No Bake

Sometimes you just don't want (or don't have time) to turn on the oven. No-bake recipes for favorites like cookies and cheesecake make preparation a breeze; it's about pulling everything together and getting the no-bake creation to table.

How to Make No Bake Cookies

It's no lie: There is no oven required to learn how to make no-bake cookies. And these sweet treats are every bit as good as the ones finished in the oven.

Cabin Fever

Better Homes and Gardens

Create little edible cabins to display and as snacks.

Candy Dreidels

Parents

Let your creative side out with these crafty candies. Make it into an activity for kids of all ages to decorate their own dreidels.

White Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Parents

Impress guests with this three-ingredient holiday dessert. Make sure the white chocolate is almost set before adding the peppermints to ensure the candies don't melt.

Mocha Pie

Family Circle

Yogurt and whipped topping mix give the coffee and chocolate filling a creamy smoothness. Just before serving, decorate the frozen pie with a drizzle of chocolate syrup.

Candy-Filled Witches' Hats

Better Homes and Gardens

Hats off to these chocolate temptations made from ice cream cones and purchased cookies. Each cone is filled with candy treats before it is attached to the base, making for a sweet surprise.

Total: 45 mins

Oreo Truffles

Parents

Make the creation of these kid-friendly truffles into a fun activity. Have everyone dip, sprinkle, and taste test!

Mixed-Berry Tiramisu Cake

Family Circle

To make this dessert even more tiramisu-like, sprinkle a bit of espresso powder on top along with the cocoa powder.

Caramelized Bananas

Parents

Enjoy a fruity dessert in just 15 minutes! Serve these caramelized bananas on their own or on top of a bowl of vanilla ice cream.

Orange Ice Cream Cups

Parents

Assemble these easy make-ahead desserts for a playful treat. Carve your "cups" around snack time to avoid wasting the oranges.

Pineapple and Coconut Bark

Parents

Brighten your holiday dessert options with a tropical take on this classic. Toasted coconut and candied pineapple top smooth white chocolate to complete this easy recipe.

Tropical Fruit Waffle Cones

Family Circle

Melted white chocolate would also be delicious as a cone coating in this tropical dessert recipe.

Bananas Foster

Better Homes and Gardens

Ready in just 15 minutes, this easy recipe instantly awes guests. Brown sugar, bananas, and a splash of liqueur are warmed and poured over ice cream for an enticing dessert.

Total: 15 mins

Chocolate Chip Raspberry Fool

Parents

Swapping Greek yogurt for the heavy cream and sugar traditionally found in this British dessert makes for a healthier version.

No-Bake Fruitcake Diamonds

Better Homes and Gardens

This chocolaty fruitcake bar cookie recipe seems wet after it's pressed into the pan, but it sets up nicely after a night in the refrigerator. The diamond shapes make a lovely holiday presentation.

No Bake  Recipes: Take your pick!
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