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Ohio Donut Trail: Penny’s Pastries, Logan

Posted by cmh gourmand on April 21, 2016

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Buried deep inside of the Ohio Revised Code, I have a hunch that there is some type of mandate on requirements for small Ohio towns. If I was to guess, it may read something like this, any county seat as well towns numbering over 1500 citizens or greater should ensure the following are located near the city center: Statue honoring a civil war hero, a small park with benches, a traffic circle or small area of one way streets and a bakery. Penny’s Pastries ensures that Logan Ohio meets those standards.

Penny’s is a small, homey, full service bakery that offers a small number of donuts each day. While not the mainstay of the business, donuts are an important enough feature to warrant displaying them in the front window (so customers can see if any are left) and prominent placement of the production schedule at the front door. In addition to donuts they offer cakes, muffins, cookies, etc. Donuts typically sell out quickly so it is suggest you arrive as close to the 6 am opening time as possible to get the best selection. Although I have not tried one, the peanut butter creme filled donuts appears to be their biggest crowd pleaser.

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Penny’s Pastries Bakery
Address: 81 E Main St, Logan, OH 43138
Phone:(740) 385-5190

2 Responses to “Ohio Donut Trail: Penny’s Pastries, Logan”

  1. Scott A McCoy said

    Thanks for finding these small town bakeries and bringing them to our attention. Many of them are gems. Some are worth a significant side trip to visit. What I need to know is how good are penny’s pastries? Good enough to skip my annual trip to donut world in Lancaster for?

    • Do both – Logan is not far from Lancaster and close to a winery. If you head to Logan – you might as well make a growler run to Little Fish Brewing, Devil’s Kettle Brewing and Jackie O’s in Athens.

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