12 tasty no-bake desserts

You don't need to turn the oven on to make these scrumptious no-bake desserts.

By Today's Parent
12 tasty no-bake desserts

Tasty no-bake desserts

No-Bake Brownie Bites

Keep little hands busy with these super easy brownie bites.

Get the recipe: No-Bake Brownie Bites

12 tasty no-bake dessertsPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Lemon-Strawberry Mug Cake

A soft, spongy, not-too-sweet cake that takes a two-minute spin in the microwave? Genius. Now tell the kids to go make it for you.

Get the recipe: Lemon-Strawberry Mug Cake

12 tasty no-bake dessertsPhoto: Roberto Caruso


3-Ingredient Vanilla Ice Cream

Three simple ingredients, no special equipment and six hours to freeze: Can summer get any sweeter than this?

Get the recipe: 3-Ingredient Vanilla Ice Cream

12 tasty no-bake dessertsPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Strawberry Shortcake

Enjoy the delicious taste of classic strawberry shortcake without all the work. All you’ll need are some strawberries, store-bought pound cake, marshmallows and chocolate chips. 

Here’s how to make it: Cut pound cake into 1-in. cubes and hull strawberries. Alternately thread 16 large marshmallows, cake cubes and strawberries on skewers. Oil grill. Barbecue over medium, rotating occasionally, until grill marks form, 5 to 6 min. Drizzle with 1/2 cup melted milk chocolate chips.

12 tasty no-bake dessertsPhoto: Erik Putz

Kiwi Yogurt Cups

Dress up plain Greek yogurt with colourful fruit—kids will gobble this healthy dessert.

Get the recipe: Kiwi Yogurt Cups

12 tasty no-bake dessertsPhoto: Rob Caruso


Fruity Rocket Pops

Kids and grown ups will love this fruity update on the classic Rocket Pop. 

Get the recipe: Fruity Rocket Pops

12 tasty no-bake dessertsPhoto: Rob Caruso

Mint Chocolate Truffles

Truffles don’t have to be reserved for the holidays. Whip up a batch of these chocolatey morsels today.

Get the recipe: Mint Chocolate Truffles

12 tasty no-bake dessertsPhoto: Andrew Grinton

S’mores Cones

Kids will love stuffing their favourite fillings into a fun package. Make them melty over a fire.

Get the recipe: S’mores Cones

12 tasty no-bake dessertsPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Banana Mouse Pops

This sweet recipe can be made sweet or healthy with the addition of marshmallows and chocolate chips, or apricots and currants. But one thing is for sure—kids will love them. 

Get the recipe: Banana Mouse Pops

12 tasty no-bake dessertsPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Peach Creamsicle Smoothie

What kid doesn’t like a creamsicle? This healthier variation has tons of protein and calcium.

Get the recipe: Peach Creamsicle Smoothie

12 tasty no-bake dessertsPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Frozen Fruity Yogurt

This is so healthy, you could serve it for breakfast if you’d like. Not to mention it’s delicious and packed with fruit and full-of-protein Greek yogurt.

Get the recipe: Frozen Fruity Yogurt

12 tasty no-bake dessertsPhoto: Jodi Pudge


Chocolate Orange Grill Cakes

Cake inside fruit? Talk about yummy combination! These vegan chocolate grill cakes cooked in orange shells are sure to please every taste bud.

Get the recipe: Chocolate Orange Grill Cakes

12 tasty no-bake dessertsPhoto: Maya Visnyei

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This article was originally published on Jul 25, 2016

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