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posted: 06/07/23

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With all of these No Bake Dessert Recipes, you will be able to make and enjoy sweets all summer without turning on your oven! From cookies to fudge to fluff salads, there is something for everyone to fall in love with in these delicious recipes.

When you make these no bake dessert recipes, leave me a comment and let me know how they went! I love hearing what you all think of my recipes.

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No Bake Cookies

Cookies are always a delicious treat. But cookies that you don’t need to bake? Sign me up! These tasty no bake cookie recipes are easy to make, easy to take, and even easier to eat.

Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

These Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies are chewy (thanks to the addition of coconut), delicious, and so chocolatey perfect. This no bake peanut butter and chocolate combo is perfect for when you need a fast easy treat!
a stack of coconut chocolate peanut butter cookies

No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

These No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies are so easy to make and are melt-in-your-mouth delicious. They are going to be your new go-to treat when you need a chocolate fix.
Photo of a stack of No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies with a bite taken out of the top cookie.

Haystack Cookies

Haystack Cookies are such a fun and easy treat. The best butterscotch-chocolate combination, chewy marshmallows, crunchy peanuts and chow mein noodles make this recipe everything you could want. Grab the kids to make this haystack recipe, they will love it!
close up of a haystack cookie with peanuts, marshmallows, and chocolate chips blurred in the background

Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies are always a hit! These easy no bake peanut butter oatmeal cookies only take 15 minutes to make, and everyone loves them.
pile of six peanut butter no bake cookies, up close with a dark background

No Bake Bar Recipes

These classic no bake bar recipes are perfect to whip up with your kids to take to a summer party. The best part about these bars (other than how simple and delicious they are): you can cut the bars as big as you want. No judgement on jumbo bars from me!


This Scotcheroos recipe is perfection. It has a soft, chewy base, and the perfect combination of butterscotch and chocolate on top. Your family won't be able to resist this perfect treat.
Photo of a stack of Scotcheroos with a bite taken out of the top Scotcheroo

Rice Krispie Treats

Rice Krispie treats are the best classic treat. This recipe has the best balance of cereal and marshmallows for the perfect dessert! A taste of nostalgia for all ages, everyone loves these simple-to-make bars.
Close up photo of a stack of Rice Krispie Treats.

Peanut Butter Bars

These Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars are a classic recipe that your whole family will love. This great recipe came from my grandma's church cookbook. It's a classic, and it's delicious. Something perfect to do with your kids!
stack of five peanut butter chocolate bars, top one has a bite out of it

No Bake Pie Recipes

These no bake pie recipes are summer favorites to take to celebrations and potlucks. An impressive presentation without breaking a sweat, you will love trying these pie recipes. Cool and delicious, they come together easily and are sure to be crowd-pleasers!

Cherry Cheesecake

This Cherry Cheesecake is a great fruity and creamy treat for all of your summer parties. Our shortcuts make this recipe worth every step, and a great recipe to try if this is your first cheesecake!
piece of cherry cheesecake being lifted out of a cheesecake

Shamrock Shake Pie

This minty Shamrock Shake Pie is made with only six ingredients and comes together in less than 5 minutes! Feel lucky every time you make this delicious pie.
piece of green shamrock shake pie on a white plate topped with whipped cream and a cherry

No Bake Baileys Chocolate Pie

This No Bake Baileys Chocolate Pie is the perfect easy dessert–with booze! The recipe does not skimp on the Baileys, so you can taste that smooth Irish creme liqueur in every bite.
This No Bake Baileys Chocolate Pie is the perfect easy dessert . . . with booze!

Fudge Recipes

These no bake fudge recipes are bite-size decadence in every piece. They are great to make for your family or to gift to a friend or new neighbor. These fun fudge recipes are great all year round with the unique flavors and fun spin-offs!

