Did your little honey ace the spelling bee? Or did your lightning fast sprinter clock the best time at P.E.? Whether you have something special to celebrate or your resident student just needs a pick-me-up, we’ve found 10 delectable treats to enjoy with your scholarly sweethearts after a long school day. From cotton candy and design-your-own cinnamon buns to chocolate fondue dip and fresh Italian cannoli, read on to see where to score an A+ in desserts 101.

Handel’s for Homemade Ice Cream

Look for the line, and you've found Handel's ice cream shop. This creamy goodness is made in-store with 50 flavors to choose from and the menu changes daily. Choose three different scoops in the small size from popular flavors like Graham Central Station, Oreo Dough, or (our favorite) true blue bubble gum. Finding a parking spot can be tough, but you'll be glad you went.

Hours: Daily, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Cost: $3.75/small (which includes 3 scoops)

Downtown Encinitas
90 N. Coast Hwy 101
Ste. 101
Encinitas, Ca
Online: handelsicecream.com

photo: Handel's Facebook page

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—Nikki Walsh