The Best 10-Minute Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth, Like, Now

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You just got done making a salad, side dish, dinner and garlic bread—dessert better make itself, because you’re ready for a nap. Thankfully, we have a plethora of 10-minute desserts (20 of them, to be precise) that will satisfy your sweet tooth in no time at all.

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1. Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug (7 minutes)

This is one time when you don’t have to share.

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2. Cake Batter Dip (5 minutes)

We've got a thing for birthday cake-inspired treats, and basically anything with rainbow sprinkles.

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3. 10-Minute Strawberry Cobbler for One (10 minutes)

We bet you have all the ingredients already on hand. (Wanna swap the fruit for something else? Go for it.)

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4. Strawberry Cheesecake Dip (10 minutes)

All the flavor of a classic cheesecake, without any of the effort. Water bath? We don’t know her.

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5. Snickers Dip (10 minutes)

It has all the flavors we crave: salty, sweet and chocolate.

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6. 3-Ingredient Strawberry Ice-Cream Shell (10 minutes)

Remember the store-bought stuff you used to eat as a kid? This ice-cream shell is so much better. We’re diving spoon-first into a big bowl of nostalgia.

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7. Rainbow Waffle Cake (10 minutes)

Is it breakfast or dessert? Who cares? It’s delicious.

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8. Chocolate-Chip Mug Brownie for One (10 minutes)

When you have a hankering for a gooey, melty brownie but can’t be bothered with an entire batch, this is the solution.

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9. 5-Minute S’mores Mug Cake for One (5 minutes)

No campfire (or napkins) required. File this one under “genius.”

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10. Peanut Butter Dip (10 minutes)

Serve this nutty dip with pretzels for crunch, or banana and apple slices for a fruity twist.

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11. Microwave Double Chocolate Cake Bowl (10 minutes)

Psst: This one is Paleo-diet friendly.

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12. Chocolate-Chip Cookie Dough Dip (5 minutes)

We’ve been known to make a batch of cookies just so we could sneak bites of dough. This is even better.

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13. 10-Minute Caramel Apple Baked Brie (10 minutes)

Cheese for dessert? How very French of you.

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14. Avocado Chocolate Mousse (15 minutes)

OK, technically this dish takes a little more than ten minutes if you count the cooling time. But it requires no extra work on your end (and it’s impossibly creamy and rich).

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15. Peppermint Crunch Puppy Chow (10 minues)

It’s fun to eat and to make. Who doesn’t love shaking a bunch of cereal in a bag full of confectioners’ sugar?

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16. Edible Cookie Dough (10 minutes)

It’s totally safe to eat—how’s that for magical?

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17. Vanilla Mug Cake (6 minutes)

Proof that you don’t need a reason or a celebration to serve cake.

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18. Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce (10 minutes)

If you have a pint of vanilla ice cream in your freezer, you have dessert.

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19. Easy Peanut Butter Fudge (10 minutes)

It all comes together in your microwave, then gets topped with peanut butter cups because why not?

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20. Vegan Dessert Nachos with Coffee Ice Cream (8 minutes)

All you have to do is cut and broil the chips and pile on the toppings. Now that’s easy.

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