A place you to get one of the best cookies, macaroons, brownies and cupcakes in McAllen.
Located in the heart of McAllen, a cute place to get pastries made with love is one of favorite places to visit.
After the first bite in my banana nut muffin I was amazed. This was not your typical commercial muffin filled with artificial banana flavor syrup. They were real banana bites! After my first visit, six years ago, I keep coming back at least once a month, ok maybe is once a week, the point is after all these years, CC’S SWEETS AND TREATS is one of my favorite local places to get my pastries and cupcakes in mcallen.
These are the reasons why we always will come back to our cupcake heaven:
1. THE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
Not too sweet and not too to bland, their cookies have the perfect combination between chocolate chips and butter. Remember to try their “kitchen sink” cookies, they have potato chips, chocolate chips, nuts, and other yummy toppings which I cannot remember right now. Oh! the perfection…
2. THEIR UNIQUE MACAROONS AND THEIR YUMMY FLAVORS
My favorite are Nutella and Pistachio Macaroons. They are a must! Your CC’s sweet experience is incomplete if you are missing the taste of their macaroons.
3. THE OWNERS
Always happy and vibrant! They welcome you with a big smile. I really appreciate Roberta’s dedication to provide our community with freshly made goods, to remember our little children and make them feel special every time we visit.
Check this video to witness Roberta’s vibrant personality and meet our collaborator @UnicorPurpleCat
4. THEIR SPECIAL EVENTS
From their crazy shakes events to the unicorn day or mermaid day. They always have me on my toes wondering what their latest yummy creation is going to be.
5. THE CUPCAKES: ONE OF THE BEST CUPCAKES IN MCALLEN
The staple of CC SWEETS, their cupcakes are amazing! Fun, delicious and pretty. My favorite: Hostess with the Mostess and Nutella cupcake.
Sunday afternoon, the perfect day to indulge and eat whatever you want, because, calories don’t count on Sundays.
My favorite cheat food is Pizza, so as I was grabbing my phone to order the usual at the usual place, I stopped. Suddenly, it hit me: there must be other options! We, valley people, must have other options besides the cesar, the hut and the dominos. I posted in Que Comer Rgv facebook page asking you, RGV FOODIES, for recommendations of the best local restaurants to have pizza in the Rio Grande Valley.
Because I received several answers, I decided to launched the RGV PIZZA PLAYOFFS, an online poll to democratically decided on the best Pizza Place in the RGV. This was the final list:
Brick Fire Pizza. Mission, TEXAS
Pittis Ristorante Italian Village. Brownsville, Texas
Mama’s Pizzeria and Italian Kitchen. McAllen, Texas
Stefano’s Brooklyn Pizza. McAllen, Texas
Cordon’s Taste of Chicago. Edinburg, Texas
Formacio Pizzeria, Mercedes, Texas.
D’Pizza Joint. South Padre Island, Texas
Scalisi’s Chicago Pizza. Pharr, Texas
Russo’s New York Pizzeria. Harlingen, Texas
Vicenza Pizzaria & Fondue. McAllen, Tezas.
Congratulations to all the winners of RGV PIZZA PLAYOFFS!
Dumpling: delicious small pieces of dough wrapped around a delicious filling.
The Rio Grande valley offers a plethora of international cuisine experiences and the Asian Flavors we have are plenty!
Within the amazing Asian dishes, one of my favorite is the dumpling, that delicious small piece of dough wrapped around a yummy filling. I am working on this list to share with you of the places around McAllen area where you will find very tasty dumplings!
NOTE: This list will be updated often according to my discoveries of delicious dumplings to share with you.
HOP TUNG MCALLEN
Steamed pork dumplings. They are served with a delicious specialty sauce, enhancing their flavor, and make them taste oh so yummy!
You can download their complete take out menu HERE
Zen Asian Bistro
The place where great taste and wonderful presentation collide. Their customer service is awesome and their chicken dumplings are so delicious here.