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Are you the type of Angeleno that would rather choose treat over trick? Yep, us too! We're suckers for sweets, and it looks like L.A.'s top restaurants and bakeries are reading our minds. Rather than wait until the 31st, we're getting a head start and stocking up on sugary desserts that put those mini Snickers bars to shame.
Even cookies and cupcakes fashioned to look like ghosts and creepy crawlers couldn't scare us away from the calorie-packed bites (although our dentist and personal trainer would hope otherwise!). It's almost frightening how many local spots are already serving up Halloween-themed grub, so we tried 'em all and narrowed it down to the crème de la crème.
Go ahead, feast your eyes on our top 12 picks — and we'll meet you at the gym first thing November 1 (or maybe 2 or 3, depending on the leftover sitch).
Photo: Courtesy of SusieCakes
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