I Want to Put This Moon-Shaped Ice Cream Cake in My Mouth

This, friends, is an ice-cream-cake moon, with real craters, created by British design agency Doshi Levien, in association with Häagen-Dazs. Did you hear me? HÄAGEN-DAZS ICE CREAM CAKE MOON. Fly me to the moon and let me nom among the stars! » 10/04/12 6:40pm 10/04/12 6:40pm

Yum. One small step for nom, one giant leap for nomkind.

Sugar Is Making Us Stupid

As we all know, everything delicious is terrible for you. That is especially true of sweets, which are so tasty but also can cause nasty things like diabetes. Still, most of us are able to convince ourselves that eating sugar probably won't kill us. Sure, but you know what will happen if we keep stuffing our faces… » 5/16/12 12:20pm 5/16/12 12:20pm

All The Cool Kids Are Putting Their Cupcakes In Jars

Libya? Meh. Japan? So yesterday. The big news of the moment: cupcakes in jars. They're on Oprah. They're on Today. And they will not be ignored. » 3/23/11 3:57pm 3/23/11 3:57pm

Sarah Palin Defends Innocent Cookies From Alleged Liberal Onslaught

Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck are positioning themselves against the anti-junk-food zealotry of people like MeMe Roth. Does that mean every time I eat a cookie I'm supporting the Tea Party? » 11/29/10 12:20pm 11/29/10 12:20pm

Betty Crocker's PMS App Knows When You're Emotional, Bloated And Need…

Betty Crocker has been around for 83 years. But in corporate America age does not equal wisdom, and so the company's running an awful OMG I HAVE PMS MUST EAT BROWNIES campaign with their compelling new PMS SOS iPhone app. » 11/09/10 7:19pm 11/09/10 7:19pm

A Tale Of Two Cookies: When Desserts Are Drama

If you get the chance, see the documentary Kings of Pastry. If only to remind yourself that not all pastry chefs are whiny, self-indulgent crazy babies like the ones on Top Chef: Just Desserts. » 9/30/10 3:22pm 9/30/10 3:22pm

Debunking The Gazillion-Dollar Designer Cookie Recipe

You may have heard the story before: woman goes to Neiman-Marcus/Mrs. Fields, orders cookie, loves cookie, requests recipe, is told it's "two-fifty" and is shocked to get a credit-card statement for $250. For revenge, she shares with the world: » 8/05/10 3:49pm 8/05/10 3:49pm

A Runoff Election For The Next "It" Sweet

Our recent poll to determine the next "it" sweet merely showed how narrow-minded we were. Your many delicious write-in candidates have revealed the error of our ways — and necessitated a runoff. » 6/23/10 12:20pm 6/23/10 12:20pm

You Decide: What's The Next "It" Sweet?

Pie has beaten cake, but the arrival of (reportedly mobbed) urban pie shops can only mean the beginning of the end. And cupcakes are spawning backlash. A number of contenders have arisen, but what's the real next sweet treat trend? » 6/21/10 3:00pm 6/21/10 3:00pm

The Most Unhealthy/Awesome/Gross Desserts Money Can Buy

The Daily Beast presents a list of the 40 most unhealthy of all chain desserts: whether you take this as a prohibition or a handy map is up to you! We'll just say: #27's N/A on grounds of grossness. [TheDailyBeast] » 6/07/10 2:20pm 6/07/10 2:20pm

The Fling Candy Bar: A Pink Sparkly Marketing Mess

There are few things I consider myself to be an expert on in this world, and one of those things is candy. So you'll have to forgive my rage when it comes to the Fling. » 2/15/09 12:30pm 2/15/09 12:30pm

Chinese Oreos

Kraft has reformulated Oreos to appeal to Chinese consumers, including making the cookies less sweet and creating Oreo wafers, which are more appealing to the Chinese than cookies. Watch the video after the jump. » 12/17/08 11:40am 12/17/08 11:40am

Cupcake designers Nick and Danielle Bilton recently took first prize in the NYC Cupcake Decorating Championships with their super rad I-Phone cupcake design. Colorful, fun, and current, the couple's design beat out some tough competition, including a Starship Enterprise cupcake, to claim the top spot. The best part of… » 10/19/08 2:30pm 10/19/08 2:30pm