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6 Best Bakeries in the White Mountains Near Show Low, AZ

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As the weather cools down into winter, we’ve found several top-notch bakeries near Torreon to satisfy your sweet tooth and warm your soul. You can enjoy the aroma of the areas’ most delicious baked goods as they come out of the ovens in delightful bakeries around Show Low and the White Mountains. Don’t miss the cookies, cupcakes and all kinds of confections that are currently cooking at: 

  1. Persnikkity’s Sweet Confections

There’s such a variety of yummy baked goods at Persnikkity’s Sweet Confections. Try the lemon bars and cheesecake snickerdoodles or any of the other cupcakes, gourmet cookies, brownies, bars and cake pops. You can also have them create unique custom cakes for any occasion. Gluten free goodies available as well.
Location: 4461 S. White Mountain Rd. Suite D5, about 6 miles from Torreon

  1. Bertie’s White Mountain Café & Donuts

A Show Low staple, you may be lucky enough to run into one of Show Low’s long-time residents or a local cowboy. Bertie’s friendly crew serves delicious donuts, breakfast (including a popular veggie omelet and French toast) and brunch starting at 7 a.m. For a special tourist treat, take a seat at the adjacent bar on Wyatt Earp or Doc Holliday’s saddle bar stool.
Location: 1191 E. Deuce of Clubs, Show Low, AZ, about 4.4 miles from Torreon

  1. The Italian Lady of Pinetop

Visit the Italian Lady of Pinetop on your birthday and get a free cannoli! The crispy cannoli shells are filled with a special recipe and dipped in sweet toppings. Additionally, you’ll find terrific sandwiches, soups, and other yummy desserts such as Lemon Italian Cream Cake and Crème Brûlée Cheesecake or call to learn the dessert of the day. Their homemade Italian family secret recipes are influenced by the East Coast where The Italian Lady is from.
Location: 1641 West White Mountain Boulevard, Lakeside, about 8 miles from Torreon

  1. Baked in Pinetop 

The Baked in Pinetop bakery is an old-fashioned bakery that specializes in a large variety of homemade breads, pastries, muffins, cookies and so much more. Art Miller, the owner, is an exceptional baker with many years of experience. In the morning, local people gather at the door awaiting the bakery doors to open. Try the pecan sticky bun and the chocolate-raspberry Danish pastry.
Location: 674 E. White Mountain Blvd. No. 4, about 11 miles from Torreon

  1. What’s Cooking Kitchen & Bakery Show Low

At What’s Cooking Kitchen & Bakery you’ll encounter good food, good service. Offering Mediterranean, Thai and American cuisine, there is so much to choose from. Baked goods are made from scratch daily, offering cinnamon rolls, sticky buns and peanut butter rolls, plus daily specials.
Location: 5171 Cub Lake Rd, Ste A-120, Show Low, about 7 miles from Torreon

  1. Arizona Mountain Coffee

This is a nice, quaint coffee/breakfast spot. Try the Princess Leia or the Oreo Storm Trooper to drink with a decadent, freshly baked cinnamon roll or bagel. Friendly staff. Look for their yellow sign off of White Mountain Blvd., east of Safeway. They offer a military and first responder discount.
Location: 1450 E White Mountain Blvd Pinetop-Lakeside, about 15 miles from Torreon

Start or end your day with a freshly baked indulgence at one of these local bakery spots, discovering even more reasons to love the White Mountains of Arizona.

Located just three hours from Phoenix in Show Low, Ariz., Torreon is a luxury golfing community nestled in the White Mountains. It offers convenience, world-class recreation, and amenities for the entire family. Offering everything from a sprawling outdoor pool, expansive fitness center to award-winning food at Torreon Grille as well as a family and game center, fishing pond and endless trails throughout the community, every member or guest is sure to enjoy time at Torreon. Learn more at

Contact Linda Cedarblade, designated broker for Torreon Realty at (928) 532-3030 or for more information on gorgeous, high-country lots or move-in-ready Golf Villas nestled in the White Mountains.