The best desserts are not always baked. Trust me when I say you can make an amazing dessert without ever turning on the oven. These no-bake cookies, candies, desserts, and even a pie are perfect for last-minute sweet treats for a cookie exchange or potluck. Around Christmas time I am always looking for a quick last-minute dessert that will not require waiting on anything to bake in the oven.
Now, don't get me wrong, I have plenty of baked desserts too. It isn't that I won't bake, but it just isn't a favorite past time of mine in the kitchen. If you are looking for cake mix baked creations, then I have you covered with cookies, bars, muffins, and even dump cakes.
These recipes are no bake in nature but that doesn't mean they lack flavor or sugary sweet goodness.
No-Bake Cookies and No-Bake Bars
These no-bake cookie recipes are my favorite. I know you are thinking, how can you have a cookie without baking it? But let me just tell you, this no-bake cookie idea is possible with a little creativity.
Homemade Candy Recipes
Homemade candy recipes are both old-fashioned recipes but also those great simple recipes we make with just a few ingredients when we have that chocolate craving.
No-Bake Desserts and Pies
An ice cream dessert to dirt dessert, there are plenty of ways to make a no-bake dessert recipes that everyone will love. Plus, there are plenty of ways to make these no-bake desserts chocolate and non-chocolate too.
Sweet Snack Mix Recipes
Snack mixes don't all have to be baked like the traditional chex mix recipe. These sweet snack mixes are the perfect no-bake sweet treat.
Fruit Dips and Dessert Dips Recipes
For people looking for a lighter dessert, fruit dips and even dessert dips might just hit the spot. Here are a few great ideas for sweet dip recipes.
Whenever you have a dessert with dairy in it, you should refrigerate the dessert. Even when there isn't dairy, no-bake desserts with chocolate or peanut butter could melt easily.