If you’re looking for the best summer desserts, this list is going to make your sweet tooth very happy. From cakes to pies to even no-bake cookies, all of these simple desserts are perfect for enjoying during the summer months.
This is a giant list of some of my favorite summer desserts. I couldn’t possibly pick and choose so I decided to include them all and share my sweet treats and summer dessert loves with all of you!
Once the summer months arrive, I can’t wait to indulge in picnic recipes, beach time, and putting up my feet to enjoy simple desserts. Here you’ll find all of my favorite summer desserts that you can make a different recipe every day and NEVER get tired of any of them.
Best Summer Desserts
Keep in mind that some of the best dessert recipes don’t have to be hard. You can easily make up ANY of these dessert recipes and have tons of time to get ready and relax, too. (and since the chef gets to taste test along the way, you’ll get the first nibbles, too!)
These simple summer recipes are a true treat to your tastebud! Not only can you make them quickly and easily, but you can also make them and share with all your family and friends! Making sweet summer desserts was never so simple!
Strawberry cobbler is the perfect recipe to make in spring, when fresh strawberries are cheap and plentiful! Top it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream while it’s still piping hot and you’ve got yourself a winning dessert.
Fruit Salsa is a perfect summer dessert dip! Loaded with fresh fruit and a side of baked cinnamon chips, this is the ultimate party dip! All you need for this delicious fruit salsa is fresh fruit, tortillas, cinnamon, and sugar.
This Red, White, and Blue Poke Cake is perfect for the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, or any patriotic occasion! The light, fluffy cake is infused with red and blue Jello for a fruity, colorful easy dessert!
These No Bake Peanut Butter Barsare super simple to put together and need only 6 ingredients! And they're a no-bake treat, which means you will have them ready quickly, without needing to turn on your oven.
Mini Strawberry Rhubarb Pies are a perfectly-portioned way to make the most of strawberry season! A sweet-and-tart homemade strawberry and rhubarb pie filling is encased in flaky refrigerated pie crust—and to keep things petite, they’re made in muffin tin cups.
Snickers Poke Cake is here to be the star of your next party! This easy poke cake starts with a box of devil’s food cake mix, then it gets topped with caramel sauce, whipped topping, and chopped Snickers bars. It’s sure to impress everyone who tries it, and no one will guess how effortless it was to make.
This vintage cake uses a box cake mix as the base – to keep it easy! It is then filled with cream of coconut and topped with Cool Whip and sweetened shredded coconut. It's one of the best easy cake recipes I know!!
Skip all the hassle of measuring, mixing and scooping cookie dough and create this Chocolate Chip Candy Cookie Bar. With all the fun flavors of a chocolate chip cookie with loads of candy bar toppings and peanut butter, make these Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars exceptionally special!
These Caramel Apple Nachos Are A Quick & Easy Treat For Any Time! Slice Green Apples, Drizzle In Caramel And Top With Chocolate Chips And Toffee Bits – It Tastes Just Like A Caramel Apple, But Much Easier to Make In NO Time!
This Coconut Cream Pie is a coconut lover's dream! Creamy, rich instant coconut pudding is mixed with whipped topping and sweetened coconut flakes and folded into a pre-made pie crust for the ultimate easy, decadent dessert.
Ooey Gooey Butter Cake! This sweet treat made from a box cake mix is a classic dessert made popular by Paula Deen but originated in St. Louis – made with just a few ingredients, it's one of the easiest cake recipes around!
You can’t miss out on these simple summer recipes! It’s time to take charge and treat yourself and those that you love! Just work your way down the list – I promise you won’t’ be sorry!
Mocha Brownie Trifle
This easy Mocha Brownie Trifle is the perfect easy dessert for all chocolate and coffee lovers! A quick dessert recipe that is to make using instant coffee and a boxed brownie mix! This easy Mocha Brownie Trifle Recipe has brownies layered with a rich and creamy mocha moose filling.
Red, White, and Blue Trail Mix is the perfect 4th of July snack! For every patriotic holiday when you are getting together to celebrate someone and their service to this country, make this crunchy, sweet-salty, festive treat to share with friends and family.
My Lemonade Cake recipe takes a lemon box cake and infuses it with lemonade concentrate for intense lemon flavor. It's topped with a creamy lemon frosting that's super rich thanks to cream cheese and salted butter. This one's a keeper!