3 to 5 Ingredient Dessert Recipes: quick & easy 3 ingredient to 5 ingredient dessert recipes, from cookies and brownies to dessert bars, ice cream & cookie dough! Healthy, Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy-Free.
3 ingredient desserts? 5 ingredient desserts? Who’s ever even heard of such a thing? Okay, maybe you have, maybe you haven’t. Point is, once you know, you can’t turn back. 😉
Sometimes 10+ ingredient dessert recipes do the trick—you’re in need of a long baking sesh, you need what some of us call bake therapy.
But most of the time, you have like, negative 4 hours to get all the beautiful homemade desserts done for some event/for your in-laws before they really give you another judgmental look you didn’t ask for.
That’s when these you-wouldn’t-know-it-by-looking-at-them 3 to 5 ingredient dessert recipes come in! These dessert recipes are my favorite tried and true quick and easy desserts. They come together in no time, are easy to make and even easier to eat (key here, folks!). 😉
3 to 5 Ingredient Dessert Recipes
Today’s 3 to 5 ingredient dessert recipes are sure to cover anything and everything that your sweet tooth (and your in-laws’) desires. 😉 We have everything from 3 ingredient cookies to 5 ingredient ice cream as well as 3 ingredient no bake bites, dessert bars and cookie dough. How good does that all sound?
Ready to try all the 3 to 5 ingredient dessert recipes? Let’s do this!
5 Ingredient Dessert Recipes
Some of my favorite easy dessert recipes are 5 ingredient dessert recipes. They have *just* the right amount of ingredients—not too fussy, not too simple. You’ll find below the best quick and easy 5 ingredient dessert recipes. Hint: there’s cookies and dessert bars!
5 Ingredient Chocolate Desserts
- 5 Ingredient Raw Vegan Brownies (No Bake) popular, [featured photo]
- Low Carb Chocolate Chia Pudding (Keto)
- Coconut Chocolate Keto Smoothie (Low Carb, Vegan)
- 5 Ingredient No Bake Chocolate Coconut Bars reader favorite
- 5 Ingredient Keto Cookie Dough Bites (Low Carb, Edible) new & rising
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Vegan Protein Shake Recipe (High Protein)
5 Ingredient Healthy Snacks
- Easy Homemade Granola Recipe with Chocolate Chips
- 5 Ingredient Homemade KIND Nut Bars
- Strawberry Vegan Protein Shake Recipe
- 5 Ingredient Dark Chocolate Almond & Coconut Homemade KIND Bars
- Easy Berry Smoothie Recipe [featured photo]
- Skillet Roasted Cinnamon Maple Pecans reader favorite
- Strawberry Overnight Oats Recipe (Vegan, Healthy)
- The Best Vanilla Vegan Protein Shake Recipe – Customizable!
5 Ingredient Healthy Desserts
- 5 Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites Recipe
- 5 Ingredient No Bake Snickerdoodle Cookies
- Homemade Cashew Coconut Milk Vegan Ice Cream [featured photo]
- Healthy Oatmeal Cookie Energy Balls Recipe
- 5 Ingredient Coconut Chia Pudding Recipe
🛠 Best Tools for 3 to 5 Ingredient Recipes
- Medium Cookie Scoop: An absolute must when making everything from 3 ingredient cookies to 4 ingredient energy balls and 5 ingredient macaroons. Makes it super easy to scoop everything up quick and easy, so you can enjoy your dessert stat!
- My Favorite Food Processor: I’ve used this food processor in so many recipes for so many years, and it’s still running strong! It’s perfect for blending ingredients in many of these 3 to 5 ingredient recipes, including homemade ice cream, macaroons, raw brownies and more.
- Chef’s Knife: A very sharp and easy-to-use knife that slices like a boss. Perfect for getting clean, straight cuts on no bake bars and granola bars.
- Rose Gold Chef Cookie Sheet: I love how beautiful this cookie sheet is. 🙂 It’s such a wonderful rose gold color, and fits a ton of cookies, granola, energy bites and whatever other 3 to 5 ingredient recipe you might be making.
- Where to Buy Ingredients: Coconut Flour | Coconut Sugar | Ground Flaxseed | Vegan Chocolate Chips | Keto Chocolate Chips | Paleo Dark Chocolate Bars | Coconut Oil | Gluten Free Rolled Oats | Keto Maple Syrup
4 Ingredient Dessert Recipes
I think 4 ingredient dessert recipes hit a particular sweet spot when it comes to easy desserts. Not too many ingredients, not too few, and always totally delicious. These are some of my all-time favorite recipes, so I hope you enjoy them too!
