These cookies know you’d rather be playing. Or napping. Or be anything but tied to the kitchen making cookies. Here’s how quick and easy they are to make:
* You can count their ingredients on one hand.
* Prep is quick and minimal.
* They take up one pan. One and done. Gotta love that.
Bonus: They’re nice enough for potlucks, parties, and picnics. And easy enough for everyday snacking. Let’s meet them.
Quick and Easy Cookies
5 ingredients + 5-minute prep | Shortcut: Bake the graham cracker base and sprinkle with mini chocolate chips while it’s hot from the oven. Let the chips soften, then spread them around.
3 ingredients + 2-minute prep | Variation: Allrecipes member foodaholic took this classic marshmallow + rice cereal bar way into the fun zone, shaping spoonfuls into sushi and adding gummy fish and fruit leather for realism. Not that you have to.
5 ingredients + 10-minute prep | Variations: Use white chocolate chips or butterscotch chips instead of peanut butter chips.
5 ingredients + 10-minute prep | Prep tip: Speed up cooling time by putting the pan in the fridge.
4 ingredients + 10-minute prep | Prep tip: For easier cleanup, mist your food processor blades and bowl with non-stick spray.
5 ingredients + 10-minute prep | Prep tip: Line the baking sheet with parchment paper for easiest lift-out.
5 ingredients + 15-minute prep | Flavor boost: Substitute lemon juice for the water.
5 ingredients + 10-minute prep | Thrifty tip: Combine all the random bits of cereal left at the bottom of the bags into one fast, fun bar cookie.
Here’s to homemade cookies the easy way.
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