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27 no-bake dessert recipes that are perfectly crave-worthy

27 no-bake dessert recipes that are perfectly crave-worthy

Your family get-together was coming up and you were in charge of bringing desserts to the cookout. You wanted to impress your family with your dessert treats but the oven suddenly broke. Oh no! What will you do?

No-bake desserts to the rescue!

In this article, we’ve listed these 27 tasty, no bake dessert recipes that guarantee to take care of your sweet tooth without heating your oven and kitchen. 

1. Poached pears with vanilla ice cream

What I like poached pears is you can serve it either warm and straight from the oven or cold. I prefer serving them with a scoop of ice cream on top! 

If you want to set off the flavors of the pear and the spices quite nicely, choose the vanilla flavor! sprinkle some cinnamon to add tweaks too!

2. Chocolate truffles

Looking for an easy, indulgent chocolate dessert? Today is your lucky day! Behold, the Chocolate truffles! Every bite gives you a creamy, decadent, oh-so-indulgent silky texture that you love in a truffle. This recipe is a total crowd-pleaser at your party and a great dessert to make with your kids to introduce them to the wonderful world of making chocolate treats!

3. Super easy peanut butter fudge (Creamy)

You don’t need an oven or a candy thermometer to create a deliciously creamy fudge to impress your guests. This version of the fudge recipe requires you 7 ingredients to bring its lovely rich and creamy texture. It’s super easy but heavenly!

4. Tropical fruit potluck no-bake pie

If you’re curious about what it tastes like, this Tropical fruit potluck no-bake pie will give you that ambrosia salad vibe backed by a rich creaminess of sour cream

This so-simple tropical fruit pie is the perfect recipe to have up your sleeves when you’re in a hurry!

5. No-Bake tiramisu cheesecake

Another dessert that I would love to recommend is the no-bake tiramisu cheesecake. This gem is layered with mascarpone cheese, coffee-soaked ladyfingers, and garnish with a dust of cocoa powder on top! 

You’ll fall in love with its creamy, velvety smooth texture that is unbelievably delicious! This tiramisu recipe is among those easy no-bake dessert recipes that I keep as an ace up my sleeve.

6. No-bake banana split dessert

If you want to step up your dessert game, you’re going to love this no-bake banana split dessert. Experience the tropical vibe in every bite as it gives that deliciously rich and creamy texture you’ve always wanted in a banana split!

7. S’ mores Krispie treats

We couldn’t get very far talking about no bake dessert ideas if we didn’t talk about s’ mores Krispie treats. This luscious dessert is made in golden Grahams cereal, marshmallows, and chocolate- a total classic and divine!If you’re looking for a crowd-pleaser that will delight kids and adults alike, you’re going to love this recipe!

8. No-bake Kit-Kat squares

If you love Kit kats like me, you’re going to like these no-bake Kit Kat squares! You will be delighted to eat these no bake dessert bars as its layer combination of wafer cookie crust, chocolate, and condensed milk, and some kit kat crumbs on top leaves your cravings for sweets on overdrive.

9. No-bake peach yum

No-bake peach yum yum is a classic treat filled with a graham cracker crust, peach pie filling, and homemade whipped cream. Devouring this treat gives you a creamy and smooth texture that you just can’t resist. Yummy!

10. Blueberry lemon no-bake cheesecake jars

Another easy yet heavenly dessert that I would love to share is these blueberry lemon no-bake cheesecake jars. I love blueberry and cheese. And seeing them both in a dessert recipe makes me sit on the edge of my seat! 

The bonus part? you can create this no bake dessert recipe with few ingredients!  No need for you to break your wallet to bring a tasty dessert at the cookout. All you need is some fresh blueberries, pure maple syrup or honey, lemon, cornstarch, and some salted almonds! 

11. No-bake chocolate Oreo lasagna

Filled with Oreos, melted butter, cool whip, chocolate pudding, and milk, this no-bake chocolate Oreo lasagna will be a definite upgrade on the ones you loved as a kid. It’s easy and heavenly!

This chocolate-based dessert recipe gives you that sweet, creamy, and delicate taste that is sure to be a hit at your get-together!

12. Easy no-bake lemon icebox pie

Have some excess lemon juice? Let’s make an easy no-bake lemon icebox pie! Preparing for this recipe is as easy as 123. You just need some cream cheese, lemon, graham crackers, and butter! If you don’t feel like adding lemon zest as its garnish, you can add homemade whipped cream!

13. No-bake S’mores bars

Another s’mores-based dessert that I enjoy making a lot is the no-bake S’mores bars. If you haven’t tried one, it has a combination of sweet, chewy, and crunchy that is super tasty and worth indulging!Making this treat is super easy too! All you need is graham crackers, unsalted butter, chocolates, and some marshmallow cream. Don’t have enough marshmallow cream left at your kitchen? No worries! You can use fluff as a substitute instead!

14. Fiddle Diddles

Fiddle Diddles is a no-bake cookie dessert that is made with butter, coconut flakes, milk, and oats. You can tweak the recipe by adding chocolate or butterscotch to enhance its chewy and crisp texture. This is a perfect dessert recipe for a picnic or a potluck.

15. Banana Pudding Recipe

Banana pudding is a no-bake dessert made with bananas, cookies, condensed milk, cream cheese, and a banana cream pudding mix. It only takes a few minutes to prepare!Every bite of this treat offers you a rich and creamy flavor that will remind you of your favorite childhood banana pudding your grandma often made.

