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🍨 🍰 42 EASY Dessert Recipes: Fast Simple Desserts In No Time!

Sweet tooth got ya, but not much time? This list of easy dessert recipes will impress you with their short list of ingredients or just a few minutes of time between prep and enjoyment!

A great dessert is an indulgence you deserve to finish off a meal or as a way to satisfy a sweet craving.

Good desserts don’t have to be complicated and hard or require a long list of ingredients.

You will love the Mixed Berries Sherbet, Keto Chocolate Mug Cake, and the classic 5-Minute Lemon Fudge.

This list of 42 will satisfy any sweet craving that may strike without taking forever to prepare.

Whip up a dessert in record time with a few ingredients you may already have in your pantry.

A mug cake is always a good idea when you want a quick, single serving of dessert with minimal fuss.

This guilt-free cake is rich, moist, and sweet and is cooked in 60seconds.

That’s right! 

One minute.

If you are like me and have to lick the batter of your mixing bowl, you will love this recipe.

All you need is four ingredients for this fun cake dip that is simply delish with crackers, biscuits, and cookies.

Play around with the recipe and use what works best for you and yours.

Why not add crushed Oreos to the batter; instead of cream cheese, try vanilla yogurt, and so on.

The possibilities are endless with this crowd-pleaser.

This recipe yields two servings and only needs 10 minutes to throw together.

The ingredients are straightforward and are probably already in your pantry.

No fuss with this versatile recipe.

You will not want to eat apples any other way once you try this sweet dessert recipe that comes together in ten minutes.

Use firm, bruise-free apples of your choice, and also try different candy bars and toppings.

Be creative!

Five minutes and three ingredients are all you need for this fruity shell topping.

Dried strawberries work best with this recipe because they are more flavorful.

If you have any extra cream topping, store it in a fridge because of the fruit and pop it in a microwave for 20 seconds to reheat it.

This simple recipe yields 4 servings in a record 9 minutes.

This vintage recipe is made in one bowl, so less cleaning, and will be a hit with kids of all ages.

Garnish with some maraschino cherries, shredded coconut, or mini marshmallows, and serve!

Turn your favorite peanut butter and jelly sandwich into a dessert dip everyone will fall in love with.

This munchable dessert is light, slightly sweet, and can be made ahead, making it great for gatherings and parties.

Scoop up this PB&J dip with apple slices, fresh strawberries, air fryer banana chips, crackers, and so on while you sigh with pleasure and nostalgia.

3 ingredients and ten minutes are all you need for this holiday recipe when things are hectic, and you still need to fa-la-la-la-la- along with the festivities.

This gooey, cheesy brie is out-of-this-world delicious, decadent, and with a smashing presentation.

What more does one need in a dessert?

If you have never tried avocado mousse, this recipe will surprise you.

This super simple, naturally sweetened work of art is decadent and smooth, thanks to the clever blend of ingredients.

Is there a simpler recipe than a mug cake?

Chocolate lovers will enjoy this moist cake when a quick energy boost is needed, as a dessert or a midnight snack.

Add some ice cream or just cream on top for an even sweeter experience.

The mix of pepperminty and sweet in this human chow that is also crunchy and crispy will win you over at first nibble.

This holiday masterpiece requires only three recipes and ten minutes of your time.

Dig in!

With five ingredients, this recipe will give you a caramel sauce so smooth and sweet, that you will want to spread it on practically anything.

This recipe has no guesswork and works every time. 

Put it to the test.

This simplified tiramisu recipe will deliver a classic, delicious tiramisu without the hassles associated with the classic.

The taste of espresso and chocolate in a dessert is simply divine.

This truffle cake is as sweet as it is beautiful, making it perfect for entertaining and lazy days.

You won’t even need an oven for this magical wonder!

Grab the five ingredients needed for this chocolate masterpiece and watch the magic happen in ten minutes.

Quality of chocolate is key here, so choose the best you have for the best flavor.

Iced fruit and sugar make a deadly combo, and this recipe shows you how to do it in a flash.

Unlike sherbet, sorbet has no milk or ice cream, yet it is the perfect frozen dessert.

It will keep for up to two weeks in a freezer.

This dessert combines two super flavors in a genius way that requires some stirring and sitting in the fridge.

Serve with shaved chocolate, berries, and chopped peanuts.

It is always time for ice cream, and this 10-minute recipe shows you how.

Go all out with the toppings and experiment with as many flavor combinations as you wish.

Expect rave reviews with this easy ice cream cake that tastes like heaven.

Each bite into this layered dessert will leave you yearning for more.

Welcome to a world of infinite possibilities with this delectable smoothie bowl filled with berries and then some.

It is thicker than a normal smoothie, and it is served with your favorite toppings, thank you berry much!

Grab everyone’s attention with this bright yellow lemon fudge and keep it with the fresh, zesty flavors that are hard to resist.

Refrigerate it for up to one week in an airtight container, so it does not dry out.

You can use it as cake frosting, as a dessert dip with chopped fruit, or spoon it as is.

I just thought of spreading it on pancakes.

Oooweee!

Biscoff cookies or any other cinnamon cookies will work well with this fudge made from store-bought frosting.

If you cannot get cinnamon bun frosting, use vanilla or cream cheese frosting, then add a generous amount of cinnamon.

The effect will be ah-mazing!

Yogurt and granola are key ingredients in this easy dessert.

Add your favorite fruits like mango, kiwi, pineapple, cherries, and so on.

A perfect parfait!

Who knew you could make pudding in a microwave?

Be easy with the egg, as a whole egg will leave an eggy taste and overpower the caramel.

Use extra large mugs to avoid spillage.

