No-bake spring desserts make a cool and satisfying treat on warmer days or a quick and easy dessert to enjoy with your family. These no-bake recipes are sure to please so you can enjoy the season to its fullest.

Spring desserts recipes

The arrival of spring beckons us outdoors to enjoy the beauty of nature. It is a time for picnics in the park, leisurely gatherings on the patio, celebrations under the sun and what better way to embrace the spirit of the season than with a collection of delightful no-bake desserts?

In this roundup, we’ll share a list of amazing no-bake recipes perfect for springtime occasions. From light and refreshing treats to decadent delights, these recipes offer a taste of the season’s freshest flavors without the need to turn on the oven. 

So, join us as we journey through the world of spring-inspired desserts that are quick, easy, and oh-so-delicious. These no-bake recipes are perfect for celebrating the joys of spring with family and friends, allowing you to spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying the beauty of the season. 

Tips for Making the Best Spring No-Bake Recipes

  • Choose Fresh, in-season Ingredients: Opt for fresh, seasonal fruits and herbs to enhance the flavors of your no-bake desserts. Spring offers a bounty of delicious options like strawberries, blueberries, rhubarb, and citrus fruits, which can add vibrant colors and refreshing tastes to your creations.
  • Plan Ahead: No-bake desserts often require chilling or setting time, so plan your recipes accordingly to allow for adequate time in the refrigerator. This ensures that your desserts will be set properly and have the right texture when served.
  • Keep it Light and Refreshing: Spring is all about light and refreshing flavors. Incorporate ingredients like lemon, lime, mint, and coconut to add brightness and freshness to your desserts. Avoid heavy or overly rich ingredients that can weigh down your treats.
  • Balance Sweetness with Tartness: Spring fruits like berries and rhubarb often have a tartness that pairs well with sweetness. When creating your desserts, aim for a balance between sweet and tart flavors to create a harmonious taste profile.
  • Experiment with Layers and Textures: Get creative with layering different textures and flavors in your no-bake desserts. Consider adding crunchy elements like nuts, granola, or cookie crumbs alongside creamy fillings or fruity layers to add interest and depth to your treats.
  • Garnish with Fresh Herbs and Edible Flowers: Add a touch of elegance to your spring desserts by garnishing them with fresh herbs like mint or basil, as well as edible flowers like pansies or violets. Not only do they add visual appeal, but they also impart subtle flavors that complement your desserts.

By following these tips, you’ll be well on your way to creating delicious and memorable spring no-bake desserts that capture the essence of the season and delight your taste buds. Enjoy the process and savor the sweet flavors of spring!

Strawberry Mousse

Strawberry Mousse. Photo Credit: Sugar Pursuit

This easy strawberry mousse is a light, perfectly sweetened, no-bake dessert that melts in your mouth and looks amazing. 

Decorate this quick strawberry dessert with whipped heavy cream or fresh strawberries to make it even more appetizing.

Get the full recipe: Sugar Pursuit

Strawberry Crunch Cheesecake Cones

Strawberry Crunch Cheesecake Cones. Photo Credit: Keep Calm And Eat Ice-Cream

These no-bake strawberry crunch cheesecake cones with golden Oreos combine creamy vanilla cheesecake with lashings of strawberry crunches.

This delicious summer dessert is perfect for parties and get-togethers. It’s made in individual ice cream cones coated with strawberry crunch topping, filled with creamy Philadelphia no-bake cheesecake, and topped with beautiful fresh strawberry roses.

Get the full recipe:  Keep Calm And Eat Ice-Cream

Mixed Berry Cheesecake

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Mixed Berry Cheesecake. Photo Credit: The Cinnamon Jar

This no-bake mixed berry cheesecake recipe is not only oh-so-easy to make, but it’s also a little lighter than the heavier mascarpone-based or baked cheesecakes.

Easy-to-follow, no-bake dessert that doesn’t require a lot of time and effort. The simple, buttery crust is made from graham cracker crumbs or digestive biscuits crumbs and melted butter.

Get the full recipe: The Cinnamon Jar

2-Ingredient Strawberry Fluff

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2-Ingredient Strawberry Fluff. Photo Credit: Jello Joy

This two-ingredient no-bake strawberry dessert is as airy as a sponge, and so light it’s like biting into a cloud—just like the vintage Jello-O 1-2-3 with its dreamy chiffon-like top layers!

