Need to cheat? These are the healthiest fast-food desserts

By Maria Mercedes Galuppo, Buzz60

Sometimes when you've been taking care of your eating habits for so long, your body just wants a deliciously disgusting fast-food meal. After all, we are human.

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Before you make a mistake you'll regret for the rest of the week, keep in mind that when it comes to fast food desserts, there's always a healthier(ish) option.

Check out five of the "healthiest" options:

Healthiest fast-food desserts
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Healthiest fast-food desserts

If you find yourself craving fast-food apple pie. have Popeye’s Hot Cinnamon Apple Pie. Compared to other fast-food apple pies, this one is the least terrible option with 310 calories and 12 grams of sugar.


If you're trying to keep calories low but find yourself at Wendy's, opt for a junior size vanilla Frosty instead of a chocolate. You’ll be cutting 500 calories and 10 grams of fat.


When it comes to cookie craving try McDonald’s oatmeal raisin cookie which has 140 calories or pick up Pret a Manger’s Harvest cookie (pictured) which has 280 calories but 5 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber.


Taco Bell actually offers the second healthiest dessert, the teeny tiny Cinnabon Delights. These icing filling donut holes are just 160 calories.


The best option of them all is a Starbucks petite vanilla bean scone, just 120 calories, 8 grams of sugar and 4.5 grams of fat.



A treat doesn't always have to be a guilty pleasure.

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