Easy Fudge Recipe

This simple fudge recipe is the easiest way to make chocolate fudge. You only need three ingredients and it turns out so smooth and delicious. Make this fudge anytime you need a quick treat to set out at a party or to gift. Your friends and family will thank you!
a four level high pyramid of chocolate fudge

Easy Peanut Butter Fudge

This Easy Peanut Butter Fudge comes together in about five minutes and can be made in the microwave or on the stove. You need this peanut butter fudge recipe in your life.
a pile of easy peanut butter fudge in a small blue dish

Carrot Cake Fudge

This Carrot Cake Fudge tastes just like my homemade Carrot Cake! It is the perfect spring fudge recipe. You will love the secret ingredient that makes this easy fudge recipe taste like carrot cake. 

Eggnog Fudge

This Eggnog Fudge is so easy and melts in your mouth. This is one no-bake recipe you won't want to save only for holidays.

Pumpkin Fudge

This Pumpkin Fudge recipe uses real pumpkin and a few other simple ingredients to make a melt in your mouth fudge!
a pile of pumpkin fudge

Rum Chata Fudge Recipe

Rum Chata Fudge is such an easy fudge recipe that is perfect for all your favorite grown ups. Creamy and full of delicious cinnamon flavor, this fast treat will be a favorite!
a pile of white rum Chata fudge on a wood board, with cinnamon sticks next to it, two tall shot glasses full of rum Chata in the background and a bottle of rum Chata in the distance

Easy Fireball Fudge Recipe

This easy Fireball Fudge Recipe is the perfect recipe to make for the holidays or anytime. An easy fudge recipe made with condensed milk and a few other ingredients that is perfect for the cinnamon whiskey lover in your life!

No Bake Truffles and Balls

These bite-sized truffles and no bake balls are easy to make and delicious to pop in your mouth for a sweet treat. Make these to enjoy at home or easily transport to a party or gathering!

Peanut Butter Balls

These amazing no-bake Peanut Butter Balls have the perfect consistency and, with a taste like a Reese's Peanut Butter cup, are irresistible.
Photo of Peanut Butter Balls with a bite taken out.

Rum Balls

These Rum Balls are a family recipe you will fall in love with. Easy to make and easier to eat, you will love these little bites of heaven!
a bowl full of rum balls

Mint Chocolate Truffles

Mint Chocolate Truffles are such an easy treat. Cure your chocolate cravings with this four-ingredient chocolate truffle.
a pyramid of mint chocolate truffles on a white plate

Puppy Chow

These terrific no bake snacks are always a crowd favorite! These puppy chow recipes, also commonly called muddy buddies, are easy to make and take on the go. These are the perfect treats to munch on to get your sweet-tooth fix!

Muddy Buddies Recipe

Call it Puppy Chow or call it Muddy Buddies, this is the delicious treat that everyone loves! Perfect for parties and great for gifting, this is a snack you won't be able to get enough of.
a blue detailed bowl against a dark surface overflowing with a puppy chow recipe

Pumpkin Spice Muddy Buddies

Pumpkin Spice Muddy Buddies are the perfect fall spin on Puppy Chow. This fun treat is easy to make, and even easier to eat!
Overhead photo of Pumpkin Spice Muddy Buddies recipe.

Christmas Puppy Chow

Christmas Puppy Chow is a favorite spin on Muddy Buddies. So easy to make and extra festive, this is a fun dessert that no one will be able to resist.
Bowl of Christmas puppy chow

No Bake Dessert Bark Recipes

No bake dessert bark breaks apart easily for the best summer treat. These recipes have a delicious crunch with every bite and are the perfect addition to any dessert table. You are sure to get addicted to these dessert recipes!

S’mores Chocolate Bark

S'mores Chocolate Bark is a yummy inside-out s'mores treat that you don't even need a campfire for! Make this recipe rain or shine this summer.

Mint Oreo Bark

Mint Oreo Bark is my husband's absolute favorite treat and is always the first to go on dessert plates! Mint and chocolate are a match made in heaven, as you will taste with every bite of this recipe.
stack of pieces of mint Oreo bark

Chocolate Peppermint Bark

This Chocolate Peppermint Bark is such an easy delicious treat. This white chocolate peppermint bark is the perfect neighbor gift, or something to have out at holiday parties!

Fluff Recipes

Fluff recipes are a staple at potlucks in the Midwest, and these quick and easy recipes will taste great on any table! Fluffy, delicious, and so easy to make, you can’t go wrong with these sweet no bake sides.

