Take a look at my collection of easy No-Bake Holiday Desserts for sweet treats that make preparing for the holidays a breeze! From cookies to bars and cake, there’s something for everyone, and the best part is you don’t even have to turn on the oven.

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The cozy scent of freshly made Christmas cookies is just one of the many things that make the holiday season so special. While I’m all for spending hours in the kitchen baking desserts, sometimes I’m a little short on time and need to whip up something in a pinch. Especially during the holiday season when schedules can get a little crazy!

That’s when these no bake holiday desserts come in to save the day. Every bit as delicious as baked recipes, I always keep these treats on hand as a crowd-pleasing backup plan during the busiest time of the year. From No-Bake Christmas Crunch Cookies to Peppermint Bark, and No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Cake, there are plenty of options to get you through the entire season and beyond!

33+ No Bake Holiday Desserts Recipes

The holiday season runs from Halloween through New Year’s, and it’s often jam-packed with parties and gatherings – all of which require dessert! Whether you’re looking for a simple recipe to bring to an office cookie swap or a tasty treat to feed a crowd, you’re sure to find something everyone will love with the tasty no bake holiday dessert recipes below!

1. No-Bake Christmas Crunch Cookies

Cookies with just four ingredients and no baking required? Yes, please! These No-Bake Christmas Crunch Cookies are perfect for, well, crunch time if you need a quick dessert option. With no oven required, they couldn’t be easier to toss together.

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No-Bake Christmas Crunch Cookies
These simple 4- ingredient No-Bake Christmas Crunch Cookies are the perfect holiday cookie to enjoy at home and give as gifts!
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2. No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake

For an easy twist on pumpkin pie, try my recipe for No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake! You’ll get all the warm, familiar flavors of pumpkin pie folded into a creamy cheesecake base, and you won’t need to turn on the oven!

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake
This No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake is a festive fall dessert loaded with cozy spices, pumpkin, and tangy cream cheese. No oven required, so it’s a cinch to make!
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3. No Bake Pumpkin Pie

Skip the traditional pumpkin pie and make a no-bake pie with half the effort and all the flavor instead! This No Bake Pumpkin Pie features a layer of graham cracker crust with cream cheese and lightly spiced pumpkin filling and is finished off with sweet Cool Whip for a dessert no one can resist.

No Bake Pumpkin Pie
No Bake Pumpkin Pie – Made with a graham cracker crust and layers of cream cheese, spiced pumpkin filling, pudding, and Cool Whip – a perfect fall dessert!
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4. No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake

Cheesecake always feels festive no matter the season, and a chocolate cheesecake will make the perfect sweet ending to any holiday meal. This No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake is packed with chocolate flavor and a creamy topping and sprinkled with mini chocolate chips to take it over the top!

No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
This easy no-bake chocolate cheesecake is rich, creamy, and full of chocolate flavor!
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5. No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Cups

Serve these No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Cups as a fun Halloween or Thanksgiving dessert! Little hand-held bites of creamy pumpkin are packed with delicious fall flavors for a special sweet treat that’s quick and easy to make.

No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Cups
Indulge your love of pumpkin with these No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Cups! All fall flavors we love the most, and did I mention you don't have to bake it?!
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6. No Bake Cookies

When it comes time to fill up holiday cookie boxes, turn to these No Bake Cookies to make life easy! Made without peanut butter and with just 10 minutes of prep time, they’re a tasty treat everyone can enjoy worry-free!

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No Bake Cookies (Without Peanut Butter
Need a recipe for no bake cookies without peanut butter? These are the best no bake cookies we've tried, and they're completely nut-free!
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7. No Bake Chocolate Eclair Cake

A No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Cake with layers of graham crackers, vanilla pudding, and chocolate frosting is an easy, decadent dessert. The graham crackers soak up the pudding mixture, creating a cake-like texture, while the chocolate frosting provides a rich flavor reminiscent of the icing on top of a traditional chocolate eclair!

No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Cake
A no-bake chocolate eclair cake is a delicious chilled dessert that turns a few simple ingredients into a cake that tastes like a chocolate eclair! It’s always a hit and perfect for parties.
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8. No-Bake Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Balls

I love to tuck no-bake, 3-ingredient peanut butter balls into my holiday cookie tins! Plus, they’re made with oats and honey. So, they’re a tad on the healthier side but still taste indulgent.

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Balls
No-Bake Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Balls
This 3-Ingredient, No-Bake Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Ball recipe are simple to make and will take you back to your childhood with the first bite!
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9. Haystack Cookies

A classic dessert, Haystack Cookies require just 5 ingredients and 10 minutes! Sweet, salty, and crunchy, they’re utterly irresistible and the perfect to add to your holiday desert table.

