2 Days, 12 Ridiculously Delicious Desserts

This weekend, we're proving you really can have your cake and eat it too with a delectable list of the best desserts in the Big Apple. It's no secret we have a sweet tooth, and while we reserve the weekdays for eating healthy, on Friday night all bets are off when it comes to our after-dinner treats. Or, really, if we're going to be wicked, who needs to wait for dinner—we're changing up the rules and giving you a free pass to indulge like Paula Dean all day long. From profiteroles worthy of grand larceny to peanut-butter cheesecake and some exotic offerings in between, here are 12 desserts (and where to get 'em) that will have you in the gym Monday morning.