Some Summer days, it's too hot to even consider baking. But even the greatest heat waves shouldn't stop you from satisfying your sweet tooth. With puddings, panna cotta, cheesecake, and lots and lots of fruity options, there's no reason to turn on the oven when you have the choice of these 20 no-bake desserts.
S'mores Snack Mix
No campfire? No problem! Drizzle melted chocolate over graham cracker cereal and garnish with mini marshmallows for an on-the-go s'mores snack mix .
Ginger Limeade Granita
For those who prefer sour to sweet, try ginger limeade granita , a frozen dessert with flaky, tart ice chips that will awaken the palate.
Old-Fashioned Icebox Cake
There's actually no cake at all in this icebox cake. Chocolate wafers soak up the moisture from whipped cream to create a soft, cake-like texture. Watch the video to see how it's done, and then print out the recipe .
Mini Grasshopper Pies
With an Oreo crust and minty marshmallow filling, mini grasshopper pies  are a cooling, colorful way to end a meal.
Giada De Laurentiis is all for effortless desserts that can be enjoyed on the couch. Her chocolate trifles  feature chocolate cake cubes and a chocolate custard dolloped on top.
No-Bake Crème Brulée
Crema Catalana  is a lemony, refrigerated custard. It's coated in flame-torched sugar, similar to crème brulée .
Ice Cream Cake
Beginning bakers should spring for this ice cream cake  with whipped cream, ice cream sandwiches, coffee liqueur, and crushed peppermint candy.
Let's be honest; almond chocolate spread  is dessert. Spread it on toast or cookies. Better yet, just grab a spoon.
Make a large batch of this salt-flaked fudge , cut it into bite-size pieces, and keep it in the freezer for convenient grabbing.
Sorbet With Citrus Vodka and Lime Zest
Sometimes the best desserts are the ones that are thrown together last minute. Freshen up store-bought sorbet  by topping it with citrus vodka and lime zest.
German Chocolate Pudding Cups
Like the decadent cake but cooler and lighter for warm weather, these German chocolate pudding cups  are layered with a coconut pecan custard.
Sometimes you don't want to go through the trouble of making ice cream. This strawberry semifreddo  is the ultimate "lazy" person's ice cream recipe.
A blackberry fool with Calvados  only contains four ingredients, so it's as easy as it is light.
No need to heat up the oven to make cheesecake. This no-bake cheesecake  is made with graham crackers, cream cheese, and condensed milk. There's no raw egg involved, which means there's no need to bake!
Nanaimo bars , the legendary bar made famous by Vancouver housewives in the 1950s, is similar to a seven-layer bar with graham cracker, almonds, coconut, and chocolate. Rather than condensed milk, this bar has a creamy pudding layer.
Roasted Strawberry Thyme Panna Cotta
Gelatin and cream set to create these creamy strawberry panna cotta  cups.
Peanut Butter and Chocolate Pudding
What's not to love about the classic pairing of peanut butter and chocolate? We imagine that peanut butter and chocolate pudding cups  would make great frozen pudding pops too.
Melt-in-your-mouth grape gelatin with blueberries  is a refreshing dessert that won't weigh you down with any heavy cream. Add a splash of Champagne or vodka for a spiked version.
The Eton Mess  originated in the 1800s at a distinguished British public school. The strawberry, heavy cream, and meringue cookie mixture was originally served after an important annual cricket game.
Frozen Mojito Cake
Sweet and salty dessert fans will love these frozen mojito cakes . The salty pretzel crust is topped with a frozen mojito  and cream cheese filling.