Filling, nostalgic treats to bundle up with

Something about the cooler air, the darker evenings, and the desire to pull on a scarf and block out the wind makes fall a go-to time to reach for comforting desserts. These calorie-laden dishes are made up of more than sugar and butter; they’re both filling and nostalgic. These D.C. area restaurants offer up sweets perfect for the season.

Brown Butter Rice Krispie Treat at Summer House Santa Monica

The traditional Rice Krispie treat recipe gets a rich boost from the addition of brown butter and an extra pinch of salt. This upscale treat is a good reminder of one of the first desserts most kids learn to make, and Summer House adds seasonal flavors such as Oreo, Fruit Loops, Caption Crunch, and pumpkin spice. For a comfort food combo, there’s always the Brown Butter Rice Krispie topped Chocolate Chip Cookie as an option.