4-Ingredient Shortcut Desserts

When you need something sweet, keep things simple with these satisfying desserts that are all made with four ingredients or less.

Lemon Ice Box Pie

"Quick and easy and quite beautiful served with sliced strawberries and a graham cracker crust!"


Easy French Crepes

"What a great and simple recipe! I used to live in France and lost my original recipe from there, but these taste exactly the same."


Peanut Butter Cookies

"Delicious! I like that they're not too sweet. I used the sugar-sprinkle, fork-flattening method and they turned out great."


Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

"This is a really easy and delicious recipe. Great for a treat after dinner or a grab-and-go breakfast."


Greek Yogurt and Fruit Salad

"Very good. I used raspberries, blueberries and kiwi for the fruit. Nice light snack!"

-Diana Johnson

Chocolate Ice Cream Sundae

"I LOVED this recipe. It was fantastic. You can taste the chocolate."


Chewy Macaroons

"I love coconut and the simplicity of these macaroons are amazing. So easy, with such a great flavor."


Frozen Kahlua Creme

"These are creamy deliciousness! They go together easily and will definitely impress your guests — I impressed myself!"


Graham Cracker Crust

"I followed the recipe exactly and it turned out perfectly. It was so easy to make, I'm not going to buy prepared graham crusts anymore."


3-Minute Fudge

"Very tasty, and so easy that my 10 year-old son actually made this!"

-Sara 76

Jello Pinwheels

"My kids love these, as well as the kids at my daughter's school. They're a great alternative to fruit snacks or fruit roll-ups."


Diet Soda Cake

"This is a great dessert — I've made it with several different kinds of mixes and soft drinks."


Dark Chocolate Ganache

"This is the recipe I have been looking for. Bittersweet chocolate made all the difference!"


Strawberry Pie

"This was excellent. I used coconut sugar in place of the white sugar, and things still turned out great!"


Orange Yogurt Cream

"These are just wonderful, and so easy to make! I used small parfait glasses and shaved some Lindt chocolate dust onto the sides."