Everybody loves a good dessert after a scrumptious meal, but actually making them can be quite a hassle. This is especially true when it comes to baked desserts such as cupcakes and cookies. Preparation may take a while and you don’t really want to work your oven during the warmer days.
It’s a good thing that desserts come in all kinds, and some of the best ones also happen to be the easiest to prepare. If you want quick desserts without inadvertently baking the inside of your home with a fired-up oven, then check out these amazing dessert treats that will leave both kids and adults wanting for more.
- Oreo Bars Princess Pinky Girl // No Bake Oreo Bar Square
Oreos are good, but this recipe makes it even better! This sweet treat is easy to cook and even easier to prepare. How easy? You only need a microwave and a few basic ingredients that are (most likely) already in your fridge. The best thing about Oreo bars is that they take barely half an hour to make and they’re very easy to pick up and eat!
- Choco Chip Balls Averie Cooks // No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Balls
Chocolate chip cookies are easy to prepare but most recipes take some time, not to mention the necessary use of an oven. If you want to enjoy some choco-chip goodness, but you don’t want to be baking during a warm, sunny day, this recipe is the next best thing you can make. You can also serve it straight out of the fridge, so it’s a perfect dessert that helps you keep cool.
- Cheesecake Cookie Sandwiches Young At Heart Mommy // Chocolate-Chip-Cheesecake-Cookie-Sandwich Paleo
Do you want cheesecake? How about cookies? Why not both? Cheesecake Cookie Sandwiches have the best of both worlds and you can go from scratch to scrumptious in just a quarter of an hour. You only need basic baking ingredients and you’re already set to go, plus they’re easy to customize with your own choice of toppings. And what’s more, you don’t have to stick to the same old cookie sandwich for every serving.
- Chocolate Cake in a Mug Down Shiftology // Chocolate Mug Cake
How fast can you make a good cake for dessert? As it turns out, almost near instantly! This chocolate cake in a mug is as bare as it gets – cake mix and soda. Throw the thing in the microwave for 2 to 3 minutes and you got yourself time and budget-friendly chocolate cake
- Mexican Chocolate Tarts Gimme Some Oven // Mexican Spiced Dark Chocolate Tarts
Enjoy a fun, crunchy sweet treat that takes less than ten minutes to make with this simple, but the awesome recipe. The combination of chocolate spread, cinnamon, and cayenne give these Mexican chocolate tarts a rich, chocolaty flavor that works great as either a dessert or a quick snack.
- Rainbow Graham Parfait Tablespoon // Rainbow Parfaits
Half an hour is all it takes to make this cute, colorful dessert that is perfect for staving off the summer heat and using those leftover cake toppings. The fresh milk also makes this dessert recipe somewhat a healthy treat – plus you also get to be creative with the toppings!
- Choco Strawberry Bites
The Yummy Life // Chocolate Covered Strawberries
It’s chocolate-covered strawberry, and it only takes about half an hour to make it tops. It’s fresh, it’s healthy, and it’s very easy to eat. What more can you ask for?
- Banana Pudding Dip Lets Dish Recipes // Banana Pudding Dip
What’s healthy, tasty, and easy to eat? A banana. How do you make it even better as a dessert treat? Make banana pudding dip! Preparing this recipe takes about fifteen minutes, so if you want a quick, healthy dessert then this should be on your “emergency dessert recipe” list.
Who says dessert should take hours to make? With these recipes, you’ll always have something waiting for you after every big meal. Whether you want to make desserts ASAP or turn it to a quick learning activity with the kids, these recipes will make excellent additions to your homemade menu.
I was visiting Marilyns Treats and found great tips on using a pastry bag to add piping to cupcakes and large cookies. There are actually several ways you can do this if you don’t have a pastry bag, you can create one with a large ziplock bag, but stop by for more tips and her recipe for the filling.