The BEST Sweets of New York

A Dessert Lover'sI have a mouth full of sweet teeth – and I say it this way because it is not just a sweet tooth. Healthy or not, I love sweet food.
On my recent trip to New York I was out to find the best sweets and here are my top picks:
The elusive rainbow bagel from the Bagel Store.
The bagel itself is not sweet but the cream cheese you select makes all the difference. I went for the funfetti cream cheese because I am naturally drawn to color and who doesn’t love funfetti? The bagel was less savory and more sweet by this selection and I loved it. The colors gave me that reminiscing feeling of being 12 and collecting Lisa Frank stationary.
Tip: These bagels sell out fast and are limited each day. I went into Brooklyn around 6:00am and they weren’t ready until about 7:30am.
Ice Cream. 10 Below IS the best ice cream I have ever had ~
I waited in line almost 2 hours for this Thai inspired ice cream and it was worth every minute. I ended up going with S’mores Galore because I love s’mores! You can watch them make your ice cream behind the counter as they pour the ingredients onto a round cold plate that reaches -10 degrees. All fresh ingredients are used and prepared right before your eyes!
Tip: The line is usually long, so if it is cold outside come prepared to wait.
Donuts. I couldn’t come to New York without trying donuts. Doughnut Plant is the place for the foodie.
There are a lot of options, so narrowing it down may become a challenge. I opted for a larger donut and a smaller one. I went with peanut butter and banana cream and a creme brulee. Both of them were so soft and perfection! Also – look at that cappuccino – how beautiful and delicious!

If you find yourself in New York with a sweet tooth – I hope you try one or all of these places. You won’t be disappointed.



  1. March 7, 2016 / 4:05 pm

    Great photos! i, too, have a sweet tooth, but fight it – i must! My favorite treat, however, in NYC are those hot street pretzels – oh my! YUM.

    • March 7, 2016 / 5:29 pm

      Thank you! ? I love pretzels too … By they fell lackluster this go round. It was cold and hard so it didn’t make the cut. Maybe next time ?

  2. Anisa
    March 7, 2016 / 4:10 pm

    I need to try those! Next time, you will have to try the cronut. You can order online in advance and save yourself the wait in line.

  3. Trish
    March 19, 2016 / 8:15 pm

    I am going to NYC two weeks from today. I will be on the lookout for yummy good for sure. 🙂 maybe a few sights too.

    • March 19, 2016 / 8:17 pm

      Definitely try any of these places! For sights I would recommend all the tourist spots.. I believe the best way to see a city on a short timeframe is by using the hop on hop off tours.

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