Sunday is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!
We know that probably wasn’t on your radar, but now that we’ve called your attention to it, why not celebrate? From chocolate-making classes to dessert tours to spots where you can just enjoy a refreshing treat, here are 7 ways to satisfy your sweet tooth in and around NYC!
Come to a Chocolate Workshop at Chocolate Works
Brooklyn Heights / 5 – 17 years old
The fun at Chocolate Works just never ends. Come to a workshop to create your own personal candy bars, chocolate molds, and more! Choose your chocolate, choose your fillings, and make it your own. Plus, take a dip in the chocolate fountain (not literally).
Find Heaven in Hell’s Kitchen Dessert Tour
Midtown West / 4 – 16 years old
On a Sugartooth tour, guides showcase the city’s best hidden bakeries and off the beaten path gems where the locals go. Guides dish out equal helpings of delicious desserts with the city’s cultural and culinary history, and guests leave with a full stomach and newfound knowledge of NYC’s best bakeries!
Delve into Chocolate-Making at Raaka Chocolate
Red Hook / 8 – 17 years old
Raaka builds each craft chocolate bar from scratch with directly-sourced single-origin cocoa in its Red Hook factory! Come by for a chocolate factory and tasting tour, where you’ll see firsthand how beans transform into distinctive, delicious chocolate bars. Or opt for a chocolate-making class, where you’ll start by tasting and cracking unroasted cacao beans, and end with making and eating three delicious bars of your very own!
Pop in for Gelato Pops at Popbar
West Village / 1 – 17 years old
Scoop-free, delicious, and one-of-a-kind, this all-natural, handcrafted gelato, sorbet, and frozen yogurt is served in a new way—on a stick! Flavors range from classics to the more unique. Best of all, you can enjoy your pop as-is or customize to your liking. Premium dippings and toppings include dark, milk, and while chocolate, nuts, sprinkles, waffle cone, caramel corn, and more. Each booking gets you two gelato pops with dippings and toppings!
Nothing’s better on summer day than a scoop of ice cream. Ample Hills Creamery churns small batch ice cream like no other. Enjoy classic flavors and try out creative new combos!
Roll out for some Rolled Ice Cream at I-CE NY
Greenwich Village / 6 months – 15 years old
I-CE NY is the original smashed ice cream in NY. The ice cream is made in a fun, unique way—by smashing ice cream base liquid and mixers on an iced plate. Customize your order with mix-in ingredients, such as fresh fruits or your favorite candy bar.
Decorate Cupcakes at Agata & Valentina
Upper East Side / 3 – 12 years old
If frosting is your little one’s weakness, they’ll love these cupcake decorating classes! Each Wednesday, tiny chefs will learn how to frost the perfect cupcake and then, of course, eat them! The theme varies each week so you can keep going back!