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No-bake dessert recipes to keep your kitchen cool

With another year of hot summers, the last thing any of us want to be doing is bake in a hot kitchen. But finding delicious dessert recipes that don’t call for baking can be tricky. That’s why we’ve created a list of no-bake desserts, perfect for keeping your kitchen cool this summer season. 

Skip the oven for all of these recipes and have most of these desserts cool you down. With many of these desserts able to be prepared in advance, you’ll even save on the prep time the day of, when all you have to do is pull out your dessert from the fridge or freezer! These desserts are easy to make and are ready for any summer occasion. Which will you be trying first?

Healthy No-Bake Almond Fruit Tarts

All you need is 30 minutes for this healthy sugar craving satisfier. This gluten-free, high in protein, low in sugars all-good-for-you almond fruit tart keeps dessert tasty and robust. Give this recipe a go with carefully crafted ingredients made perfectly for a no-bake health-conscious tart.

Recipe Credit: Food Network

Mango Coconut Ice Pops

Not only does this no-bake dessert avoid heating your kitchen with an oven, but it cools you down instantaneously with its frozen, vibrant flavours. With a simple ingredient list of fruits and milk, you’ll feel good about consuming local, water-packed produce to keep you hydrated! Once you’ve frozen your ice pops, they are ready to go for any occasion. 

Recipe Credit: Food Network

No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

Replace your oven with a food processor and fridge for this recipe, because it’s all you’ll need to create these ultra-tasty peanut butter bars. With minimal ingredients, these bars can be made within 20 minutes of time. The only heat you’ll be getting from this recipe is having your friends and family pressuring you to make more!

Recipe Credit: Food Network

Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

If you’re looking for an inclusive recipe for allergies or health preferences, try these Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake Bars. They are dairy-free, gluten-free and grain-free yet packed with flavour. These cheesecake bars are perfect for a hot summer day, as they are to be frozen before serving - they make for great ice cream cake bites!

Recipe Credit: Food Network

Easy Lime Mousse

Switch up your normal dessert flavours with a citrus lime mousse. This recipe takes almost no time to complete and is ready to serve within two hours of being chilled. Top this dessert with raspberries or your favourite fruit and serve as a refreshing snack or dessert. Make this recipe up to two days ahead of serving to save yourself time. 

Recipe Credit: Food Network

Individual Tiramisu Trifles

Want to impress your friends with easy yet fancy-looking trifles? Try out these individual proportioned tiramisu treats. This no-bake recipe has incredible flavour in every bite with a chocolate orange base. Top the tiramisu with fresh local berries for the best flavour. 

Recipe Credit: Food Network

At Commisso’s, we encourage our customers to shop for as many fresh and local foods as possible. With many of the desserts calling for fresh fruit, we know you’ll be able to create only the best flavours in these recipes. Shop in-store or online to grab all ingredients needed for your next no-bake dessert.