We have compiled a list of 50 no-bake dessert ideas so you can sit back and enjoy the best part – eating! From classic no-bake cookie recipes, truffles, and cheesecake to delicious, layered bars and puddings – this collection is sure to provide some engaging new options that will be loved by your family.
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Whether you want something quick-and-easy or something more elaborate and elegant, these no-bake dessert ideas are perfect for those who don’t have hours to spend in the kitchen. So get ready for lots of oohs and ahhs when you bring out a special treat made with minimal effort – but maximum flavor!
No-bake cookies are probably one of my favorite things to make. I’ll give my grandma credit for that. And a cookie is just the perfect bite when you’re craving a small dessert.
Chocolate No-Bake Cookies
A classic Chocolate No-Bake Cookie recipe that will spark those fond memories of your childhood. Sweet chocolate with a hint of peanut butter in a chewy oatmeal cookie!
Easy Butterscotch Cookies No-Bake
This is for those whose grandmas had an extra golden-wrapped butterscotch candy or two in her purse for you! A little extra love on top to balance out that sweetness.
Easy Nutella No-Bake Cookies
Creamy and chewy Nutella No Bake Cookies! This no-bake recipe is one of my kiddos favorites. Packed with chocolatey oatmeal and creamy Nutella in a quick and easy cookie!
White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
These White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies are so delicious and easy to make. Made with just three ingredients, they are the perfect sweet and salty combo!
Butterscotch Cornflake Cookies
These Butterscotch Cornflake Cookies are flavored with peanut butter and butterscotch chips. Butterscotch haystacks are made with only 3 ingredients and are no bake, making them the perfect treat.
White Chocolate Covered Oreos
Give regular Oreos a makeover by covering them in white chocolate and decorating them with some festive sprinkles! White Chocolate Covered Oreos are quick to prepare and you only need 2 ingredients!
These delicious gluten-free haystacks are made with oats, chocolate, and peanut butter! Ready within 30 minutes.
Pineapple & Cream Dessert
Kids can make this easy no-bake treat which uses only 3 ingredients! However, you can add a little tipple if you’re serving to adults only!
No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies come together in minutes with simple ingredients. These make a perfect treat for any time of the year.
No-Bake Cheesecake & Pies
Love pies but not the hassle of preparing a homemade crust and filling? No-bake cheesecakes and pies can be so simple to put together but deliver on creativity and amazing flavor.
Triple Layered Chocolate Cheesecake
This is the most delicious mini triple-layered cheesecake. It’s a no-bake with three different chocolates. One slice is never enough with layers of dark, milk, and white chocolate.
No Bake Pumpkin Pie with Salted Caramel
This no-bake recipe features a fluffy pumpkin mousse filling, whipped cream, Sweet & Salty Pretzel Pie Crust, and a generous drizzle of Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce!
No Bake Banoffee Pie
Dulce de Leche meets Bananas and whipped cream in this decadent delicious no bake Banoffee Pie.
Gluten-Free Mint Chocolate Cheesecake
Easy no bake Gluten Free Mint Chocolate Cheesecake is a chocolate mint lover’s dream! Made with an easy gluten-free Oreo crust
Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake
Creamy vegan strawberry cheesecake which is no bake and has no cashews. This cheesecake is packed with 4 cups of fresh strawberries!
Caramel Pecan Cheesecake
This no-bake caramel pecan cheesecake is made with creamy vanilla cheesecake filling topped with roasted pecans and luscious caramel topping.
Strawberry Charlotte Cake
This strawberry Charlotte cake is an easy, light, and creamy summer dessert! This simple recipe doesn’t have eggs or gelatin – instead, it uses fresh strawberries, cream, and ladyfingers!
No Bake Cherry Cheesecake Pie
No baked cherry cheesecake pie. Dreamy, creamy no bake cheesecake filling in a cookie crumb crust and topped with your favorite cherry pie filling.
No-Bake Puddings & Mousse
Pudding is one of those comforting desserts. Enjoying a small bowl of warm chocolate pudding is 100% nostalgia for me, and I’m here for it!
Easy Nilla Wafer Banana Pudding Trifle
A YUMMY no-bake banana dessert! Sure to be a hit with the whole family. Can also be served in personal-sized dishes.
Chocolate Avocado Pudding
This chocolate avocado pudding is so delicious and creamy! Plus, it’s gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, and Paleo-friendly (and Keto adaptable)! Even better, it’ll be ready in just 5 minutes!
Chocolate Ricotta Pudding
This Chocolate Ricotta Pudding is the easiest, creamiest pudding you’ll ever make! You just need 4 ingredients and a few minutes before you’ll be in chocolate heaven.
