5 reader-nominated local bakeries in Austin

We asked you to nominate your favorite businesses to celebrate National Small Business Week.

A close-up of individually-wrapped cookies with a 512 cookies logo.

512 Cookies is run by a mother-daughter duo.

Photo by @512cookies

National Small Business Week may be over, but it’s always a good time to shop small in our hearts.

We asked you, our dear readers, to recommend some of your favorite small businesses in an Instagram post. We couldn’t fit all ~150 recommendations in one go, so we’ll kick it off with your favorite bakeries.

512 Cookies | Delivery
With unique flavors like orange chocolate chip, coffee cream, and pistachio, this cookie catering service came highly recommended. One commenter said they serve “the best cookies in Austin.”

Cookie Wookie Kitchen | Delivery
These Asian-inspired cookies come in flavors like ube coconut and lavender yuzu.

Cranky Granny’s | Delivery
These are not your grandma’s cinnamon rolls — they’re loaded with imaginative flavors.

Mindy’s Bakeshop | Delivery
Get expertly decorated cookies and cakes, or take a baking class.

Violette Bakehouse | 101 Colorado St.
This French baker specializes in cake art, which is available by preorder.

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