In the evening, dessert—when you're lucky enough to have it—almost always comes at the very end: after dinner is finished, after the plates are cleared, and possibly even after the dishes are loaded into the dishwasher.
This is why the lunchbox dessert reigns supreme. Since everything is packed together, the timing of dessert completely within your control: Eat it first (you know your five-year-old is), maintain willpower and eat it last, or go rogue and eat it halfway through. But whatever you do, make sure to choose one of these 31 lunchbox-ready desserts—one that won't smoosh and doesn't require utensils:
And one more for good measure
Tell us: What's your favorite lunchbox dessert?