18 No-Bake Desserts

Heat wave or not, give yourself (and your oven) a well-deserved break. Whether you prefer a rich Oreo refrigerator cake or fruity pound cake parfaits, these desserts will surely hit the spot.

Part of: Comfort Food: Baking and Desserts

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Cheesecake

"Great! We made tiny cheesecake desserts in little cups by placing a vanilla wafer at the bottom."

-AngiC

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Macadamia Peach Parfait

"This a lovely dessert, and it's very simple to prepare. My family loved these!"

-**Jubes**

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

"This was a snap to make, and a small slice goes a long way. The kitchen stayed nice and cool and we had a delicious dessert!"

-Theresa P

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Layered Ice Cream Cake

"I made this for my daughter's birthday (at her request after looking at recipes together) and it was a huge hit! This couldn't have been easier and is very impressive!"

-TnuSami

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Cherry Cheesecake Pie

"Love it! It's so easy to prepare, and refreshingly cool on a hot day. I was thrilled that I had all the ingredients on hand to make this."

-Bobtail

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No Bake Cookies

"Exactly the recipe I was looking for! Easy to make and everyone loves them."

-pedspeech

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Cookie Dough Truffles

"Definitely the best raw cookie dough recipe I've tried yet!"

-Laceyb143

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White Chocolate Trifle

"This is a dessert to knock the socks off your guests when you have no time to fuss! All you need is some pretty basic pantry items and about 20 minutes."

-Chef Kate

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Crazy Spumoni

"This wonderful coffee treat just hit the spot. I really enjoyed the flavor of this creamy, rich, thick treat. I will definitely be making this again."

-Baby Kato

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3 Layer Bars

"These are sinfully delicious! It's the perfect little bar for when you want something sweet but don't feel like baking."

-CoffeeB

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Fast Fruit Tarts

"This is a very good recipe for a fast and easy treat! I love the apricot preserves — they add just the right amount of sweetness."

-Calee

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French Silk Pie

"If I could give this recipe 10 stars, I would! This was the most fantastic, smooth, rich, chocolatey French silk pie I've ever tasted."

-MarthaStewartWanabe

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Oreo Refrigerator Cake

"Having a piece of this dessert is like biting into chocolate heaven! This set to the perfect texture. It's just fantastic!"

-kusinera

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Homemade Cliff Bars

"Fabulous! I keep these around my house all of the time now."

-wendylynn50

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Honey & Oat Peanut Butter Bars

"These are really great and easy to make. Nice on a weeknight when I realized that I needed something for lunchboxes the next day."

-ladypit

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Mudberry Tart

"This recipe could really be made with any fruit you have on hand, but the kiwi and strawberries are so bright and pretty."

-Brenda

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Pretzel Bars

"These are really tasty and oh so quick."

-CoffeeB

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Chocolate Eclair Taste-A-Like

"This is my favorite dessert ever! It tastes just like a bakery chocolate eclair."

-School cooker

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