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    May 21, 2020

    64 Of The Easiest Desserts We Know How To Make

    Never skip dessert.

    Brooke Greenberg / BuzzFeed

    Want some delicious homemade desserts without spending hours in the kitchen? We've got you covered.

    Below, you'll find a ton of sweets and treats to satisfy all your cravings. The dessert recipes are divided into categories: 5-minute desserts, mug cakes, healthy treats, no-bake, gluten-free, 3-ingredient, and vegan. Save this list! ๐Ÿ“

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    1. Cookie Dough Waffle

    Tashween Ali / buzzfeed.com

    All you need to make this is cookie dough + cooking spray + a waffle maker.

    Get the recipe: Cookie Waffle

    2. Raw Banana Splits

    minimalistbaker.com

    A handful of ingredients โ€” and zero actual cooking.

    Get the recipe: Raw Banana Splits

    3. No-Bake Butterfinger Cheesecake Cups

    cookiesandcups.com

    One layer of graham cracker crumbs, one layer of cheesecake filling (cream cheese, PB, whipped cream, and chopped Butterfingers), and as many toppings as you'd like.

    Get the recipe: No-Bake Butterfinger Cheesecake Cups

    4. Microwave Berry Cobbler

    domesticfits.com

    Strawberries are finally in season and this is a quick, easy, and delicious way to enjoy them.

    Get the recipe: Microwave Berry Cobbler

    5. Single-Serving Apple Crisp

    pinchofyum.com

    With a crunchy oat, pecan, and coconut oil topping.

    Get the recipe: Single-Serving Apple Crisp

    6. Tiramisu Dip

    lemontreedwelling.com

    The recipe calls for cream cheese but you could also swap in mascarpone if you have it.

    Get the recipe: Tiramisu Dip

    7. Microwave Cheesecake

    tasty.co

    Because sometimes, you're just craving a cheesecake right NOW.

    Get the recipe: Microwave Cheesecake

    8. Caramelized Nuts

    carlsbadcravings.com

    Eat them on their own or on top of some ice cream. Either way, it'll be grand.

    Get the recipe: Caramelized Nuts

    9. Espresso Walnut Brownies

    minimalistbaker.com

    These no-bake vegan brownies are made with walnuts, almonds, dates, cocoa powder, and espresso powder.

    Get the recipe: Espresso Walnut Brownies

    10. Cowboy Bark

    averiecooks.com

    This copycat Trader Joe's recipe takes only five minutes to put together, but you'll have to let it rest for 30 minutes in the freezer before you can dive in.

    Get the recipe: Cowboy Bark

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    11. Gooey Molten Chocolate Mug Cake

    halfbakedharvest.com

    Three words: Gooey. Molten. Chocolate.

    Get the recipe: Gooey Molten Chocolate Mug Cake

    12. Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

    fivehearthome.com

    A yummy cinnamon treat ready in five minutes tops.

    Get the recipe: Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

    13. Carrot Cake in a Mug

    chocolatecoveredkatie.com

    You can also use pumpkin puree instead of carrots.

    Get the recipe: Carrot Cake in a Mug

    14. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

    kirbiecravings.com

    If you have flour, sugar, baking powder, milk, PB, and chocolate chips in your pantry, you're only a few minutes away from this treat.

    Get the recipe: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

    15. Banana Mug Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

    cookingclassy.com

    I know everyone is making banana bread right now, but if you can't commit to that, just use your overripe bananas for this mug cake.

    Get the recipe: Banana Mug Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

    16. Keto Iced Lemon Pound Mug Cake

    thebigmansworld.com

    The best thing about this recipe: the vanilla icing on top.

    Get the recipe: Keto Iced Lemon Pound Mug Cake

    17. S'mores Chocolate Mug Cake

    littledairyontheprairie.com

    You may not be able to go camping, but you can enjoy s'mores at any time.

    Get the recipe: S'mores Chocolate Mug Cake

    18. Three-Minute Mug Cakes (Four Ways)

    tasty.co

    Take your pick: cookies and cream, birthday cake, strawberries and cream, or good ol' chocolate.

    Get the recipe: Three-Minute Mug Cakes (Four Ways)

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    Taylor Miller / buzzfeed.com

    These no-added-sugar bites also make for a perfect mid-afternoon snack.

    Get the recipe: Almond Butter Energy Bites With Date and Coconut

    20. Broiled Grapefruit With Shredded Coconut

    Lauren Zaser / buzzfeed.com

    The recipe only calls for a half grapefruit, so you can save the other and make this again the next day.

