Along with the sunshine and warm weather, celebrating summer calls for delicious snacks! Luckily for us, the Fox Valley is home to many restaurants, eateries, and bakeries with impeccable offerings for us to graze on this summer. Work your way down the alphabet as you try out these local, sweet and savory nibbles – not only will your taste buds thank you, but our local small businesses will appreciate your support!
Almond Crunch Pretzel @ Pretzelmaker
4301 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Appleton
Fresh baked soft pretzel covered with sweet roasted almonds and served with caramel sauce.
Avocado Fries @ Ruby Owl Tap Room
421 N. Main Street, Oshkosh
Ripe avocado fries with panko breading, lightly fried and served with a side of sriracha aioli.
Broccoli Poppers @ Tanners Grill & Bar
730 S. Railroad Street, Kimberly
A flavorful mixture of broccoli and shredded cheese shaped and deep fried.
Blue Goo Burst Cones @ Sweet Tooth & Grill
County Hwy E, Freedom, WI
A colorful swirl packed with a burst of cotton candy flavor in fresh vanilla soft serve.
Caramel Apple Kringle @ Uncle Mike’s Bake Shoppe
1840 Dickinson Road, De Pere
A fresh baked kringle, sliced open and stuffed with apple pie filling and topped with a caramel drizzle.
Cheese Curds @ JD’s Drive In
1939 E. John Street, Appleton
Crunchy Wisconsin-style cheese curds fried to golden perfection.
Chocolate Toad @ Frogg’s Ice Cream
N370 Military Road, Sherwood, WI
Creamy chocolate ice cream with marshmallows, sweet chocolate syrup and topped with peanuts.
Crab Pepperjack Cheese Dip @ The StoneYard
N1739 Lily of the Valley Drive, Greenville
A creamy infusion of crab and pepperjack cheese served with garlic crostini.
Cronut @ Bagelicious
101 E. College Avenue, Appleton
A deep fried croissant with a homemade Bavarian cream center.
Dough Boat @ Doughlicious
322 W. College Avenue, Appleton
A large assortment platter of safe-to-eat cookie dough flavors such as monster cookie, chocolate chip, peanut butter pig out and beyond.
Dutch Apple Pie @ Mohnen’s Family Restaurant
W5669 County Road KK, Darboy
Sliced apples blended with spices and topped with sweet crumb topping.
Empenadas @ Author’s Kitchen & Bar
125 E. College Avenue, Appleton
Delicious, housemade Argentinian pastry with a chicken or veggie filling and red pepper coulis.
Energii Bites @ Freshii
N162 Eisenhower Drive, #100, Appleton
Peanut butter, honey, oats, coconut, and chocolate chips rolled into delicious bites.
Fat Elvis Doughnut @ Mom & Pop’s Bakery
710 W. Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly
Peanut Butter Cream filled doughnut with crushed banana wafer topping.
Fried Apple Cakes @ Julie’s Cafe
500 Grant Street, De Pere
Griddle-fried cakes with apples and a dash of cinnamon.
Funnel Cake Fries @Mahoney’s
30 Wisconsin Street, Oshkosh, WI
Fresh Wisconsin funnel cake batter deep friend and sprinkled with powdered sugar and a sweet strawberry sauce.
Graze Boxes @ The Graze
Available through pre-order in Appleton
An assorted selection of gourmet meats, cheeses, nuts, crackers, fruits and jams.
Godiva Chocolate Cheesecake @ Luigis of Appleton
1835 E. Edgewood Drive, #104, Appleton
A slice of rich cheesecake with chunks of milk chocolate and topped with chocolate mousse, ganache and chocolate whipped cream.
Gulab Jamun @ Sai Ram Indian Cuisine
253 W. Northland Avenue, Appleton
A pastry ball made from milk dough, fried until golden brown and served in a sugary syrup with cardamom.
Hummus & Pita @ Gyro Kabobs
337 Main Avenue, De Pere
A savory Middle Eastern chickpea dip, seasoned with dill, curry, lemon and garlic.
Hushpuppies @ The Cozzy Corner
111 N. Walnut Street, Appleton
Lightly seasoned, balls of cornmeal batter fried to golden goodness.
Italian Quesadilla @ Victoria’s Italian Cuisine
503 W. College Avenue, Appleton
Toasted tortilla with melted cheese and served with Italian-style marinara sauce.
Italian Soda @ Planet Perk
100 Suite C, City Center, Oshkosh, WI
Refreshing club soda mixed with your choice of syrup flavors and served with ice.
James Brownie @ Rhapsodies Gourmet Frozen Custard
1226 Oregon Street, Oshkosh
Fresh gourmet chocolate custard topped with hot fudge and chewy brownie bites.
Jalapeno Cheddar Gourmet Popcorn @ Caramel Crisp Corner
200 City Center D, Oshkosh
Wisconsin-made cheese popcorn with a dash of jalapeno heat.
Kab Yaub (Egg Roll) @ My Lee’s Eggroll House
305 N. Richmond Street, Appleton
Bean thread noodles, cabbage, egg, onion and choice of pork, chicken or vegetables wrapped and golden fried.
Knotted Cone Gelato @ The Knotted Cone Gelato Co.
Based in Appleton
Fresh batch, specialty-crafted gelato and sorbet available via food truck or door-to-door delivery!
Lemon Meringue Pie @ Third Street Diner
300 Depere Street, Menasha
Zingy lemon on top a crispy butter crust and accompanied by a mound of meringue.
