85 Simply Delicious 3-Ingredient Desserts for Every Occassion

  • February 14, 2020

Desserts aren’t everyone’s forte, but if you can bring a delicious, healthy dessert to the table, you’re sure to be favourite. Great desserts don’t have to be extravagant with tons of ingredients – there are plenty of 3-ingredient desserts that will do the trick! Tasty, sweet and simple to make, these desserts are perfect whether you need weeknight treats for your family, or are on dessert duty at a big event. There are so many amazing 3-ingredient desserts, whether you’re looking for healthy recipes, gluten free recipes, cookie recipes, chocolate recipes or no bake recipes, and we’ve rounded them up for you so you don’t have to do the grunt work! Take a look at our favourite 3-ingredient desserts and see why we love them so much!

17 Healthy 3-Ingredient Desserts

1. Natural Strawberry Sorbet | Creative Healthy Family
2. Healthy Sweet Potato Brownies | The Big Man’s World
3. Banana Cinnamon Rolls | Feasting on Fruit
4. Easy and Healthy 3-Ingredient Ice Cream | A Beautiful Mess
5. Coconut Milk Papaya Mousse | Creative Healthy Family
6. Healthy Nutter Butters | Veggiekins
7. Healthy Chocolate Brownies | Nest and Glow
8. Chocolate Avocado Pudding | Detoxinista
9. Healthy Date and Almond Chocolates | Sweet Simple Vegan
10. Healthy Chocolate Fudge Pots | Cookin’ Canuck
11. Peanut Butter Oat Squares | Cookies and Cups
12. Paleo Vanilla Ice Cream | A Squirrel in the Kitchen
13. Healthy Peach Creamsicles | Meaningful Eats
14. Frozen Peanut Butter Chocolate Covered Banana | Joy Food Sunshine
15. Vegan Apple Strudel | Elephantastic Vegan
16. Strawberry Banana Ice Pops | Sally’s Baking Addiction
17. Healthy Pumpkin Cookies | The Big Man’s World

17 No Bake 3-Ingredient Desserts

1. Almond Butter No Bake Cookies | Beaming Baker
2. No Bake Coconut Snowballs | Simple Vegan Blog
3. No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies | Minimalist Baker
4. Homemade Crunch Cups | Family Food on the Table
5. Peanut Butter Bites | The Real Food Dieticians
6. No Bake Cheesecake | Simply Bakings
7. No Bake Hershey’s Pie | The Lazy Dish
8. Black Forest Ice Box Cake | The Recipe Rebel
9. Greek Yogurt Berry Pops | Chelsea’s Messy Apron
10. No Bake Pudding Cake | Midlife Healthy Living
11. Raw 3-Ingredient Brownies | Vegukate
12. Frozen Strawberry Yogurt | Gourmandize
13. S’mores No Bake Cookies | Taste of Home
14. No Bake Oreo Balls | Went Here 8 This
15. No Bake Lemon Cheesecake | The Whoot
16. Healthy No Bake Cookies | The Big Man’s World
17. Maple Cheesecake Bites | Today

17 3-Ingredient Desserts for Chocolate Lovers

1. Chocolate Covered Date Nut Bars | Fit Mitten Kitchen
2. Easy Rolo Pretzel Turtles | Garnish with Lemon
3. Chocolate Coconut Balls | Forks N Knives
4. Easiest Nutella Brownies | Kirbie’s Cravings
5. Salted Pistachio Chocolate Bark | Joyful Healthy Eats
6. Chocolate Cereal Treats | Tasty
7. Vegan Chocolate Fudge | The Vegan 8
8. Flourless Chocolate Cake | Gimme Some Oven
9. Chocolate Mousse | Tasty
10. Oreo Truffles | Delish
11. Chocolate Truffles | Whole Healthy Glow
12. Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy | Taste of Home
13. Gooey Chocolate Mug Cake | Chocolate, Chocolate and More
14. Chocolate Covered Bourbon Soaked Cherries | Food 52
15. Chocolate Butterscotch Haystacks | Taste of Home
16. Chocolate Cherry Dump Cake | Betty Crocker
17. Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars | The Stay at Home Chef

17 3-Ingredient Cookie Recipes

1. Fudgy 3-Ingredient Cookies | A Clean Bake
2. Buttery Shortbread Cookies | Chew Out Loud
3. Chocolate Banana Cookies | Bigger Bolder Baking
4. Healthy 3-Ingredient Cookies | Together as a Family
5. Almond Flour Banana Cookies | Power Hungry
6. Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies | The Big Man’s World
7. Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies | Crunchy Creamy Sweet
8. Oatmeal Cookies | Food 52
9. Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies | Barefeet in the Kitchen
10. Sugar Cookies | Delish
11. Frozen Sandwich Cookies | Taste of Home
12. Butter Cookies | A Cup of Joe
13. Red Velvet Cookies | Pink When
14. Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies | The Joyful Foodie
15. Pumpkin Spice Pudding Cookies | The Gunny Sack
16. No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies | Sweet Simple Vegan
17. Tagalong Cookies | Hip 2 Save

17 Gluten Free 3-Ingredient Desserts

1. Flourless Peanut Butter Mug Cake | Kirbie’s Cravings
2. Coconut Macaroons | Living Sweet Moments
3. Peanut Butter Cookies | Life Made Sweeter
4. Flourless Banana Bread Bars | Big Man’s World
5. Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies | The Big Man’s World
6. Gluten Free Chocolate Cake | Gluten Free on a Shoestring
7. Keto Coconut Macaroons | Keto Millenial
8. Pumpkin Oat Clusters | Cheap Recipe Blog
9. Flourless Nutella Mug Cake | Kirbie’s Cravings
10. Chocolate Banana Ice Cream | The Endless Meal
11. Flourless Chocolate Muffins | The Big Man’s World
12. Salted Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream | A House in the Hills
13. Strawberry Banana Popsicles | Sally’s Baking Addiction
14. Date Caramel | Yummly
15. Blueberry Cream Pops | Taste of Home
16. Homemade Crunch Bars | Beaming Baker
17. Gluten Free Chocolate Cake | Munchkin Time

These 3-ingredient desserts will be a hit whether you’re serving them to your family, or have a potluck and you’re on dessert duty. They’re simple and delicious, and are sure to satisfy no matter the crowd! The best part is, they’re easy on ingredients and time so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying the desserts themselves!

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3-Ingredient Desserts | From healthy desserts, to easy no bake desserts, to 3-ingredient cookie recipes, to gluten-free desserts, to simple chocolate desserts you can whip up in minutes, we're sharing our favorite quick, no fuss treats you can make with things you already have on hand. Grab your peanut butter, cream cheese, and Nutella, and give these ideas a try! I especially love the microwave mug cakes and flourless brownies - yum! #3ingredientcookies #3ingredientrecipes #nobakedesserts

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Kate is a freelance writer with a background in fashion, beauty and wellness. When she’s not trying out new recipes, taking a hot yoga class, or curled up with a good book, you can find her blogging about lifestyle tips and entrepreneurialism at Layered Indulgence.