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    7 Five-Ingredient Baking Projects You Should Make This Weekend

    Weekends were made for baking.

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    1. Chewy Brownie Cookies

    These cookies get their brownie-like texture from whipped egg whites, so make sure you have an electric mixer handy (or a strong arm). Get the recipe here.

    2. Cinnamon Roll Cherry Danishes

    These delightful cherry danishes only take 30 minutes to put together and are the perfect accompaniment to your leisurely Sunday coffee. Get the recipe here.

    3. One-Bowl Brownies

    One bowl and 30 minutes is all it takes to make these fudgy brownies. Get the recipe here.

    4. M&M's Peanut Butter Bars

    Pro tip: use peanut butter M&M's to take these nutty bars to the next level. Get the recipe here.

    5. Raspberry Cheesecake Thumbprint Cookies

    This dough must be chilled for at least 45 minutes (and up to two hours) before baking, so make sure to set aside a few hours for this project. Get the recipe here.

    6. Flourless Nutella Banana Bread

    This effortless cake (the batter is made entirely in a blender) is what you get when you combine flourless chocolate cake and banana bread. Get the recipe here.

    7. Homemade Soft Pretzels

    This recipe includes an optional boiling step. If you prefer your pretzels on the chewier side, don't skip it, but if you like them light and fluffy, don't bother. Get the recipe here.