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Howdy, hi there and welcome back to Our Two Family! Today we are talking 5 minute no-bake desserts, for those special occasions that arise while your kitchen is in a dumpster.
And, why should you make these no bake desserts, when you could just swing by the local bakery?
Well, your finances might be feeling it these days – particularly if you’re renovating – and cooking at home can always save you a few coins.
PLUS if your kids are anything like ours, baking is always a fun boredom-buster, even just for a few minutes on one of these fancy no bake desserts.
Even if you’re not mid-kitchen remodel, maybe it’s summer, and the thought of turning on your oven makes you want to backstroke head first down a gravel driveway.
So, if you want a treat, and you’ve overdone the Klondikes, pick one of these delectable sweets to satisfy that craving without cranking up the thermostat.
Most of these recipes require few to no gadgets – think a blender, food processor, or microwave. After that, it’s easy breezy!
So, here you are: 51 of the food blog-o-sphere’s 5 minute no bake desserts for your kitchen renovation and beyond!
5 Minute No Bake Desserts for Chocolate Lovers
S’mores craving? Check. Desire to dip? Check.
Also, who didn’t sneak a bite of cookie dough as a kid when mom wasn’t looking?
Two ingredients! Who needs a kitchen anyway?!
Going out on a limb here to say: change the sprinkles color and you’ve got an any-holiday chocolate marshmallow!
This also sounds super doable to get young kids involved with a 5-minute no-bake dessert.
Take it back to the ol’ school like an ol’ fool who is so cool! Man, just the thought of a Rice Krispie covered in gooey candy bar goodness makes me feel like an 8-year-old again.
Like an Andes under your pillow. Mmm….
Crunchy + sweet + s’mores = who could ask for anything more? It’s like Puppy Chow, but fireside.
How cute are these Easter treats? You can change up the toppings to make for any holiday you want!
5 Minute No Bake Desserts for Cheesecake Lovers
Alright people, just look at the name of this blog. “Cheesecake It Is.” I mean, who else would we trust?
If it tastes anything like fluff of a fluffer nutter, we’re in business. Also, it’s keto, for those of you crazy enough to do keto diets and kitchen renos at the same time.
Slick ideas here – getting some flavored Greek yogurt + 3 more ingredients, and you’ve got yourself a sweet fall fusion treat!
Another great idea for a no-bake dessert that will get the kids involved! Roll up those sleeves and enjoy!
I mean, come ON! Don’t these look incredible?! And you can make them gluten free, too!
Contractor giving you a hard time? Dishwasher delayed? Behold, the pie in which you may drown your sorrows.
A winning combo here with the chocolate and cherry! Talk about summer’s sweet perfection!
Parade the Sunday potluck with your sans-kitchen prowess. Talk about delish!!
5 Minute No Bake Desserts for Cookie Lovers
Um hi, can someone fill me a bathtub of this?? A little bit o’ biscoff, a little bit o’ milk, add some ice cream, and voila – bliss. Hand this to me after a demo day and I’ll be set for the night.
She had me at “Cream Cheese Whipped Cream.”
When the wonder cookie also has its own spread… you make it a thing!! Easy and delightful fudge. Boom.
5 Minute No Bake Desserts for Fruit Lovers
Whole 30 friendly, gluten free, all the healthy, because it’s simply fruit! Keep that blender handy in your makeshift kitchen and you’re set.
If you’re without a kitchen on “Halloween, Halloween, Halloween night,” then this is the creative healthy dessert for you! WHY HAVE I NEVER THOUGHT OF THIS?
Alright gents, listen up. If you’ve ripped out a kitchen, and your sweetheart has had enough, and the project seemingly won’t end, then you should probably whip up a batch of these little Valentines.
Yes, even if it’s August.
Did you know? The mango can be obtained either frozen or canned. This recipe has three – THREE! – ingredients. Go get ‘em, tiger.
…if you add some adult “flavor” that begins with “r” and ends with “um,” I won’t judge! Talk about a delectable 5-minute no-bake dessert!
Looks so fancy, no one would ever know you did it with a makeshift kitchen setup!
Just warm the milk in the microwave instead of stove top, and you can make this without your full kitchen.
Oh so simple, oh so swanky! WHY have I never tried this? The secret ingredient runs you less than a dollar.
Naturally gluten free, and you can sound like you’re ready for a polo match by calling it a “fool.” How neat is that?
It doesn’t get easier than this, people! Buy some pre-made cookies, a tin of pineapple, and a can of cream. Watch and learn from Christina. Especially the note about the rum.
5 Minute No Bake Desserts for Mug Cake Lovers
Pay attention now, people. This takes boxed cake mix and does some 3-2-1 hocus pocus with water and it looks incredible.
All by yourself with nothing but bare studs to keep you company? Delve into this single serve decadent dessert without a moment’s hesitation.
Need a sweet but don’t want to leave any evidence? Look no further.
Hey now, if you’re DIYing any portion of your renovations, you’re going to need to refuel at some point. Enter: protein powder. Specifically in the form of cake.
Got yourself a fall flavor craver? Stick it all in a mug, stick the mug in the microwave, and stick this down the gullet to satisfy!
5 Minute No Bake Desserts for Truffle Lovers
I always knew the Swedes possessed secrets to life. Here’s one of them!
YUM! Get your clean eating desserts on with no added sugars and no weird ingredients (psyllium husk, I’m looking at you). The you Naturallie Plant-Based for the chocolate lovers’ delights without the guilt!
I won’t judge you if you eat these for breakfast.
Looking for one with less flaxseed and more sugar? Try this recipe from Baking Me Hungry.
Simple enough for summer, festive enough for Christmas. Plus, the addition of protein powder will keep you feeling full and fit!
I’ve never had a Raffaello from the store, but I’ll never need to with this creative take!
…for the forbidden food lovers. What could be better than cookie dough? One that’s edible without the threat of Salmonella. No one would have time for that during a kitchen reno.
How cool is this? Except they’re no frying involved, don’t worry. Great for the kiddos to help, too!
If they’re made with dates, they’re good for me… right…??
Pardon me while I lick my fingers and call upon my theatre persona: “STAWP IT!” You can even pick yer cookie and cream to make it gluten free or vegan.
5 Minute No Bake Desserts – Mousses, Milkshakes, and more!
It’s like the filling of a chocolate, without the work of figuring out which one in the box is the caramel.
Just… hand me a spoon and call it good. (My ten year old self can hear my mom warning, “Don’t eat too much or you’ll get a belly ache….”)
Get your chocolate fix and your veggies all in one cup! Low carb, vegan, all the good stuff – and easy to make even in a cheap temporary kitchen setup.
Added sweetener a no-go? Try this one from Fit Mama Real Food.
Presentation is everything here! Talk about a delectable delight for the eyes!
In all of my dedicated decades of dessert eating prowess, this is one I’ve never heard of! Can I get an “OH YEAH”!?
Look I know you’re supposed to dip stuff in here, but I would happily dive in with an extra large spoon.
And no, you don’t need to churn a thing!
I always think of hash involving eggs and brunch. Not so! This one couldn’t be easier!
You could practically enter the Great British Bake Off with these! No one would every know that you used a plain ol’ loaf of bread to make it happen!
Final thoughts on 5 minute no bake desserts
Well folks, there you have it. 51 sweet 5 minute no bake desserts to get you through your kitchen remodel’s fanciest occasions.
Whether you’re whipping up the chocolate treats or the cheesecakes, we hope you’re keeping sane during your kitchen renovation and remembering to enjoy the process.
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