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Moo Cow & Desserts

by David Fleet

May 18, 2011

Stephanie Jones, owner of Moo Cow & Desserts, 8233 S. State Road, Goodrich, hands some ice cream to Alexis Muszynski, 7, and Elisabeth Muszynski, 6. Photo by Patrick McAbee.
If you're on the fence about what to have for dessert—check out Moo Cow & Desserts for some new tastes.

"I wanted to do something I was passionate about," said Moo Cow & Desserts owner Stephanie Jones, a Goodrich High School and Michigan State University graduate. "Honestly, I could go without lunch or dinner, but just love desserts. We love Traverse City—I wanted to create a business with a different twist and the highest quality products from that region of the state."

Moo Cow & Desserts, 8233 S. State Road, Goodrich, opened May 7 and features 24 flavors of Michigan-made Ashby's Sterling Ice Cream. In addition, Moo Cow offers sorbet, sherbets, sugar-free ice cream and hand-dipped yogurt. Other desserts include homemade cookies, brownies, pies and cakes. The homemade waffle cones and bowls are a special recipe created by Jones.

"Check our Mocha Moo or Mariah Cherry and the famous Cow Pie Sundae made with fresh strawberries," she said. "We are strong supporters of Michigan-made products. I wanted to create a one-stop shop for desserts—an upbeat, happy place to come."

Jones even created a dessert for the family dog.

"We even have ice cream for dogs—they are part of the family, too," she said. "I'm a big dog fan and donate the proceeds to Adopt-A-Pet."

A grand opening is scheduled for June 18. Current spring hours, Sunday-Thursday, 12:30-9 :30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, noon-10 p.m.; and summer hours, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. everyday.

Details: 810-636-6269 (810-636-MCOW).