Strawberry Banana Fluff Salad

This Strawberry Banana Fluff Salad is old school comfort food at it's best! Made with only a few simple ingredients, your kids could whip this up before the family picnic.

Cherry Cheesecake Fluff Recipe

This Cherry Cheesecake Fluff is the perfect easy dessert for a crowd. This marshmallow fluff recipe comes together in about five minutes in a huge bowl. A fluff recipe easy enough that one of the kiddos can be in charge of making it!
a bowl of cherry cheesecake fluff topped with fresh cherries

Bailey’s Dessert Fluff

This Baileys Dessert Fluff is the perfect easy no bake dessert. If you love my Baileys Fudge and my Baileys Poke Cake and just can't get enough of amazing Baileys dessert recipes, then you have to try this Baileys Fluff!
bowl of baileys dessert with big spoonful missing


These no bake condiments add an easy and delicious topping to so many desserts. You will want to keep these condiment recipes in your back pocket to add to so many desserts!

Stabilized Whipped Cream

Stabilized Whipped Cream is easy to throw together and so delicious. This recipe is perfect for topping cakes, piping, or using as a replacement for Cool Whip!
mason jar full of stabilized whipped cream frosting that has been pipped into it

Chocolate Whipped Cream

Chocolate Whipped Cream is easy to make and is the perfect addition to any dessert! You can even use it as frosting.
chocolate whipped cream recipe that has been piped into a small mason jar

Lemon Curd Recipe

This Lemon Curd Recipe is sweet and tart and so easy to make. Spread this vibrant lemon curd on just about anything!
Overhead photo of a jar of Lemon Curd Recipe with a spoon for serving. Lemons in the background.

Dessert Dip Recipes

Dessert dips are the perfect treat and a kid-approved favorite. We have the best homemade dessert dip recipes for your next party or at-home happy hour!

Caramel Apple Dip Recipe

This Caramel Apple Dip Recipe is the perfect easy appetizer for a party! With cream cheese and powdered sugar, it gets an extra boost of appley goodness from some apple butter.
bowl of caramel apple dip recipe dripping from the sides with caramel sauce

Strawberry Fluff Dip

This Strawberry Fluff Dip is your favorite picnic salad in dessert dip form. Sweet and delicious, you can whip this up in just a few minutes!
bowl of strawberry fluff dip

Pumpkin Cookie Dough Dip

Pumpkin Cookie Dough Dip combines everything you love about cookie dough and pumpkins and puts it together in a delicious easy dip recipe. This pumpkin dip is a keeper!
small bowl of pumpkin dip with chocolate chips

Hi! I'm Lisa Longley, and I am committed to giving you simple dinner ideas and recipes that are easy to make; recipes that will fill your home with joy. I am the owner and author of SimpleJoy.com and I'm so glad that you are here.

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  1. Norma says

    this site is NOT good. Cannot get recipes????? what is up with that?

    • Lisa Longley says

      Norma, if you click on the name of the recipe located just below the picture it will take you there.

  2. Millie says

    I have printed out a lot of your receipts and
    i cannot wait to try them.

    • Lisa Longley says

      I’m so glad to hear this!

  3. Deanna Burns says

    I love the simplisity of the recipes and the no bake ideas. they taste like I really put in alot of work making dessert

    • Lisa Longley says

      Yes! I love that bout these too!

  4. Yvonne Hagaman says

    Love and enjoy all your recipes! All recipes very tasty and very simple to make.

    • Lisa Longley says

      I’m so happy to hear this!

  5. Johna Wrzosek says

    What can I substitute for the rum in the Baileys Fluff? No alcohol.

    • Lisa Longley says

      You could use a Bailey’s coffee creamer. They are non-alcoholic so you would get the taste without the alcohol.

  6. Evie Peristeris says

    I love all your easy recipes. how could I substitute the Banana mix ?

    • Lisa Longley says

      I’m so happy to hear that you are enjoying them! Which recipe are you referring to?

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5 Secrets to Stress Free Dinners



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