    Get the recipe: Broiled Grapefruit With Shredded Coconut

    21. Easiest Banana-Cocoa Ice Cream

    buzzfeed.com

    All you need to make ice cream is a frozen banana + a food processor (or blender). This version also adds cocoa powder and cinnamon to the mix, but you can try just about anything โ€” like peanut butter or maple syrup.

    Get the recipe: Easiest Banana-Cocoa Ice Cream

    22. Chia Pudding With Blackberries, Coconut, and Pistachios

    Lauren Zaser / buzzfeed.com

    Make this one ahead and save it in the fridge so you always have a sweet (and fiber-packed!) snack ready.

    Get the recipe: Chia Pudding With Blackberries, Coconut, and Pistachios

    23. Chocolate-Covered Frozen Bananas

    yummymummykitchen.com

    You can't really get more straightforward than a frozen banana dipped in chocolate. And the best part is you can get crazy with the toppings.

    Get the recipe: Chocolate-Covered Frozen Bananas

    24. Two-Ingredient Strawberry Sorbet

    eathealthyeathappy.com

    All you need to make this are strawberries and maple syrup.

    Get the recipe: Two-Ingredient Strawberry Sorbet

    25. Coconut and Pistachio-Stuffed Dates

    Lauren Zaser / buzzfeed.com

    Dates are nature's candy and it's time to embrace them in all their glory.

    Get the recipe: Coconut and Pistachio-Stuffed Dates

    26. Mango Sorbet With Shredded Coconut

    Lauren Zaser / buzzfeed.com

    Mango + banana + shredded coconut = summer in a bowl.

    Get the recipe: Mango Sorbet With Shredded Coconut

    27. Fruit Wands

    afewshortcuts.com

    If you want something sweet but healthy, never forget that fruits are your best friends.

    Get the recipe: Fruit Wands

    28. Five-Ingredient No-Bake Granola Bars

    browneyedbaker.com

    The recipe calls for sunflower seed butter โ€” but almond butter would also work perfectly.

    Get the recipe: Five-Ingredient No-Bake Granola Bars

    29. Apples and Almond Butter

    buzzfeed.com

    An always-satisfying classic.

    Get the recipe: Fruits and Almond Butter

    30. Frozen Yogurt Bark

    helloglow.co

    All you need is Greek yogurt and some toppings of your choosing.

    Get the recipe: Frozen Yogurt Bark

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    31. Raw Salted Chocolate Snack Bars

    pinchofyum.com

    On top of being delicious, this recipe is also vegan.

    Get the recipe: Raw Salted Chocolate Snack Bars

    32. Oreo Pie

    cakewhiz.com

    If you want to stuff your face with Oreos but also wanna feel like you've made some kind of an effort, this one is for you.

    Get the recipe: Oreo Pie

    33. Tahini Milkshakes

    mynameisyeh.com

    You had me at tahini.

    Get the recipe: Tahini Milkshakes

    34. Frozen Yogurt Granola Cups

    tasty.co

    The recipe makes twelve granola cups so this is great if you want to prep ahead and enjoy throughout the week.

    Get the recipe: Frozen Yogurt Granola Cups

    35. Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

    sallysbakingaddiction.com

    Only five ingredients in this no-bake recipe. (Plus, it's got the best flavor combo of all time, IMO.)

    Get the recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

    36. Coconut No-Bake Cookies

    minimalistbaker.com

    These cookies are proof that a gluten-free, vegan, no-added-sugar recipe can be fantastic.

    Get the recipe: Coconut No-Bake Cookies

    37. Greek Yogurt Fruit Tart

    halfbakedharvest.com

    A pecan and dates crust and a Greek yogurt filling make this the easiest tart you could ever make.

    Get the recipe: Greek Yogurt Fruit Tart

    38. Caramel Crunch Bars

    tastesbetterfromscratch.com

    Club crackers bring a nice salty flavor to these caramel bars.

    Get the recipe: Caramel Crunch Bars

    39. Peanut Butter Cookies

    Taylor Miller / tasty.co

    You only need peanut butter, oats, honey, dark chocolate, and flaky salt to make these.

    Get the recipe: Peanut Butter Cookies

    40. Nutella S'mores Fudge

    mybakingaddiction.com

    Nutella! S'mores! Fudge!

    Get the recipe: Nutella S'mores Fudge

    41. Iced Chocolate

    David Lebovitz / davidlebovitz.com

    For an indulgent yet refreshing treat.

    Get the recipe: Iced Chocolate

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    42. Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles

    simplygluten-free.com

    No actual baking needed โ€” and only a 15-minute prep time.

