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Our 5 Favorite No-Bake Desserts for Summer

Our 5 Favorite No-Bake Desserts for Summer

The summer heat is here, and the last thing you want to do is spend hours in a hot kitchen. That’s why we’ve rounded up our top 5 delectable no-bake dessert recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth without breaking a sweat. From smooth ice cream cakes to fruity pies and indulgent bars, these recipes are not only delicious but incredibly easy to make. So let’s dive into the world of hassle-free desserts!

 1. Raspberry Ice Cream Cake from the cookbook Sweet Cravings

Indulge in a heavenly Raspberry Ice Cream Cake that combines the refreshing flavors of raspberries and creamy vanilla ice cream. This delightful recipe from the cookbook Sweet Cravings will transport your taste buds to summer bliss. With its luscious layers and vibrant colors, this no-bake treat is perfect for any occasion.

 2. S'mores Icebox Cake from the cookbook Ovenless Desserts

Experience the classic campfire favorite in a whole new way with the S'mores Icebox Cake. This recipe from the cookbook Ovenless Desserts captures the irresistible combination of marshmallows, chocolate, and graham crackers. Layered with creamy goodness, this no-bake delight will satisfy your s'mores cravings without the need for a campfire.

3. Strawberry Pie from Joanna Gaines

Delight in the sweet taste of summer with a refreshing Strawberry Pie recipe. Created by Joanna Gaines, this no-bake dessert showcases juicy strawberries nestled in a buttery graham cracker crust. You can use a premade crust to keep this recipe truly no-bake, or go the extra mile by making the crust from scratch. It's a simple yet elegant treat that will impress your family and friends with its burst of seasonal fruity flavors. 


4. Frozen Pink Lemonade Pie from the cookbook Me, Myself and Pie

Cool down with the Frozen Pink Lemonade Pie, a tangy and creamy delight from the cookbook Me, Myself and Pie. This no-bake pie features a luscious blend of pink lemonade concentrate and a smooth, velvety texture that will melt in your mouth. With its vibrant color and refreshing taste, it's the perfect treat to beat the summer heat.

5. Peanut Butter Bars with Oreo Crust by Emma Laperruque

Indulge in the rich and decadent flavors of Peanut Butter Bars with Oreo Crust. This no-bake recipe by Emma Laperruque combines the irresistible combination of peanut butter and chocolate, creating a mouthwatering treat that's both easy to make and impossible to resist. With its delightful crunch and creamy layers, it's a true crowd-pleaser.


With these five delightful no-bake dessert recipes, you have a repertoire of easy and delicious treats to enjoy all summer long. From ice cream cakes to pies and bars, these recipes prove that you can create mouthwatering desserts without turning on the oven. For more delightful no-bake creations and inspiration, be sure to explore our collection of dessert books. Get ready to impress your guests and satisfy your sweet tooth with these effortless and scrumptious treats!

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