Chances are you will have seen all you want to of your kitchen by the time dessert rolls around. If your guests haven't lavished you with homemade brownies or other delectable treats, whip out one of the following instantaneous crowd pleasers:
1 Frozen Ice Cream Treats
Old School: Fudgsicles, Orangsicles, or Popsicles.
New School: Haagen Dazs, Ben & Jerry's, or Dove bars.
The Adventure Club: Flag down an ice cream truck and buy pop-ups, rockets, chocolate eclairs, etc.
2 Fortune Cookies
The Adventure Club: Pull out the fortunes with tweezers and replace them with your own prophecies.
3 Chocolate-covered Espresso Beans
A low-fuss mocha latte.
4 Oreos & Milk
Bound to trigger fond childhood memories.
5 Chocolate Truffles
Not a calorie in sight!
6 Frozen Dough Cookies
Serve hot out of the oven.
The Adventure Club: Pretend they are homemade and see if you can get away with it.
7 An Assortment of Penny Candy
8 Pepperidge Farm Pirouettes & Freshly Brewed Coffee
The Adventure Club: Serve flavored coffee (i.e., vanilla, hazelnut, almond, etc.)
9 Chocolate Fondue
Melt chocolate bars, whisk in a splash of milk, and dip in fresh fruit. Serve (ideally) in a fondue pot or in a heated bowl.
10 Play spin-the-bottle instead
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