Coconut Chocolate Mousse
A combination of coconut cream, heavy cream, chocolate, cherries, and a handful of ingredients gives this classic mousse recipe a spin.
Mango Panna Cotta
This Vegetarian Mango Panna Cotta is a layered panna cotta that combines exotic Mango and silky cream.
Chocolate Panna Cotta
You won’t believe how easy it is to make rich, creamy Chocolate Panna Cotta. It’s an elegant dessert to serve any time!
White Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse with Raspberry Compote
This no-bake, creamy, decadent white chocolate cheesecake mousse recipe is ribboned with raspberry-rosemary compote. It’s gluten-free, silky and sweet, tart and delicately hinted with rosemary essence.
Creamy Coconut Rice Pudding
This creamy coconut rice pudding has an amazing taste with tropical vibes. With the added oomph of one or two secret ingredients, it’s a definite hit!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheese Pie Shooters
Creamy Chocolate Peanut Butter and Cheese Pie Shooters are the perfect-sized treats that everyone will love!
Bars.. a combination of cookie, cake, and brownie? Handheld deliciousness of course, and defiantly worth trying. Any one of these recipes is going to be a hit!
No-Bake Peppermint Patty Bars
Loaded with everything good. Indeed, they’re an indulgent mix of nuts, and coconut, and topped with hardened peppermint chocolate
Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats
These yummy peanut butter rice Krispie treats are so gooey and are made with just 6 ingredients. They are so easy to make and are ready to enjoy in just 45 minutes, no baking required! They are perfect for kids, parties, and events.
These easy Nanaimo Bars are no-bake layered bars with a chocolate graham cracker base (without coconut), a vanilla custard buttercream filling, and topped with a blanket of luscious chocolate.
Peanut Butter Puffed Wheat Squares
These healthier puffed wheat squares are made with peanut butter, dates, and honey – no corn syrup needed, and still deliciously chewy.
Chai-Spiced Rice Krispie Treats
Chai-spiced Rice Krispie treats are a tasty, no-bake sweet loved by kids and adults alike! The spicy, peppery flavor has cool weather written all over it.
No-Bake Creamy Coconut Bars
These no-bake coconut bars are layered with shortbread, a creamy coconut filling, and a chocolaty top. They are gluten, dairy, and refined sugar-free and delicious!
No Bake Brownies
Fudgy no-bake brownies made with only 5 ingredients! These healthier raw brownies have a rich chocolate avocado frosting and are vegan, sugar-free, and gluten-free with no coconut or butter.
No Bake Biscoff Swirl Cheesecake Bars
You’ll love this creamy & delicious easy-to-make No-Bake Biscoff Swirl Cheesecake. Wouldn’t your family love to sit down for a slice or two of this cheesecake?
Chocolate Cornflake Cakes with Rice Krispies
These chocolate cakes are thick and gooey with a nice crunch. An indulgent mid-day snack that the whole family will love.
How cute are truffles, elegant and delicious, and SO easy to make! Don’t let these intimidate you, you’ll be a pro in no time!
These easy Biscoff truffles are made with just 3 ingredients and are so rich and indulgent, the perfect bite-sized treat.
No-Bake Cheesecake Bites with Strawberry Chocolate Coating
These mini cheesecake bites covered with pink strawberry chocolate are perfect for any occasion. They are sweet, smooth, and refreshing mini no-bake desserts for any occasion.
Rainbow Chocolate Truffles
These Chocolate Truffles are super easy to make, and they are delicious! You need just 3 ingredients to make this easy, no-bake dessert:
Peanut Butter Balls with Rice Krispies
These no-bake peanut butter balls with rice Krispies are crunchy and delicious and are super easy to make.
No Bake Chocolate Coconut Balls
Adapted from classic Swedish chocolate balls, these chocolate coconut balls are so quick and easy. With oats, coconut, and cocoa powder, they’re a good on-the-go treat.
Chocolate Rum Balls
If you crave something sweet but are too tired (or lazy) to spend time in the kitchen, these Chocolate Rum Balls are exactly what you need. They feature Oreos, walnuts, and three different coating options and require no oven time at all!
No Bake Energy Bites
No Bake Energy Bites are the healthy snack you need to see you through the afternoon. They are easy to make, freeze well, and are loved by both kids and adults.
Chocolate Truffles with Chile
These vegan-friendly Chocolate Truffles with Chile Mocha are made with heavy cream (or coconut cream), rich bittersweet chocolate, coffee liqueur, and cayenne pepper.
Vegan Orange Chocolate Truffles
These melt-in-your-mouth vegan truffles are as good as they look! With a hint of orange, these raw orange chocolate truffles are a perfect after-dinner snack.