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    22 Five-Minute Desserts That Are Better Than A Boyfriend

    You deserve some instant gratification.

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    1. Two-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse / via

    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. Five-Minute Nutella Cookie

    It only takes a few minutes to set. Get the recipe here.

    3. Very Berry Soft-Serve

    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.

    4. No Bake Butterfinger Cheesecake Cups

    Get the recipe here.

    5. Microwave Brownie in a Cup

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

    6. Five-Minute Microwave Strawberry Cobbler

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

    7. 2-Ingredient Strawberry Fudge

    It's literally only one — ONE — ingredient, so it's stupid easy. You will need about 30 minutes to let it set, though. Get the recipe here.

    8. No-Bake Vegan Brownies

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

    9. Two-Ingredient Nutella Soft-Serve

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    Nutella edition, obvs. Get the recipe.

    10. 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.

    11. Break 'n' Bake Cookie Dough Waffle

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    A wookie, shall we say? Get the recipe.

    12. Oreo Popcorn

    Pairs perfectly with a Netflix marathon. Get the recipe.

    13. Single-Serving Apple Crisp

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

    14. Tiramisu Dip

    15. Cowboy Bark With Chocolate, Oreos, and Pretzels

    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.

    16. Five-Minute Molten Chocolate Mug Cake

    17. Fudge-Striped Cookie S'mores

    18. Five-Minute Mint Chocolate Chip Dip

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

    19. Valentine's Day Snack Mix

    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

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

    22. Five-Minute Stovetop Chocolate Sauce

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