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Creamy Fruit Tartlets

Creamy Fruit Tartlets

Linda Larsen
These recipes all use four ingredients! They are super quick and easy and they're all delicious. Some of these recipes use very fresh ingredients, and just naturally need fewer additions. Others rely on convenience foods and prepared salad dressings and other food products to reduce the ingredient count. Just so you know, seasonings, oil, and water aren't included in the total ingredient count - you should have those ingredients on hand at all times!

When using few ingredients, it's very important to buy the best and freshest produce and other foods that you can find. Every texture and flavor is critical in these recipes. Have fun, and remember that you can add more ingredients to each of these recipes if you'd like.

Four Ingredient Recipes

Appetizers

  • Chili Con Queso
    This cheesy and spicy appetizer recipe is perfect for any Tex Mex banquet.
  • Baked Brie with Peaches
    While this recipe uses raspberry preserves, peach or apricot preserves would be fabulous.
  • Sour Cream Pesto Dip
    There's really nothing simpler than this recipe. It has so much flavor.
  • Pina Colada Dip
    Serve this winner with fresh fruit such as pineapple and peaches.

Breads

Entrees

Salads

Desserts

  • Baked Custard
    People don't make custard much any more. This recipe will start a trend!
  • Chewy Gooey Bars
    The title says it all.
  • Creamy Fruit Tartlets
    I loe this super simple and flavorful recipe.
  • Frozen Yogurt with Fruit
    This recipe is like having your own ice cream shop!
  • Hazelnut Brownies
    Easy additions to brownie mix really elevate this bar cookie recipe.
  • Creamy Fruit Parfaits
    Cream cheese and marshmallow creme are the secret ingredients in this gem.
  • Peanut Ice Cream Squares
    Use your favorite ice cream in this cool and easy treat.
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