36 Best Easy and Delicious One Bowl Desserts
Need something sweet but don’t want to deal with a lot of cleanup? Check out the 36 easy and delicious recipes for one-bowl desserts. These one-bowl recipes are perfect for parties and potlucks.
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Baking doesn’t have to be a chore or take a ton of effort. Here are some of the included one bowl desserts you’ll find below:
- Gluten-free options for brownies, cookies, cakes
- Dairy-free recipes
- Ice cream based recipes
- Dessert dips (find more dessert dips)
- Lemon bars
- Peanut butter cookies (the recipe featured only uses two ingredients)
- A variety of cookies
- Dessert breads
Most of the recipes include simple ingredients that you may have in your pantry right now. So find your favorite, preheat the oven, and get baking.
One Bowl Baking Must Haves
Depending on what the one bowl dessert is, here are a few baking must-haves:
- Food processor. This is fantastic for brownies or mixing batter and dough.
- Spatula. I prefer ones that have a little lip for scraping and folding in egg whites.
- Large mixing bowl.
- Hand mixer.
One Bowl Dessert Recipes
From cakes to cookies to brownies and more, these sweet treats are always a crowd pleaser.
Save yourself some dishes (and the hassle) and give one of these one bowl desserts a try.
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36 Best Easy and Delicious One-Bowl Desserts
You don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen to fix dessert. You can whip up a delicious dessert quickly. Here are easy desserts you can make in one bowl.
Easy Thick & Fudgy One-Bowl Gluten-Free Vegan Brownies (Allergy-Free)
A quick & easy recipe for classic Thick & Fudgy One-Bowl Gluten-Free Vegan Brownies! A top 8 allergy-free, oil-free, and sugar-free swap for your favorite rich and decadent chocolate dessert! Kid and mom-approved for any party or celebration!
Bring in strawberry season with this fruit Strawberry Bread! I don't know about you, but I've been eating my heart's fill of freshly picked strawberries!
Best One Bowl Chocolate Cake
This decadent chocolate cake is made by making two simple cake layers with the easiest and most chocolaty chocolate frosting. This cake is a moist, fluffy, and rich cake that is not too sweet.
One Bowl Chocolate Chip Banana Bread (Brown Butter)
This chocolate chip banana bread is extra moist banana bread that is made with brown butter, greek yogurt, and plenty of mashed bananas making this banana bread super moist, flavorful, and fluffy.
Dairy Free Brownies
This dairy free brownies recipe is fudgy and has a dreamy crinkly top that makes the perfect brownie! Its made with both dark chocolate and cocoa powder to give these a rich chocolate flavor.
Chocolate Hazelnut Balls
Chocolate hazelnut balls are easy, no-bake, and made in one bowl! These bliss balls are the perfect sweet treat for a snack or holiday party!
Matcha brownies are soft, chewy, and made with white chocolate and the best matcha powder. These will be your new favorite matcha dessert!
Chocolate Sour Cream Cake - Gluten-Free
This Gluten-Free Chocolate Sour Cream Cake will be one of the easiest cakes that you ever make. The texture is rich, moist and luxurious, in no way revealing how easy it is to make. Enjoy it with tea or coffee or dress it up with whipped cream and berries for special occasions.
Ice Cream Sundae
This homemade ice cream sundae with sprinkles, nuts and a cherry on top is a classic summer dessert loved by kids and kids at heart.
San Sebastian Cheesecake
This San Sebastian Cheesecake or basque burnt cheesecake breaks all the rules of baked cheesecake. It's deliciously perfect in all its imperfections!
What is s’mores dip? Golden toasted marshmallows atop milk chocolate chips baked to gooey perfection then dipped with graham crackers, fresh fruit, and even cookies. It’s a simple recipe using ingredients you probably already have on hand, plus, it takes just under 10 minutes to make.
One Bowl Double Chocolate Banana Muffins
These moist and chocolatey One Bowl Double Chocolate Banana Muffins taste fresh from the bakery, but are made in your kitchen! Light, fluffy, and decadent, they're a real treat.
One Bowl Brownies
These easy brownies are made entirely in one bowl. They have a beautiful shiny crust, fantastic fudgy middles, and perfect chewy edges!
Easiest Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
Easiest Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe is a simple chocolate chip cookie recipe. It makes super soft chocolate, super yummy chip cookies - no mixer necessary, no chilling needed.
Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
These vegan oatmeal raisin cookies are incredibly delicious and moreish. Chewy and full of oaty buttery cinnamon flavor, they come together in one bowl in under 30 minutes!
