13 Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Wonton Plum Shortcake

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This twist on traditional shortcake is so easy to make, you can put together batches in between handing out treats to trick-or-treaters at your door. View recipe here .


13 Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth


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Creme Brulee Ice Cream and Pineapple Shortcake


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Another twist on shortcake: This creme brulee ice cream and pineapple topping are so good, you can even use store-bought shortcake in a pinch. View recipe here .

13 Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth


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Cantaloupe Ice Cream

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Sure, it might be a little chilly out, but who can say no to ice cream? The best part about this recipe is its versatility--experiment by using your favorite fruits instead of the cantaloupe. View recipe here .


13 Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth


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Tarte Tatin

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Bring some Julia Child style to your Halloween by making this tarte designed especially for Julie & Julia . View recipe here .


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Beignets

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With the addition of praline sauce , these donut-like Southern classics are impossible to resist. View recipe here .

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Essential Chocolate Cake

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Make this chocolate cake exactly according to the recipe, or experiment by adding different flavors to the batter, from Earl Gray tea to chopped nuts. View recipe here .

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Fruit Crumble

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The perfect way to prepare for Halloween: Going to a pumpkin patch and apple picking...then making a crumble with your fresh-picked apples. View recipe here .


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The Perfect Chocolate Bar

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If you absolutely have to eat a chocolate bar, give this one a try. The flavor is big and bold, and the bar has sugar crystals that melt in your mouth. Learn more here .


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Chocolate and Bacon

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...But if you're looking for a really unique chocolate experience, try eating chocolate with bacon. It's delicious, satisfying, and odd, all at once. Learn more here .


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Chocolate with a Conscience

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...Or, to do good while eating chocolate, try chocolate from Claudio Corallo. Claudio has been producing chocolate and coffee in Sao Tome for a few decades, contributing something positive to one of the poorer places in Africa. Learn more here .


13 Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth


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Milkshakes, All Grown Up

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If sweets alone aren't enough to satisfy you, try this adult milkshake. Simply add your favorite alcoholic flavor to a traditional vanilla milkshake and enjoy. Learn more here .

13 Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth


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A Guide to Fall Apples

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If you want to satisfy your sweet tooth in a natural way, use this guide to choose the best apples. Learn more here .


13 Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth


Ease Halloween cravings with homemade treats.