These no-bake summer desserts will keep your waistline and your taste buds happy.
Summer is such a sweet time to thrive. The energy is abuzz with people rushing out of the house and into the great outdoors in search of parks, patios, and any place they can work out, eat, and relax in the fresh and warm air. One thing that comes to mind during this time of year is ice cream! It’s the perfect way to cool off. However, if you’re trying to watch your weight, ice cream might not be on your list of things to indulge in. In that case, we have 32 insanely delicious no-bake summer desserts you absolutely have to try.
32 Insanely Delicious No-Bake Summer Desserts
Skip the rum runner this summer and opt for this incredibly fun and flavorful frozen yogurt recipe that combines grilled pineapple and rum syrup for a bold and refreshing dessert.
Cheesecake just got a whole lot simpler, thanks to our friends at PureWow! This scrumptious no-bake dessert is part key lime pie and part cheesecake, making it the perfect option for a warm, Summer day.
There isn’t a dessert out there that screams, “It’s Summer!” more than mint chocolate chip ice cream. Sure, the ice cream will cool you down, but the fresh mint flavor in this recipe will make it last.
Looking for something sweet, but light? These no-bake lemon berry cups are a must! They feature juicy sweet berries and tart lemon cream. Oh my yum!
This is the type of recipe your kids will go crazy over. To make these rainbow colored strawberries without all the processed junk, fat, and calories, you combine coconut cream, unrefined sugar or stevia, and can use natural food coloring like turmeric, acai powder, spirulina, and blue spirulina.
Craving that delicious combination of peanut butter and chocolate? Skip the Reese’s cups and opt for this version that makes for one indulgently healthy addition to your no-bake summer desserts.
Coconut just screams summer. There’s something about the nutty, yet light, combination that makes it a great filling for desserts. These no-bake chocolate coconut energy bars are a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth before a work out.
Lemon is a zesty fresh addition to any no-bake dessert, and these raw cheesecake bars are no exception. The most exciting part is that they’re naturally sweetened, gluten-free, vegan, paleo, and incredibly delicious!
These aren’t your average banana pops. Coated in chocolatey goodness and chewy goji berries, they’re superfood-packed pops that the whole family will go crazy over.
Mint and chocolate go together like sweet and salty. These no-bake, paleo, and vegan-friendly raw brownies are rich, delicious, and healthy!
Not everyone thinks of dessert in the form of chocolate. If your sweet tooth craves something that’s simply sweet, but not so rich, try these 3-layer tarts featuring almond or cashew meal, oat flour, dried apricots, and almond butter.
These chewy bites of perfection are so easy to make, feature simple and delicious ingredients, and will satisfy yours and your family’s cravings.
For this delicious addition to your no-bake summer desserts, you need a simple list of ingredients that includes: cool whip, cream cheese, graham cracker crust, sugar, and lemon juice!
Sweet and healthy strawberries are the heart of these no-bake mug cakes. The recipe features clean ingredients including coconut raw sugar and Greek yogurt. It’s a great way to get your craving for sweets without the guilt.
There’s something about tarts that seems so sweet, both in their size, as well as in their ingredients. These delicious no-bake lemon cookie fruit tarts are a great way to get you excited enough to skip off to the farmers market, pick up some seasonal berries, and indulge the healthy way.
Nothing screams summer quite like strawberry ice cream. Revamp the classic with this super healthy, but naturally sweet and creamy version, which utilizes Greek yogurt and fresh strawberries.
Did you indulge in blizzards a bit too much as a kid? If you’re feeling nostalgic, you’ve got to add this recipe to your no-bake summer desserts. It’s a much healthier version than the original, which tops a banana cream pie with a hefty dollop of whipped cream.
If you’re following a low-carb diet, but are in dire need of some sweetness to round out your day, try out this delicious no-bake strawberry mousse pie. It’s also gluten-free, grain-free, and void of added sugar.
Looking for something as simple and sweet as soft serve vanilla ice cream? Skip the store and whip up this creamy guilt-free recipe instead!
Truffle up the healthy way with this decadent, sugar-free, no-bake recipe that is low-carb and gluten-free. The combination of rich raspberries and creamy cheesecake makes for one melt-in-your-mouth bite of perfection.
This is the perfect dish for when you want something that’s easy, simple, fresh, and light. It’s also a nice way to curb your desire for sugary desserts, since it has just a bit of sweetness to hold you over without going overboard.
These salted caramel cups will make you swoon. They’re no-bake bites that combine oats, pretzels, dates, pecans, caramel, sea salt, and chocolate for one healthy, yet seriously sweet, dessert you’ll love.
This recipe features an array of oh-so-yummy ingredients that make for perfect on-the-go sweet treats for that summer sunset picnic or a long day on the beach.
Blackberry and banana combine to make one heck of a recipe you just have to add to your no-bake summer desserts. With just four simple ingredients and a food processor, you can whip up this healthier version of classic ice cream in no time.
Doesn’t the idea of slurping down a fudgsicle bring you back to summers as a kid? Skip the packaged pops and opt for these healthy treats that are completely free of added sugar.
Whether you’re gluten-free, vegan, or paleo, you can enjoy every bite of these no-bake bars that offer creamy and refreshing indulgence.
Cheesecake is one of those desserts that everyone loves, but is also way deep on the naughty list. But these blueberry bites give you that sweet, creamy, and tangy combination you love from classic cheesecake in a whole new, and much healthier way. Plus, all you need are four ingredients and a mere minute of your time!
Remember how fun it was to indulge in cookie dough as a kid? You knew you weren’t supposed to, but you just couldn’t help it! Perhaps your parents gave you cookie dough ice cream as a happy medium. You picked out all the doughy chunks and let the ice cream melt, right?!
This revamped version is a great addition to your no-bake summer desserts, giving you all that doughy goodness without the guilt.
30. Lime Popsicles
Zesty lime will perk you up on a hot summer day in this frozen treat delight. The refreshing pops are low in calories, tangy in taste, and majorly satisfying.
Cake batter is a no-no when it comes to any type of healthy dessert, but not this recipe! A breeze to make, beautiful to look at it, and even better to eat, you and the kids will be doing the dessert dance over this recipe.
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