Ice cream and fruit salad are tasty and easy desserts at the beginning of summer. But even these treats can run their course after awhile. But how do you satisfy a sweet tooth without using the oven on a hot summer evening? Turn to no-bake desserts. Many of the ones you'll find below can be prepared in advance so you can grab them as needed. And since you don't need to turn on the stove or oven, you can involve your kids in the cooking process. Try one of these 10 no-bake yummy desserts for a sweeter summer.
Healthy No Bake Chocolate Fruit Pizza
This super easy dessert pizza is gluten free and grain free, too. Let kids choose and chop the pizza's fruit. Then they can decorate the dish to their liking.
No Bake Cashew Cookies
The blogger makes these cookies for dessert as well as long trips and camping outings. Use different nuts and add-ins such as wheat germ, sprinkles, coconut or dried blueberries.
Frozen Fruit Pops
Grab whatever fruit your kids want or that you have on hand when making this light and refreshing snack. Then, lick a pop as you sit on the front steps and watch the passers-by on a summer night.
No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
Nut and gluten free, these treats are ideal for a family with nut allergies. Freeze them so you don't have to wait for them to set.
No Bake Lemon Cheesecake
The blogger says this no-bake cheesecake has a creamy and softy texture that differs from that of a baked cheesecake. Using regular lemons (not Meyer lemons) helps thicken and set the cake.
Skinny No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie
This dessert is light, creamy—and addictive warns the blogger. Before serving, drizzle chocolate syrup over the top.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cones
Just about all of us are guilty of eating cookie dough out of the bowl. That's why you'll love this recipe. Plus you can easily double or triple it, the blogger says.
No-Bake Gluten Free: Strawberry Yogurt Pie
Make and freeze this pie before your summertime guests' arrival. Then thaw it while you're mingling with your company.
No-Bake Chocolate Topped Fudge Brownies
Whip up rich-tasting treats in no time. And cut these brownies—which are grain free and vegan—as small or as large or you want.
Gluten-Free Rice Krispie Ice Cream Bars
This dessert requires no baking and gives you a delicious frozen treat. Keep it in the freezer for a few weeks so you can grab it when you're craving something cold and refreshing.