18 Summer Desserts That Don't Require an Oven

It’s 90 degrees outside. Whatever you do, do not turn on your oven. Instead, whip up one of these 18 no-bake summer dessert ideas. They’re all crowd-pleasers, promise.

17 Desserts You Can Whip Up in 10 Minutes or Less

No-bake Peanut-butter Pie

Just freeze and serve.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge

Can we make these every week?

No-bake Peanut Butter Icebox Cake

The secret is the chocolate graham crackers. 

coconut cream pie

No-bake Coconut Cream Pie

Almost as pretty as it is delicious. 

No-bake Mini Strawberry Pies

Drizzled with microwave-melted chocolate.

Fresh Fruit Ice Pops

Keep ’em in your freezer for the days you’re so hot, you could melt.

Mariah's Pleasing Plates

Samoa Ice Cream Cake

A no-bake ode to the Girl Scout variety. 

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Everyday Southwest

Mango Sorbet Dreamsicle Dessert

Refreshing and Instagram-worthy.

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No-bake Chocolate Peanut-butter Pretzel Bars

No eggs required.

Frozen Strawberry Lemonade Pie

No-bake Mini Mason Jar Spiced Cheesecakes

They're small—have two. 

No-bake Cookies & Cream Meltaways

Forty oreos (yes, you read that right) required.


No-bake Berry Tiramisu

Light enough to enjoy under the sweltering sun. 

Turtle Rice Krispie Treats

Whoa, summer crowd-pleaser. 

No-bake, Gluten-free Rose Petal Brownies

Did we mention they’re vegan and sugar-free?

No-bake Sugar Cookie Truffles

Get out your food processor and enjoy a few of these bad boys. 

OmbrÉ Ice Cream Cake

Aka the prettiest dessert that ever was.


Additional reporting by Alexandra Hough

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