Quick Desserts

Sometimes you feel like spending hours crafting the perfect dessert but other times you want dessert FAST. These quick and easy desserts are perfect when you need something delicious in a hurry! If you need a last minute batch of cookies for a bake sale, dessert to bring to a potluck, or even a fast and easy holiday dessert, these recipes will help you get it done quickly.

With over 50+ recipes on this list you’ll find no bake recipes, some that are semi-homemade but mostly from scratch, and even some that are surprisingly fast. Make a small batch cookie or recipe for one to satisfy a sweet craving or find a recipe that’s simple to make with everyday ingredients and everyday tools.

Let’s get cooking – FAST!

30 Minute Desserts

Biscuit Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

This Strawberry Shortcake recipe from scratch with strawberries, whipped cream and cream biscuits! This classic dessert is completely homemade and the perfect way to serve fresh strawberries. Skip the packaged shortcakes from the store and make these cream biscuits – you won’t be sorry! The BEST Strawberry Shortcake Recipe We LOVE strawberry shortcake. I remember…

Edible Sugar Cookie Dough

Learn how to make edible cookie dough without brown sugar or eggs so it’s safe to eat. This edible sugar cookie dough is easy to customize with different mix-ins and a fun treat to make for anyone who loves cookie dough. How to make Edible Sugar Cookie Dough Video What is Edible Sugar Cookie Dough?…

Soft & Chewy Sugar Cookies

This is the BEST easy sugar cookie recipe! These drop sugar cookies are chewy and soft and perfect with or without frosting – and they are NO CHILL cookies! I know I always say something is the BEST or PERFECT, but these really are. I’ve fine tuned my “perfect” recipe so that they’re not only soft,…

White Chocolate Blondies

What’s better than a classic blondie? Blondies with white chocolate chips! You are going to love the chewy, fudgy texture of these blondie bars. Each one has lots of white chocolate chips baked inside or you can customize this recipe with your favorite mix ins. You won’t need another recipe after you try this one…

4 ingredient S’mores Pie

This easy Smores Pie has everything you love about S’mores but in pie form. We love it because it only has FOUR ingredients! It’s rich, fudgy and loaded with lots of toasted marshmallows. This is an easy no-bake pie that I know you’ll love like we do. BEST S’mores Pie in the World Summer is…

Fudgy Oreo Brownies

What’s better than brownies? Brownies with Oreos in them! These Oreo Brownies are rich, fudgy and filled with cookies and cream goodness. I’m sharing how to make them completely from scratch or you can use brownie mix, too. Either way, you are going to love these chocolatey, fudgy brownies. This Oreo brownie recipe is seriously one…

3 ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

I love 3 ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies! I first made these about 10 years ago and we’ve been loving them ever since. They are the most peanut buttery cookie you’ll EVER try. That’s right, they have just 3 ingredients: peanut butter, sugar, and egg. They’re easy to make, naturally gluten-free, can be made sugar-free (Keto)…

BEST Snickerdoodle Cookies Recipe

This is the BEST Snickerdoodle Cookies recipe! They’re easy, soft and chewy and the perfect cookie. You can easily make these even if you think you’re not a baker – these are no fail cookies that need no chill time. Oven to mouth in under 30 minutes! Soft and Chewy Snickerdoodle Cookies Snickerdoodles have always…

Easy Tiramisu Mousse

This Easy Tiramisu Mousse contains my favorite part of the Tiramisu: the mousse! Just a few accessible ingredients mix up to make the most delicious and creamy tiramisu mousse. I’m all about the mousse (no cake). How to make Tiramisu Mousse Video What Inspired Tiramisu Mousse Watching a group of food/dessert bloggers eat dessert at…

Salted Caramel Sauce Recipe (5-minute)

Salted Caramel is the perfect sauce for ice cream, cakes or pies. With just 5 ingredients it’s done in 5 minutes and it’s an easy caramel sauce that is absolutely spoon-worthy. The BEST part about this recipe is how easy it is. There’s no guesswork – it works every time! Caramel is one of the…

No Bake Oreo Cheesecake

No one can resist a slice of this No Bake Oreo Cheesecake – it’s the ultimate summer dessert! Also known as No Bake Oreo Pie, it’s an easy no bake dessert that’s creamy, cold and loaded with cookies and cream. I’ve been making this for YEARS and it never disappoints – plus it can be…

The BEST Peanut Butter Bars

This is the BEST No Bake Peanut Butter Bar Recipe. It tastes like a peanut butter cup! With just 5 ingredients you can make copycat Reese’s bars at home and they’re no bake. Everyone loves these peanut butter bars! Seriously, I dare you to eat just one! PIN IT NOW TO SAVE FOR LATER! Why…

Easy Mini Cheesecake

Easy mini cheesecakes, in 5 different flavors! This simple cheesecake recipe makes 12 perfect mini cheesecakes, in virtually any flavor you want! Lemon, Oreo, S’mores, Fruit, Peanut Butter Cup – any mini cheesecake recipe you want to make can be ready in no time at all. PIN IT NOW to save for later! Hello my…

The BEST Blondie Recipe (the only one you need)

This is the ONLY Blondie Recipe you need! These easy blondies are cookie bars full of your favorite candy or chocolate chips. I’ve been making this recipe in different ways for YEARS and it’s the best. What is a blondie? Besides being one of my favorite desserts, a blondie is a fudgy baked bar reminiscent…

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