Warm Fruit and Sweet Ice Cream: 25 More Desserts

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Well, we’ve showed you our best chocolate desserts from 2009, as well as our favorite baked treats. But what about all those other sweet things that aren’t cake or cookies? Creamy ice cream, stewed plums with spices, apples stuffed with brown sugar, popsicles and dressed-up fruit — there are so many delicious ways to end a meal, and many of them are simpler and healthier than traditional desserts. Here’s a look back at 25 desserts from 2009 that were a little different from the typical chocolate cake.

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Welcome to The Kitchn’s end-of-year roundup! We are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the last year, including lots of recipes. We are also shaking out our reader mailbag, and giving you a few more great guest posts from our friends.

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