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.

The Melting Pot for Chocolate Fondue

We love eateries where dining with your hands is encouraged, which is why The Melting Pot tops our list. A decadently warm pot of milk chocolate, marshmallow and graham crackers arrives at the table. Couple that with strawberries, bananas, brownies, Rice Krispie treats, cheesecake and cherries dipped in this rich fondue and you may not go back to the traditional s'more ever again. Come for dinner first, or just indulge in dessert.

Hours: Mon.-Thurs., 5-10 p.m.; Fri., 5-11 p.m.; Sat., 3-11 p.m.; Sun, 3-10 p.m.
Cost: Chocolate Fondue, $9.50/person

UTC Area/Near UCSD
8980 University Center Ln.
San Diego, Ca
858-638-1700
Online: themeltingpot.com

photo: The Melting Pot

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—Nikki Walsh