14 Delicious 3-Ingredient Cookie Recipes

Mar 17, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. ET

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.

1 /15: Cake mix cookies

1/15 :Cake mix cookies

2 /15: Chocolate-pumpkin kiss cookies

2/15 :Chocolate-pumpkin kiss cookies

3 /15: Condensed milk cookies

3/15 :Condensed milk cookies

4 /15: Cookie butter truffles

4/15 :Cookie butter truffles

5 /15: Gluten-free Italian almond cookies

5/15 :Gluten-free Italian almond cookies

6 /15: Peanut butter cookies

6/15 :Peanut butter cookies

7 /15: Peppermint Oreo fudge

7/15 :Peppermint Oreo fudge

8 /15: Pumpkin-chocolate chip cookies

8/15 :Pumpkin-chocolate chip cookies

9 /15: Pumpkin spice pudding cookies

9/15 :Pumpkin spice pudding cookies

10 /15: Pumpkin-white chocolate cookies

10/15 :Pumpkin-white chocolate cookies

11 /15: Ritz cookies

11/15 :Ritz cookies

12 /15: Shortbread cookies

12/15 :Shortbread cookies

13 /15: Thumbprint cookies

13/15 :Thumbprint cookies

14 /15: Nutella cookies

14/15 :Nutella cookies

15 /15: Cookies

15/15 :Cookies