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15 Desserts That Don't Take Forever To Make

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1. No-Bake Oreo Bars

Get all the flavor of an Oreo cheesecake, with half the prep work. Check the recipe out here.
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Get all the flavor of an Oreo cheesecake, with half the prep work. Check the recipe out here.

2. 2-Ingredient Nutella Soufflé

Soufflés don't always have to be difficult — and with two ingredients, this one takes up no time at all. Get the recipe here.
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Soufflés don't always have to be difficult — and with two ingredients, this one takes up no time at all. Get the recipe here.

3. Vegan Cookie Dough

No bake, no hassle, no fear of eating raw eggs. Try the recipe here.
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No bake, no hassle, no fear of eating raw eggs. Try the recipe here.

4. Birthday Cake Croissants

This croissant recipe uses puff pastry, so you don’t have to waste time folding in blocks of butter to make a flaky dough from scratch. Check out the recipe here.
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This croissant recipe uses puff pastry, so you don’t have to waste time folding in blocks of butter to make a flaky dough from scratch. Check out the recipe here.

5. 3-Ingredient Cake Mix Cookies

Don’t have the time to bake and frost an entire cake? Try these cake mix cookies instead, which will work with pretty much any boxed cake mix you have. Learn the recipe here.
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Don’t have the time to bake and frost an entire cake? Try these cake mix cookies instead, which will work with pretty much any boxed cake mix you have. Learn the recipe here.

6. Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Just four ingredients for a vegan chocolate treat. (That ~doesn’t~ have avocado, BTW, for any of you avo haters.) I like mine topped with chopped nuts or fresh fruit, but this is where you can get creative. Get the recipe here.
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Just four ingredients for a vegan chocolate treat. (That ~doesn’t~ have avocado, BTW, for any of you avo haters.) I like mine topped with chopped nuts or fresh fruit, but this is where you can get creative. Get the recipe here.

7. Candy Sushi

Fun to make, even better to eat. Try them out here.
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Fun to make, even better to eat. Try them out here.

8. Cookie Brittle Bites

Once you go brittle, you never go back. Make these here.
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Once you go brittle, you never go back. Make these here.

9. DIY Lemonheads

They may not be as cute or lemon-shaped as the store-bought ones, but they still pack the same amount of sour. Pucker up here.
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They may not be as cute or lemon-shaped as the store-bought ones, but they still pack the same amount of sour. Pucker up here.

10. Chocolate Pretzel Bites

Equal parts salty, sweet, and crunchy. Make a bunch for your next party if you don’t want to spend time making an ~involved~ dessert. Your friends will love you either way. Try these for yourself here.
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Equal parts salty, sweet, and crunchy. Make a bunch for your next party if you don’t want to spend time making an ~involved~ dessert. Your friends will love you either way. Try these for yourself here.

11. 1-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream

Because we all have those days when we’re too lazy to make a quick drive to the nearest store to buy a pint of ice cream. Make this instead, and you can say you got some fresh fruit and ice cream all in one dessert. Get the recipe here.
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Because we all have those days when we’re too lazy to make a quick drive to the nearest store to buy a pint of ice cream. Make this instead, and you can say you got some fresh fruit and ice cream all in one dessert. Get the recipe here.

12. Pecan Pie Muffins

Making a pie is great, but it can be a huge timesuck. These pecan pie muffins provide the same flavor in a miniature version, which is exactly what you need when you’re debating whether or not to make a whole pie for yourself. Make these at home here.
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Making a pie is great, but it can be a huge timesuck. These pecan pie muffins provide the same flavor in a miniature version, which is exactly what you need when you’re debating whether or not to make a whole pie for yourself. Make these at home here.

13. Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins

You know how you have a secret craving for pumpkin-flavored desserts, even if you’re sick of hearing about pumpkin spice lattés? This recipe combines chocolate + pumpkin for an autumn-inspired treat that's good enough to eat in any season. Learn the recipe here.
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You know how you have a secret craving for pumpkin-flavored desserts, even if you’re sick of hearing about pumpkin spice lattés? This recipe combines chocolate + pumpkin for an autumn-inspired treat that's good enough to eat in any season. Learn the recipe here.

14. No-Bake Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries

Forget about chocolate-dipped strawberries. Stuff 'em with a cheesecake filling instead —  it's less messy to make and just as satisfying. Find the recipe here.
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Forget about chocolate-dipped strawberries. Stuff 'em with a cheesecake filling instead —  it's less messy to make and just as satisfying. Find the recipe here.

15. No-Bake Oreo Cake Balls

Unless you’ve found some magical mug cake recipe, it seems like most of them turn out kinda wonky (and they don’t taste that great either). But this one does — and the Oreos make it even better. Try them at home here.
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Unless you’ve found some magical mug cake recipe, it seems like most of them turn out kinda wonky (and they don’t taste that great either). But this one does — and the Oreos make it even better. Try them at home here.

Original post by Jedd Marrero for Spoon University.

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