These candied are crispy, chewy, and not overly sweet, making them perfect as desserts.

Use any nuts you have in your pantry like cashews, pecans, and so on.

You could also add a pinch of hot cayenne pepper for that extra kick.

This dairy queen is a head turner with a sweet touch and an alluring taste that will leave you craving for more.

This fro-yo is smooth, scoopable, and addictive.

All hail the queen!

Make your life taste better with this heady combination that comes together in minutes.

Sprinkle some coconut shavings (if you want) on the cookies and take a bite.

Whip up this easy dessert with five ingredients in five minutes only.

The pie is delicious, fruity, and sweetly addictive.

Top it with some homemade whipped cream and a nut of your liking.

A sugar-free frozen treat that comes together in minutes is a winner in most books.

This beautiful summer dessert is not just berry, but a very berry ice cream is so easy to make that I find it hard to call it a recipe.

Try it next time it becomes unbearably hot and sees how fast it disappears.

If you love sorbets that are a bit tart, then this recipe is a keeper.

This Lemon Sorbet is tart, sweet, and smooth, making it a great summer choice.

Turn it into a fancy dessert cocktail by adding a shot of vodka.

Easy to make and even easier to eat.

This dip is made in minutes and mixes chocolate and mint so well that a spoonful is far from enough.

Serve with dippers like crackers, cookies, or brownies, and savor every single bite.

Bananas never tasted sweeter than those that have milk and coconut milk.

Look for ripe smaller bananas like lady fingers or apple bananas because they are extra sweet.

The ripper, the better.

Enjoy your Banana Dessert, warm or chilled.

NEW: Try our simple and delicious Bananas in the Air Fryer that taste just like Bananas Foster.

Hype the next movie night, game night, and party with this treat that lords over all other treats.

The hodgepodge of ingredients allows you to use whatever is available to you and not stick to the “classic” version.

Get everyone involved with this cheerful treat.

This simple yet delicious treat requires just 5 ingredients and comes together in as many minutes.

Go bananas for the final product because each slice of banana will have crispy sides and a gooey center many find irresistible.

Serve with yogurt or ice cream for dessert.

Who says you can’t have greek yogurt for dessert?

This dessert recipe is customizable in flavor and so good you won’t crave store-bought froyo.

An airtight container and the freezer will preserve this dessert for about a month.

You will not find an easier Pineapple Dessert recipe anywhere else.

Double or even triple the recipe to feed a bigger crowd.

Leave it in the fridge for an hour and serve.

You know you have a crowd pleaser when you mix strawberries with whipped cream and cake.

The beautiful layers in this strawberry trifle guarantee you total bliss and are a great conversation starter at parties.

You can make a batch with fruit juice and another with sherry for the grownups.

Dunk, drizzle, drench and sprinkle strawberries with chocolate and other fun toppings.

Melt your chocolate properly, and make sure you are dipping dry strawberries so that the chocolate can stick.

Get the little ones to help and see how much fun they have cleaning up any meds they make.

Three ingredients and five minutes are all you need to whip up this smooth,  tasty storm for your palate.

Use cold heavy cream because it is easier to whisk and holds its shape better.

It tastes great with a pie, cake, waffles, or simply plopped on berries for dessert.

We will be melting s’mores instead of roasting them in this easy and fast dessert recipe.

Graham crackers, marshmallows, and one minute of cooking time are all you need.

You don’t need to go camping to enjoy your marshmallows, and you definitely don’t need any open fires here!

Some sweet condensed milk, a variety of frozen berries or fruits, and a blender are all you need for this recipe.

End your meal with this sweet yet tangy frozen dessert that is perfect for summer.

The bottom line

These desserts are a big reward, with low-effort productions proving that sweetness isn’t always complicated.

Stock up your pantry with the basics needed and mess around with the easy desserts until you have a few go-to recipes.

Impress everyone the next time you have an impromptu party or for just because.

Top 42 Easy Dessert Assortment 🍨 🍰

Top 42 Easy Dessert Assortment 🍨 🍰

This list of 42 easy dessert recipes will satisfy any sweet craving that may strike without taking forever to prepare.

Ingredients

  • Keto Chocolate Mug Cake
  • Cake Batter Dip
  • Strawberry Crumble
  • Snickers Apple Dip
  • Strawberry Shell Ice Cream Topping
  • Ambrosia Salad Recipe With Cool Whip
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly Dip
  • Caramel Apple Baked Brie
  • Avocado Chocolate Mousse
  • Double Chocolate Muffin In A Mug
  • Peppermint Puppy Chow
  • Salted Caramel Sauce
  • 10-Minute Tiramisu
  • No-bake Chocolate Truffle Cake
  • Chocolate Pots De Crème
  • 4-Ingredient No Churn Mango Sorbet.
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding
  • Ice Cream Pie
  • 5-Minute Oreo Ice Cream Cake
  • Super Berry Smoothie Bowl
  • 5-Minute Lemon Fudge
  • Peanut Butter Mousse
  • Biscoff Cinnamon Bun Fudge
  • Strawberry Granola Yogurt Parfait
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding
  • Caramel Walnuts
  • Strawberry Frozen Yogurt
  • No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
  • No-Bake Pineapple Pie
  • Very Berry Ice Cream
  • Lemon Sorbet (No Ice Cream Maker)
  • Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip
  • Banana Dessert
  • White Trash Chex Mix
  • Pan Fried Honey Bananas
  • Greek Yogurt Dessert
  • Pineapple Dessert
  • Individual Strawberry Trifle
  • Chocolate Covered Strawberries
  • Homemade Whipped Cream
  • Microwave S’Mores
  • Mixed Berries Sherbet

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