28 No Bake Chocolate Desserts for the Chocoholic
These no bake chocolate desserts will satisfy even the biggest sweet tooth!
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Let's be honest, here at RecipeLion, we love chocolate desserts so much that if the world suddenly ran out of cocoa, it would be like the sun exploded. We'll put chocolate on and in anything: drinks, zucchini bread, even bacon! If you're going to make a dessert, it might as well be jam-packed with chocolate, right?
However, sometimes using the oven just isn't feasible. Maybe you're roasting chicken in there, or it's too hot out to use the kitchen, or you just haven't cleaned it in awhile. That's where these fantastic no bake chocolate desserts come from. Using only the refrigerator or freezer, these recipes for no bake chocolate desserts can stuff you with as much chocolate as you crave -- and you don't even have to look at the oven.
So, these are our editors' picks for the best 28 No Bake Chocolate Desserts for the Chocoholic! From no bake chocolate cookies to no bake chocolate pies and much, much more, you'll be practically bathing in chocolate by the time you're done reading. Hey, what's one cheat day, right?
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Easy No Bake Chocolate Desserts
When you're making a no bake dessert, above all you want it to be easy. If you wanted to spend hours in the kitchen, you'd be making a cake from scratch! Instead, all of these easy no bake chocolate recipes take mere minutes of prep time, and your appliances will take care of the rest while you relax.
You've absolutely got to start with this Easy Chocolate Trifle. This is truly one of our best dessert recipes. Complete with layers and layers and layers of rich chocolate pudding, crumbled Cosmic brownies, and a special secret ingredient (for adults only!), this no bake chocolate dessert is absolutely scrumptious.
- OMG No-Bake Dessert
There is nothing quite like a creamy, no-bake, layered desserts. This OMG No-Bake Dessert is out-of-this-world delicious and super easy to make. One look at this dessert and everyone will be saying "OMG."
- Cowboy Bark
We all know how addictive Trader Joe's Cowboy Bark is. This copycat recipe for homemade candy bark is just as good as the kind from Trader Joe's. This no bake recipe takes about 5 minutes to make, and is loaded with satisfyingly sweet ingredients!
- Back in Time Fudge
Fudge is a classic no bake candy recipe for a reason. It's easy to make and tastes amazing! This retro chocolate candy recipe will take you back in time with its simple ingredients list and delicious flavor. Give it a try!
- No Bake Ritz Dessert Cups
The combination of buttery Ritz crackers and milk chocolate chips is utter perfection. With just three simple ingredients, this easy recipe will have you hooked after just one bite!
- Bacon Crack
Chocolate. Toffee. Bacon. This Bacon Crack is totally iconic! Make this amazing homemade candy for your next cookie exchange or party - people won't be able to believe how delicious this wacky combination is.
- Summer's Best Icebox Cake
This Cool Whip frosted cake is a hot weather delight! Great for serving at parties or potlucks, this icebox cake recipe is one of our favorite no bake desserts for when the temperatures start rising. Just gather the five simple ingredients, and you're ready to make this layered treat!
- 3-Layer No Bake Dream Bars
When a dessert bar and a cookie mix together, you get these wonderful 3-Layer No Bake Dream Bars! The hardest part of the recipe is waiting for them to refrigerate so you can sink your teeth into one of them. This gorgeous layered dessert is just calling out your name.
Looking to up your chocolate cookie game this year? Check out our 17 Fabulous Ideas For Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes
No Bake Chocolate Cookie Recipes
Mmm... chocolate cookies. Is there anything better in this whole entire world? Now, most of us consider an oven a must-have when making cookies, but not so with this collection of no bake chocolate cookies! Whip these ingredients together and put them on a tray in the fridge, and you'll have a dozen or more delicious cookies ready to be devoured.
Definitely don't miss out on these No-Bake 15-Minute Thin Mints. Who needs Girl Scout season when you can have these classic treats in your own home? And they only take 15 minutes to make! Sign me up.
- Best Ever No Bake Cookies
These no-bake cookies are made with a few ingredients that you probably already have on-hand, such as oats and peanut butter. Ready in minutes, you only have to wait for them to cool. Don't say we didn't warn you, because you really will have to stop yourself from eating every last one all by yourself!
- Preacher Cookies
These cookies get their name because they are quick enough to make if you get a surprise visit from the preacher. They are ready in no time, and they are absolutely delicious! We love the chewy texture of these chocolate no bake cookies, plus the sprinkles provide a colorful finish.
- 10 Minute No Bake S'mores Cookies
Relive your childhood with this recipe for 10 Minute No Bake S'mores Cookies. Just 10 minutes is all it takes, start to finish, to make chocolate cookies with a gooey caramelized marshmallow top. You've been warned: these are addictive.
- Aunt Bee's No-Bake Rocky Road Cookies
Loaded with chocolate, peanuts, marshmallows, and Rice Krispies, this is a simple and easy way to satisfy your taste for salty-and-sweet! Plop the ingredients in mounds, then refrigerate them to set. No heating up the oven, no rolling out dough, no measuring flour. That’s it!
