20 Easy No-Bake Desserts With Few Ingredients
Sometimes you just want a little simplicity in your life. When you're short on time and supplies, throw together one of these easy no-bake desserts — you can make each one with five or fewer ingredients and you'll never have to fire up your oven! Whether you are in the mood for a crowd-pleasing cake (this Ice Cream Sandwich Cake is super kid-friendly), an easy pie that sets in the fridge (try this velvety Rich Chocolate Truffle Pie or this five-minute No-Bake Nutella Pie), bite-sized cookies (make these Oreo Cookie Balls with just three ingredients), or something completely different (you'll never guess the secret ingredient in these Peanut Butter Haystacks), you'll find something for everyone in this collection of easy no-bake desserts with few ingredients.
Easy, No-Bake Nutella Pie
Paleo No-Bake Chickpea Cookie Dough
This healthy protein-packed edible cookie dough is sweetened with agave nectar instead of sugar, but you can use honey if that's what you have on hand. It comes together in about 10 minutes using a blender.
Yummy No-Bake Cinnamon Rolls for Kids
Even young children can prep these quick and easy cinnamon rolls — made with white bread, butter, cinnamon-sugar, confectioners' sugar, and water — all by themselves.
No-Bake Peanutty Graham Treats
"I invented this easy no-bake recipe because of a bake sale at work, combined with my boredom with the usual rice cereal version," says recipe creator ~Marianne~. "It was one of the most requested cookies, and helped me make enough for a down payment on my home!"
Make these simple cookie balls with only three ingredients: chocolate sandwich cookies (such as Oreos), cream cheese, and vanilla-flavored candy coating.
Shorecook's Nutter Butter Cookie Balls
"I wanted a cookie ball that didn't need refrigeration," says recipe creator SHORECOOK. "Using peanut butter instead of cream cheese gave me just that. The texture is different than that of cake balls, but they are so much easier to make and just as delicious!"
Nobody can resist these classic chocolate-covered peanut butter balls made with just peanut butter, butter, semisweet chocolate chips, vanilla, and confectioners' sugar.
Chocolate Chip Graham Balls
These four-ingredient cookie balls have the most irresistible texture, made crunchy with graham crackers and moist with a can of sweetened condensed milk.
Peanut Butter Haystacks
What's the secret ingredient in these sweet and salty butterscotch-peanut butter cookies? Chow mein noodles. In springtime, these can serve as "bird's nests" (use jelly beans as eggs)!
Rich Chocolate Truffle Pie
This rich, velvety pie is made with just semisweet chocolate chips, heavy whipping cream, confectioners' sugar, vanilla extract, and a store-bought chocolate crumb crust.
It couldn't be easier to make this no-bake Italian dessert with only heavy whipping cream, sugar, mascarpone cheese, brewed espresso, and store-bought lady finger cookies.
Boardwalk Quality Maple Walnut Fudge
2-Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge
Homemade Melt-In-Your-Mouth Dark Chocolate
Sweetened Condensed Milk for Snow Ice Cream
Oreo Cookie Bark
This decadent candy bark is so delicious, nobody will believe it's made with only two ingredients: a package of chocolate sandwich cookies (such as Oreos) and two packages of white chocolate.
This simple recipe — which calls for dried cherries, white chocolate chips, vanilla-flavored candy coating, and chopped pistachios — makes the perfect edible Christmas gift.