Traditional Dutch Pastries | Dutch Letters, Pecan Crispies and other pastries in Ames, IA
219 Duff Ave.
Ames, IA 50010
Boone (Free Wi-Fi)
605 Story St.
Boone, IA 50036


Here at the Dutch Oven Bakery we are famous for our Dutch Letters. These tasty treats are made of a light pastry shell and our filled with our own delicious almond paste. One taste will tell you why people who have tried them vow that their favorite Dutch Letter is 'S.' In addition to these traditional Dutch favorites, we also carry a wide variety of other pastries sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.

Dutch Letter - Iowa

  • Dutch Letter - 'S' shaped pastry filled with almond paste
  • Dutch Strip - Same as the Dutch Letter, only half the size
  • Pecan Crispies - An old fashioned favorite loaded with pecans, cinnamon and sugar
  • Puff Pillows - Holland creme filled puff pastry topped with rock sugar
  • Creme Horns - Filled with our own Holland creme
  • Pig's Ears - Don't let the name fool ya! These are made of cinnamon and sugar baked in a puff pastry dough and are lightly glazed
  • Pecan Rolls - Homemade caramel rolls loaded with pecans
  • Almond Horns - Almond pastry dipped in milk chocolate
  • Almond and Raspberry Tarts - A Dutch delicacy, made with our own filling
  • Apple and Cherry Pockets - A pastry pocket filled with an apple cinnamon filling or a cherry filling. 
  • Dutch Windmills - NEW! Beautiful windmill shaped pastries filled with either almond, lemon cream cheese or strawberry cream cheese.
These are just a few of the many tasty items we make fresh every day. Be sure to stop by one of our handy locations or give us a call to have an order shipped directly!


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