4 Ingredient Easy Sweet Snacks
- Keto Peanut Butter Cookies (Keto, Low Carb) new & rising 🔥 [featured photo]
- 4 Ingredient Healthy Peanut Butter Granola Recipe
- Banana Protein Shake – 4 ingredients!
- 4 Ingredient Easy Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
- Keto Chia Pudding Recipe (Low Carb)
- 4 Ingredient Healthy Homemade Gluten Free Vegan Granola [featured photo]
- 4 Ingredient Healthy No Bake Peanut Butter Cup Oat Bars [featured photo]
4 Ingredient Energy Balls
- 4 Ingredient No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Balls
- 4 Ingredient Keto Peanut Butter Balls with Chocolate Chips (Low Carb)
- 4 Ingredient Healthy Almond Butter Chocolate Balls Recipe
- 4 Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Energy Bites Recipe reader fave
- 4 Ingredient No Bake Peanut Butter Coconut Energy Bites
4 Ingredient Ice Cream
- 4 Ingredient Paleo Almond Butter Ice Cream (Vegan, Keto, Dairy-Free)
- 4 Ingredient Banana Peanut Butter Swirl Ice Cream reader fave
- Dark Chocolate Nice Cream (Vegan, Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)
- Healthy No Sugar Added Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream
- 4 Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Homemade Frosty Recipe
4 Ingredient Cookies
- Simple & Easy No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
- 4 Ingredient No Bake Peanut Butter Coconut Oatmeal Cookies
- 4 Ingredient Soft Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies (Gluten Free) reader fave
- 4 Ingredient No Bake Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
- 4 Ingredient No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
- 4 Ingredient Paleo Coconut Macaroons Recipe reader fave
- Keto Peanut Butter Cookies (Keto, Low Carb)
3 Ingredient Dessert Recipes
Ah, 3 ingredient dessert recipes. Such a magical number that instantly says “You’re about to get something super easy, and super tasty.” I don’t think it’s any coincidence that some of these 3 ingredient dessert recipes are also some of the most popular recipes on Beaming Baker, either. 😉
3 Ingredient Treats
- 3 Ingredient Healthy Vegan Rice Crispy Treats reader fave
- 3 Ingredient No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Cups
- 3 Ingredient Chocolate Pecan Fudge
- 3 Ingredient Chocolate Almond Bark Recipe reader fave
- 3 Ingredient Low Carb Peppermint Chocolate Fudge (Keto, Vegan)
- Paleo Chocolate Almond Butter Fudge Cups
- 3 Ingredient Chia Pudding Recipe [featured photo]
3 Ingredient Cookies
- 3 Ingredient Almond Butter Paleo No Bake Cookies
- 3 Ingredient No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies reader favorite
- 3 Ingredient Easy Oatmeal Cups with Almond Butter
- Easy Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies – 3 Ingredients! new & rising 🔥
3 Ingredient Keto Recipes
- Keto Candy: 3 Ingredient Keto Almond Bark Recipe (Low Carb)
- 3 Ingredient Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Fat Bombs (Low Carb, Vegan)
- 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Keto Energy Balls Recipe (Low Carb, Vegan)
- 3 Ingredient Almond Butter Keto Fat Bomb Recipe
- 3 Ingredient Keto Peanut Butter Fat Bombs Recipe
3 Ingredient Energy Balls
- 3 Ingredient No Bake Almond Butter Paleo Energy Balls
- 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter No Bake Energy Bites Recipe
- 3 Ingredient Healthy No Sugar Added Paleo Energy Balls
3 Ingredient Bars
- 3 Ingredient No Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars
- 3 Ingredient Homemade Crunch Bar Recipe reader favorite
- 3 Ingredient Homemade KIND Coconut Almond Bar Recipe [featured photo]
- 3 Ingredient Paleo KIND Bar Recipe (Vegan, GF)
3 Ingredient Frozen Desserts & Smoothies
- 3 Ingredient Strawberry Coconut Sorbet
- 3 Ingredient Chocolate Vegan Protein Shake Recipe
- 3 Ingredient Mango Coconut Vegan Ice Cream [featured photo]
- Mango Coconut Popsicles (Vegan, Dairy-Free, Paleo)
- 3 Ingredient Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe
- 3 Ingredient Mango Coconut Paleo Milkshake
How’d you like today’s 3 to 5 ingredient dessert recipes? Which 3 to 5 ingredient dessert recipe will you make first? Comment below and let me know! I truly love hearing from you. Grateful, thankful and joyful that you’re here, sharing in these kitchen adventures with me. ‘Til the next one…
Sending you all my love and maybe even a dove, xo Demeter ❤️
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