Gallery: 14 Sweets for Dad This Father's Day

Pig Candy
Pig Candy

In this porky-sweet snack, bacon is covered with brown sugar, maple syrup, and a little cayenne, then grilled until crisp. Fathers everywhere, rejoice. We have reached the mountaintop.

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Boston Cream Doughnuts
Boston Cream Doughnuts

These Boston cream doughnuts are sure to get Dad's day started on the right foot. Making them is a labor of love, but hey, he's worth it right?

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[Photograph: Alexandra Penfold]

Chocolate Covered Potato Chips
Chocolate Covered Potato Chips

For the Dad who likes to snack (we're talking most dads here), these chips are sure to please. They're simple, but addictively salty and sweet.

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[Photograph: Pam Parrella]

Bourbon Blondies with Walnuts
Bourbon Blondies with Walnuts

Perfect for the Dad who likes a stiff drink, these blondies use walnuts for a toasty crunch and bourbon for a boozy kick. Before noon? No problem.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios Mullins]

Boozy Butterscotch Ice Cream
Boozy Butterscotch Ice Cream

But if Dad's taste in whiskey runs more Irish than Kentucky, try this ice cream instead. The smoothness of Irish whiskey works best for intensifying the butterscotch.

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[Photograph: Max Falkowitz]

Salted Cashew Caramel Bars
Salted Cashew Caramel Bars

If your Dad's a caramel fanatic, try these fantastic Salted Cashew Caramel Bars. Crunchy nuts are covered with gooey caramel and put over a buttery shortbread base.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios Mullins]

Hello Dolly Bars
Hello Dolly Bars

For the one day a year, Dad gets to have it all, here's a sweet to match. Pretty much everything good is in these cookies: coconut, chocolate chips, pecans, The Beatles, , very soft blankets, a graham cracker cookie base, and world peace.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios Mullins]

Triple Decker Peanut Butter Brownies
Triple Decker Peanut Butter Brownies

There's peanut butter in every layer of these brownies, so if your Dad's crazy for the stuff, then these are a must.

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[Photograph: Yvonne Ruperti]

Brown Butter Bourbon Cookies
Brown Butter Bourbon Cookies

Unlike some sweets that claim to be boozy, these cookies really do retain the flavor of the bourbon. Maybe its something to do with the five tablespoons of it in the recipe.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios Mullins]

Peanut Butter Pretzel Pie
Peanut Butter Pretzel Pie

For a hot Father's Day, cool off with this sweet 'n' salty pretzel pie. No baking necessary!

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[Photograph: Lauren Weisenthal]

Golden Grahams S'mores Bars
Golden Grahams S'mores Bars

Tap into Dad's inner child with these s'mores bars. And since you only need a microwave to make them, the kids can get in the kitchen and help, too!

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[Photograph: Alexandra Penfold]

Brie and Nutella Grilled Cheese
Brie and Nutella Grilled Cheese

If the Father's Day agenda is too busy for a time-intensive dessert, try this variation on the classic grilled cheese. It's quick and easy, but the results are delicious.

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[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Whiskey Sour Slushie
Whiskey Sour Slushie

The whiskey sour is probably the quintessential "Dad drink" of the summer months. But it's even more awesome when it's blended as a frozen treat.

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[Photograph: Max Falkowitz]

Grilled Banana Boats with Peanut Butter, Chocolate, and Marshmallows
Grilled Banana Boats with Peanut Butter, Chocolate, and Marshmallows

And of course, would it really be Father's Day if we didn't hop on the grill? Show him he's not the only one who knows his way around a little charcoal with these delicious banana boats.

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]