No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Desserts
We're just gonna say it: there is no flavor combination more utterly perfect than peanut butter and chocolate. Whoever first thought up putting these two ingredients together deserves a medal of honor! These are our favorite no bake chocolate peanut butter desserts. Dieters beware!
A great place to start is with this recipe for No-Bake Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Lasagna. The inclusion of a real peanut topping brings an extra level of crunch, saltiness, and peanuty goodness to this no bake dessert. It's a true fan favorite!
- No-Bake Peanut Butter Crack Bars
No-Bake Peanut Butter Crack Bars are unlike other no-bake recipes out there because these include rice cereal in the chocolate layer, so it's like eating a Crunch Bar. With soft peanut butter on bottom, crispy chocolate on top, and no oven required, these peanut butter bars are the perfect treat.
- No Bake Peanut Butter Marshmallow Pie
This pie is like a chocolate fluffernutter! This recipe for No Bake Peanut Butter Marshmallow Pie is sure to become one of your new favorites. Creamy peanut butter combines with fluffy marshmallow in a chocolate cookie crust to give you a recipe that will win over dessert lovers time and time again.
- Peanut Butter Ritz Candy Bars
One bite of one of these Peanut Butter Ritz Candy Bars will send you straight to dessert heaven! The heavenly chocolate ganache really tips this over into being sinfully fantastic. Give this easy dessert recipe a shot and you're sure to add it to your favorites list.
- No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Oatmeal Cookie Balls
The killer combination of peanut butter with chocolate and oats makes these delicious cookie bites. All you need to do is combine the ingredients in a bowl, roll into bite-sized cookie balls, and cover with powdered sugar.
No Bake Chocolate Pie
Chocolate pie is a famous dessert! A staple at potlucks, parties, and holidays all across the world, there's nothing like a cool, creamy bite of no bake chocolate pie. These recipes are truly a cut above the rest, and we know you'll enjoy each and every one of them. Good luck choosing!
We especially love this No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake Pudding Pie because its name gets better with every word. No bake? Chocolate? Cheesecake? It gets more and more delicious the longer it goes on! Your family will go bananas for this no bake chocolate treat.
- For the Love of Chocolate Cream Pie
There are lots of good chocolate dessert recipes out there, but it's hard to beat the outstanding flavors in this amazing chocolate cream pie. Prepare it for an after-dinner treat or take it to a potluck. Your loved ones are sure to give you some rave reviews.
- Seven Layer Ice Cream Pie
This no bake dessert recipe is layer upon layer of deliciously sweet ingredients. Seven Layer Ice Cream Pie is a colorful, festive pie that's perfect to serve at a birthday party or whenever you need a cold treat. The pie includes an Oreo crust, pretzel crust, peanut butter, hot fudge, caramel and chocolate sauces, and sprinkles.
- No Bake Chocolate Banana Tart
This No-Bake Chocolate Banana Tart has an easy date crust filled with creamy chocolate ganache and topped with toasted almonds and sliced bananas! The whole thing takes maybe fifteen minutes to put together, and it’s so incredibly delicious – you’d never all that flavor came from only five ingredients.
- Chocolate Afternoon Delight
This is one of the best pie recipes you'll ever eat. With an Oreo cookie crust, a creamy chocolate filling, and a Cool Whip topping, how can it not be? When you want a creamy, chocolate pie, this recipe is the one to turn to. Enjoy!
No Bake Oreo Desserts
At last, we've come to this editor's very favorite category: no bake Oreo desserts! It would be shameful to admit how many Oreos I can go through in one sitting. We know you love this classic cookie, too, so we've collected our best no bake recipes where Oreos are the star!
Who could ever resist this Sinfully Simple Oreo Delight? Just look at it! First you have Cool Whip, then there's also cream cheese, chocolate pudding and, of course, Oreo cookies. This has to be one of the most decadently delicious layered dessert recipes we've ever come across.
- Oreo Fluff
All you need are five simple ingredients to prepare this creamy no-bake dessert recipe. This Oreo Fluff is a dreamy mixture of chocolate pudding, Cool Whip, Oreos and marshmallows combined to make an addictive dessert "salad."
- No Bake Oreo Cheesecake
Thick chunks of Oreo cookies with chocolate fudge sauce are my definition of a good time. This No Bake Oreo Cheesecake is rich, chocolatey, and utterly scrumptious! This is the perfect no bake dessert for the summer. Your guests will be begging for it!
- Chewy No-Bake Oreo Bars
These dessert bars are like a delicious cross between a brownie and a rice crispy treat. Melted marshmallows hold the Oreos together for the base of these bars, then white chocolate is drizzled on top. Make this cookies and cream treat whenever you need a good no bake dessert!
- Oreo Dirt Pie
Our editors went crazy for this throwback Oreo dessert recipe when we made it in the test kitchen. Creamy vanilla pudding is absolutely delicious when paired with crunchy Oreo cookies. And the colorful gummy worms are just too fun. Kids and adults alike will adore this no bake dessert!
Looking to make your Oreo no bake desserts totally from scratch? Take a peek at this recipe for Paula Deen Copycat Homemade Oreos
What are your favorite chocolate recipes? Any family secrets? Let us know in the comments!
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