It’s the perfect emergency dessert! It’s no-bake, prep takes just 5 minutes, and it’s the quickest setting jello recipe with only 20 minutes of chilling time!

You can whip up a low-calorie strawberry mousse version in no time by swapping in sugar-free jello!

Get the full recipe: Jello Joy

Fireball Fluff Salad

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Fireball Fluff Salad. Photo Credit: Zen And Honey

When you only have minutes to spare, turn to this no-bake spring and summer dessert! Once family and friends dive face-first into this fantastic salad, they will be asking you for this easy fluff recipe!

This Fireball Fluff Salad is an adult twist on a classic and delightful recipe! Cherry jello and Fireball are a perfect match for this creamy and sweet dessert or snack. Great for an adult get-together or for your own personal weekend fun.

Get the full recipe: Zen And Honey

Grasshopper Pie

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Grasshopper Pie. Photo Credit: Zen And Honey

This Grasshopper Pie is an Easy, no-bake chocolate mint pie recipe for all of your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

Grasshopper Pie is a classic no-bake dessert that’s perfect for springtime gatherings. It’s a creamy, mint-flavored pie with a chocolate cookie crust reminiscent of a mint chocolate chip ice cream.

Get the full recipe: Zen And Honey

Strawberry And White Chocolate Cheesecake

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Strawberry And White Chocolate Cheesecake. Photo Credit: Alpine Ella

This strawberry and white chocolate cheesecake is a no-bake recipe! It’s made with 10 simple ingredients, super creamy and rich, and has a Biscoff cookie crust!

It’s filled with creamy white chocolate and swirled with homemade strawberry sauce, though you could use store-bought jam if you prefer!

Get the full recipe: Alpine Ella

No Bake Lemon Pie

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No Bake Lemon Pie. Photo Credit: Nutmeg And Vinegar

This fresh, no-bake lemon pie with cookie bottom can be made without an oven in just 20 minutes. Because you let it sit in the refrigerator, this cake is perfect for summer!

Get the full recipe: Nutmeg And Vinegar

Easy Strawberry Charlotte Cake With Fresh Strawberries

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Easy Strawberry Charlotte Cake With Fresh Strawberries. Photo Credit: Pastry Wishes

This strawberry Charlotte cake is an easy, light, and creamy summer dessert. This simple recipe doesn’t have eggs or gelatin. Instead, it uses fresh strawberries, cream, and ladyfingers!

It’s a delicious, no-bake, show-stopping dessert that is sure to wow any crowd!

Get the full recipe: Pastry Wishes

Easy No Bake Cheesecake

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Easy No Bake Cheesecake. Photo Credit: Boston Girl Bakes

This easy, no-bake cheesecake is perfect for any special occasion! This vanilla no-bake cheesecake recipe has a homemade graham cracker crust and is velvety smooth. And there is no need to turn the oven on or prepare a hot water bath for this no-bake cheesecake.

Get the full recipe: Boston Girl Bakes

No Bake Passionfruit Cheesecake

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No Bake Passionfruit Cheesecake. Photo Credit: Mrs Jones Kitchen

This light, no-bake passionfruit cheesecake is packed full of passionfruit flavor, thanks to the passionfruit syrup made with fresh passionfruit swirled throughout the cheesecake and on top. 

Plus, as this delicious summer dessert is made with yogurt instead of cream, it’s lighter than traditional cheesecake, but it tastes no less decadent.

Get the full recipe:  Mrs Jones Kitchen

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

a strawberry cheesecake that can be made in 20 minutes
No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake. Photo Credit: Ramona Cuisine

A no-bake strawberry cheesecake recipe like this one is very quick and easy to make. First, crush the biscuits and mix them with the melted butter to make the base or crust.

Line a tin with this and put it in the fridge to set. While the crust is setting, simply beat the filling ingredients together. This is it! Pretty simple, right?

Get the full recipe: Ramona Cuisine

Sugar and Bake-Free Lime, Dates, and Walnut Pie

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Sugar and Bake-Free Lime, Dates, and Walnut Pie. Photo Credit: Ramona Cuisine

Savor this awesome lime, dates, and walnut pie, a bake-free, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and utterly flavorful vegan pie. Delicious and super nutritious.

