Treat Yourself: Desserts That Are Totally Spectacular

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Dessert may be the best part of the meal, but why not try something different? We rounded up some of the weirdest and most spectacular treats that NYC has to offer. From deep-fried chocolate bars to frozen hot chocolate to an unforgettable ice cream cereal swirl, you’ll want to save room for these sweet inventions. Chocoholic? Candy crazy? This list has something for everyone. Flip through and start salivating.

ChipShop’s Deep Fried Chocolate

Who knew that the Brits had a thing for deep fried desserts? The enterprising Limeys at ChipShop brought the best ideas across the pond to Brooklyn. Treat the little ones (and yourself) to a fried Mars bars, Twix or Snickers. Or, for the truly decadent, give the deep fried Twinkie a try. The fresh fried pineapple and deep fried banana are also popular options. Be sure to check out the ChipShop’s website before dining at their Cobble Hill location. It features fun, PG-rated, Cockney slang that the kids will love using when it’s time to order or find the loo. ChipShop 129 Atlantic Avenue Cobble Hill 718-855-7775 Online: <a target="_blank" href="; target="_blank"></a> <i></i> <i>photo: Tyler L. via </i><a target="_blank" href=""><i>Yelp</i></a&gt; fuck
  • Spot Dessert Bar’s Dessert Tapas
  • Sprinkles Cupcakes ATM
  • Sugar and Plum Dessert
  • ChipShop’s Deep Fried Chocolate
  • Popbar’s Gelato on a Stick
  • Serendipity 3’s Frrrozen Hot Chocolate
  • KITH Treats Ice Cream Swirl
  • Sweet & Sara’s Vegan Smores
  • Corner of Vermont’s Maple Creemee

What’s your favorite special treat for kids in NYC? Tell us in the comments!

–Michelle McIvor Cohen