17 Four-Ingredient Dessert Recipes

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

Brazilian Brigadeiro

"Brigadeiros are one of my favorite desserts from my years living in Brazil! Once the mixture is cool enough to touch, my kids help roll the balls in the chocolate sprinkles."


Lemon Ice Box Pie

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


Peach Cobbler Dump Cake

"Love, love, love this recipe as written. I've also used canned raspberries and a coconut cake mix—insane!"

-Brianna Storer

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."


Diet Soda Cake

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


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."


Strawberry Pie

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


Dark Chocolate Ganache

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


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."


3-Minute Fudge

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

-Sara 76

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."


Frozen Kahlua Creme

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


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."