The key to anybody's heart is through their stomach, especially when sweets are involved. With these 4-ingredient desserts, you will never have to let a lack of funds, time, or baking skills stop you from making delicious treats ever again. You'll be sure to please any crowd without all the hassle.

1. Christmas Cookies

sweet, chocolate, cake, cookie, candy, pastry
Kelli Haugh

It's never too early to start celebrating, so get your friends into the holiday spirit with these festive cookies.  

2. Dark Chocolate Coconut Bars

chocolate, candy, sweet, goody, cream, toffee, cake, sweetmeat, pastry
Alyssa Rosello

This power couple goes unrecognized far too often, but I can guarantee that your guests will love this dark chocolate and coconut combo. 

3. Shortbread Butter Bars

lemon, coconut, cake, cream, pie
Olivia Paulson

These butter bars are the best example of a classic dessert made simple that will still manage to make your grandma proud. 

4. Peanut Butter and Chocolate Kiss Cookies

sweet, pastry, cake, chocolate, candy, cookie, jam, goody, cream
Charlotte Close

These easy cookies are perfect for any party. If you're looking to switch it up, try out different Kiss flavors

5. Pumpkin Butter Gingersnap Pecan Rolls 

pastry, bread, sweet, cake, dough
Anthony Wan

Just because Thanksgiving is over doesn't mean that pumpkin season is. Store-bought dough makes this 4-ingredient dessert even easier to throw together. 

6. Dark Chocolate, Raspberry and Brie Grilled Cheese

toast, jam, bread, cheese, sandwich, cake, sweet
Bernard Wen

Who knew grilled cheese could be a dessert? Cut these sandwiches into fours and they'll be the perfect finger food for any party. 

7. S'mores Bars

chocolate, cream, peanut
Meredith Davin

It may not be the best weather for a campfire, but it's always the right time for s'mores.

8. Chocolate Peppermint Bark

chocolate, cake, peppermint, cookie
Dylan Barth

This recipe only has three ingredients, so if you want to be creative, add a layer of milk chocolate to add depth to this dessert. 

9. Protein Cookies

sweet, chocolate, candy, cake, goody, cookie, pastry, sesame roll
Natalie Oberer

These cookies are the perfect crowd-pleaser for your more health-conscious friends. 

10. Valentine's Day Chocolate

Sara Marino

News flash: it doesn't have to be Valentine's Day for you to eat endless amounts of chocolate. Whip these up for your special someone (or yourself!) and enjoy. 

11. Churro Popcorn

chocolate, sweet, cream, goody, milk, candy, caramel, popcorn, cake
Jina Kim

All you need is four ingredients and a microwave to make this decadent popcorn. Invite some friends over for a Netflix night and dig in. 

12. Cherry Dump Cake

jam, sweet, berry, gelatin, marmalade
Cecilia Leng

The name says it all. All you need to do is dump all the ingredients into a pan and bake. It doesn't get easier than this 4-ingredient recipe. 

13. Dark Chocolate-Covered Rice Krispie Treats 

chocolate, sweet, candy, milk
Anna Hirschorn

If you're feeling a little nostalgic, this is the perfect dessert to make. Feel free to switch up this recipe by using a different nut butter, or even cookie butter. 

14. Chocolate Cupcakes

chocolate, candy, sweet, truffle
Grace Becker

Triple-chocolate fudge cupcakes never tasted so good. These cupcakes are accidentally vegan, but you'd never know. 

15. Vegan Fudge

peanut butter, peanut, butter, caramel, pumpkin
Julianne Zech

If your crowd is filled with people who have dietary restrictions, vegan fudge is the perfect dessert to make. 

16. Microwave Cookies

sweet, oatmeal, oatmeal cookie, chocolate, rice, cereal
Ellie Haun

Just because you don't have an oven doesn't mean you can't make a delicious cookie. Just make sure you're using vegan chocolate chips for this recipe if you want them to be 100% vegan. 

17. Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzels

chocolate, cream, banana
Annalee Flaherty

This is the perfect dessert for all of the sweet and salty lovers out there. 

18. Birthday Cake Croissants

dough, pastry, butter, sweet
Jedd Marrero

You don't need a birthday to enjoy birthday cake desserts, but if you are celebrating, all the more reason to make these croissants. 

19. 5-Minute Froyo 

sweet, vegetable, dairy product
Amanda Evertz

Take this recipe to the next level by including a toppings bar with all your favs. 

20. No-Bake Banana Toffee Pie

sweet, cream, milk, cake, dairy product
Sabena Quan-Hin

If you need the most foolproof dessert out there, this is for you. A pre-made graham cracker crust makes this pie super easy to pull off.

21. Earl Grey Shortbread Cookie

bread, pastry, sweet, poppy seed roll
Amy Yu

This is the perfect dessert for a tea party, so make this one when you're feeling extra classy.  

22. Cookie Butter

chocolate, cookie, sweet
Jennifer Nigro

Serve this cookie butter as a dip with some graham crackers, cookies, or fruit. And maybe share this with friends, otherwise you will eat the whole jar.

23. Blueberry White Chocolate Truffles

sweet, berry, chocolate, blueberry
Hui Lin

Theres a 99% chance everyone will love these just because they're purple. Thankfully, the flavor is spot-on as well. 

24. Cookie Cake

Signe Frick

This cookie cake is perfect for any America-themed party, or get creative and switch up the design on top.

25. Chocolate-Covered Almond Butter Balls

peanut, peanut butter, chocolate, butter, cream, caramel
Teresa Trinh

You can never go wrong with nut butter and chocolate. If you want to try something new, make a few different versions using different nut butters.

These 4-ingredient desserts are the perfect alternative when you don't want all the added stress of whipping up a treat. Whether you're throwing a party or just sharing some sweets with friends, these will hit the spot with any crowd.