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24 Quick and Easy Dessert Recipes with Few Ingredients

Simple desserts are the best desserts. These deliciously easy dessert recipes have as few ingredients as possible!

By: Chelsea Scarnegie, Editor, TheBestDessertRecipes.com
Updated March 02, 2018
Easy Dessert Recipes with Few Ingredients
Easy Dessert Recipes with Few Ingredients

Let's face it: sometimes you just don't want to run to the grocery store every time you see a delicious recipe you want to make. That's why these 24 Easy Dessert Recipes with Few Ingredients are so convenient for the anytime sweet tooth! You probably already have all of the ingredients in your pantry, just waiting to be transformed into a delicious dessert.

Who knew you could find so many easy dessert recipes that require so few extra ingredients? You can find everything from easy cookie recipes with few ingredients to a delicious 2-ingredient cake. Indulge yourself in some pretty pink cupcakes or a light, fluffy chocolate mousse.

At the end of a long day of work, the only thing you want to do is go to the grocery store, especially if you have dinner to cook! It's time to treat yourself without even leaving your kitchen. Each of these things can be made with less than five ingredients. With all that money you'll be saving with these budget-friendly desserts, you should treat yourself more often!

2-Ingredient Recipes

When we said this is a collection of tasty desserts with few ingredients, we meant it! In this section, you'll discover desserts that use only two ingredients. From cookies to delicious chocolate fudge recipes and more, you'll be amazed by what you can make using only two ingredients. The next time you crave something sweet, whip up these quick and easy desserts.

  1. 2 Ingredient "Kit Kat" Sugar Cookies - A "Kit Kat" and a sugar cookie, how wonderful! You'll love this winning combination. 

  2. Super Easy 2 Ingredients Fudge - Use this foolproof and simple 2 ingredient fudge recipe as a base to add your favorite nuts or flavorings or serve as is. This easy chocolate dessert recipe with few ingredients is one you'll want to use again and again.

  3. 2 Ingredient Brownies - Rich fudgy chocolate brownies with only 2 ingredients? Can you believe these easy brownies have NO flour or brownie mix?!

  4. So Easy 2-Ingredient Nutella Cake - This amazing, fudgy chocolate cake could not be easier to make. This perfect for fans of Nutella.

  5. 2-Ingredient Pumpkin Gingerbread - With just 2 ingredients and about 5 minutes you can make a delicious and moist Pumpkin Gingerbread! Serve this for breakfast this fall.

  6. Two Ingredient Ice Cream Sweet Bread - Making sweet bread with only two ingredients may sound unbelievable, but it's quite possible. You have to see this recipe to believe it.

  7. Two-Ingredient Cherry Coke Cake - If you like baking with soda or cake mix and are a fan of Cherry Coke, then you're going to fall in love with this incredibly easy chocolate cake recipe! This one is a classic.

3-Ingredient Desserts

Mousse, cake, a cobbler and more can be created using only three ingredients. We have easy chocolate dessert recipes with few ingredients in this selection, as well as fruit desserts and so much more. Although these recipes have only three ingredients, they are perfect for serving at a potluck, your book club's next meeting, and other get-togethers on your social calendar. These desserts are too good to miss!

  1. 3 Ingredient Mason Jar Chocolate Mousse - The easiest chocolate mousse made completely in a mason jar - no mixer required - with only 3 ingredients!

  2. 3-Ingredient No Bake Black Forest Icebox Cake - This No Bake Black Forest Icebox Cake is a super simple, 3-ingredient dessert that's perfect for Valentines Day or any occasion. You'll love having this treat in the freezer.

  3. 3-Ingredient Cake Mix Dump Peach Cobbler - 3 Ingredient Cake Mix Dump Peach Cobbler is a budget-friendly and easy cobbler recipe. Serve this cobbler with ice cream.

  4. 3-Ingredient Healthy Buckeyes - This Healthy Buckeyes recipe has 3 ingredients, is gluten-free, made with low sugar, and has under 100 calories! Make this treat today.

  5. 3-Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Pinwheels - These no-bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pinwheels are easy with only 3 ingredients! Impress your family and friends with this one.

  6. Three Ingredient Red Velvet Chocolate Cookies - These simple red velvet cookies are healthier than your typical red velvet dessert and are absolutely delicious! You'll love this take on the classic recipe.

  7. Easy 3 Ingredient Lemon Semifreddo - Homemade ice cream is delicious, but it can be difficult to make. Cool off with this recipe when the temperature rises.

  8. 3-Ingredient Homemade Three Muskateer Bars - Skip the grocery store or the gas station. Instead, make this copycat recipe.

4-Ingredient Recipes

When it comes to tasty desserts with few ingredients, you can't go wrong with the desserts in this section! If you'd like to make a delicious dessert for breakfast or just want a rich and tasty sweet, these recipes will be just what you need. Did you know you can even make cupcakes and holiday bark with only four ingredients? Share these desserts with family and friends, or make them just for you — you're bound to love them no matter what.

  1. 4 Ingredient Double Chocolate Cookies - 4 Ingredient Double Chocolate Cookies are so easy, but you’d never know! These cookies are perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth.

  2. 4 Ingredient Chocolate Cookies - Easy Chocolate Cookies are the easiest chocolate cookies ever! You'll find this recipe is true to its name.

  3. Easy 4-Ingredient Cinnamon Twists - If you are looking for a sweet snack, then look no further! These can be served at any time of the day.

  4. 4-Ingredient Raspberry Danish - With just 4 simple ingredients and about 10 minutes you can pull together a delicious and comforting Raspberry Danish! This recipe is dessert for breakfast at its finest.

  5. 4-Ingredient Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies - These cookies are almost as easy to make as pre-made cookie dough cookies. Get baking with these today!

  6. 4-Ingredient Blueberry Upside-Down Cake - Move over, pineapple upside-down cakes! Here's a new twist on the classic.

  7. 4-Ingredient Holiday Bark - Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with a batch or two of 4-Ingredient Holiday Bark. This easy chocolate dessert recipe with few ingredients can be shared with family, friends, and coworkers.

  8. 4-Ingredient Kool-Aid Cupcakes - 4-Ingredient Kool-Aid Cupcakes are as simple as can be. These are perfect for a picnic.

  9. 4-Ingredient Apple Cider Muddy Buddies - If you love apple cider or flavored puppy chow recipes, then you've gotta try this recipe for 4-Ingredient Apple Cider Muddy Buddies. Snack on these while watching your favorite TV show or movie.

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