Looking for quick, fuss-free desserts to make during these warm-weather months? From cheesecake and pudding to fruity frozen treats, keep cool in the kitchen with these no-bake dessert recipes.
Chocolate Almond Mousse
Chocolate-covered almonds inspired, and top, this creamy mousse. A whammy of almond butter, heavy cream, bittersweet chocolate and vanilla turn the classic chocolate dessert into a modern day delight.
Chocolate Coconut Balls
When you don’t want to turn on the oven during those hot summer days, these no-bake chocolate, coconut and macadamia balls make a perfect sweet snack or dessert.
Canadian No-Bake Cheesecake Bars
You don’t even need to turn on the oven to whip up a batch of these no-bake desserts. A red graham cracker base and a few sprinkles make these creamy cheesecake bites celebration-worthy.
Summer Berry Fruit Pops
Sweet, creamy and packed with fresh cherries, these five-ingredient cheesecake pops are a refreshing summer treat that you can prep quickly for the weekend ahead.
Mocha Chocolate Icebox Cake
The Barefoot Contessa brings ease to decadent dishes like this fancy cake. The secret is good-quality ingredients (and a little love, too).
No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars
Skip the oven, and use your food processor and fridge to make these satisfying chocolatey peanut butter treats.
Italian Ice Pops
Raspberries, mint and simple syrup come together for a refreshing frozen smoothie “mocktail” popsicle that will keep you fully hydrated to fuel any summertime adventure. Find more of the coolest things you can make with your ice cube tray.
Cocoa Silken Pudding
Cool chocolate pudding is the perfect disguise for tofu. This dessert delivers protein, iron and calcium, all within one silky, chocolatey package.
Set Strawberries With Coconut Cream
A healthy, yet satisfying dessert (or breakfast!), this delicious take on strawberries and cream combines a chia seed strawberry pudding and coconut whip.
Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake Bites
Dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free – and flavourful. These cashew ice cream-esque bites offer an alternative to ice cream cake, without sacrificing taste or texture.
No Bake Cheesecake
Want all the wonderful flavours of traditional cheesecake, without all the fuss? Try this easy-to-make recipe featuring in-season strawberries.
Healthy No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars
With a crunchy chocolate-graham crust and lightened-up peanut butter cheesecake topping,these no-bake bars are a dessert you can feel good about eating.
Miniature Peanut Butter and Jelly Pies
A light and airy dessert that will fulfill all your PB&J dreams. Creamy peanut butter custard and sweet jelly pair perfectly with the crumbly graham base. Top with whipped cream and crushed peanuts for added crunch and voila: a perfect no-bake dessert!
Easy Lime Mousse
This bright, fresh and citrus-y lime mousse can be whipped up in almost no time at all and makes for a great mid-day snack or after-dinner dessert.
Healthy No-Bake Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bars
Super chocolaty and packed with creamy peanut butter, One of these decadent bars is enough to satisfy any sweet tooth.
No-Bake Almond Fruit Tarts
There’s no need to reveal to guests that these sweet berry and fruit tarts are secretly healthy.
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Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cake
Nothing beats chocolate and peanut butter, except for maybe this no-bake frozen chocolate peanut butter mousse cake. It’s perfect for that special someone who eats peanut butter straight from the jar.
7-Layer Dessert Dip
Packed with caramel sauce, crumbled brownies, strawberry jam, banana pudding, chocolate syrup, whipped cream and sprinkles, indulge in all your favourite sundae toppings (sans ice cream) with this fantastic 7-layer dip.
Mango-Coconut Ice Pops
You’ll quickly forget about the store-bought variety after taking a single hydrating bite of this vibrant homemade popsicle. Much like a frozen smoothie, you’ll feel good about increasing your water-packed produce consumption from breakfast to dessert.
Purple Smoothie Pops
These fun popsicles are a cool way to take advantage of red cabbage’s vibrant hue. They’re also loaded with nutrition, thanks to the cabbage, Greek yogurt, mixed berries, banana and honey.
Lady Bug Pops
The perfect kid-friendly treats, these frozen pops are made from a purée of strawberries, orange and lemon juices and honey and then dotted with blueberries.
Lemon Ripple Ice Cream
Creamy, tart lemon curd is piped into homemade vanilla ice cream creating this vibrant and delicious rippled dessert.
Peanut Butter No-Bake Cheesecake
A simple graham crust is topped with a silky-smooth mixture of cream cheese, sour cream, peanut butter and confectioners’ sugar, before getting a decorative (and delicious) topping of cocoa whipped cream, peanut butter chips and chocolate sprinkles. Yum!
Individual No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecakes
These pretty-in-pink mini no-bake cheesecakes take just 10 minutes to whip up but look really impressive. A great option for last-minute guests!
Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
This easy, no-churn vegan ice cream is going to become your new go-to treat this summer; it’s creamy, minty, refreshing and totally dairy-free.
Vegan Cookie Dough
Close your eyes when you take the first bite; you won’t believe it’s vegan. Chickpeas offer the perfect smooth, creamy base while also providing much fibre and protein. So whip up a batch next time you’ve got a cookie dough craving, and dig in!
Individual Tiramisu Trifles
Tiramisu gets a makeover with sunshiny citrus and tart blackberries. Single-serving portions means this is a mess-free, make-ahead treat ideal for entertaining.