A collection of over 30 amazing dessert recipes that can all be made with 6 ingredients or less. From cookies, to truffles, to candies, and ice cream, and marshmallow treats, mug cakes, and more! The perfect way to have an easy delicious dessert in no time!
We are big fans of easy desserts over here, and I think you are too, since they’re always some of our most popular recipes! So I’ve compiled a list of super easy desserts, but they’re also desserts with very few ingredients too.
Every single one of these amazing desserts has only 5 ingredients (or less!!). Some of these have as little as two or three ingredients. So that makes them the perfect treat for when you want a quick late night snack, or when you’re just craving something sweet, or when you’re kids are begging you for a treat.
We’ve got so many amazing recipes in this list from no churn ice cream recipes, to cookies, even to donuts, and tarts. We have over 30 treats here, that all have only 5 ingredients or less. And I just know you will love every single one of them!
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Ice Cream and Sorbets
No Churn Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream // Like Mother Like Daughter (5)
A delicious creamy, minty ice cream that is as good, or better as you’d buy from the store! Plus you don’t even need an ice cream maker for this one!
Vanilla Ice Cream // Like Mother Like Daughter (4)
A delicious creamy vanilla ice cream. This one does require an ice cream maker, but the results are worth it!
Raspberry Ice Cream // Like Mother Like Daughter (5)
The best fresh raspberry ice cream. It is so sweet, creamy, and refreshing! Perfect for a hot summer day.
Guiltless Banana Ice Cream // Dessert For Two (2)
A perfect treat made with only two ingredients. It’s the perfect delicious late night healthy treat.
Strawberry Pineapple Sorbet // Like Mother Like Daughter (5)
A delicious 5 ingredient sorbet, that is so refreshing and easy to make with the perfect strawberry and pineapple flavors!
Cake Batter Ice Cream // Like Mother Like Daughter (5)
If you love cake batter, you’ll love this ice cream! So creamy, sweet, and so tasty!
Microwave Fudge // Like Mother Like Daughter (3)
The perfect homemade candy for beginners and experts alike, with no candy thermometer, and only 3 ingredients, that’s all you need for a delicious, rich, and creamy chocolate fudge.
Candy Bar Pretzel Bites // Like Mother Like Daughter
The perfect sweet and salty treat!
Microwave Peanut Butter Fudge // Like Mother Like Daughter (4)
A creamy peanut butter fudge that can be made in the microwave, and is bursting with the best peanut butter flavor!
Nutter Butter Truffles // Like Mother Like Daughter (4)
Instead of Oreo truffles, try truffles with nutter butter cookies. The perfect peanut butter and chocolate treat!
Mint Chocolate Fudge // Simple Joy (5)
A beautiful swirled fudge with the perfect mint chocolate flavor in every bite!
Golden Oreo Truffles // Like Mother Like Daughter (5)
The perfect cookies and cream cheese truffles, rolled up and dipped in white chocolate. So fun with sprinkles on top!
Biscoff Toffee Pretzel Rods // Crazy for Crust (4)
These pretzel sticks have the great taste of biscoff and white chocolate, all wrapped up in a delicious sweet and salty treat!
Oreo Fudge // Crunchy Creamy Sweet (3)
This easy fudge recipe is only 3 ingredients, and has the perfect Oreo crunch!
Rainbow Cake Mix Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter (5)
An easy colorful cookie that starts with a cake mix. Perfect for summer time, or making different colors for different holidays!
Meringue Cookies // Sugar Spun Run (4)
Classic light and airy meringues! They practically melt in your mouth.
Rolo Cookies with Sea Salt // Like Mother Like Daughter (5)
Chocolate cookies made with a cake mix and stuffed full of a gooey chocolatey caramel candy.
Chocolate Covered Oreos // Like Mother Like Daughter (3)
The perfect crunchy cookie, they can be decorated for any occasion.
Peanut Butter Cookie Cups // Like Mother Like Daughter (2)
Only two ingredients, these cookie cups are the perfect treat for chocolate and peanut butter lovers! Perfect for when you need a quick, and easy dessert.
Air Fried Oreos // Like Mother Like Daughter (3)
The same great taste of fried Oreos without the oil. So crispy, sweet, and delicious!
Coconut Macaroons // Like Mother Like Daughter (5)
If you love coconut, you’ll love these chewy, and crunchy coconut macaroons. Dip them in chocolate for extra fun (and 1 extra ingredient).
Pecan Snowballs // Sally’s Baking Addiction (5)
These snowball cookies don’t have to be just for the holidays, they’re nutty, soft, so easy, and so delicious!
Pink Rice Krispie Treats // Like Mother Like Daughter (5)
The perfect soft and chewy rice krispie treats, decorated with candy melts, for any holiday!
The Best Rice Krispie Treats // Like Mother Like Daughter (3)
The gooiest, and chewiest rice krispie treats!
Banana Cream Ice Box Cake // Like Mother Like Daughter (5)
A delicious, easy, and lush dessert. Perfect for banana cream pie lovers.
S’mores Krispy Treats // Like Mother Like Daughter (5)
Rice krispy treats meat s’mores with golden graham cereal, chocolate, and lots of gooey marshmallows.
Easy Caramel Apples // Like Mother Like Daughter (3)
The perfect tangy apple paired with soft caramel, they can be decorated so cute, and are perfect for a party or wrapped up as gifts.
Nutter Butter Mug Cake // Like Mother Like Daughter ( 4)
A peanut butter mug cake made in just minutes. Perfect for a late night treat!
Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies // Like Mother Like Daughter (5)
A delicious cookies and cream twist on muddy buddies, with white chocolate and milk chocolate and Oreos!
Cinnamon Sugar Biscuit Donuts // Like Mother Like Daughter (4)
Easy and delicious homemade donuts, coated in cinnamon sugar.
Indoor S’mores // Like Mother Like Daughter (3)
Have the great taste of s’mores at home without a campfire, gooey marshmallow, melty chocolate and crunchy grahams!
Three Ingredient Cheesecake // A Mummy Too (3)
You’ll never believe how easy this cheesecake is! And only 3 ingredients too.
Berries and Cream S’mores // Like Mother Like Daughter (5)
Instead of traditional s’mores, try adding white chocolate and fresh berries!
Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Frozen Bananas // Like Mother Like Daughter (3)
A delicious healthier treat, these are the perfect combination of peanut butter, bananas, and chocolate.
Peach Cobbler Dump Cake // Like Mother Like Daughter (3)
One of my favorite summer desserts, peachy, crunchy, sweet and so delicious – especially served with ice cream!
This round up of desserts was first posted on May 11, 2015. The desserts and post were updated on August 18, 2021.