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12 Sweet Treats Made Better With Salt

10/01/2013 02:41 pm ET | Updated Dec 01, 2013

Don't get us wrong -- we love decadent, ridiculously sweet, sumptuous desserts. But sometimes, we need to kick it up a notch. A sprinkling of salt in your dessert will add just the right amount of depth and help to pick up any flavors previously held in the background. Here are 12 delicious sweet treats, including ice creams, creme brûlées, and brownies, that will have you convinced that you need a little salty with your sweet. We're going far beyond chocolate-covered pretzels, folks.

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12 Sweet Treats Made Better with Salt

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