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33 Delicious Snacks That Are Easy To Make And Contain Only 3 Ingredients Each

Grocery shopping is hard.

You buy way too much food and end up with tons of weird ingredients you're not sure how to use. (Like, what do you even use star anise for?)

So, we're giving up on those complicated recipes that call for another trip to the grocery store and embracing minimalism with these three-ingredient snacks.

1. Extra-Easy Chocolate Truffles

Mimi Takano

All you need is cream, chocolate and butter. Then, you can customize this recipe with add-ons like almonds, coconut flakes or cocoa powder. Recipe here.

2. Banana Oat Cookies

Katherine Carroll

They're healthy and no-bake cookies. Hello, #RawVegan. Make them here.

3. Banana Ice Cream

Katie Walsh

You'll never tire of this "ice cream" because there are so many different ways to change it up.

You can add chocolate chips, fruit, honey, peanut butter or experiment with different flavor combinations. Recipe here.

4. Nutella Soufflé

Alex Furuya

Whoever said soufflés were hard to make lied. Make it here.

5. Braided Nutella Bread

Eileen Wang

You can easily adapt this recipe to make it more savory by substituting Nutella for pesto or cheese.

Either way, it's a foolproof recipe that will impress everyone. Recipe here.

6. Chocolate Truffles

Danny Schuleman

Sprinkle some sea salt for a gourmet touch. Recipe here.

7. Dunkaroo Dip

Aarthi Chezian

This will make you wanna have #TBT every day. Recipe here.

8. Peanut Butter Fudge

Sarah Lossing

This recipe takes five minutes and only needs a microwave. Make it now.

9. Coconut Macaroons

Danny Schuleman

You'll go (coco)nuts for these macaroons. Recipe here.

10. Peanut Butter Cookie

Jaime Cantor

These cookies are toaster oven friendly. You can even freeze extra batches for later. Recipe here.

11. Apple Chips

Sitong Chen

We're ditching kale chips for these subtly sweet apple chips. Make the recipe here.

12. Chocolate Mousse

Jeanne Kessira

Just look at that decadent, smooth texture. You're only four steps away. Recipe here.

13. Pizza Rolls

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This pizza roll is portable and perfect for snacking on in between classes.

Plus, you can eat it for lunch too! Recipe here.

14. Banana Pancakes

Zoe Zaiss

You're not going to believe these pancakes are gluten-free. Recipe here.

15. Applesauce

Kendra Valkema

Simple and sugar-free. It's time to go apple picking. Recipe here.

16. Peanut Butter Cups

Hayley Pennesi

Back off, Reese's. You've got competition. Make these here.

17. Cheese Crisps

Danny Schuleman

There's no such thing as too much cheese. Recipe here.

18. Thin Mints

Meghan Morris

Girl Scout season is now every day. Recipe here.

19. Soda Mug Cake

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MUG. CAKE. Make yours here.

20. Pretzel Shortbread Cookies

Molly Yeh

These flaky cookies taste just like pie crust (aka the best part of the pie). Recipe here.

21. Chocolate Bacon Bark

Analiese Trimber

Sweet meets savory meets portability creates everything you could ever wish for. Make it here.

22. Edible Chocolate Bowls

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These chocolate bowls are perfect for holding almost anything, plus you don't need to wash them when you're done. Make them here.

23. Oatmeal Banana Cookies

Danny Schuleman

Play around with different flavors of instant oats to spice these cookies up. Recipe here.

24. Two-Ingredient Pumpkin Cookies

Catherine Ku

Pumpkin spice just got a lot more basic, and we couldn't be more stoked about it. Recipe here.

25. Cake Mix Cookies

Maggie Lees

You'll never use the recipe on the back of the box again. Recipe here.

26. Peanut Butter Cup Fudge

Meg Josephson

As if you needed more proof peanut butter and chocolate were meant for each other. Find the recipe here.

27. Banana Smoothie

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Buy bananas in bulk and freeze them to use in one of these delicious smoothies. Make them here.

28. Peppermint and Candy Cane-Dipped Oreos

Kelly McAdam

We just made Oreos better. Find out how to make these here.

29. Pop-Tarts Cheesecake Truffles

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Step aside, cake pops. Recipe here.

30. Dulce de Leche Rice Krispies

Alex Furuya

For a simpler version, substitute dulce de leche for melted marshmallows or peanut butter. Recipe here.

31. Ice Cream Bread

Rachel Lee

Ice cream + flour = bread? Yep, it's true, and it's much more efficient than making bread from scratch. Recipe here.

32. Nutella Brownies

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Nutella is an essential when making three-ingredient recipes, such as in these Nutella brownies. Recipe here.

33. Vegan Energy Balls

Becky Hughes

This treat will give you the perfect amount energy to conquer your next paper. Recipe here.

This post was originally written by Lily Lou for Spoon University.

Citations: 33 Quick and Easy Snacks You Won't Believe Are Only 3 Ingredients (Spoon University)