You don’t have to be a wannabe chef to whip up some delicious meals. You don’t even have to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, which is great news for anyone who prefers spending their free time binge-watching a show on Netflix or catching up on their reading.
All you have to do, is dig into your pantry and grab a few basic items to whip up these recipes. Best of all? You won’t even have to turn on your stove or touch your oven because they’re no bake recipes!
No Bake Recipes Using Pantry Staples
3 Ingredient No Bake Oatmeal Cookies
Want a no bake oatmeal cookie recipe that’s impossible to mess up? Then follow these instructions to create a batch of oatmeal cookies that are delicious and gluten-free. Best of all, you don’t need oil or butter to make them. Here’s what you will need:
- 1 1/2 cups gluten free rolled oats
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 1/2 cup of syrup (you can replace with about 20 drops of Stevia, or ½ cup of sugar)
- 1/4 cup chocolate chips
Grab a large mixing bowl and add all the ingredients together. Make sure to mix well until they’re combined. Then, use your hands to form 12 small balls and place them on a large plate lined with parchment paper. Press each ball into the shape of a cookie and add the chocolate chips on top. Now refrigerate for about 30 minutes until they’re nice and firm.
Extra Yummy Microwave Cheese Sandwich
Craving a cheese sandwich but don’t feel like driving to the nearest fast food restaurant or turning on the stove to cook one? Then try this microwave cheese sandwich recipe. It makes a perfect go-to breakfast meal. Here’s what you’ll need:
- A few slices of turkey or ham
- 1 tablespoon of salsa
- 1 tablespoon of shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 split and toasted whole wheat bagel or two slices of bread
- 3-4 spinach leaves
Place one of the pieces of break on the bottom of a custard cup, a ramekin, or a dish that’s microwave-proof and coat it with some salsa. Sprinkle with the cheese and microwave for 30 seconds until the cheese is melted. Now add some salsa, the turkey slices, and some spinach leaves to the other slice of bread and close the sandwich. Heat it up for 10 more seconds and enjoy this delicious mini treat.
3-ingredient Cookies & Ice Cream Pie
A cookies and ice cream pie recipe might sound complicated, but it’s actually quick, simple to do, and perfect for any occasion. Here’s what you’ll need:
- 20 chocolate sandwich cookies (Oreos or any kind of sandwich cookies you like)
- 1 cup melted chocolate
- 1 1/2 cups of softened ice cream
Place the sandwich cookies in a gallon sized plastic bag and smash them with a pan or rolling pin until they’re crushed. Now pat the cookie crumbs in to the bottom of a 9-inch pie dish. Then spread the softened ice cream on top and even it out. Then drizzle the top with some melted chocolate and place in the freezer for 4 hours to harden the ice cream.
The Easiest 3 Ingredient Cheesecake in the World
Looking for a 3-ingredient cheesecake that is very creamy and will take your taste buds on the greatest adventure in the history of cheesecakes? Then try this recipe:
- 1 liter plain double cream yogurt (Greek yogurt works amazingly well too!)
- 1 tin condensed milk
- 200g crushed biscuits
Press the biscuits down into the bottom of a microwave-safe deep dish. Then mix the condensed milk with the yogurt and pour the mixture over the even biscuit layer. Now smooth the top and microwave the entire thing on high for about 6 minutes. Then let it cool in the fridge and serve.