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Quick Dessert Recipes Ready in 20 Minutes or Less!

Don’t let a lack of time keep you from your sweets! These 20+ quick dessert recipes will go from pantry to table in 2 – 20 minutes and will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth.

Quick Dessert Recipes - ready in 20 minutes or less

Am I the only one who thinks the best part of eating out is the dessert? Don’t tell anyone, but I’ve even planned my dinner order based on what dessert I want—need to save room. I probably wouldn’t be like this if I would have dessert more often at home. But who has the time? Well, it turns out that I do!

I was looking around for quick dessert recipes to add to my list and found some amazing ideas to share with you. They all take less than 20 minutes to make and even go as low as 2 or 3 minutes!

Everyone has that time available. Or at least, will find it for dessert.

And don’t worry, these aren’t cookie or fudge recipes. These are desserts that you can proudly set before your family and guests and call them a proper dessert—just like you get at a restaurant!

What dessert recipes can you make quickly?

You may be wondering how anyone can make a good dessert in such a small amount of time. I mean it takes a few minutes for the oven to preheat, right? Well, that is just it.

You won’t use the oven for most of these dessert recipes. Instead, they are no-bake, air fryer, Instant Pot, or stove top recipes so they require less time.

They also may use some store bought desserts to create another dessert. Think layered desserts like trifles or parfaits.

Now that you know what to expect, you really need to scroll down and check out these 20+ quick dessert recipes that will take you less than 20 minutes to create!

Quick Dessert Recipes

Don't let a lack of time keep you from your sweets! These 23 quick dessert recipes go from your pantry to your table in as little as 2 to 20 minutes.


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