Fast food has been a part of our lives since we were born. From road trip munchies to late night sundae runs, our favorite fast food restaurants have always been there for us. And, while many seem to hype up the savory side of the menu, some of my favorite items are the amazing, sweet treats. These fast food desserts prove that the hamburgers, tacos, and chicken nuggets have some healthy competition.

1. Wendy's Chocolate Frosty

Behold, one of the most iconic fast food desserts of all time, Wendy's Chocolate Frosty. There is almost nothing that can rival the taste of this thick and creamy concoction. I never stray from the chocolate flavor because it is seriously that good. If you are a huge frosty fan and have a Wendy's near you, I would definitely look into getting the famous Frosty key tag. For just a single payment of $2 you will get a free Junior Frosty with every visit you make to Wendy's. There isn't a Wendy's in my town but if there was I would definitely be all over that deal.

#SpoonTip: Dip your hot french fries in your frosty toreally wake your taste buds up.

2. Taco Bell Cinnamon Twists

I have a big love-hate relationship with Taco Bell as an establishment. Yet, while my loyalty to this chain wavers, my love for Cinnamon Twists never dies. The twists are so simple, but that is what makes them so delicious. The airy and crunchy texture combined with the aromatic cinnamon sugar coating makes this fast food dessert hard to put down. Give me a bag of these and a double-decker taco and I am one happy lady. My boyfriend swears by dipping these in nacho cheese. I for one am not a big fan but maybe some of you out there will also become twist-cheese fans. Whatever way you eat these, just make sure you share the cinnamon sugar love. 

3. In-N-Out Root Beer Float

In-N-Out is a West Coast institution. It is the holy ground for teens and college students all around California. Utter "In-N-Out" and heads will turn like you've never seen. 

In-N-Out's secret yet not so secret menu is the destination for all the good stuff. The Root Beer Float is In-N-Out's signature vanilla milkshake combined with root beer. This may sound simple but for me, this is better than any shake on the menu, including  the tri-colored Neopolitan shake. The spicy root beer melts with the sweet and creamy vanilla milkshake and creates something that is super addictive. Next time you go to In-N-Out, you need to try this, it will change everything. 

4. McDonald's Apple Pie

Apple pie is literally America's dessert. And, while I do love a good homemade pie, McDonald's does this classic justice. For me, this is not the most amazing, "wow" item on the list, but it is a fast food dessert that has always been there and is consistent.  The familiarity of the apple filling and the flaky crust makes this menu item one of my favorites. A kids hamburger and apple pie are one of my favorite combinations of all time. Now, I just need McDonald's to bring back their pumpkin pie. 

5. McDonald's McFlurry with M&M's 

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Alex Frank

I had a hard time deciding the last dessert for this list. I really, really love McDonald's classic hot fudge sundaes. But at the end of the day, McFlurry's are a dessert that will always hold a place in my heart. M&M's are such a great candy and combining it with McDonald's classic soft-serve creates an addictive treat. The way the M&M's melt with the ice cream and make a beautiful candy rainbow just makes me happy. It really is the little things. 

Fast food desserts are really unappreciated in our world. These desserts have stood strong over the years and have given happiness to many around the world. I hope these desserts stay around until the end of time. Let's just say if Wendy's ever got rid of Frosty's, I would have the biggest BF ever (shoutout White Chicks). 

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