08/13/2013 09:13 am ET Updated Aug 13, 2014

Almond Desserts Sound Boring, But These 58 Recipes Beg To Differ

Almonds are technically a fruit. And technically, fruit belongs in dessert. Enter these 58 delectable almond-infused dessert creations that'll satisfy -- really -- any sweet tooth.

The nut is wildly versatile: It can be ground into meal to make pie crust and crumble. It can be transformed into dairy-free milk or a creamy, divine butter. It pairs perfectly with chocolate and, in its natural form, presents a welcomed crunchy texture. Let's hear it -- 58 times -- for the exceptional almond.

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