This lime, dates, and walnut pie is totally vegan, baked, gluten and refined sugar-free, and totally and utterly flavorsome.

Get the full recipe: Ramona Cuisine

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Bars Without Gelatin

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No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Bars Without Gelatin. Phot Credit: Full Kitchen Recipes

These no-bake strawberry cheesecake bars are super easy to make. They’re refreshing and perfect for vegetarians because they do not contain eggs or gelatin.

The bottom part is made with regular Graham crackers, and the middle is full of cream cheese, fresh strawberries, and whipped cream.

Get the full recipe: Full Kitchen Recipes

Instant Pot Japanese Cheesecake

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Instant Pot Japanese Cheesecake. Photo Credit: Corrie Cooks

Just 4 ingredients for a delicious cake: is it even possible? Of course, using your Instant Pot! This light and fluffy dessert can be ready in less than 30 minutes.

This Instant Pot Japanese cheesecake has only four ingredients and is made with minimal equipment. The final results are astonishing—a soft, fluffy, and mild cheesecake without any crust. The taste of the cheesecake is just perfect.

Get the full recipe: Corrie Cooks

No-Bake Banana Cream Pie Pudding Cups

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No-Bake Banana Cream Pie Pudding Cups. Photo Credit: Mama Celebrates

These delightful cups are a twist on the classic banana cream pie. They are transformed into cute, compact, and utterly irresistible portions that are a breeze to whip up.

These Banana Split Cups are destined to steal the spotlight, With layers of creamy banana goodness, a swirl of luscious whipped cream, and a sprinkle of delightful toppings, they’re a party in every bite.

Get the full recipe: Mama Celebrates

Lemon Posset

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Lemon Posset. Photo Credit: What A Girl Eats

Lemon Posset is the perfect backdrop for just about anything! This delicious and easy English dessert is made from just three ingredients!

Top each serving with a sliver of lemon, a few raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, a spring of fresh mint, or perhaps a shortbread biscuit!

Get the full recipe: What A Girl Eats

Strawberry Parfait (Strawberry Fool)

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Strawberry Parfait. Photo Credit: What A Girl Eats

This strawberry parfait is a deliciously light dessert with layers of whipped cream and strawberry puree. 

It makes a beautiful presentation for any occasion. It’s also called strawberry fool in England, where it would also be known as a pudding.

Get the full recipe: What A Girl Eats

No Bake Lemon Cheesecake

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No Bake Lemon Cheesecake. Photo Credit: Whisking Wolf

Sweet and tart and creamy smooth, this No Bake Lemon Cheesecake is perfect for spring. Piled high on a buttery graham cracker crust, the filling is splashed with fresh lemon juice for a burst of citrus flavor.

The best part is that you don’t even need an oven to make it. If you like a little zing in your desserts, then this lemony recipe is a must-try.

Get the full recipe: Whisking Wolf

Lemon Ice Cream

Lemon Ice Cream. Photo Credit: Keep Calm And Eat Ice-Cream

This homemade lemon ice cream is made with a traditional custard base for velvety ice cream that’s bursting with juicy lemon flavor.

This lemon custard ice cream is made with a luscious French-style custard base that pairs perfectly with tangy fresh lemon for a bright, creamy dessert that will have your taste buds asking for more.

Get the full recipe: Keep Calm And Eat Ice-Cream

No Bake Lime Cheesecake

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No Bake Lime Cheesecake. Photo Credit: Greedy Gourmet

This No-Bake Lime Cheesecake is a zesty and refreshing dessert perfect for summer and is made with fresh limes. Creamy, and deliciously indulgent, you can’t afford to miss this no-bake lime cheesecake!

Get the full recipe: Greedy Gourmet

Homemade Strawberry Mousse

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Homemade Strawberry Mousse. Photo Credit: Spend With Pennies

A mousse is a sweet or savory dish that is whipped until it’s light and foamy and served cold. This recipe is light but rich because it uses heavy whipping cream as the base mixed with pureed strawberries and a touch of sugar.

