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Sweet Treats to Try Before the End of Winter in NYC

February 25, 2019 - by Samantha Aronson
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From fluffy cakes to rich cookies, New York has a variety of sweet treats for finishing your winter on a sugar high. Check out our picks for some must-try end of winter desserts that will help you brave the cold.

Sweet NYC Treats to Try Before the End of Winter: East Village

Boulton & Watt is the ultimate location for a cozy evening, with a welcoming atmosphere and a comfort-food-filled menu. But there is one menu item that is a must-try: the cookie skillet. This decadent, gooey cookie is served in a cast-iron pan with a side of milk. The perfect snack after a long day. 5 Ave. A, 646-490-6004,

Sweet NYC Treats to Try Before the End of Winter: Lower East Side

If food mashups are your style than Supermon Bakehouse is the place for you. Enjoy a delicious cookies and cream cruffin (croissant-muffin fusion) that is so delicious it can hold its own with the infamous cronut. This bakery also offers savory versions of their buttery croissant that are out-of-this-world. 120 Rivington St., [email protected]

Sweet NYC Treats to Try Before the End of Winter: Midtown

No winter list could be complete without hot chocolate. The drink is synonymous with wintertime sweet, but the hot chocolate at Zibetto Espresso Bar is so good that it will exceed your expectations. The hot chocolate is perfectly sweet and comes with a toasted foam that brings the cup together. 1385  Sixth Ave., 646-838-6364,

Sweet NYC Treats to Try Before the End of Winter: K-Town

Ditch the cinnamon on your churros at Sweet Churro and experience the world that marshmallows have to offer. We suggest trying a special of marshmallow fluff and Fruity Pebbles for a unique blend of flavors and textures you can’t find anywhere else. If you feel like being daring in the cold, make sure to add ice cream to your order! 11 W. 32nd St., 917-847-1878,

Sweet NYC Treats to Try Before the End of Winter: Hell’s Kitchen

Schmackery’s Cookies might be known for its namesake treats, but their krispie items are a hidden gem. With six standard flavors and a rotating list of seasonal options,  anytime is krispie time. We suggest the Lucky Charmed ! 362 W 45th St., [email protected],

Sweet NYC Treats to Try Before the End of Winter: Times Square

Hershey's Chocolate World's bakery in Times Square is the perfect spot for a winter treat in midtown. Stop by and try one of their classic pastries featuring the finest, richest Hershey's chocolate. Chocolate is the star of every dish here! We suggest having one of their cookies and creme-inspired desserts for a unique twist on chocolatey goodness. 701 Seventh Ave., on 47th St., 212-581-9100,

Sweet NYC Treats to Try Before the End of Winter: SoHo

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When in NYC MarieBelle New York's NYC inspired New York Collection is a must buy. This curated box features 9 or 16 pieces of chocolate ganache decorated with historic NYC landmarks. There is a also a collection of caramel adorned by images of the Brooklyn Bridge. These chocolates look just as amazing as they taste! 100% 'gram worthy. 484 Broome St., 212-925-6999,

Sweet NYC Treats to Try Before the End of Winter: Chinatown

Cake fans beware, this one is for you. Experience the magic of the fluffy, delicious cheese cakes at Keki Modern Cakes. Inspired by Japan, these cakes not only taste great, but they jiggle when moved. How cool is that? Great for showing off to guests! We suggest their ube-flavored cake for a subtle purple yam flavor in a perfect circle of a dessert. 79 Mott St., 646-863-2094,

Sweet NYC Treats to Try Before the End of Winter: SoHo

With 18 standard flavors and even more daily and monthly specials, Georgetown Cupcakes has an impressively long list of treats available on the daily. There is a sweet treat to match every mood. Feeling happy? Order a Sunshine! Feeling sad? Order a Vanilla 2 (Madagascar bourbon vanilla cake). 111 Mercer St., 212-431-4504,

Sweet NYC Treats to Try Before the End of Winter: Midtown

Inside The Lodge at Bryant Park is a hidden surprise. The Stackery is serving up chimney pastries that can’t be beat. For a creative take on s'mores, make sure to get the Yule, which features marshmallow fluff, marshmallows, Hershey’s Chocolate, and more! This snack might look hard to eat but was made for on-the-go—it'll even work on a commute! Bryant Park, 42nd St. btw. Fifth & Sixth Aves.

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