New York is one endless opportunity for a sugar fiend like myself to go wild, and who am I to resist?
Amazing black and white cookies and macaroons (not macarons) here.
This Little Italy staple has everything traditional that you would want plus new ideas like red velvet cannolis.
The sixth floor has an amazing new gelato counter from Florence.
Stop in the lounge to order sweet or savory courses off the tasting menus. I think this is one of the best kept secrets.
You'll pay a pretty penny but it's worth it -- one of the world's finest confectioners.
This is the essential sugar stop in Red Hook, and it's all about the Samoa bars, blondies, and Brooksters (brownie/cookie hybrid).
Great quality chocolate comes at a price, but Cluizel always delivers.
This place is super cute, and it's all about the dessert samplers so you can try more than one thing.
There's enough sugar here to melt a nuclear reactor, and I'd have it no other way. It's called crack pie for a reason.
My go-to order here is a pistachio-cardamom shake. I'm sure everything else is great, but I can't stop getting it.
There are lines out the door for cronuts (a croissant-donut hybrid) but there really isn't anything that isn't exquisite here, plus there's a great back patio that's covered.
It's easy to go crazy at this parlor, which serves sundaes, crepes, macarons, chocolate and more.
This place has an incredible tea selection as well as macarons in unusual flavors and beautiful little tarts.
Trust Thomas Keller to come up with a haute version of a Hostess ho ho and some of the best macarons (I'd imagine) in the world.
This is a great place to buy a gift for someone or to linger over iced chocolate and plated desserts.
I always loved the Golden Girls, so that may be why the Bea Arthur -- a soft serve vanilla cone with dulce de leche swirl and crushed Nilla wafers -- is my go-to order here.
It's hard to find a good Filipino halo halo dessert in the city, but you can get one right at the bar here.
The babka is winning awards but there are also special tarts like a lemon meringue with mint that are worth trying.
People have a tough time getting to dessert at this red sauce hang with huge portions, but the banana split and carrot cake are well worth saving the room.
There are some seriously sophisticated sweets here, like organic pop tarts and monstrous s'mores.