7 No-Bake Cookies
When the temperature spikes, satisfy sugar cravings (and hungry guests!) with delicious cookies that don’t require any baking. Because, let’s face it, your oven deserves a break, too.
No-Bake Coconut Lime Drops
Sweet, crumbly, and incredibly quick to make, these tender little sugar-dusted morsels are an easy and convenient no-bake twist on classics, like Mexican wedding cookies and citrus meltaways. If you happen to prefer the flavor of lemons to limes, switching in one citrus fruit for the other is a simple substitution.
Get the recipe: No-Bake Coconut Lime Drops
No-Bake Almond Butter Thumbprints
These sweet and salty PB&J-inspired treats are perfect for lunch boxes or after-school snacking—and easy enough for the kids to put together themselves. While berry jams are classic, there are plenty of flavor combos that will work here, so feel free to experiment and have fun playing around.
Get the recipe: No-Bake Almond Butter Thumbprints
No-Bake Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Oatmeal Cookies
This recipe combines three cookie flavors (chocolate, peanut butter, and oatmeal) into one delicious treat. They come together with just 10 minutes of hands-on time and are practically impossible to mess up—you can keep them for up to three days in an airtight container. Watch the video for the simple how-to instructions.
No-Bake Cookies and Cream Bars
You’ll steal the show at the next party when you bring out these easy and adorable black-and-white bars. Gently tangy, thanks to a touch of cream cheese, and studded with chunks of crunchy chocolate cookies and smooth marshmallow cream, they’re every bit as decadent as they are eye-catching.
Get the recipe: No-Bake Cookies and Cream Bars
No-Bake Apricot and Oat Nuggets
Stir up a batch of these fast fruit- and oat-studded granola bar alternatives, and you’ll have a stash of wholesome snacks—or grab-and-go breakfasts—ready at a moment’s notice. Chopped dried apricots are a sweet and mild choice, but try subbing in other dried fruit, like cherries or cranberries, if you’re partial to other flavors.
Get the recipe: No-Bake Apricot and Oat Nuggets
No-Bake Salted Dark Chocolate Cookie Bars
Packed with intense chocolate flavor and finished with a subtle sprinkling of sea salt, these bars look (and taste!) like a million bucks, but come together in mere minutes. Try serving them to guests as an elegant after-dinner nibble, or stash a few for any time you need a little pick me up.
Get the recipe: No-Bake Salted Dark Chocolate Cookie Bars
No-Bake Maple Praline Drops
Sweetened with plenty of pure maple syrup and brown sugar and stuffed with a heavy hand of toasty nuts, these speedy versions of the classic Southern confection have a rich, butterscotch flavor that’s impossible to resist. Easy but impressive, they make a great hostess gift or a simple dinner party dessert any time of the year.
Get the recipe: No-Bake Maple Praline Drops