Sometime life gets in the way of you enjoying a good dessert at the end of the day. And other times, your family just won’t stop begging you for a sweet treat after dinner. For those days when you don’t want to leave the comfort of your home in search of dessert and don’t want to eat plain ice cream, whip up these no-bake desserts which can be prepared in a matter of minutes. You can even prep some of these simple dessert recipes over the weekend, stick them in the fridge, and enjoy them for the next couple of days.
From fruity ice pops and gooey brownies to frozen cheesecake and chocolate mousse, these recipes don’t need to be cooked in the oven to come together.
If you’re feeling extra generous, prep some of these desserts for your upcoming summer cookout, , or 4th of July barbecue.
You can keep these peach and raspberry ice pops in the freezer for up to a week.
You can put this together in just 5 minutes! The next time the kids want a sweet treat and there's no ice cream, whip this up.
Ice cream sandwiches get ten times better after being dipped in melted chocolate.
Whip this up with greek yogurt, mango chunks, nuts, and brown sugar. That's it.
You can top this dessert with blueberries — or whatever berry your heart desires.
These brownies are topped with sea salt for a salty and sweet treat.
Make it easier for everyone and simply mix all the banana split ice cream ingredients into the ice cream itself before diving in.
These refreshing strawberry lemonade pops are made even better by adding thyme to them. Trust us, it's good.
S'mores are even better when frozen, and they take only 25 minutes to prep.
You can prep this pillowy dessert up to three days before serving it, but who would want to wait that long?
Don't have any matzo or can't find any at the store? Use saltines instead!
Looking for a sweet and juicy treat? This dessert is as simple as dipping orange slices into melted white chocolate.
This is the perfect dessert to make as soon as cranberries are in season.
If you're planning on hosting a dinner party, these are a great grab-and-go treat.
If the decadent mousse isn't enough, mix in a dash of espresso powder for extra kick.
There's no oven time for this pretty pink dessert, but it does require some heat — a kitchen blowtorch gives the meringue its classic golden look.
Frozen mango and pineapple get an extra touch of sweetness with a drizzle of white chocolate.
Can't decide between a graham cracker or crushed cookie base? Now you don't have to.
With a smashed tea biscuit crust and a cream cheese filling, this colorful tart is sure to keep you satisfied.
These dessert skewers are as simple as slicing up fruit and a Snickers bar and threading on the pieces.
You're just a grocery trip away from this delicious mango sorbet filling.
Sugared berries and raspberry jam give this coconut-flavored pie a touch of sweetness.
Ice cream cake in pop form? There's never been a better American invention.
Watermelon, honeydew, and cantaloupe shaved ice is the best way to keep cool when the temps rise.
Despite its name, this treat doesn't actually go in the oven. And with lady fingers, lemon sorbet, and torched meringue as the main ingredients, it's a cake that's as delicious as it is beautiful.
Forgot a carton at the grocery store? This no-churn ice cream recipe is here to save the day.
Serve up this classy frozen dessert in lieu of scooped ice cream.
All the flavor of your favorite pie, no baking required.
Pro tip: Making this no-bake pie with a cookie crust shaves 30 minutes off the total prep time.