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Luxury Treats that Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Whether you have a fancy event coming up, you always have a bit of a sweet tooth or you’re simply in the mood for something delicious, you might be in the mood for a bit more than cupcakes and ice cream sandwiches. Dessert has the capability of being refined, sophisticated and fun, all while satisfying your sweet tooth and totally hitting the spot.

You may be a chocolate lover, a fruit lover or a fan of all things sweet. No matter what your favorite dessert happens to be, there’s something for everyone’s tastes. If you’re in the mood for a treat, here are just a few luxury desserts that might just hit your sweet spot.

1.  French Macarons

If you’re thinking about fancy, this is probably the best place to start. French macarons come in a variety of flavors, and they’re deliciously sweet. They’re also a bit of a sophisticated novelty that can do the work of making you feel absolutely European. Whether you make them yourself or go to your favorite bakery, they’re about as fancy as it gets.

 

2.  Dessert Pizza

Dessert pizza is the perfect party dessert, fit for a group. Start with any base — cookie dough, cinnamon rolls, puff pastry — and build from there. You can add any ingredients or “toppings” that you see fit. This one breaks convention, all while allowing you the freedom to include all of your favorite treats on it. What a delicious idea!

 

3.  Homemade Truffles

If you’re looking to get creative and gourmet, look no further than chocolate truffles. There are so many fun no-bake recipes out there, perfect for your chocolate craving. Include sprinkles, peanut butter or any other flavoring to make your candies delectably unique. Plenty of truffles only take a few ingredients to make, which is great for a last-minute treat.

 

4.  Apple Rose Puffs

More of a fruit fan than a chocolate lover? Don’t worry — we’ve got you covered. Apple rose puffs start with a pastry base, but top off with a crisp, fresh apple blossoming into a flower on top. Not only are these treats beautiful, but they also make the perfect fall or tea-party sweet. All around, these puffs are sure to satisfy anyone.

 

5.  Meringues

Perhaps you’re in the mood for something a little bit light. Why not try a puff of meringue to hit the spot? Meringues are sweet, easy egg-based cookies that look almost like a puff of a cloud. They’re both fun to make and delicious to snack on. These make the perfect dessert to cap off a big meal or to go along with tea or coffee.

 

Luxury Treats that are Deliciously Sweet

No matter what your favorite treats happen to be, there’s something fancy that everyone can enjoy. Whether you decide to seek out a fancy treat from a local business or bakery, or you take a stab at making a luxury treat yourself, there are so many options to choose from. What’s your favorite fancy dessert from this list?