[Photo: Kathy YL Chan]

This is the Oreo Brownie ($4.15) from ChikaLicious, split down the middle. A double layer of plain and peanut butter oreos come baked right into a chocolate brownie round. It's fudgy milk chocolate, and purposely under-baked so you get a soft bite that breaks into a crunch as you hit the Oreo. It's more a novelty than a daily treat, but fun nonetheless. Also take note of the new soft serve flavors at ChikaLicious. They're famous for the vanilla bean soft serve, but now they've added a respectable Matcha Soft-Serve ($5.95) alongside a holiday special of Eggnog Soft-Serve that comes topped with frosted pecans. There's also a (non-fat, seriously) Maple-Bacon-Donut Soft-Serve which has been "unavailable" on my last two visits. We'll let you know when we finally get to try it.

Dessert Club Chikalicious

204 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003 (map)

About the author: Originally from Honolulu, Kathy YL Chan blogs at Kathy YL Chan, where she chronicles her eats and travel adventures between Hawai'i, New York and beyond. She firmly believes that there is always room for dessert.

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