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As much as I love the summer, I’m not really a big fan of the heat, and I’m guessing you aren’t either.
And if there’s anything that helps make the scorching heat a bit more bearable, it’s the presence of tasty, and refreshing treats.
If you’re looking for the best yummy desserts to make this season, then you’ve come to the right place.
Whether you’re planning a party, event, potluck, or get together this summer, or simply want something nice and tasty to enjoy, I’ve got the perfect collection of treats for you.
In this post, you’ll discover 27 amazing summer dessert recipes to satisfy your cravings. From tasty ice cream sandwiches and cakes, to frozen popsicles, to seasonal summertime fruity desserts, to no bake treats, and more.
These summer dessert recipes are super easy to make, tasty, and refreshing too.
Let’s get straight into it.
27 Tasty Summer Dessert Recipes
1) Frozen Oreo Ice Cream Dessert
You love Oreos. You love ice cream. So why not have them both? This decadent Oreo ice cream dessert is everything you’ve been praying for. No better way to cool off after a hot day.
2) Keto Salted Caramel Cheesecake Fat Bomb
Being on a low carb diet doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the yummy treats. These salted caramel cheesecake fat bombs will satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping you in ketosis.
They’re the perfect healthy treat to whip up with just a handful of ingredients. It takes just 3 ingredients and a few short to make this, and they come out amazing.
3) Frozen Yogurt Bark
For when you want something simple, healthy, and tasty, these frozen yogurt barks are the perfect thing to try. Toss in your favorite seasonal fruits, freeze, and enjoy.
The mix of blueberries and strawberries here make this perfect for the 4th of July, but it works well for any other occasion in general.
4) Healthy Frozen Strawberry Dessert
Here’s another tasty summer dessert you can enjoy without guilt. Since summer is officially strawberry season, this yummy treat is a great way to put some of those berries to use.
It features a nice fluffy strawberry filling, with an equally simple and yummy pecan crumb topping. This healthy treat is low in carbs and calories, and is also weight watchers friendly too.
5) Mango Passion Fruit Sorbet
This tropical fruit sorbet with mango and passion fruit will remind you of what summer is all about. It’s super simple and easy to make, refreshing, healthy, and perfect for just about any occasion.
The fruit combo gives it its natural sweetness. Although you can still add in your favorite sweetener of choice.
6) Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich
I mean, who can say no to the perfect vanilla ice cream, sandwiched between two tasty chocolate cookies. Toss in some extra chocolate chips, and you got yourself a summertime favorite.
7) Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie
Here’s another amazing ice cream and Oreo combo you’re going to want to try out. Oreo crust, with fluffy peanut butter and vanilla ice cream filling. And some extra Oreos on top just because.
8) Mini Key Lime Pie
For when you’ve got a party, celebration, get together or any other event coming up, individualized desserts like this are the perfect way to go.
This no bake mini key lime pie does just that by transforming the traditional classic into equally tasty bite-sized versions. Your guests are going to love these for sure.
9) Vanilla Frozen Yogurt and Blueberry Terrine
Take your frozen yogurt game to a whole new level with this blueberry terrine. You only need 3 simple ingredients and 5 short minutes to make this, and it comes out nothing short of amazing.
10) Disney Dole Whip
Speaking of yummy summer desserts to make with just 3 ingredients, this dole whip is a must try.
This is a perfect copycat version of the dole whip that gets served at Disneyland. It’s super easy to make, super tasty, and comes together in just a few minutes.
11) Easy Lemon Curd Mousse
Lemon treats are synonymous with the spring and summertime, and this is one you certainly don’t want to miss.
The tangy and yummy goodness of this lemon curd mousse will have you reaching out for another one. It features a nice graham cracker, coconut and pecan crust, topped with a creamy, fluffy and tangy curd.
12) Chocolate Covered Strawberry Truffles
Chocolate and strawberry are a match made in heaven, and these truffles are here to prove it. You only need 4 simple ingredients to get this going, and it’s as tasty as can be.
Be sure to make a batch of these, because it’ll have you reaching for another one.
13) Ice Cream Cake
This cake is surprisingly easy to make, and straight up irresistible. From its chocolate and ice cream layers, to its whipped cream coating and chocolate ganache topping, there’s just no saying no to this. Your summer party just got a hundred times better with this.
14) Mini Fruit Tarts with Pastry Cream Filling
Here’s another brilliant way to enjoy your fruits this summer. These mini fruit tarts are great for parties, get togethers, or any other occasion.
They feature a nice buttery tartlet shell, with vanilla cream filling, topped with a number of tasty fruits. Feel free to also experiment with your favorite seasonal fruits too.
15) Peach and Blueberry Cobbler
16) Blueberry No-Churn Ice Cream
Given that ice cream is one of the most popular summer dessert options, this list certainly wouldn’t be complete without it. And this simple but tasty blueberry treat is on the must-try list.
And the best part? You don’t need an ice cream maker or any special machine to make this.
17) No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Bars
For my cheesecake lovers out there, I got the perfect summertime treat for you. These tasty cheesecake bars with graham cracker crust, vanilla cheesecake filling and strawberry swirl are about to become one of your favorites.
And you don’t need to turn on the oven for this. A few minutes of prep is all you need. You’ll be thanking yourself afterwards.
18) Vegan Lemon Bars
Speaking of yummy treats that don’t require you to turn on the oven, these lemon bars are the next thing on the summer bucketlist.
They are 100% plant-based, and achieve the perfect creamy texture thanks to the cashews and coconut cream used here, and they still have that yummy zesty goodness you love.
19) S’mores Bars
Summertime is also the official and unofficial s’mores season. And these delicious s’mores bars with chocolate are one thing you certain don’t want to miss out on.
They’re surprisingly easy to make too, with just 4 ingredients required. And they come together easily in under 30 minutes from start to finish.
20) Pineapple Dream Dessert
21) Berries and Cream Popsicles
Popsicles are another amazing treat idea to help you beat the heat, and these ones are as tasty as they are healthy.
Made with a nice berry mix and some vanilla yogurt, and naturally sweetened to perfection, they’re the perfect treat for kids and adults alike.
22) Key Lime Mousse Pie
23) Layered Pina Colada Dessert
Combine your favorite drink and your favorite treat into one, with this delicious pina colada delight.
24) Peach Dump Cake
When it comes to easy, it doesn’t get much easier than a tasty dump cake like this. Like the name implies, you literally just toss all the ingredients into the baking dish, and sit back and relax. I wouldn’t have it any other way.
25) Easy Mixed Berry Yogurt Parfaits
Healthy doesn’t always have to mean boring, and this parfait proves just that. With the mix of tasty berries, sweetened yogurt, and crispy oats, they’re more than sure to satisfy your cravings.
26) Lemon Blueberry Parfaits
This triple layer parfait is way easier to make than it seems. It combines a nice tangy lemon curd layer, a blueberry layer, and an equally tasty honey whipped cream layer.
Triple the yumminess, triple the fun. And it comes together pretty quickly too. It takes less than 20 minutes to get this done from start to finish.
27) Watermelon Cupcakes
Watermelon is another seasonal fruit that’s not left out in this list. Give your cupcakes the much needed seasonal twist with this one.
This features a soft and moist cupcake, topped with watermelon buttercream frosting, and decorated with some tasty chocolate chips for the big finish. Super easy to make in just a few short steps and it comes out amazing too.