Life is busy, so I try to make things easy on myself (and you)! These 5 Ingredients or Less Dessert Recipes will help you free up a little time in the kitchen while still resulting in a delicious dessert. With just a few ingredients, you might even be able to pass the dessert making on to the kids!
I love a good dessert and making easy desserts with basic ingredients not only helps me save money, but allows me to enjoy the dessert faster! Most of the recipes you will find here are all made with very common, basic ingredients. No hunting down expensive, specialty ingredients for these recipes!
Whether you like fruity, chocolatey, hot or cold desserts you will be able to find something you love on this list! I am a chocolate lover so finding easy chocolate dessert recipes with few ingredients makes me do a happy dance!
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5 Ingredients or Less Dessert Recipes
Chocolate lovers rejoice with all the options you have to make these easy desserts with basic ingredients! Your cravings will be satisfied in no time at all.
cool down desserts
Cool down on a hot summer evening with these easy desserts, whipped up in minutes! Plus, most of them are better made ahead so you won't actually have to do anything when you are craving that cool down!
Warm and Toasty
Whether it's cold outside or you prefer a nice, toasty treat check out these easy desserts. You are certain to feel warm and fuzzy after these treats!
Any Time Desserts
Whether it's after a meal or the middle of the day, these treats will satisfy any sweet tooth!
No one ever said “I wish that recipe took longer to make!” My goal is to always create a great recipe with shortcuts that do not compromise the taste or make the recipe any less healthy. I promise you cannot go wrong with any of these desserts, and they really are so simple that the kids can help (or just do it themselves)!
Now that you have dessert covered, you can try these Easy Dinners to really get you in and out of the kitchen in no time at all!
The fruit smoothie popsicles are our favorite! Thanks for all the other great dessert ideas too, lots of great options to choose from for a quick dessert!
The mini brownie bites and the birthday batter popcorn are amazing! Thanks for all these great ideas for recipes!
My kiddos loved your popsicles!! Can’t wait to try more of these desserts!!
We LOVED the birthday cake batter popcorn recipe! Perfect, quick snack for the kids!