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Your Guide to Astros Treats

Pooja Salhotra
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River Oaks Donuts is making daily batches of these 'Stros donuts. 

The World Series kicks off today, and while some Houstonians may be heading to Minute Maid Park to watch Game 1 live, many will watch from the comfort of their own homes. If you’re looking for some Astros treats to spice up a watch party, or if you simply want an Astros-themed cocktail to liven up your day, we’ve got you covered with this guide.  

CRAVE Cupcakes 
Locations in Uptown Park and on Kirby 
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 8 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.
CRAVE is offering special “Home Team” cupcakes, vanilla cupcakes decorated with Astros-themed sprinkles and the star logo. 

D’Amico’s Italian Market Café
5510 Morningside, Ste. 140
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday, 12-9 p.m.
This Rice Village spot is offering up several special Astros-themed cocktails in honor of our winning team. 1st Base: Karbach’s Crawford Bach Beer. Second Base: Stros’ Shooter. Third Base: Triple Play. Home Base: Homerun!  


These “Home Team” cupcakes are available at CRAVE. (Photo: Elizabeth Harrison Cooper)

Dessert Gallery
3600 Kirby Dr.
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.- 10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-12 a.m., Sunday, noon-10 p.m. 
It’s sugary heaven at Dessert Gallery where you can find Astros Cupcakes and Petit Fours, Hand-decorated Astros Butter Cookies, Chocolate-Dipped Astros Pretzels, Chocolate-Covered Astro Oreos and Ginger Astros. 

H-E-B 
Locations all over Houston
Hours vary by location
What’s a baseball game without peanuts? Head to HEB for a ’Stros branded bag for you to crack all World Series long. These can go fast, so be sure to call your local H-E-B to check if they are still available. 

McHugh Tea
5305 Bissonnet, Suite D
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
For those who have less of a sweet tooth, McHugh Tea’s “Houston Strong ChariTEA” is worth a taste. McHugh Tea developed this concoction – comparable to a Turmeric Spice Chai – in 2017 after Hurricane Harvey hit. A portion of the sales go to The Astros Foundation that supports at-risk youth in the Greater Houston area. The tea has been artfully blended with orange peel, cardamom, turmeric, hibiscus, rose petal, clove, lavender and stevia leaf to produce a bold tea, which can be enjoyed hot or cold.

Michael’s Cookie Jar  
Locations in West University, Tanglewood, Downtown
Hours vary by location
Known for their hand-decorated cookies, Michael’s Cookie Jar has a made-to-order Astros cookie cake perfect for a World Series viewing party! The cake costs $33.95 and must be ordered one day in advance. 

Moeller’s Bakery
4201 Bellaire Blvd. 
Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Saturday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, closed
This Braeswood Bakery is known for their old-fashioned, traditional treats like cakes and petit fours. Now, they’re offering special chocolate petit fours decorated with the word “Astros” or with blue and orange designs, plus sugar cookies in the shape of a baseball jersey. 


New York Deli & Coffee Shop released a special orange and blue Astros bagel. 

New York Deli & Coffee Shop
9720 Hillcroft Ave., Houston, TX 77096 
Hours: Daily, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
New York Deli & Coffee Shop just released a special orange and blue Astros bagel! What’s not to love when you can carb up while eating orange and blue to support our home team? Even hometown hero Jose Cruz, retired MLB outfielder, was spotted eating the bagel. 

Papa Johns
Locations all over Houston
Hours vary by location
All season long, Papa John’s offers a special “Baseball Pizza.” It’s a large cheese pizza topped with pepperonis that form the baseball stiches. This is available online for $16.99. 

River Oaks Donuts
3601 Westheimer Rd. 
Hours: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. 
Who knew you could make a giant donut in the shape of Orbit, the beloved Astros mascot? River Oaks Donuts knows just how to do it. Call 24 hours in advance to place an order. This neighborhood donut shop is also making daily batches of traditional yeast donuts decorated with the Houston Astros logo, jerseys and more. But come early, as they run out quickly. 

Sweet Bribery

Sweet Bribery in the Heights offers this Championship Sundae. (Photo: Sweet Bribery)

Sweet Bribery
250 West 19th St.
Hours: Sunday-Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.-10 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-midnight
The buzzy ice cream shop located in the Heights is offering a mouth-watering Championship Sundae until the end of October. The sundae features an ice cream scoop of your choice, a housemade blue n’ gold cookie, caramel sauce, fresh whipped cream, and caramel kettle corn. All components of this dish are served in a custom helmet-shaped bowl with the Astros logo adorning the front. 

Sweet Paris Creperie 
Locations in Highland Village, Rice Village and CityCentre
Hours vary by location 
Through the World Series, Sweet Paris is serving up an “All-Star Crepe.” It’s the all-round favorite Nutella crepe decorated with baseball stiches and a dollop of whipped cream. Yum.   

Three Brothers Bakery  
Locations on Braeswood, Memorial and Washington
Hours vary by location 
Three Brothers bakery has your sweet tooth covered. They’re offering special ’Stros cookies, Rice Krispie Treats and cupcakes at all of their storefronts.  

Editor’s Note: Find out where to watch the World Series around town here.

  • Orbit donut

    This giant Orbit donut is available to order from River Oaks Donuts. 

  • Dessert Gallery

    These “GingerAstros” from Dessert Gallery offer a fun spin on the traditional Gingerbread Men cookies. (Photo: Dessert Gallery Bakery & Cafe)

  • Baseball pizza

    We love this Papa Johns pizza that looks like a baseball. (Photo: Jordan Magaziner Steinfeld) 

  • Peanuts and beer

    There’s no better accompaniment to a baseball game than peanuts and beer. These Astros-branded peanuts and the Karbach beer are available at HEB. (Photo: Jordan Magaziner Steinfeld)  

  • D’Amico’s Italian Market Café

    D’Amico’s Italian Market Café has a full menu of Astros drinks. 

  • Cookie cake

    This Astros cookie cake is available to order from Michael’s Cookie Jar. (Photo: Russell VanKrayenberg)

  • Orbit donut
  • Dessert Gallery
  • Baseball pizza
  • Peanuts and beer
  • D’Amico’s Italian Market Café
  • Cookie cake

More photos

Orbit donut

This giant Orbit donut is available to order from River Oaks Donuts. 

Dessert Gallery

These “GingerAstros” from Dessert Gallery offer a fun spin on the traditional Gingerbread Men cookies. (Photo: Dessert Gallery Bakery & Cafe)

Baseball pizza

We love this Papa Johns pizza that looks like a baseball. (Photo: Jordan Magaziner Steinfeld) 

Peanuts and beer

There’s no better accompaniment to a baseball game than peanuts and beer. These Astros-branded peanuts and the Karbach beer are available at HEB. (Photo: Jordan Magaziner Steinfeld)  

D’Amico’s Italian Market Café

D’Amico’s Italian Market Café has a full menu of Astros drinks. 

Cookie cake

This Astros cookie cake is available to order from Michael’s Cookie Jar. (Photo: Russell VanKrayenberg)

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