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Got a diet Cheat Day? We’ve compiled some of the best places to splurge!

You’ve got an excuse to indulge in all things fatty, sweet and generally junky on your Cheat Day! You probably already have a list of goodies in mind, but we thought it might be worth mentioning a few local stops just in case.

The Fat Shack
2665 E. 120th Ave. Thornton
Come on, it’s called The Fat Shack for a reason! Where else would you find Mac ‘n’ Cheese Bites or a Munchie Madness Platter filled with the tastiest of apps? Or choose from burgers, sandwiches, wings, desserts and shakes.

Cold Stone Creamery
1281 E. 120th Ave., Thornton
If you love ice cream (and who doesn’t?), you’ll be salivating over the number of choices of delicious flavors and countless crazy mix-ins.

Village Inn
16775 Washington St., Thornton
This place is pie heaven! In addition to the regular flavors, like Peach Lattice, Triple Berry, French Silk, chocolate Peanut Butter Cup, Banana Cream, Caramel Apple a La Mode and many, many others, there are also seasonal flavors, like Pumpkin, European Truffle and Southern Pecan.

Your Pie
14342 Lincoln St., Thornton
What do you like to load up your pizza with? Meatballs, bacon, cilantro and Romaine? Consider it done!

8775 Washington St, Thornton
Formerly known as Dunkin’ Donuts, this national staple offers plenty of types of doughnuts (among other treats) to satisfy your sweet tooth and carb cravings.

Krispy Kreme
1051 E. 120th Ave., Thornton
Another doughnut specialty shop, Krispy Kreme also offers coffee and specialty drinks.

9790 Washington St., Thornton
Best known for its frozen custard, this fast-food chain also offers signature burgers and other meal items.

Daylight Donuts
3924 E. 120th Ave., Thornton
Sure, Daylight Donuts is famous for its raised and cake doughnuts, but they also sell a ton of cinnamon rolls and sausage rolls!

Grandma’s Sweet Tooth Ice Cream and Candy Store
9656 Washington St., Thornton
From iconic candy brands to nostalgic candies and sweets, you’ll find fun treats and plenty to remind you of your childhood.

Crumbl Cookies
14332 Lincoln St., Thornton
If you’re TRULY ready to splurge then this store of giant cookies has your name all over it!