskill water. You can find all of their goods at a variety of local farm stores and farmers’ markets. Visit their Facebook page for details.

Wilson’s Bread
143 Main St
Andes, NY 13731
After creating quite a stir with their amazing bread and baked goods served out of Russel’s General Store in Bovina, this beloved micro bakery has just opened up its own location in Andes. Pre-orders open on Wednesday for Saturday pickup. If you have not ordered ahead, you can still stop in for bread, pastries, and coffee on Saturday mornings beginning at 8am. They go quick, so best to get there early.

Suzi’s Bakeshop Cafe
3 Main St
Sidney, NY 13838
Suzy’s has delicious cakes, pies, cookies, cinnamon buns, and pastries waiting for you to enjoy, along with a full breakfast and lunch menu. Come on in for a nice hearty breakfast or a scrumptious lunch and top-it-off with a delicious homemade dessert!

photo courtesy of Jeffersonville Bake Shop

Sullivan County

Brandenburg Bakery
66 Main Street
Livingston Manor, NY 12758
Working from sun-up until evening, wife and husband team Sarah and Errol Flynn craft everything you would expect to find in a quality bakery serving up classical German specialties from scratch each day. Pre-order for weekend pick up or visit the cafe to enjoy confections, bagels, freshly baked bread, hot coffee and homemade soup.

Jeffersonville Bake Shop
4906 State Route 52
Jeffersonville, NY 12748
This adorable bakery & cafe offers breads, baguettes, pastries, muffins, cookies, coffee and espresso drinks, lunch items and so much more. Stop by the cafe or pre-order pies cakes and more from their website.

Floyd and Bobo’s Bakery & Snack Palace
98 N Main St
Liberty, NY 12754
Cool, kitschy decor greets you upon entering this popular bakery and cafe that serves up coffee, breakfast, lunch and brunch for take out or to enjoy in their indoor and outdoor seating areas. They even bake their own doggie treats!

photo courtesy of Bread Alone

Ulster County

Bread Alone
Locations in Kingston, Boiceville, Rhinebeck & Woodstock
A family-owned Catskills staple, the folks at Bread Alone have been baking organic breads in wood-fired brick ovens since 1983. Enjoy the fresh baked breads, pastries, bagels, coffee, sandwiches and more are available at any of their Catskills cafe locations.

See and Be Kitchen
512 New York 145
Cairo, New York 12413, US
Farm-to-Table cooking using local ingredients with a veg-forward focus. Owned and operated by a husband and wife team from Brooklyn, they also offer groceries, local vegetables, along with their own breads, pizza, pastries, and more.

Sow Good Bakery
Available at various locations
Sow Good Bakery’s hand-crafted treats are “health food”: gluten-free, refined sugar-free, many dairy-free, raw, and paleo. All of their products are sweetened with either raw honey, coconut sugar, maple syrup, or medjool dates, to create incredibly rich desserts even without all the butter and gluten. Find them at the Woodstock Farm Festival on Wednesdays and the Kingston Farmers’ Market on Saturdays.