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14 Delicious 3-Ingredient Cookie Recipes

Bethany Ramos is an editor, blogger, and chick lit author. Bethany works as Editor in Chief for Naturally Healthy Publications.

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Quick, easy cookies

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Quick, easy cookies

Ever had hankering for freshly baked cookies, but suffered through the craving because diving elbow-deep into a mixing bowl sounded like the Seventh Circle of Hell? Yeah, it happens. These three-ingredient cookies, however, will save you from that "to bake or not to bake" conundrum — and they're infinitely better than breaking out that tube of store-bought dough.

Make some of these now, and pin the holiday cookies for December — Lord knows you'll need them.

Originally published November 2015. Updated March 2017.

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Chocolate-pumpkin kiss cookies

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Chocolate-pumpkin kiss cookies

Devil's food cake mix, a can of pumpkin and pumpkin spice Kisses make perfect seasonal treats.

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Condensed milk cookies

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Condensed milk cookies

Forget the guilt factor, and make a quick batch of irresistible treats with butter, sweetened condensed milk and flour.

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Cookie butter truffles

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Cookie butter truffles

Truffles made with cookie butter, powdered sugar and chocolate are easy to make and even easier to eat.

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Gluten-free Italian almond cookies

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Gluten-free Italian almond cookies

Italian almond cookies technically have three ingredients (plus toppings) — almond paste, sugar and egg whites.

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Peanut butter cookies

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Peanut butter cookies

Just call these the easiest peanut butter cookies known to man.

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Peppermint Oreo fudge

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Peppermint Oreo fudge

While technically not a cookie, mouthwatering peppermint Oreo fudge is made with cookies.

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Pumpkin-chocolate chip cookies

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Pumpkin-chocolate chip cookies

It's not a holiday cookie exchange without all things pumpkin, like these simple pumpkin-chocolate chip cookies.

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Pumpkin spice pudding cookies

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Pumpkin spice pudding cookies

Pumpkin, pumpkin and more pumpkin. Add these effortless pumpkin spice cookies to your cookie collection.

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Pumpkin-white chocolate cookies

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Pumpkin-white chocolate cookies

How many cookies can you make with pumpkin and two extra ingredients? The answer is: a lot.

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Ritz cookies

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Ritz cookies

These festive Ritz cookies are made with only two ingredients: peanut butter sandwich crackers and almond bark.

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Shortbread cookies

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Shortbread cookies

Here are the quickie sugar cookies you have been looking for to meet all your Christmas cookie-decorating needs.

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Thumbprint cookies

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Thumbprint cookies

The classic thumbprint Christmas cookie is easier (and healthier) than you've been led to believe.

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Nutella cookies

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Nutella cookies

Just one word: Nutella. Add these cookies to your list immediately.

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Cookies

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Cookies

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