Are you craving a sweet, decadent dessert but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen? We understand exactly how you feel. Baking, while fun and enjoyable, there are times when you don’t want to spend too much time on a dessert. If a simple dessert to satisfy your craving is what you are looking for then may we suggest these five simple, no bake desserts easy to whip up? We have both chocolatey and fruity options, a recipe that will catch the attention of any reader. All credit to these master bakers and the recipes they created. Check out the recipe links below each picture!
1. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip
The first simple, no bake dessert is this chocolate chip cookie dough dip. You’ve seen those edible cookie dough desserts you can buy from the store, but turning that into a dip, what a wonderful idea! For this recipe you will need to stir together brown sugar, powdered sugar, vanilla, butter, and cream cheese in a mixer. Then stir in the chocolate chips by hand. Let sit in the fridge for an hour before you serve and that’s literally everything you have to do for this delicious and addictive chocolate chip cookie dough dip. What’s so great about this recipe is how you can change it up. You can add in caramel chips, or mint ones, or maybe even do both white chocolate and dark chocolate. It’s totally up to you! You can dip fruits, graham crackers, mini chocolate chip cookies, or chocolate-covered pretzels. This super easy dessert can be personalized to your taste, that’s why we love it so much!
Link to the recipe: https://www.yourhomebasedmom.com/chocolate-chip-cookie-dip/
2. S’mores Rice Krispies Treats
The next dessert we have for you are these s’mores Rice Krispies treats. Rice Krispies Treats are a classic dessert, but this recipe is taking it up to another level. S’mores are a huge crowd pleaser, no matter who you’re serving these toasty treats to. For this recipe you will need to combine rice cereal, chocolate chips, and graham cracker pieces in a large bowl. Then melt butter into a medium-sized saucepan. Once the butter is melted, add the marshmallows, mixing together until smooth. Once you’ve done this, add it to the large bowl. Mix everything together and then transfer it a baking pan, pressing the mixture in. You can then add more marshmallows on top and if you have a kitchen torch you can use that to toast the marshmallows, or set it to broil for just a few seconds. Voila! Super easy, and tastes yummy!
Link to the recipe: https://cupcakesandcashmere.com/food/smores-rice-krispies-treats
3. No Bake Fruit Tart
We had to throw in a fruity dessert for those who prefer a light, fresh, fruit dessert over rich chocolate ones. Fruit tarts are the way to go, if you prefer those kinds of desserts. They are easy to make and customizable to your liking and to whatever you have already in your fridge. For this recipe you will need to graham cracker crumbs with butter and sugar. Then press this into the bottom of a baking pan and leave it to set in the fridge while you are preparing the filling. To make the filling you will need two bowls. In the first, mix together and vanilla. And in the second, mix the cream cheese powdered sugar, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Next you can add the whipped cream mixture to the cream cheese one. Take your graham cracker crust out of the fridge and then add the filling to the pan. Lastly, just add your choice of fruits to the top and leave it to set in the fridge for an hour until you serve it. Easy peasy lemon squeazy. Feel free to put any fruits you like on top, perhaps one with pineapple, kiwi, and dragonfruit would be good!
Link to the recipe: https://anaffairfromtheheart.com/no-bake-fruit-tart/
4. No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
Our next simple dessert are these chocolate peanut butter bars. To make these, first you will need to melt butter and mix it with graham cracker crumbs, powdered sugar and peanut butter. Press this mixture into a baking pan. Melt more peanut butter with chocolate chips and then add this to the pan. Put in the fridge and allow it to set until slicing and serving. And just like that, you did it. Only a few ingredients are needed, and takes ten minutes top to prepare this. One of easiest of the no bake desserts out there. If you are a Reese’s peanut butter cup lover, then this dessert is for you! Can’t make it to the store, you probably have all the ingredients in your kitchen to make your own one. So easy!
Link to the recipe: https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/no-bake-chocolate-peanut-butter-bars/
5. Easy No Bake Cookies And Cream Oreo Icebox Cake
The last simple, no bake dessert we have is this delicious Oreo icebox cake. This recipe requires only four ingredients: whipped cream, powdered sugar, cream cheese, and Oreos. In a mixer, stir the cream cheese until smooth. Then add in the powdered sugar until it is all mixed together. Slowly add the whipped cream into the bowl while still mixing. Then, on a high speed, mix everything together until it thickens. In your baking pan add a layer of Oreo cookies to the bottom. Then add half of your mixture to the pan, smoothing it out. Add another layer of Oreo cookies. Crush some extra Oreo cookies and add them in as well. Add the rest of your mixture to the pan and top with crushed Oreo cookies. Allow it to set in the fridge before serving. This simple icebox cake is so good you have to try it! A sure favorite for those who love cookies and cream!
Link to the recipe: https://thebusybaker.ca/easy-no-bake-cookies-and-cream-oreo-icebox-cake/