32 Recipes That Only Need 3 Ingredients

It can feel wonderful to conquer a complicated recipe with a long list of ingredients, but if we’re being honest, we find that the tastiest recipes are often the simplest and the easiest. Number one way to guarantee an easy recipe AND save yourself money on supplies? Cut down the ingredients! Some of our very favorite foods only require THREE things to create a delicious dish, and we decided we needed to round them all up in one place to share with you. Check out this list of THIRTY-TWO recipes that only need three ingredients to make. There’s everything here from breakfast to dessert, so read on and grab a few to make today!

      Peanut butter + egg + sugar


      Bananas + eggs, egg whites, or your favorite egg substitute + your favorite berries


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      Butter + brown sugar + all-purpose flour


      Nutella + eggs + all-purpose flour


      Puff pastry + brie + your favorite jam


      Chicken + honey + dark soy sauce


      Instant coffee + condensed milk + whipping cream


      Sugar + cocoa + salt


      Caramels + chocolate chips + premade cookie dough


      Mozzarella cheese + Pillsbury Grands Biscuits + Bacon


      Apples + sugar + cinnamon


      Pork tenderloin + root beer + barbecue sauce


      Oreos + milk + Cool Whip


      Confectioner’s sugar + heavy cream + vanilla


      Green grapes + watermelon Jell-O packet + sugar-free lemon Jell-O packet


      Red pepper jelly + strong-brewed coffee + kosher salt OR pineapple preserves + Prosecco + kosher salt


      Puffed pastry + Nutella + egg


      Bananas + rolled oats + raisins


      Fresh, clean snow + vanilla + sweetened, condensed milk


      Yes, there’s more than one way to make a peanut butter cookie that only needs 3 ingredients! This one: Unsalted natural peanut butter + maple syrup + sea salt


      Peanut butter + eggs + sugar


      Milk chocolate chips + peanut butter chips + marshmallows


      Yellow cake mix + canned pumpkin + pumpkin pie spice


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      Flour + eggs + Nutella


      Eggs + cream cheese + baking powder or cream of tartar


      Eggs + sugar + cake flour


      Sweetened condensed milk + lemons + tart shells


      Sweetened condensed milk + chocolate milk + Cool Whip


      Refrigerated cookie dough + brownie mix + mini Reese’s peanut butter cups


      Cake mix + your favorite soda + marshmallows


      Peaches + butter + vanilla cake mix


    Tomato + egg + Parmesan cheese

So many great ideas! Which one will you be trying first? Do you have any of your own recipes that only take three ingredients or fewer?