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One of the best things about summer? The food. Watermelon, canned wine, case closed. One of the worst? Turning on your oven when it’s 90 degrees outside. Here, the best sweet treats that won’t turn your kitchen into a sauna.

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Ombré Ice-Cream Cake

At the very least, do it for the Instagram.

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Berry Tiramisu

We love any excuse to hide mascarpone cheese in a dessert.

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Fast Recipes For Dessert

Brownie Batter Truffles

Because licking the bowl is the best part anyway.

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Avocado Lime Cheesecake

Sounds weird, but tastes absolutely amazing.

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One-Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet

We will say it again: one ingredient.

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Cincy Shopper

Oreo Cheesecake

Be still our hearts.

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Gluten-Free, Vegan Lemon Cake

Everyone at your dinner party can totally eat this.

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If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen

Birthday Cake Truffles

It’s all we’ve ever wanted.

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Ricotta Honey Ice Cream

No ice-cream maker necessary.

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Dessert Lasagna

Our dream of eating pasta for every meal has finally come true.

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Frosty Mocha Milkshake

Espresso + dark chocolate = the coolest afternoon pick-me-up.

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Erin McDowell

Peanut Butter Pie

Mix and freeze. It’s that easy.

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Mini Frozen Key Lime Pies

They’re small, so you can eat two.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

Our three favorite foods, together at last.

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Easy Nutella Mousse

We didn’t think it was possible to make our favorite chocolate-hazelnut spread more delicious. We were wrong.

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Funfetti Cake Batter Dip

Your sweet tooth will be satiated in 15 minutes.

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Coconut Cream Pie

The secret trick to this crumbly crust? Graham crackers.

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Bakerita

Raspberry Chocolate Tart

Oh, and it’s paleo, vegan and gluten-free.

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Ice-Cream Sandwich Cake

Psst: If you only try one dessert on this list, make it this one.

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