We all deserve something sweet once in a while, but sometimes it requires too many ingredients to make a tasty dessert. Forget the pain of buying too many ingredients, ’cause we got you covered. Try these desserts that all take only five ingredients or less.

1. Simple Nutella Soufflé


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Some things just aren’t for sharing. This two-ingredient personal soufflé is one of them.

2. Pumpkin Butter Pecan Gingersnap Rolls


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If you’ve forgotten what seasons other than winter feel like, these fall-flavored treats are here to help you out.

3. Cake Batter Milkshake


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Heeeey, batter batter batter. This milkshake recipe is a definite home run.

4. Oreo Cheesecake Truffles


Photo by Christine Pritula

These truffles are truly beautiful on the outside and the inside. Check out the recipe here.

5. Ritz Cracker Rolos


Photo by Holly Birchfield

These hybrid treats would make your middle-school self go wild. And your current self will probably be pretty damn pleased too. Get snackin’ with this recipe.

6. Three-Ingredient Cake Mix Cookies


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Cake mix is actually magic. Recipe here.

7. Dulce de Leche Rice Krispie Treats


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You didn’t think it was possible for RKTs to get any better, but then came along this recipe.

8. Copycat Dunkaroo Dip


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Put on your NSYNC CD and your light-up velcro sneakers and get to dunkin’ with this dip.

9. Grilled Pineapple S’mores


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After this, pineapple is going to become a campfire essential. Get the recipe here.

10. No-Bake Girl Scout Cookie Truffles


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Thin Mints just got a little fatter and a whole lot better. Learn how here.

11. Nutella and Berry Dessert Crêpes


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Pretending you’re on vacation in Paris just got a whole lot easier with this recipe. Now all you need to do is find a French lover, and you’re golden.

12. Cranberry Pistachio Chocolate Bark


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Williams-Sonoma has nothin’ on this stuff. Get cracking with this recipe.

13. Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles


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If you’re an avocado aficionado and a chocoholic, these truffle balls are gonna be your new best friends.

14. Decadent Chocolate-Covered Strawberries


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Two words: TREAT. YO’SELF. Get these sexy thangs here.

15. Five-Ingredient Cannoli Dessert Dip


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Everyone knows the best part of the cannoli is the cream filling, anyway. Do away with unimportant stuff and get dipping with this recipe.

16. 18-Minute Pecan Pie Muffins


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Every pie is a personal pie if you try hard enough. With these cute muffins, it’s just a little more manageable.

17. Chocolate-Dipped Apricots with Coconut Flakes


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Dried fruit doesn’t have to just be something you find at your grandparents’ house. Recipe here.

18. Easy Coconut Macaroons


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Gluten-free, simple, and delicious?! With these macaroons, you can finally have it all.

19. Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Pops


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There’s always money in the banana stand. Go bananas with this recipe.

20. No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars


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Chocolate + peanut butter + you = the greatest threesome of all time. Get it on with this recipe.

21. Chocolate Caramel Matzo Brickle


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Is this kosher? Why yes, yes it is. Get the recipe here.

22. Molten Chocolate Lava Cake


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A dessert so hot, rich, and irresistible you’ll want to make it your trophy spouse. Get your fix with this recipe.

23. Dark Chocolate, Raspberry, and Brie Grilled Cheese


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Take a walk on the sweeter side of life with this indulgent dessert grilled cheese.

24. Apple Pie Crescent Bites


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These rolls are to apple pie what calzones are to pizza. That is, also awesome. Get ’em here.

25. Chocolate-Covered Candy Pretzels


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Dipping your pretzels in Nutella is fine, I guess, but these pretzel sticks are here to help you take snacking to the next level.

26. Gooey S’mores Panini


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You shouldn’t have to go outdoors to get your s’mores fix. And thanks to this sweet recipe, you no longer have to. Learn how here.

27. One-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream


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Can you guess the ingredient? Learn how to make this healthy, refreshing treat here.

28. Crunchy Chocolate Nut Truffles


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Mmm…nutty balls. Get ’em in your mouth here.

29. Honey Ricotta Toast


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If you weren’t aware, artisanal toast is à la mode. Get trendy with this recipe.

30. Three-Ingredient Pumpkin Spice Muffins


Photo by Katherine Carroll

If you’re devoted to the #basic life, these muffins will be your new favorite post-spin class treat.

31. Chocolate Chip Caramel Peanut Butter Bars


Photo by Claire Thompson

These hot messes are definitely NSFW, so keep ’em at home and eat them yourself. Get them here.

32. Two-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse


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When 50% of a recipe is chocolate, you know you have a good thing going. Check it out here.

33. Creamy Nutella Milkshake


Photo by Jocelyn Hsu

Drinking your Nutella is a little classier than eating it with a spoon. But of course, you can always do both. Get your fix here.

34. Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge


Photo by Caitlin Shoemaker

Hoooooly fudge. Make this decadent dessert your new religion.

35. Microwavable Rice Krispie Treat in a Mug


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With this recipe, satisfying your late-night sweet tooth has never been so achievable.


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