10 Desserts No One Will Guess Are No-Bake

No Bake Lime Mousse Torte
Photo: Brian Nickless

If you're looking for an easy dessert for fancy or casual entertaining, which also won't heat up your kitchen, then look to these no-bake desserts. Your guests will be so busy enjoying the scrumptious flavors that they'll never stop to wonder if they're baked or not. Scroll through to find some of our favorite no-bake cheesecakes, brownies, pies, and cookies.

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No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Cake

No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Cake
Angela Thompson

Chocolate graham crackers are layered up with vanilla pudding before getting topped with a chocolate coating and a rich dollop of whipped cream. "Everyone I have made this for has fallen in love with it," says recipe creator Linda Rex.

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Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread No-Bakes

Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread No-Bakes

Nutella is the star of these scrumptious no-bake cookies. The beloved spread is paired with peanut butter and oats to create a creamy, almost fudge-like, treat.

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No-Bake Brownies

No-Bake Brownies in a glass dish
fun chef

Pairing the label "no-bake" with brownies may raise some eyebrows, but any doubters will change their minds with one bite of this rich recipe. The end result is a fudgy, irresistible dessert.

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Best No-Bake Cheesecake

Best No-Bake Cheesecake on a grey plate

Featuring a buttery graham cracker crust and silky smooth filling, this indulgent cheesecake will make it hard for you to not go back for seconds. The recipe calls for cherry pie filling, but creator Debbie Clark says it works well with any type of canned fruit.

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Lemon Slice - No Cooking

Lemon Slice cookies on a white plate
Linda T

You only need five ingredients to create these dainty no-bake cookies. Fresh lemon and flaked coconut add bold flavor to the chewy texture.

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Fresh Strawberry Pie

Fresh Strawberry Pie in a pan

Fresh strawberries and strawberry-flavored Jell-O combine to create this beautiful no-bake pie. If you want to go above-and-beyond with the presentation, add a few dollops of whipped cream to the crust edges.

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookies
Sarah Weithers

Taking just 10 minutes to whip together, it's hard to beat this no-bake version of peanut butter cookies. We couldn't say it better than reviewer Mary Lou, "They are very sweet very peanut buttery and have a perfect texture; slightly hard on the outside into a nice chewy middle."

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No-Bake Lime Mousse Torte

No Bake Lime Mousse Torte
Brian Nickless

This impressive torte is a world of flavors. The crust is a base of bold gingersnaps, topped with a creamy lime-white chocolate filling, then finished off with a layer of whipped cream.

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Ultimo's No-Bake Blueberry Squares

Ultimo's No-Bake Blueberry Squares on a blue plate

With the texture of cheesecake, but the ease of serving that comes from bars, this all-in-one dessert is perfect for a crowd. And since it uses frozen blueberries, the recipe can be enjoyed year-round.

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No-Bake Double Good Dessert

No Bake Double Good Dessert on a marble table
Dianne Beck

Chocolate sandwich cookies, peanut butter, and cream cheese are the trio behind this super sweet recipe. Chellebelle says, "Wow! 'Double good' is no exaggeration on this dessert. And triple rich too."

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