    Get the recipe: Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Truffles

    43. Skillet Roasted Apples With Salted Caramel Sauce

    simplygluten-free.com

    All you need to do here is slice a few apples, toss them in a buttered skillet, add a bit of sugar and cinnamon, and pop it all in the oven. Top with caramel and you're set!

    Get the recipe: Skillet Roasted Apples With Salted Caramel Sauce

    44. Gluten-Free Banana Nut Bread

    mygluten-freekitchen.com

    These past few weeks, it seems like EVERYONE is making banana bread. And just because you're gluten-free doesn't mean you can't join the club too.

    Get the recipe: Gluten-Free Banana Nut Bread

    45. Flourless Belgian Chocolate Cake

    theviewfromgreatisland.com

    So much chocolate goodness that it's almost indecent.

    Get the recipe: Flourless Belgian Chocolate Cake

    46. Apple Blackberry Crisp

    thetastybiteblog.com

    Crisps, cobblers, and crumbles are some of the best things to make if you want the flavors and rewards of perfect baked goods โ€” without all the hassle.

    Get the recipe: Apple Blackberry Crisp

    47. Chia Banana Bread Energy Bites

    ambitiouskitchen.com

    These are vegan, gluten-free, and packed with protein.

    Get the recipe: Chia Banana Bread Energy Bites

    48. Almond Butter Sweet Potato Muffins

    minimalistbaker.com

    For anyone who's tired of the classic flavor combinations and wants to try something a bit different.

    Get the recipe: Almond Butter Sweet Potato Muffins

    49. Flourless Monster Cookie Bars

    ohsweetbasil.com

    Peanut buter and M&Ms. Who can resist??

    Get the recipe: Flourless Monster Cookie Bars

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    50. Vegan Peanut Butter Mousse

    minimalistbaker.com

    Peanut butter + coconut milk + maple syrup.

    Get the recipe: Vegan Peanut Butter Mousse

    51. Lemon and Gingersnap Icebox Cake

    Lindsay Hunt / buzzfeed.com

    Ginger snaps + lemon curd + heavy cream.

    Get the recipe: Lemon and Gingersnap Icebox Cake

    52. Cookie Butter Cakes

    Lindsay Hunt / buzzfeed.com

    Cookie butter + eggs + sugar.

    Get the recipe: Cookie Butter Cakes

    53. Chocolate Crunch Doughnuts

    nadiashealthykitchen.com

    Dark chocolate + almond butter + rice krispies.

    Get the recipe: Chocolate Crunch Doughnuts

    54. Fudgy Nutella Cake

    Lindsay Hunt / buzzfeed.com

    Nutella + eggs + flour.

    Get the recipe: Fudgy Nutella Cake

    55. Coffee Mousse

    Lindsay Hunt / buzzfeed.com

    Sweetened condensed milk + heavy cream + instant espresso.

    Get the recipe: Coffee Mousse

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    56. Vegan Cookie Dough

    paleorunningmomma.com

    IDK about you, but I wanna stuff my face with this.

    Get the recipe: Vegan Cookie Dough

    57. Tart Cherry Pie Bars

    ambitiouskitchen.com

    This recipe calls for oat flour, which you can make at home by blending oats until they have the texture of flour.

    Get the recipe: Tart Cherry Pie Bars

    58. Peanut Butter Banana Pudding

    minimalistbaker.com

    The perfect dessert for a big family lunch.

    Get the recipe: Peanut Butter Banana Pudding

    59. Tiramisu With Gingerbread and Brownies

    elavegan.com

    The tiramisu cream is made with silken tofu, coconut milk, maple syrup, and espresso powder.

    Get the recipe: Tiramisu With Gingerbread and Brownies

    60. Raw Vegan Carrot Cake Bites

    pinchofyum.com

    With some vegan white chocolate chips in the middle for a bit of decadence.

    Get the recipe: Raw Vegan Carrot Cake Bites

    61. Coconut Tapioca Pudding With Smoked Sesame Seeds

    Leela Cyd / thekitchn.com

    This pudding is equally delicious whether it's slightly warm or completely chilled.

    Get the recipe: Coconut Tapioca Pudding With Smoked Sesame Seeds

    62. Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

    ambitiouskitchen.com

    Take your rice krispie treats to the next level.

    Get the recipe: Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

    63. Raw Fruit Crisp

    minimalistbaker.com

    Super fresh, customizable, and ready in ten minutes.

    Get the recipe: Raw Fruit Crisp

    64. Peanut Butter Cups

    buildyourbite.com

    These are ridiculously good โ€“ you've been warned. ๐Ÿ˜Ž

    Get the recipe: Peanut Butter Cups