There’s nothing quite like entertaining in the summer, is there? The days are longer, the nights are warmer, and with the sun shining and the children home from school, there’s a constant celebratory feeling in the air.For the 10 No-Bake Desserts for Summer Parties slideshow, click here.
But the challenge of throwing a pool party
, summer birthday party
, or bonfire
is that it can get insanely hot outside. Turning on your oven turns your home into a sweltering crucible of extreme heat, and counterbalancing that with air conditioning will drive up your electricity costs. The easiest (and best) way to solve the dilemma of a party menu without the heat is the no-bake dessert
Most of these desserts use premade ingredients, such as shortbread cookies
, ice cream
, and pudding
that help save you the use of your own stove. Thus, they’re not only delicious, but they’re easy to make. And even better, to beat the summer heat, a lot of these desserts are also frozen
, giving you and your guests some much-needed refreshment from the hot sun and debilitating humidity.
So, relax this summer. Your desserts are already pretty much handled thanks to these 10 incredible no-bake recipes.