3 inspiring desserts using only 5 ingredients

NNicholas September 25, 2023 7:21 AM

If you're looking to make a quick and delicious dessert without needing a long list of ingredients, you're in the right place. We've curated three inspiring desserts that only require 5 ingredients. These recipes not only save you time and money but also yield mouth-watering results that you and your family will love.

1. Chocolate chip cookies


  1. 2 cups of flour
  2. 1 cup of sugar
  3. 1/2 cup of butter
  4. 1 cup of chocolate chips
  5. 1 egg


Mix the sugar and butter until creamy. Add the egg and continue to mix. Gradually add the flour and mix until a dough forms. Fold in the chocolate chips. Drop spoonfuls of dough onto a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.

2. Lemon bars


  1. 1 cup of flour
  2. 1/2 cup of butter
  3. 1/2 cup of sugar
  4. 2 lemons
  5. 2 eggs


Mix the flour, butter, and 1/4 cup of sugar to make the crust. Press the mixture into the bottom of a baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, whisk the eggs, remaining sugar, and lemon juice together. Pour this mixture over the baked crust and bake for an additional 20 minutes.

3. Chocolate mousse


  1. 1 cup of chocolate chips
  2. 2 eggs
  3. 1/4 cup of sugar
  4. 1 cup of whipped cream
  5. 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract


Melt the chocolate chips and let them cool slightly. Beat the eggs and sugar together until they're frothy. Mix in the melted chocolate and vanilla. Fold in the whipped cream. Pour the mixture into serving dishes and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

These dessert recipes are easy to make, require only a few ingredients, and are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. They're perfect for quick weeknight treats, parties, or just when you're in the mood for something sweet but don't want to go through the hassle of a complicated recipe.

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