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10 Quick Dessert Recipes to Whip Up This Week


When it’s this hot outside, the last thing we wanna do is spend a ton of time near the oven. Enter quick dessert recipes — our favorite way to satisfy our sweet tooth without breaking into a sweat. Check out some of our favorite quick dessert recipes below, and don’t forget to follow us on Pinterest, too!

1. Funfetti Sugar Cookie

There’s just something about rainbow sprinkles that instantly transport us back to childhood. This easy funfetti sugar cookie recipe from Browned Butter Blondie will have you baking up those cookies in minutes!

2. Vegan No-Bake Snickers Cheesecake

When you’re in one of those eat-all-the-chocolate moods, go with this vegan recipe from A Saucy Kitchen! You can even make it paleo by swapping peanuts with almonds!

3. Rainbow Fruit Loop Treats

Honestly, who *doesn’t* love Rice Krispies treats?! Toss in Fruit Loops like this Confetti and Bliss recipe or another cereal and you’ve got a next-level dessert that’s still a cinch to whip up.

4. No-Bake Vegan Brownies with Chocolate Ganache

This Minimalist Baker recipe comes together in about 20 minutes and requires simple ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen! It’s a win-win.

5. Almond Joy Stuffed Dates

Meet your newest healthy obsession! These Almond Joy stuffed dates are super easy to make and you can totally make more to stash in the freezer for later. Bookmark the recipe from Food With Feeling here.

6. The Best Lemon Cookie

Fresh lemon juice, white chocolate chips and a simple lemon glaze — sign us up! Try this top-rated how-to from Kroll’s Korner — it’s one of our favorite quick dessert recipes.

7. Banana Bread Mug Cake

When you want to skip the baking altogether (we can’t blame you — it’s hot outside), make this banana bred mug cake! Easy, delicious and ready in 5 minutes! Recipe via Running On Real Food.

8. Healthier No-Bake Cheesecake in a Jar

We can never turn down cheesecake, especially when it’s this simple to prepare! Try this tangy, rich (and yet still healthy) quick dessert recipe from Hannah Magee RD — it’s definitely one you’ll wanna make again and again.

9. Peach Crumble Bars

We can’t round up our favorite quick dessert recipes without including something with in-season peaches! But if peaches aren’t your thing, this Stripes and Willows recipe allows you to swap it with practically any other fruit.

10. Strawberry Freeze

The best quick dessert recipes to make this summer are the COLD ones! This strawberry freeze how-to via Food Faith Fitness is gluten-free, low-calorie and ready in no time.

Searching for more recipes to make this season? Check out our favorite summer salads!

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