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Rocky Treats Patisserie’s Cream Puffs

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When I crave something sweet, my standby is ice cream–any flavor will do. But after tasting Rocky Treats Patisserie’s cream puffs, I’ve got a new vice.

Owners Nario and Sachiko Young have won me over with their airy, decadent treats. The duo bakes its from-scratch profiteroles several times daily and fills them with custard-y cream to order. Pick your puff (traditional or cookie-crumb topped), and choose from a rotating assortment of cream flavors: vanilla bean, chocolate, caramel, strawberry, rum raisin, and green tea. My favorites of the bunch are the rich vanilla, the buttery caramel, and the fruit-dappled strawberry.

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When I visited the seven-week-old bakery, Nario told me business has been slow. My guess is that people walk or drive right by the nondescript strip-mall shop–and that’s a shame, because these sweets are some of the best in the metro area. And lucky for me, they’re just as affordable ($1.99-$3.25) as a scoop of hand-churned ice cream.

9245 S. Broadway, Unit 300 (in the Town Center Safeway Shopping Center), Highlands Ranch, 303-683-3178

Amanda M. Faison, 5280 Contributor

Freelance writer Amanda M. Faison spent 20 years at 5280 Magazine, 12 of those as Food Editor.

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