No-Bake Bliss: 15 Cool and Creamy Desserts to Beat the Summer Heat

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The scorching summer heat calls for a cool and refreshing treat that doesn’t require turning on the oven. Get ready to indulge in these no-bake desserts that will keep you blissfully cool all summer long.

From creamy cheesecakes to luscious icebox pies, these 15 recipes are a sweet escape from the sweltering temperatures. Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue or simply looking to satisfy your sweet tooth, these no-bake desserts are the perfect way to beat the summer heat in delicious style.

frozen lemonade pie on a plate with a pitcher of lemonade
Lemonade Pie. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Frozen Lemonade Pie

Enjoy a slice of summer with this refreshing Frozen Lemonade Pie! This no-bake dessert features a zesty lemon filling and a crisp crust, making it the perfect cool treat for those warm days.
Get the Recipe: Frozen Lemonade Pie

Icebox Cake

Dive into the layers of pure delight with this scrumptious Icebox Cake! Graham crackers, creamy whipped filling and fresh berries create a dreamy, no-bake dessert that’s perfect for any occasion.
Get the Recipe: Icebox Cake

Chocolate Lush

Indulge in the heavenly combination of chocolate, peanut butter and cream with this decadent Chocolate Lush! This no-bake dessert is a luscious, layered treat that will have you coming back for more.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Lush

patriotic cheesecake parfaits on a cutting board with strawberries and blueberries.
No Bake Mini Cheesecake Parfaits. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Mini Cheesecake Parfaits

These no-bake cheesecake parfaits feature a sweet graham cracker crust, creamy cheesecake filling, and fresh berries, making them the perfect treat. Get creative and enjoy a scrumptious bite of bliss!
Get the Recipe: Mini Cheesecake Parfaits

Ho Ho Trifle

This mouthwatering Ho Ho Trifle is a no-bake dessert for lazy cooks everywhere, combining layers of Ho HOs with whipped cream, pudding and raspberries. Enjoy this divine dessert with minimal effort and maximum flavor!
Get the Recipe: Ho Ho Trifle

Orange Fluff

Brighten up your dessert table with this delightful Orange Fluff! This no-bake dessert combines tangy oranges, Jello and creamy whipped topping for a light and fluffy treat that will leave you craving more.
Get the Recipe: Orange Fluff

ice cream pie in a pie plate with swirls of hot fudge.
Ice Cream Pie. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Ice Cream Pie

Cool off with a slice of this refreshing Ice Cream Pie! With a cinnamon crust and creamy ice cream filling, it is the perfect treat for summer days.
Get the Recipe: Ice Cream Pie

Chocolate Covered Rice Krispie Treat

Try these Chocolate Covered Rice Krispie Treats! These no-bake delights offer a delightful crunch, combined with layers of red, white and blue of chocolate that’s simply irresistible.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Covered Rice Krispie Treats

Tiramisu Trifle

Indulge in a taste of Italy with this easy Tiramisu Trifle! This no-bake dessert features layers of coffee-soaked cake, creamy mascarpone, and cocoa powder for an easy no bake dessert.
Get the Recipe: Tiramisu Trifle

peanut butter pie with cookies in background
Peanut Butter Pie. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Peanut Butter Pie

Delight in the creamy richness of this dreamy Peanut Butter Pie! Luscious peanut butter filling is nestled in a chocolate crust, for a perfect combination of textures and flavors.
Get the Recipe: Peanut Butter Pie

Chocolate Almond Fudge

Indulge your sweet tooth with this decadent Chocolate Almond Fudge! This no-bake dessert combines rich chocolate and crunchy almonds for a truly irresistible treat.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Almond Fudge

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Get ready for a bite-sized explosion of flavor with these Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries! This no-bake dessert combines luscious cheesecake filling and ripe, juicy strawberries for a delightful and elegant treat. These no-bake gems are perfect for parties, picnics, or just a sweet indulgence on a warm day. Savor every scrumptious bite!
Get the Recipe: Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

three mason jars with blueberry lemon trifle.
Blueberry Lemon Trifle. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Blueberry Lemon Trifle

Experience a harmony of flavors with this Blueberry Lemon Trifle! This no-bake dessert layers zesty lemon, sweet blueberries, and soft cake for a taste sensation that’s both refreshing and indulgent.
Get the Recipe: Blueberry Lemon Trifle

Peanut Butter Balls

Treat yourself to the irresistible duo of peanut butter and chocolate with these delectable Peanut Butter Balls! These no-bake morsels are a bite-sized taste of heaven.
Get the Recipe: Peanut Butter Balls

Cherry Fluff

Sweeten your day with a spoonful of Cherry Fluff! This no-bake dessert brings together juicy cherries and fluffy whipped cream for a delightful, cloud-like treat.
Get the Recipe: Cherry Fluff

Collage pin no bake desserts - lemonade pie, cheesecake parfait, blueberry trifle and ice cream pie.

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