Dessert

Bell Book & Candle's Root Beer Float

NYC’s 5 Best Root Beer Floats

Creamy ice cream and bubbly soda are a match made in dessert heaven, and you have the perfect excuse to indulge in a root beer float on Tuesday, National Root Beer Float Day.

08/06/2013

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Latest Manhattan Pastry Shop Looks To Launch Newest Dessert Craze

The latest specialty dessert shop to hit the Big Apple is The Treat House, a so-called “crisped rice treat emporium,” devoted to selling creative versions of a childhood favorite, the Rice Krispy Treat.

08/06/2013

CITYSTICKS

The 8 Best Low Calorie Summer Desserts in NYC

Hey, you worked hard for that summer beach body, don’t ruin it with too many hot fudge sundaes. Stop stressing about your diet (we’re serious!). Put your calorie-counting mind at ease when treating yourself to these healthier summer desserts in NYC.

07/05/2013

6.14 Casey Barber

Strawberry Shortcake Bars & More American Recipes

Casey Barber, author of ‘Classic Snacks Made From Scratch,’ stopped by with her Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Bars.

06/14/2013

MilkMade Ice Cream

Going To Extremes With Ice Cream

The hunt for a better pint of ice cream led one local woman to start her own business. Diana Hardeman, founder of Milkmade Ice Cream, visited The Couch to show us why her version of the cold treat is getting such rave reviews.

05/29/2013

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NYC’s 10 Best Smoothies

Warm weather is a great time for icy cold drinks. Some of our favorites are packed with real fresh fruits and vegetables — a guilt-free indulgence — while others are rich, creamy sweet treats after a long day of the city hustle and bustle.

CBS New York–05/16/2013

Passover Sweets

Sweet Ways To Celebrate Passover

We are marking Passover on The Couch with a special treat from our friends at the William Greenberg Bakery on the Upper East Side.

03/25/2013

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NYC’s 8 Best Slices Of Pie

Happy Pi Day! In honor of March 14 (3.14 — get it?) we’ve picked out the city’s best slices of pie. The dessert has long been the new cupcake – and it’s easy to see why.

03/14/2013

1.23.13 Life of Pie

Celebrating National Pie Day With NYC’s Little Pie Company

The folks at The Little Pie Company in Hell’s Kitchen joined us on The Couch. Owner Arnold Wilkerson brought along his signature pie, the Sour Cream Apple Walnut, along with favorites like Mississippi Mud Pie and Southern Pecan.

01/23/2013

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Gridiron Grub: Warm Apple Treats

Nothing screams Pennsylvania Dutch warm-weather cooking than a good, old-fashioned apple dumpling. Be the hit at your next tailgate party with this sweet fall treat.

10/26/2012

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NYC’s 7 Best Apple Treats & Desserts

Are you as excited as we are that apples are back in season? The crisp is in the air and this year’s fresh crop of apples has begun flooding the market. That means it’s time for apple-filled sweet treats. Here’s a round-up of New York’s best.

10/18/2012

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Gridiron Grub: A Dessert Pop That Will Have You Cheering

In the midst of preparing and packing all the paraphernalia that needs to be transported for a tailgating event, dessert is often left forgotten. For those with a sweet tooth that crave something a little more fancy, nothing tickles the palate as much as dainty, pretty, one-bite cake pops.

10/05/2012

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The 8 Best Pumpkin Treats & Desserts In NYC

October is here and the fall season is in full swing, bringing it with it some things we love about fall: Chilly weather, warm drinks and pumpkin treats.

10/01/2012

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NYC’s 10 Best Mini Desserts

Bite-sized desserts are popping up all over the city. These small sweets are addictive – and the best part? No mess and no utensils. If you’re looking to get your sugar fix, here are our favorite places to get these tiny confections.

09/17/2012

Eleni's Cookies On The Couch

From Cookies To Conversation: Creative Confections By Eleni’s Cookies

Here at CBSNewYork.com, we’re big fans of Eleni’s Cookies -the confections consistently make their way to the top of our city cooking rankings. So how does owner Eleni Gianopulos turn cookies into conversation starters?

09/05/2012

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