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8 Very Cool No-Bake Summer Desserts

No need to heat up your kitchen to make these party-worthy, no-bake cakes and pies.

1. Lemon Icebox Pie III

Cooks' Tips: Beat the cream cheese for 5 minutes with or without added sugar; increase lemon juice and zest.

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Lemon Icebox Pie III | Photo by Sarah

2. Mom's Ice Cream Dessert

Cooks' Tips: Use this as your blueprint and substitute any ice cream flavor you crave.

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Mom's Ice Cream Dessert | Photo by Molly

3. No-Bake Cheesecake I

Cooks' Tips: Double the cream cheese; change up the flavor by adding cocoa powder, coffee liqueur, or a variety of fresh fruit toppings.

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4.No-Bake Lime Mousse Torte

Cooks' Tips: Use Key limes to amp up the flavor; let frozen torte thaw a few minutes before slicing.

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5. Rich Chocolate Truffle Pie

Cooks' Tips: Be sure to let this chill thoroughly to let flavors fully develop. Go for the cuteness factor by making mini pies.

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6. Buster Bar Dessert

Cooks' Tips: Fudge/peanut topping is classic, but try caramel/cashew, butterscotch/pecan, chocolate/pretzel, marshmallow/walnut; change up ice cream flavors, too.

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7. Strawberry Cheesecake in a Jar

Cooks' Tips: Make a middle layer of strawberries and top with cream cheese mixture; also looks great in individual dessert cups instead of jars.

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Cheesecake in a Jar | Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

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8. No Bake Peanut Butter Pie

"Easy dreamy pie. Reminds me of a frozen Peanut Butter Cup. I used non-fat milk, fat-free Cool Whip, and low-fat cream cheese. This pie is plush!" -- Melanie Greer


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