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Why You Should Eat Dessert First, According To A Sweet Tooth

43 reasons you just can't argue with.

With turkey and stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy on the mind these days, the sweet stuff often gets overlooked this time of year. Despite all the seasonal savory stunners, however, like gratins and pot pies, now is also a killer time for desserts. You've got your crumbles and crisps, your fall pies and of course your gingerbread. We think fall and winter is a perfectly acceptable time to eat a lot of ice cream too. (It's like drinking hot tea in the summer to cool you down, just the opposite, right?) And we'll take any season as an occasion to eat chocolate.

In short, you should always save room for dessert, especially this time of year. If you're worried about it, we've got a great solution: eat dessert first. Still need convincing? Here are 43 reasons you just can't argue with.

1
Nutella Brownies
Buns In My Oven
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2
Apple Crisp Stuffed Baked Apples
Creme de la Crumb
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3
Crack Pie
Averie Cooks
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4
Cranberry Chocolate Cake
Pure Vegetarian
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5
Dulce De Leche Brownies
Two Peas and Their Pod
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6
Southern Coconut Cake
Completely Delicious
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7
Chocolate Caramel Tarts
My Baking Addiction
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8
Ina Garten's Lemon Bars
Something Swanky
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9
Chocolate Peanut Butter Hot Fudge Butterscotch Milkshake
Half Baked Harvest
10
New York-Style Cheesecake With Fresh Strawberry Topping
Brown Eyed Baker
11
Salted Caramel Pretzel Topped Fudgy Brownies
Averie Cooks
12
S’mores No-Bake Icebox Cake
Completely Delicious
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13
Raw Vegan Ice Cream Sandwich
This Rawesome Vegan Life
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14
Salted Caramel Apple Snickers Cake
Half Baked Harvest
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15
Chocmint Ice Cream
Bits Of Sunshine
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16
Fried Apple Pie
Half Baked Harvest
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17
Chocolate Chip Cherry Cheesecak
Raspberri Cupcakes
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18
Olive Oil-Saffron Ice Cream With Burnt Orange-Caramel Swir
Food52
19
Frozen Blackberry, Honey And Goat Cheesecake
Adventures In Cooking
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20
Softbatch Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies
Averie Cooks
21
Raspberry Brown Butter Cake With Goat Cheese Buttercream And A Raspberry Port Reduction
Adventures In Cooking
22
Alice Medrich's Best Cocoa Brownies
Food52
23
No Bake Samoa Cheesecake
Life Love And Sugar
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24
Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake
Yammie's Noshery
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25
Peanut Butter Cheesecake Doughnuts With Salted Chocolate Bourbon Caramel
Half Baked Harvest
26
Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Candied Cranberries
Call Me Cupcake
27
David Lebovitz's Chocolate Sorbet
Food52
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28
The Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake
Lemon Sugar
29
Bourbon Marshmallow S'mores
How Sweet It Is
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30
Browned Butter-Banana Cake With Salted Dark Chocolate Ganache
Bakers' Royale
31
Carrot Cake With Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting
The Faux Martha
32
Black And Blueberry Brown Butter Cake
Adventures In Cooking
Get the Black And Blueberry Brown Butter Cake recipe Adventures In Cooking
33
Peppermint Pattie Brownies
How Sweet It Is
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34
Caramel Cake With Apple Cider Whipped Cream
i am baker
35
Chocolate Swirl Meringue Cookies
Bakers Royale
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36
Chocolate Pecan Pie
Adventures In Cooking
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37
The World's Best Cake
Sweet Paul
38
Reese's "Dream Team" Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Pops
A Family Feast
39
Pumpkin Tiramisu
FoodieCrush
Get the Pumpkin Tiramisu recipe from FoodieCrush
40
Epic Chocolate Stout Cake with Chocolate Bourbon Sour Cream Frosting
The Beeroness
41
Flourless Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies
FoodieCrush
42
Challah Chocolate Bread Pudding With Chocolate Ganache
How To: Simplify
43
Zeppole With Whisky Caramel Sauce
bell'allimento
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