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A guide to the best desserts in New York

Will Gleason
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Will Gleason

New York definitely doesn’t leave much to be desired when it comes to sweets. This is the place that invented the Cronut, after all. From perfect pastries to world-famous cheesecake, these are the NYC desserts worth gaining a few pounds for.

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1. The best cheesecake in NYC

Junior's Restaurant

2. The best bakeries in NYC

Photograph: Paul Wagtouicz

3. The best macarons in NYC

Photograph: Raydene Salinas

4. The best hot chocolate in NYC

Photograph: Filip Wolak

5. The best chocolate shops in NYC

Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

6. The best donut shops in NYC

Photograph: Karen Biton-Cohen

7. The best ice cream sandwiches in NYC

8. The best pies in NYC

Photograph: Lauren Spinelli

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