Loaded Tots @ Greene’s Pour House
134 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Neenah
Crispy tater tots topped with queso, chopped bacon, sour cream and green onions.
Mac & Cheese Bites @ Cranky Pat’s
100 N. Main Street, Oshkosh
Creamy mac and cheese rolled and deep fried for a crispy, but cheesy, bite.
Monster Nachos @ Mr. Taco
700 Schelfhout Lane, Suite A, Kimberly
Tortilla chips topped with meat, beans, cheese dip, lettuce, sour cream, pico de gallo, cheese and jalapenos.
Naan & House Hummus @ SAP
708 N. Casaloma Drive, Appleton
Soft naan served with housemade roasted cauliflower hummus topped with candied pepitas.
Nutella & Banana Rolled Ice Cream @ Wonders Ice Cream
2730 N. Meade Street, Appleton
Fresh rolled vanilla and banana flavored ice cream, topped with bananas, whipped cream, Nutella syrup and a wafer stick.
Ocean Pacific Sno @ Tropical Sno
2125 S. Schaefer Street, Appleton
Blue raspberry, lemon and vanilla flavors swirled together and drizzled over fresh shaved ice.
Oh My Goodness! Elote @ Frio Mexican Treats
131 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Appleton
Traditional Mexican corn with Doritos, sour cream, hot salsa, cojita Mexican cheese, and mayo.
Peanut Butter Heaven @ Love&Caramel
214 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Neenah
Chocolate treat cluster with a combination of rice krispies, marshmallows, roasted peanuts, chunky peanut butter, and various types of chocolate.
Pickle Spears @ Tom’s Drive In
1915 Freedom Road, Little Chute, WI
Deep fried dill pickle spears served with a side of ranch or chipolte sauce.
Queso Fundido Dip @ Solea Mexican Grill
1350 Gillingham Road, Neenah
Melted chihuahua and mozzarella cheese lightly garnished with cilantro and served with tortillas.
Queso & Soft Pretzel Sticks @ Chester V’s
2505 Oregon Street, Oshkosh
Soft pretzel sticks lightly salted with a side of delicious queso dip.
Rainbow Shaved Ice @ Sno Biz
850 E. Maes Avenue, Kimberly
Banana, strawberry, and blue raspberry flavoring atop finely flaked ice.
Ranch Wedges @ Mary’s Family Restaurant
2312 N. Richmond Street, Appleton
Plump, deep fried potato wedges sprinkled with ranch seasoning.
Sconnie Fries @ Parker John’s BBQ
124 Main Street, Menasha
A pile of hand cut fries topped with cheese curds, bacon, green onions, tomatoes, fresh jalapenos, a scoop of house mac and cheese and sour cream.
Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie @ Snaps
3305 W. College Avenue, Appleton
A blend of frozen strawberries, sugar, fresh lemonade, and sliced lemon.
Stuffed Chicken Wings @ Mai’s Deli
104 S. Memorial Drive, Appleton
Noodles, carrots, cabbage and onion stuffed inside boneless, grilled chicken wings and served with sweet and sour or spicy sauce.
Truffles @ Sapphire Moon Chocolates
1741 N. Casaloma Drive, Appleton
A wide variety of decadent truffles in a multitude of flavors in a 1920’s-style shop!
Tuxedo Bombe @ Lombardi’s
333 W. College Avenue, Appleton
Decadent chocolate cake filled with chocolate mousses and covered with ganache.
Uno Deep Dish Sundae @ Uno’s
W3254 Van Roy Road, Appleton
A giant chocolate chip cookie in a deep dish pan topped with vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce and whipped cream.
Upside-Down Cake @ Simple Simon Bakery
218 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Appleton
Traditional, single layer pineapple upside down cake with cherries.
Vanilla & Cherry Dipped Waffle Cone @ Dick’s Drive-In
1718 Crooks Avenue, Kaukauna
Light vanilla soft serve in a freshly dipped, cherry flavored waffle cone.
Vanilla Cream Oysters @ Hughes Home Maid Chocolate Shop
1823 Doty Street, Oshkosh
A vanilla cream centered treat covered in milk chocolate and rolled in crushed peanuts.
White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie Dough @ The Dough Shoppe
844 Willard Drive #2, Green Bay, WI
Soft, safe-to-eat dough with white chocolate chips, sea salt and Macadamia nuts.
White Chocolate Raspberry Gelato @ Sara’s Artisan Gelato
933 Anderson Drive, Ste F, Green Bay
White chocolate gelato with a raspberry fruit sauce swirled in and topped with a white chocolate drizzle.
Xtreme Brownie Blizzard @ Diary Queen
510 W. Murdock Avenue, Oshkosh
Chewy brownie pieces, choco chunks and soft cocoa fudge blended into fresh vanilla soft serve.
Yuca Balls & Queso @ Osorio’s Latin Fusion
1910 N. Casaloma Drive, Appleton
Fried yuca balls with homemade chorizo, cheese and a creamy queso dip.
Zanzimint Ice Cream @ Brain Freeze Ice Cream Shoppe
1773 Cardinal Lane, Green Bay
A dark, fudgy chocolate ice cream treat with a swirl of green mint.
Zoreo Ice Cream @ Paradise Island
2821 N. Ballard Road, Appleton
Zanzibar chocolate ice cream with a marshmallow ripple, crushed oreos and sweet chocolate chunks.
Did you try a treat from each letter of the alphabet? Let us know your favorite below!