Get the full recipe: Spend With Pennies

No-bake Vegan Coconut Key Lime Cheesecake

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No-bake Vegan Coconut Key Lime Cheesecake. Photo Credit: The All Natural Vegan

This No-Bake Vegan Key Lime Cheesecake is the perfect fusion of creamy decadence and zesty citrus flavor. It’s made with simple ingredients that are equally nutritious and delicious.

Whether you’re a devoted raw vegan or simply seeking a guilt-free treat, this no-bake recipe is the epitome of refreshing indulgence that proves dessert can be both heavenly and health-conscious.

Get the full recipe: The All Natural Vegan

Strawberry Crunch Cheesecake

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Strawberry Crunch Cheesecake. Photo Credit: Live To Sweet

This No-Bake Strawberry Crunch Cheesecake will satisfy your sweet tooth, even in the summer heat! It is too hot to turn on the oven, but that doesn’t mean that there won’t be dessert!

Get the full recipe: Live To Sweet

Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding

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Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding. Photo Credit: Love From The Oven

Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding might be the most popular pudding ever! What makes this banana pudding recipe world-famous?

It’s the combination of amazingly light and creamy pudding, layers of fresh bananas, and crunchy vanilla wafers. Together, these delicious ingredients create an irresistible dessert that everybody loves!

Get the full recipe: Love From The Oven

No Bake Lemon Dessert

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No Bake Lemon Dessert. Photo Credit: Vintage Kitchen Notes

Fresh, sweet, and ridiculously easy to make, this 6-ingredient no-bake cheesecake lemon dessert can be served in a glass or as a frozen cake. Either way, it can be made year-round and is the perfect lazy dessert for lemon lovers!

Get the full recipe: Vintage Kitchen Notes

No Bake Banana Split Cake

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No Bake Banana Split Cake. Photo Credit: Homemade Hooplah

This no-bake banana split cake is a must-make dessert. It is layered with a graham cracker crust, sweet cream cheese, and classic sundae toppings.

Featuring a crumbly crust, a sweetly smooth filling, and topped with a variety of fruits, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, and colorful sprinkles, this effortless dessert is perfect for parties, potlucks, or holidays.

Get the full recipe: Homemade Hooplah

The Easiest 3-Ingredient No-Bake Cheesecake

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The Easiest 3-Ingredient No-Bake Cheesecake. Photo Credit: Lynn’s Way Life

Whip up a quick, no-fuss 3-ingredient No-Bake Cheesecake with only three essentials: cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, and a hint of vanilla extract. No baking is required—just mix, chill, and savor the simplicity!

Get the full recipe: Lynn’s Way Life

Chocolate Raspberry Pie

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Chocolate Raspberry Pie. Photo Credit: Kitchen Serf

Chocolate Raspberry Pie is a no-bake dessert featuring a chocolate cookie crust, a layer of raspberry puree, and a layer of lightly sweetened cream cheese. The pie is crowned with a chocolate ganache and topped with more raspberries for garnish (optional, of course).

Get the full recipe: Kitchen Serf

No Bake Cheesecake Apricot Crust

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No Bake Cheesecake Apricot Crust. Photo Credit:: 24bite

This No-Bake Cheesecake starts with a traditional recipe but gives it a flavorful twist. The crust is made with dried apricots and walnuts. There are no graham crackers, and it’s gluten-free!

The apricots are sticky and everything sticks together just like graham cracker crumbs would stick together with melted butter. Actually, dried apricots stick together better!

Get the full recipe: 24bite

In conclusion, springtime offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy delicious and refreshing desserts without the need to turn on the oven. From creamy cheesecakes to fruity pies and decadent bars, this selection of no-bake recipes is diverse and tantalizing. 

These recipes not only provide a cool and satisfying treat on warmer days but also showcase the vibrant flavors of the season’s freshest ingredients. 

Whether you’re entertaining guests, hosting a spring picnic, or simply looking for a quick and easy dessert to enjoy with your family, these no-bake recipes are sure to please.

With their simplicity, versatility, and delightful flavors, they capture the essence of spring and provide a delicious way to indulge in the season’s bounty. So, embrace the warmth of spring and whip up one of these delightful no-bake desserts to enjoy the season to its fullest.

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