No Bake Desserts

There isn't always time to bake, and no-bake desserts are a savvy cook's favorite shortcut to success. Keep no-bake dessert recipes for favorites like chocolate and oatmeal cookies, as well as cheesecakes and fudge, at the ready for every occasion, from class parties to full-blown family celebrations.

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Beat the Heat with No-Bake Desserts

When the temperature starts to soar, the last thing you need is a hot oven to make things worse. But, hey, the family's gotta have dessert, right? (And maybe the guests, too.)

7 Easy, Decadent No-Bake Desserts: Say "WOW!" (Best of the Blogs)

We're not going to lie: we're a little, um, competitive when it comes to the potluck table. Behind the smiles and small talk about the kids, work, and the weather, we'll admit we're occasionally eyeing the spread, looking to see just how much of the dish we brought has been eaten. When we overhear a delicious murmur, "Who brought the dessert?" -- yeah, we get a little thrill. Hauling home a dish that's been picked clean? It's a happy little triumph. You might think a victory like that requires slaving away for hours in the kitchen, but we'll letread more

Easy No-Bake Spiderweb Cheescakes: No Trick Treats!

We're having a blast plumbing the archives and our favorite food blogs for what we've decided to call "no trick treats." You know, easy Halloween recipes that allow you to get into the spirit of the season without getting sucked into spending a lot of time in the kitchen. To wit, these little no-bake cheesecakes. Now, the cheesecakes themselves are easy enough (if you've ever whipped up no-bake cheesecake, you know what we're talking about). But what we really love about these is the spiderweb decoration. As much fun as decorating can be, it can also be aread more

How to Make No-Bake Cookies

Cookies that require no baking time? Your kids will love to help you make these peanut butter-graham cookies that are easier than you can imagine!

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.

No-Bake Delight: Mocha Marble Cheesecake

You don't need to turn on your oven to make this No-Bake Cheesecake. This simple and elegant dessert is cool, comforting, and a sure way to beat the heat.

No-Bake Tamale Pie: 30-Minute Meal

Whenever we hear "no-bake" these days, we pay attention. And when that phrase happens to be attached to a Mexican dish, we're even happier. In fact, we can't think of a better quick and easy one-dish dinner on a steamy summer night than this no-bake tamale pie -- ready in just 30 minutes.

MyPlate Meals: 8 No-Guilt Healthy Summer Desserts

When it comes to healthy eating, summer gives us a split personality. On one hand, we all want to eat healthy to ensure plenty of hours outside enjoying our favorite sun-splashed activities (in other words, we want to look better in our swimsuits). On the other hand, it seems like summer and treats are synonymous: fruit pies, buttery shortcakes, and of course, ice cream (lots and lots of ice cream!). Summertime is loaded with diet-busting dessert options. For those of us who feel torn between these two summer extremes, there is a third option! Fresh, tasty, healthy summerread more

Sponsored: Fruit Smoothie No-Bake Cheesecake

See how to make a delicious no-bake fruit smoothie cheesecake.

Total: 3 hrs 30 mins

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Can You Spot What's Store-Bought?

When it comes to Halloween treats, there's got to be a happy medium, right? Somewhere between the elaborate, multi-tiered jack-o-lantern cake that we just saw in the checkout lane on one of those fancy cooking magazine and just tossing a bunch of Oreos on a plastic orange plate and calling it a party. In our fantasy life (the same one where we not only have time to decorate two dozen Halloween cupcakes that we made from scratch, we also have the cash for once-weekly massages), we'd love to spend an entire day in the kitchen whipping up some spooky seasonal delight until we're covered in flour like a Halloween ghost.

No-Bake Summer Lasagna with Fresh Tomato Sauce

This No-Bake Summer Lasagna features a fresh heirloom and basil tomato sauce that keeps it both comforting and fresh. Bonus: It's a super quick dinner!

8 Easy, Fresh Frozen Summer Desserts: No Ice-Cream Maker Needed!

I know what you're thinking. You've just read the headline, and right now, you're saying to yourself, "I know how to get an easy frozen dessert -- head to the freezer aisle. Why make one at home?" Allow me to explain. First off, sure, you can pick up something sweet and frozen at the store, but as anyone who's ever had homemade can attest, the store-bought stuff doesn't hold a candle to your own creations. Homemade treats are fresh, full of ingredients you can feel good about (none of that yellow number 5 in homemade goodies) and have aread more

Make-Ahead Dessert: No-Bake Peanut Butter-Graham Cracker Cookies

This make-ahead and no-bake cookie recipe features just 6 ingredients including peanut butter, chocolate, and graham crackers. Try them as dessert tonight.

Light & Luscious Lemon Cheesecake: An Alternative to Chcolate

Chocolate may be the reigning king of desserts for Valentine's Day but this light no-bake lemon cheesecake recipe hits gets my love this holiday.

Easy No Bake Tuna-Noodle Casserole: 30-Minute Meal

Of all our favorite quick and easy recipes, one stands out as something special. Maybe it's because No Bake Tuna-Noodle Casserole is ready in only 20 minutes -- total. Or maybe it's those magic words: "no bake." This dish just sounds easy. And tasty. The secret is herbs like dill or garlic in the creamy cheese to ensure flavor. But the other great surprise is, unlike other tuna casseroles, you only have to boil water for this one -- just for the noodles. The rest of the ingredients, including the solid white-meat tuna, get easily folded in, with noread more

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