55+ No-Bake Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
As we head into summer, it’s all about keeping things simple in the kitchen. With all of the allures of the outdoors beckoning us outside, you’re not always going to want to spend hours watching over your baked goods in the oven. In fact, during summer, turning on the oven can feel less than appealing as temperatures start to mount. This is where no-bake desserts come to the rescue.
Making simple no-bake desserts is such a pleasure. Whether you’re whipping up a batch of pudding or stacking up an icebox cake, no-bake desserts are the most satisfying of victories. You made it all the way to dessert without breaking a sweat! Here are more than 55 of our absolute favorite no-bake recipes, from cookies to puddings to pies.
Cookies, Bars, & Balls
These no-bake cookies, bars, and balls are incredibly easy to throw together, and they happen to taste delicious. These recipes are perfect for gifting friends and loved ones without having to over extend yourself in the kitchen.
Trifles, Puddings, and Jello Molds
Trifles! Puddings! Jello molds! Oh my! These desserts tend be a bit overlooked, but from classic butterscotch pudding to glow-in-the-dark jello shots, we have a feeling these recipes might just change that.
These pies are the perfect desserts for summertime. They look so impressive that people probably won’t even know that there was no baking involved.
Icebox cakes are the ultimate no-bake win. You get the best parts of a baked cake without nearly as much effort. Sounds like a win to us!