Chocolate Cornflake Nest Cakes (without Golden Syrup)
Simple and delicious, this easy one-bowl dessert is great for kids and adults alike. These chocolate cornflake nests make a tasty treat any time!
BEST White Chocolate Raspberry Blondies - Sweet Mouth Joy
A tasty one-bowl treat, these raspberry and white chocolate blondies can be made with fresh or frozen raspberries. Quick and easy to make, yet they taste delicious!
Edible Sugar Cookie Dough
This Edible Sugar Cookie Dough Recipe is absolutely delicious! Enjoy easy edible sugar cookie dough for dessert in under 10 minutes with just one bowl!
Whipped Shortbread Cookies
These Whipped Shortbread Cookies are lightly sweet, buttery and delicious. Learn how to make easy shortbread cookies in under an hour!
BEST Gluten-Free Brownie Recipe (Ultimate Fudgy!)
The best gluten-free brownie recipe from scratch! These brownies are chewy, deeply fudgy and have that perfect crackly top! Plus they’re easy-to-make!
Black Bean Brownies
Decadent Black Bean Brownies are flourless, fudgy and delicious. No one will ever guess this gluten free dessert is packed with protein and fiber rich black beans!
Double Chocolate Coconut Flour Muffins
These Chocolate Coconut Flour Muffins are dense, fudgy, and packed with chocolate and cherry flavor! Best of all they’re naturally gluten free and dairy free!
Vegan Cookie Dough Bites | No-Bake + Video
These vegan cookie dough bites are full of decadent, yet guilt-free goodness, as they are vegan and refined sugar-free. You can also make them gluten-free by using gluten-free flour. Made with only 8 ingredients in one bowl, this vegan cookie dough bites recipe takes only 5 minutes to prepare.
Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies
Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies is an easy 5 ingredient recipe that’s baked to soft and chewy perfection for a deliciously addictive dessert!
2-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies
These 2-ingredient peanut butter cookies are easy to make, require only one bowl, and are gluten and dairy-free. You probably already have everything you need for this recipe lying around!
Easy One Bowl lemon bars
These easy lemon bars can be made in one bowl and come together super fast. When citrus is in season, grab some lemons and make these easy lemon squares now!
Caramel Apple Bars (One Bowl Recipe!)
A butter shortbread crust with a generous layer of fresh apples, spices, caramel sauce, and then topped with a crumbly oat streusel. These caramel apple bars are also made in just one bowl — making for an easy Fall dessert everyone is going to love.
Chewy Condensed Milk Brownies — Marley's Menu
Looking for the perfect one bowl brownie recipe? This Condensed Milk Brownies recipe is easy to make and yields the most delicious, chocolatey, chewy brownies. The addition of sweetened condensed milk adds extra moisture to the brownie batter, leaving you with a uniquely rich brownie.
Moist Blueberry Chocolate Chip Muffins — Marley's Menu
In a world full of choices, sometimes ya just don’t want to choose between blueberry and chocolate chip muffins. These Moist Blueberry Chocolate Chip Muffins mean you can have the best of both! This easy and delicious muffin recipe hits all the right notes with one bowl and in under 30 minutes!
Soft and Chewy Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies ⋆ Earth to Veg
These soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies can be mixed up all in one bowl. Bake them into single cookies, or a giant cookie skillet.
Vegan Perok (Armenian Pirog Cake) ⋆ Earth to Veg
The perok is a cross between a pie and a cake. Made with a fluffy one-bowl batter and topped with apricot jam, this easy dessert is a great last minute addition to any dinner party.
Fresas con Crema (Strawberries and Cream)
Fresas con Crema or Strawberries and cream is a fruity and refreshing traditional Mexican dessert made with fresh strawberries in a creamy and tangy, sweet cream sauce.
Vegan Blueberry Muffins
Vegan blueberry muffins which are fluffy, moist and better than your local bakery! Made with just 7 ingredients, 1 bowl and loads of blueberries.
Almond Flour Shortbread Cookies (3 ingredients)
Easy vegan almond flour cookies with only 3 ingredients! This gluten-free shortbread is healthy, oil-free, crispy and tastes 'buttery'. They are also keto and grain-free!
One Bowl Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
This super easy and quick Chocolate Chip Banana Bread made in one bowl only is a delicious way to use ripe bananas. Enjoy it for breakfast, morning and afternoon tea or simply as a tasty sweet treat, this low-sugar chocolate banana bread is a perfect all-day snack!
Easy French Apple Cake
This super easy One Bowl French Apple Cake Recipe is the perfect one to quickly whip up for dessert or to enjoy with your afternoon tea... and all you need is one bowl! This Low Sugar Apple Cake is so simple and delicious - you need to try it this Winter!