The Best Fast Food Desserts To Quickly Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

The Best Fast Food Desserts To Quickly Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

When those sweet cravings kick in and you want something right away, we can always thank our favourite fast food chains for their wonderful variety of dessert options. From shakes to ice creams to pies, there are so many delicious desserts out there! Today, let's highlight a couple of our favourites, perhaps even introducing you to some you never heard of before!

1. McDonald's Apple Pie

When we think of delicious, classic fast food desserts, we wouldn't be surprised if you said McDonald's Apple Pie came to mind. This warm, flaky apple pie has a crunchy golden crust and is filled with tender pieces of apple with a hint of cinnamon. It's the perfect way to end any satisfying McDonald's meal.

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2. Subway's Cookies

If you're heading to Subway for a tasty sandwich, don't forget to pick up some of their cookies - they're delicious! Known for their soft, chewy texture and generous toppings, there have some seriously yummy flavours including chocolate chip and white chocolate macadamia nut. They're the perfect sweet treat you wouldn't expect to find at this sub shop.

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3. Dominos' Lava Cake

The next time you're ordering pizza at Dominos, don't forget to add some of their lava cakes to your cart. We promise you won't regret it! Rich and extra chocolatey, this scrumptious cake is served warm and has a gooey chocolate center. Doesn't the combination of a moist cake exterior and a molten chocolate interior sound divine?

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4. Jollibee's Peach Mango Pie

The iconic Peach Mango Pie from Jollibee is everything you want in a fast food dessert; it's crispy, deep-fried, and filled with a sweet and tangy mixture of peach and mango. The next time you want something a bit different from your standard apple, give this one a try!

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5. Dairy Queen's Blizzards

When we think ice cream and fast food, don't the Blizzards from Dairy Queen instantly come to mind? These thick and creamy frozen desserts are everybody's favourite. With so many different flavours to choose from (and they're constantly adding new ones too!), the combination of soft serve ice cream with toppings like chocolate, cookies, and candies is to die for. The best part? We love it when they get served upside down!

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6. Pizza Pizza Funnel Cake Stix

Here's a Canadian specialty! Pizza Pizza has the most delicious sweet and crispy sticks inspired by the traditional funnel cake, an American state fair classic! Dusted with powdered sugar and served with caramel or chocolate dipping sauce, these Funnel Cake Stix are a fun and sweet treat perfect for sharing.

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7. Tim Horton's Tim Bits

If you're stopping in Canada for some of those Funnel Cake Stix, don't forget to stop by Tim Hortons for even more delicious desserts. Tim Bits, the iconic bite-sized doughnut holes served at this beloved Canadian fast food chain, come in a variety of different flavours. You can get jelly filled ones, chocolate glazed ones, classic powdered sugar ones, and so much more. They're so easy to eat, perfect for sharing or eating on your own (we don't judge!).

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8. Wendy's Frosty

The Frosty is Wendy's signature frozen dessert and is loved by many. It has a unique creamy texture that leaves it somewhere in between a milkshake and soft serve ice cream. Available in chocolate and vanilla, it's a refreshing cold treat that pairs wonderfully with their salty fries. Hey, don't knock it till you try it.

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9. McDonald's Fudge Sundaes

If we're talking cold treats, we can't leave out McDonald's delightful Fudge Sundae! Combining their beloved soft serve ice cream with warm and rich chocolate fudge, it's a combination that never fails. Its simple, but oh so satisfying and will never disappoint.

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10. Tim Horton's Boston Cream Doughnut

We know we already brought up Tim Bits, but we can't talk about Tim Hortons without also mentioning their doughnuts! More specifically, their iconic and classic Boston Cream Doughnut. Filled with a creamy vanilla custard and topped with a rich and thick chocolate glaze, it works as both a sweet morning treat or a delicious final dessert.

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11. Popeyes' Strawberry Cream Cheese Fried Pie

You may be surprised to learn Popeyes has some delightful desserts, but their Strawberry Cream Cheese Fried Pie is a gamechanger. Offering consumers a crispy, golden crust and a rich filling of sweet and tangy strawberries mixed with cream cheese, it's got the perfect blend of fruity and creamy flavours. 

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12. Pizza Hut's Ultimate Hershey's Chipits Cookie

Take your love for chocolate chip cookies up a notch with Pizza Hut's take on dessert pizza. This giant cookie is made with Hershey's chocolate chips, baked fresh, and served warm. The result? A cookie pizza with slightly crisp edges and an ooey gooey chocolatey center. Cut it up to serve with friends, or save it all for yourself!

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13. Burger King's Hershey's Sundae Pie

Burger King has a serious showstopper dessert: The Hershey's Sundae Pie. It's every chocolate lover's dream; it has a crunchy chocolate crust, chocolate cream filling, and topped off with whipped cream and Hershey's chocolate chips. You can never have too much chocolate after all! It's rich, decadent, and the best way to cap off any meal.

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14. Jack in the Box Mini Churros

For a quick and easy sweet treat, stop by Jack in the Box for their bite-sized churros. These little snacks are dusted with just the right amount of cinnamon sugar and come with a side of chocolate dipping sauce (it's the best part). They're crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, creating a delightful snack or dessert option when you're on the go.

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15. Taco Bell Cinnabon Delights

A fun collaboration between Taco Bell and Cinnabon, it's the crossover we never knew we needed. This delicious menu item has bite-sized pastries filled with Cinnabon's famous cream cheese frosting and is coated in cinnamon sugar. They're warm, fluffy, and absolutely irresistible.

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16. McDonald's McFlurry

We know you've been waiting for it - of course, we can't leave out McDonald's iconic McFlurry! This frozen dessert blends their delicious soft serve ice cream with a variety of mix-ins like Oreos, M&M's, Skor, and so much more. It has a creamy texture everyone absolutely loves, and its rich flavours make it a popular choice for any and all dessert lovers.

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17. Arby's Chocolate Shake

You might not think about Arby's much when you think of your favourite fast food chains, but don't sleep on their desserts! Arby's Chocolate Shake is seriously good; it's thick, creamy, and incredibly rich in chocolate flavour. It tastes so luxurious you won't be able to believe it came from a fast food restaurant.

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18. Culver's Frozen Custard

If you want something a bit more premium, head to Culver's for their version of soft-serve ice cream better known as frozen custard. It's richer and creamier than regular ice cream (who knew that was possible!), and is available in a variety of flavours. You can even customize them with a wide range of mix-ins and toppings!

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19. Popeye's Cinnamon Apple Pie

We know we already mentioned Popeyes' pies, but we have to give a specific shout out to their Cinnamon Apple Pie too. It's the classic pie flavours you know and love and features a crispy crust, but there's just something extra special about this one. It's so cozy and satisfying to enjoy after a meal.

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20. Arby's Cookies

That's right, we're heading back to Arby's! If you haven't tried them before, you absolutely must try their selection of freshly baked cookies. From chocolate chip to triple chocolate, these cookies are soft, chewy, and loaded with chocolate. Give them a try!

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