50 Delicious No-Bake Dessert Ideas

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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!

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No-Bake Cookies

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.

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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!

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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!

Haystack Cookies

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.

Dark Chocolate Bark

This dark chocolate bark requires only 6 simple, real food ingredients and is prepped in minutes! It’s an easy and better-for-you festive treat that is perfect for the holidays, or really any occasion.

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.

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Oreo Cheesecake No Bake

A mix of my favorite things. Cream cheese, white chocolate & OREOS!

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 Passionfruit Cheesecake

This easy no bake passionfruit cheesecake is creamy, light, and packed with fresh passionfruit flavor!

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!

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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!

Chocolate Trifles with Mascarpone

These mini chocolate trifles are made with an easy mascarpone chocolate mousse, vanilla-flavored whipped cream, and crumbled Oreo cookies. They make a delicious and decadent dessert that comes together in 10 minutes!

No-Bake Bars

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.

Nanaimo Bars

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.

Hedgehog Slice

This delicious hedgehog slice is a no-bake Aussie classic! Perfect for dessert, or as a sweet treat in the afternoon!

No-Bake Truffles

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!

Biscoff Truffles

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.

Cheesecake Balls

These cheesecake balls are the perfect bite-sized dessert for cheesecake lovers! They are made with only 5 simple ingredients that you may find in your kitchen!

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By on December 30th, 2022

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