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    Updated on Feb 20, 2019. Posted on Jul 30, 2015

    22 Desserts You Can Make In Five Minutes

    No excuses.

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    1. Two-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse

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    When you combine chocolate and water in ~just the right way~, you get a beautifully rich mousse that you can slather on baked goods or use as a dip on its own. How-to video and recipe here.

    2. Very Berry Soft-Serve

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    If you haven't made soft-serve in a food processor yet, now's the time. It's easy, fast, and takes just a few ingredients. (Eat it right away for a soft-serve consistency, or pop it in the freezer for a few hours for a texture closer to ice cream.) Get the recipe.

    3. Microwave Brownie in a Cup

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    Because life's too short to preheat the oven. Get the recipe.

    4. Five-Minute Microwave Strawberry Cobbler

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    This version uses strawberries, but any berries would work. Get the recipe.

    5. Five-Minute Caramelized Pecans

    Bonus in that your kitchen will smell like Christmas in July after you're done making the first batch. Get the recipe.

    6. No-Bake Pineapple Pie

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    There's pineapple chunks in there, so this counts as a daily serving of fruit, right? Get the recipe.

    7. No-Bake Vegan Brownies

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    No dairy, no time, no problem. Get the recipe.

    8. Two-Ingredient Nutella Soft-Serve

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    Nutella edition, obvs. Get the recipe.

    9. Easy S'Mores Cups

    If you make the crust from scratch — crushed graham crackers + butter — it'll take closer to 10 minutes from start to finish. But you can halve that by swapping in whole graham cracker squares. (Because let's be real: It's all about the chocolate and marshmallows anyway.) Get the recipe.

    10. Break 'n' Bake Cookie Dough Waffle

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    A wookie, shall we say? Get the recipe.

    11. Oreo Popcorn

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    Pairs perfectly with a Netflix marathon. Get the recipe.

    12. Single-Serving Apple Crisp

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    Prepped in two minutes + warmed up (and ready to eat!) in three. Get the recipe.

    13. Tiramisu Dip

    14. Cowboy Bark With Chocolate, Oreos, and Pretzels

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    Fair warning that while this takes five minutes to put together, you have to wait a half hour for it to harden up again. YOU CAN DO IT. Get the recipe.

    15. Five-Minute Molten Chocolate Mug Cake

    16. Fudge-Striped Cookie S'mores

    17. Five-Minute Mint Chocolate Chip Dip

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    No judgment if you skip dipping entirely and eat this by the spoonful. Get the recipe.

    18. Cookie Butter Mug Cake

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    Watch the how-to here.

    19. Banana Boats

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    Bonus: No dishes to wash afterward. Get the recipe.

    20. Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake

    The secret ingredient that keeps the cake moist and ~just~ sweet enough? Applesauce. Get the recipe.

    21. No-Bake Peanut Butter Brownie Bites

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    Brownie mix + peanut butter + milk. Get the recipe.

    22. Five-Minute Stovetop Chocolate Sauce

    Donut panic. Everything will be OK. Get the recipe.