When you’re looking for a quick and easy dessert to whip up for a barbecue, pool party or summer holiday, these three ingredient desserts will make your life a whole lot easier. These are also great for the busy mom who’s kids want a sweet summer treat, for the newly-minted wife who wants to show off her dessert skills, or for anyone looking for a quick and easy dessert.
Strawberry Banana Soft Serve
Recipe courtesy of Baked In
Not only does this dessert only have three ingredients, four if you want to add some almond or vanilla extract, but it’s also vegan! So if you’re in need a of a dessert that has to accommodate or vegan or vegetarian diet, this is a great choice.
Lemon Crumble Bars
Recipe courtesy of The Country Cook
This sunshine-wrapped-in-dessert only requires a box of yellow cake mix, one stick of softened and unsalted butter, and one can of lemon pie filling. Mix the butter and cake mix together, set aside a half cup of the cake mix, then spread the cake and butter mixture into a 9×13 baking pan, throw the lemon pie filling on top and spread it over the crumble mixture. Then just top with the half cup of cake mixture and bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
Recipe courtesy of The Stay At Home Chef
These rich and delicious chocolate peanut butter bars are, literally, easier than pie. All you need is one bag of chocolate chips, some peanut butter and powdered sugar. Then all you need to do is follow the directions to peanut butter-chocolate goodness!
Oreo Icebox Cake
Recipe courtesy of FOODSWEET
Try not to eat all of the Oreo’s while you’re making this genius 3-ingredient dessert. Take this to a summer BBQ or birthday party—make sure to save some for yourself!
Peanut Butter Cookies
Recipe courtesy of Barefeet in the Kitchen
These brilliant cookies are probably some of the easiest to bake. They’re hard to mess up and are perfect for those nights where you’re craving a sweet treat but don’t feel like baking up a storm.
Recipe courtesy of One Good Thing by Jillee
Banana bread is the perfect type of bread for summer. It’s sweet, light and one of summer’s best comfort foods. Add some chocolate chips or nuts to really take this bread up a notch.
Recipe courtesy of Vegan Magic
Chocolate mousse is such a versatile dessert where it can be enjoyed on its own or used to coat a chocolate cake or even layered in a trifle. Whatever you decide to use it for, you’ll be able to make this tasty treat in a flash.
Blackberry Frozen Yogurt
Recipe courtesy of Kitchen Corner
This sweet and frozen treat is perfect for those hot summer days. Serve on date night or game night for a satisfying way to cool off and get over your sweet tooth.