Marble Slab Creamery and Great American Cookies opened in Missouri City's Fort Bend Town Center III.

On the menu

The shop offers 25 ice cream flavors and about 30 different mix-ins for customers to customize their treat, franchise owner Alishan Ali said in an email. The shop also offers 14 cookie varieties and customizable cookie cakes and ice cream cakes.

What you need to know

This is Ali’s second franchised location for the brand, with his first opening in Brazos Town Center in 2016, he said. Ali will host a grand opening celebration for the Missouri City location at 11 a.m. June 22.

“With our success in Rosenberg, we felt like we could expand out, so we began our hunt for another location. Our search consisted of a growing and family-oriented community,” he said in an email. “During our research and speaking to members of the community, Missouri City really fit the bill.”

What else

Fort Bend Town Center III is a mixed-use development from NewQuest Properties. Various businesses opened this year in Phase III, including McAlister's Deli and Dollar Tree; Gyro Republic is set to open soon.