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.

Mr. Frostie’s for Soft Serve

Go old school. This soft-serve spot has been around since 1949. Whether it's a chocolate and vanilla swirl cone dipped in sprinkles or a dirt cup with chocolate soft serve, Oreo cookies and gummy bears, you'll be glad you stopped at this retro spot. The best part (besides the ice cream) is the reasonable price.

Hours: Mon.-Thurs., 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Cost: $2/dipped cone; $2.75/dirt cup

Pacific Beach Neighborhood
1470 Garnet Ave.
Pacific Beach, Ca
858-274-9977
Online: mrfrostiespb.com

photo: Holly J. via Yelp

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