If you think one frozen bonbon provides a mouthful of flavor, try 12 of them. Flavors include (from front to back) coconut, sea salt, chocolate, and peanut crunch. $14.95 for 12.
7301 E. Tanque Verde Road – Frost Gelato
Sweet strawberries, whipped cream, and crumbly pastry—a dessert airy enough for a holy head to rest upon. (And indeed, it’s been on the menu ever since the pope visited Arizona in the 1980s.) $7.
5541 N. Swan Road – Trattoria Pina
This is a macaroon you don’t want to mess with—some say it’s a mountain of macaroon. Dip the mountain in milk chocolate and you’ve got a momentous dessert. $4.50
2870 E. Skyline Drive – Shlomo and Vitos
The original puff pastry—a thin sheet of dough, deep-fried until it puffs up into a pocket full of sweetness. Caution before eating: Served piping hot. $6
1750 E. Ft. Lowell Road – Rosa’s Mexican Food