The holidays aren't just about gift giving and snow angels: The best way to celebrate the season is with sugary treats, inspired by cozy nights spent by the fire. From marshmallow-y goodness to melted chocolate aplenty, reward your sweet tooth with these seasonal desserts.
This beloved old-school parlor is upping the milkshake game with hot, seasonal shakes guaranteed to entice your senses. Their Toasted Marshmallow Malted treat mixes marshmallow-enriched vanilla ice cream and bittersweet chocolate, which is then topped with a graham cracker and a toasted house-made marshmallow. 116 Market St., 215-627-1899
Midnight snackers can rejoice this winter. Stop by one of their stores and stock up on this fan favorite, which is made with chocolate, marshmallows, and graham crackers baked to perfection. 108 S. 16th St., 877-632-6654; 3471 Spruce St., 877-632-6654; 1601 N. Broad St., 877-632-6654
It’s time to ditch the cheese and pepperoni pies for a sweeter slice. This pizza joint’s champion of 'zas comes freshly baked out of the oven with gooey Nutella and marshmallows on the inside with powdered sugar on top. Devour a pie on a casual night out, and don’t forget to enjoy the full bar. 1939 Callowhill St., 215-600-2629; 1615 Chancellor St., 215-763-3760; 640 W. DeKalb Pike., 267-422-4201
Pair your favorite bottle of wine with a bowl of chocolate ice cream covered with mini waffle cones at this BYOB in Old City. Whether you’re catching up with an old friend or sharing quality time with your significant other, this one-of-a-kind dessert—finished with chocolate peanut ganache and caramel—will have you feeling like a kid again. 26 N. Third St., 267-239-5900
For a luxe dining experience, pop by this mod resto that swaps the DIY backyard-cookout for a ready-made s’mores-themed dessert. Filled with a marshmallow center, this soft chocolate cake is topped with toasted meringue, graham cracker, and ice cream, is totally worth the calories. 237 S. 18th St., 215-732-7560
This cocoa-centric eatery lets you bring out your inner kid again. From their S’more Crepe to Chocolate Chunk Pizza finished with fluffy marshmallows, Max Brenner knows how to bring the best of roasting fireside to the table. This season, opt for their Urban S’more fondue, which offers the full s’more-crafting experience: you'll get marshmallows for grilling, hot chocolate for dipping, and graham crackers for snacking. 1500 Walnut St., 215-344-8150