16. No-bake Oreo cheesecake parfaits

These Oreo cheesecake parfaits will satisfy every Oreo and cheesecake lovers’ palate! You don’t need to turn on the heat to taste a creamy and velvety smooth treat. It’s wallet-friendly too!The ingredients for this recipe are just Oreo cookies, cream cheese blocks, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and heavy whipping cream. 

17. Monster cookie no-bake bars

Do you like peanut butter and chocolates? How about M&M’s and chocolate chips? If you are a big fan of these just like me, we can be friends and I don’t mind sharing my Monster cookie no-bake bars with you!These sweet treats have a creamy and flaky texture that will delight your taste buds. It’s super quick and easy to make too! Here’s the recipe. 

18. No-bake cookie dough bites

Looking for a dessert that will satisfy your little ones’ sweet tooth? You gotta try making these no-bake cookie dough bites! 

These special treats are made with sweet, buttery cookie dough topped with choco-peanut butter toppings. This recipe is sure to be your children’s favorite at the potluck with your family or friends!

19. Strawberry icebox cake

You wouldn’t believe how easy this Strawberry icebox cake is! This indulging-worthy layered cake only requires three ingredients. You read it right! 

If you have some cool whip, fresh strawberries, and graham crackers in your kitchen, you gotta try this light, fluffy, and refreshing dessert!

20. No-bake chunky monkey cake

No-bake chunky monkey cake is a dessert with layers of graham crackers, banana, and chocolate and vanilla pudding. It has a creamy and smooth texture that your family will want to dig right in to.If you like, you can substitute different pudding flavors too. Try coconut cream or banana pudding. They’ve all turned out tasty and wonderful!

21. No-bake Nutella Cheesecake Pie

When I tried this Nutella pie for the first time, it became my instant favorite! This indulgent dessert has layers of creamy and sweet Nutella cheesecake and crumbly chocolate graham cracker crust. It’s super easy and no baking required!You only need some Nutella, cool whip, chocolate graham cracker crust, vanilla extract, cream cheese, some granulated sugar, and you’re good!

22. No-bake orange creamsicle cheesecake

If you’re looking for a sweet treat that will WOW your family at the dinner table, you’re going to love this no-bake orange creamsicle cheesecake!These treats have a light and fruity taste that will be super refreshing during your family picnic or even BBQ. 

23. Chocolate mousse

Chocolate mousse is a smooth and sweet dessert that is made with heavy cream, cocoa powder, and powdered sugar. It is a good treat to step up your dessert game and impress your family and friends at the dinner table. What I like about this recipe is that it ensures you minimal cleanup! Less mess, less hassle! It is super easy and fun to make too!

24. Peanut butter balls

Chocolate and peanut butter are a perfect combo that’s hard to beat. Do you agree? If you’re a peanut and chocolate lover at the same time, you’ll be surprised once you taste one of these peanut butter balls!

These treats are packed with creamy peanut butter, salted butter, powdered sugar, and chocolate. It’s totally worth indulging in this one! You could substitute other nut butter like almond butter or cashew if you would prefer. 

25. Eggnog cookies

These Eggnog cookies are perfect for those who love eggnog and need an easy cookie recipe that requires no baking. The combination of eggnog, vanilla extract, quick-cook oats, butter, and sugar brings the creamy and crisp texture in your mouth. These treats are a great addition to your cookie recipe arsenal!

26. No-bake lemon pudding pie

Add a refreshing touch to your dinner table by serving this no-bake lemon pudding pie. It has three layers of lemon pudding mix, fresh lemon juice, and whipped cream. You’ll surely be pleased with its creamy, light, and fresh taste. If you love lemon-based food and desserts, this pudding pie will be your instant favorite!

27. Pecan haystacks

I am thrilled to include these pecan haystacks on the list. It is a good treat for those busy individuals like me who wanted to make a satisfyingly sweet snack for my family. 

The combination of milk chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, pecans, and chow mein noodles,  gives you a milky and creamy taste that explodes in your mouth!

The conclusion

I hope that this list of these easy no-bake dessert recipes helps you to choose the perfect no-bake dessert for a family get-together. 

So what are you waiting for? Show off them your no-bake dessert-making skills and awe your guests with delightful desserts that require no baking skills or oven!

17 No Bake Desserts Recipe

17 No Bake Desserts Recipe

27 crave-worthy and no-bake dessert recipes that will make your guests and family say WOW at the cookout.


  • Poached pears with vanilla ice cream
  • Chocolate truffles
  • Super easy peanut butter fudge (Creamy)
  • Tropical fruit potluck no-bake pie
  • No-Bake tiramisu cheesecake
  • No-bake banana split dessert
  • S’ mores Krispie treats
  • No-bake Kit-Kat squares
  • No-bake peach yum
  • Blueberry lemon no-bake cheesecake jars
  • No-bake chocolate Oreo lasagna
  • Easy no-bake lemon icebox pie
  • No-bake S’mores bars
  • Fiddle Diddles
  • Banana Pudding Recipe
  • No-bake Oreo cheesecake parfaits
  • Monster cookie no-bake bars
  • No-bake cookie dough bites
  • Strawberry icebox cake
  • No-bake chunky monkey cake
  • No-bake Nutella Cheesecake Pie 
  • No-bake orange creamsicle cheesecake 
  • Chocolate mousse
  • Peanut butter balls
  • Eggnog cookies
  • No-bake lemon pudding pie
  • Pecan haystacks


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Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgCarbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g

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