Break Your Diet This Once for One of These 11 Decadent Dessert

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Break Your Diet This Once for One of These 11 Decadent Desserts

Celebrate Eat What You Want Day this May 11 with one of these diet busting desserts
Break Your Diet This Once for One of These 11 Decadent Dessert

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Break Your Diet This Once for One of These 11 Decadent Dessert

Break Your Diet This Once for One of These 11 Decadent Dessert

Break Your Diet This Once for One of These 11 Decadent Dessert

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Before your diet frustrations lead to unwanted binging, try taking a step back from the pressures of having the perfect body, and enjoy the taste of actual food. We think that if you are going to break your diet, do it spectacularly, which is why we’ve rounded up 11 decadent desserts that are worthy of the calorie splurge. 

Our roundup is just in time for Eat What You Want Day, a whole day dedicated to helping people reevaluate their health priorities, and realign diet goals in a healthy, stress-reducing way. Worry less about whether you are restricting or splurging on your diet, and instead take a minute to taste your food with these celebratory desserts.

From rich, chocolatey soufflés to fluffy, caramel doughnuts, your sweet tooth won’t want for anything. Pick between a crème brûlée worthy of your next dinner party, simple Brownie Batter Oreo Brownies that you can quickly pull together for bake sales, or a Banana-Caramel Toffee Cake to serve with coffee. No matter the occasion, we have 11 desserts that are too delicious to regret.

Banana-Caramel Toffee Cake

Banana-Caramel Toffee Cake

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This banana-caramel toffee dessert is easier than you think to make, thanks to an ingredient list that calls for a thawed-out frozen pound cake. — Cool Whip

For the Banana-Caramel Toffee Cake recipe, click here.

Beer-Infused Grilled Peaches & Caramel

Beer-Infused Grilled Peaches & Caramel

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The sweet caramel and subtle char on the peaches gives this grill-time snack a pleasant smoky flavor. — David Burke

For the Beer-Infused Grilled Peaches & Caramel recipe, click here.

Brownie Batter Oreo Brownies

Brownie Batter Oreo Brownies

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This brownie batter Oreo cookie recipe embraces the chocolaty-brownie flavor of the cookie for a double-chocolate brownie with an added cookie crunch.

For the Brownie Batter Oreo Brownies recipe, click here.

Caramel-Apple Pie Cookies

Caramel-Apple Pie Cookies

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These pie cookies have a cut lattice crust and a sweet cinnamon, apple, and caramel filling. Sprinkle with fleur de sel before baking for a sweet and salty touch.

For the Caramel-Apple Pie Cookies recipe, click here.

Cherry Bittersweet Chocolate Parfait With Pistachio Gelato

Cherry Bittersweet Chocolate Parfait With Pistachio Gelato

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A beautiful pink mousse enrobes layers of cocoa pistachio biscuit in this dessert from Ryan Tateishi, pastry chef at Café Juanita in Kirkland, Washington. Served with a pistachio gelato and sweet poached cherries. — Ryan Tateishi

For the Cherry Bittersweet Chocolate Parfait With Pistachio Gelato recipe, click here.

Forgotten Chocolate Soufflé

Forgotten Chocolate Soufflé

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This foolproof soufflé recipe delivers tons of chocolaty taste. Your dinner guest will love the molten center and you will love how simple the recipe is to make. — George Duran

For the Forgotten Chocolate Soufflé recipe, click here.

Ooey Gooey Blueberry Butter Bars

Ooey Gooey Blueberry Butter Bars

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Our next blueberry recipe in our series is a riff on our favorite childhood Southern treat, Ooey Gooey Butter Bars. We add blueberry jam to take these bars from every day to a special summer dessert. We promise you won't have any leftovers. — Miss Jones Baking Co.

For the Ooey Gooey Blueberry Butter Bars recipe, click here.

Sea Salt Caramel Brioche Doughnuts

Sea Salt Caramel Brioche Doughnuts

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Break your diet with this salty and sweet these deep-fried, light-as-air brioche doughnuts. If you don’t feel like making your own homemade brioche, you can swap store-bought refrigerated biscuit dough in its place for a similar final product.

For the Sea Salt Caramel Brioche Doughnuts recipe, click here.

Summertime No-Bake Coconut Cheesecake

Summertime No-Bake Coconut Cheesecake

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With the warmer weather on its way, avoid overheating in the kitchen with this “no-oven-required” coconut cheesecake. — Hannah Hoskins

For the Summertime No-Bake Coconut Cheesecake recipe, click here.

White Chocolate Crème Brûlée

White Chocolate Crème Brûlée

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This simple-to follow recipe makes cooking a decadent, restaurant-worthy white chocolate crème brûlée at home a breeze.

For the White Chocolate Crème Brûlée recipe, click here.

Willard Scott’s Red Velvet Cake

Willard Scott’s Red Velvet Cake

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Enjoy this classic Southern cake recipe that layers rich, red velvet cake with a smooth cream cheese frosting.

For the Willard Scott’s Red Velvet Cake recipe, click here.