Chocolate peanut butter haystack cookies on parchment paper.
Haystack Cookies
These no-bake Haystack Cookies are crunchy, sweet, and a little bit salty. You only need 5 simple ingredients and 10 minutes of prep time to make a big batch!
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Made with a secret ingredient of storebought chocolate chip cookies, these No-Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Truffles look and taste as if they came from a gourmet bakery but are unbelievably simple to make!

No-Bake Chocolate Chip Truffles
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11. No Bake Peanut Butter Pie

Creamy, dreamy No Bake Peanut Butter Pie is an always-welcome holiday dessert! You can dress it up with chocolate shavings for a festive touch, but it’s absolutely perfect as is. Plus, just 4 ingredients are needed, and you’ll use a premade crust for easy prep!

No Bake Peanut Butter Pie
 This No Bake Peanut Butter Pie is a quick and easy no-bake dessert that only requires a premade graham cracker crust and 4 ingredients!
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12. No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

I love all things peanut butter, and No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars are no exception! Creamy peanut butter is mixed with crushed Nilla wafers for crunch and flavor. Then, the bars are topped with decadent melted chocolate for a sweet treat you’ll find yourself craving all year long. 

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars
These No Bake Peanut Butter Bars are 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.
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13. Crock Pot Candy

I love making edible gifts for the holidays, and this Crock Pot Candy recipe is always at the top of my list! You’ll use the crock pot so you won’t have to deal with the oven OR the stove. All you need is chocolate, peanuts, and a few other simple ingredients to make delicious candy. Feel free to add colored sprinkles for a festive touch!

Crock Pot Candy
The easiest candy you'll ever make! Crock Pot Candy is perfect for holiday gifts, especially when you add sprinkles for a festive touch.
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14. Peppermint Bark

Homemade Peppermint Bark is such a gorgeous old-fashioned holiday recipe! It features a base of rich, dark, semisweet chocolate topped with a layer of peppermint-flavored white chocolate. Then, chopped up bits of candy canes garnish the top for extra cruch and sweet, refreshing taste.

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Peppermint Bark
This Homemade Peppermint Bark recipe is easy and delicious, and it only requires 4 ingredients! This old-fashioned Christmas treat is always a hit!
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15. Easy Oreo Truffles

If you love Oreos and you love cheesecake, you’re sure to love Oreo truffles! These homemade cookie truffles are made without an oven and feature cookie crumbs rolled with cream cheese and dipped in melted white or dark chocolate. Another great one for the cookie box!

Easy Oreo Truffles
These easy Oreo Truffles With Cream Cheese are a decadent treat, but oh-so-simple to make! Cookies-and-creme crumbs and cream cheese are rolled into truffles, then dipped in melted chocolate to create this crowd-pleasing homemade candy.
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16. Caramel Apples

Skip the storebought options, and make homemade Caramel Apples instead! Serve them for a fun Halloween treat. Or, surprise your Thanksgiving guests with apples placed next to the pumpkin pie.

Caramel Apples
Add a new tradition into the mix and make your own caramel apples from scratch — caramel and all! They will be the ultimate fall treat.
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17. Bananas Foster

For a quick and easy no-bake recipe, make bananas foster! It’s perfect over ice cream and makes an impressive-looking dessert without much effort on your part, meaning its wonderful during the busy holiday season.

Bananas Foster
This classic Bananas Foster recipe is full of rich flavor thanks to the butter, dark brown sugar, and rum. Crunchy pecans are the perfect contrast to tender, caramelized bananas. Spoon over ice cream for an amazing dessert!
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18. Lemon Cream Cheese Pie

For a refreshing alternative to the rich chocolate desserts often served during the holidays, make this lemony no-bake cream cheese pie! It’s slightly similar to lemon meringue pie but without the fuss of making a meringue or needed to bake the filling. All your guests will love this one!

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Lemon Cream Cheese Pie
This no-bake Lemon Cream Cheese Pie is one of my favorites! It's creamy, brightened up with a squeeze of lemon juice, and a cinch to make!
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19. Peanut Butter Fluff Pie

Sweet peanut butter infuses this deliciously fluffy pie that also happens to be a no-bake dessert. You’ll fold together marshmallow fluff, peanut butter, cream cheese, and heavy cream to make a crowd-pleasing pie that’s perfect to bring to a holiday potluck.

Peanut Butter Fluff Pie
Peanut butter fluff pie is an easy, creamy no-bake dessert recipe that pairs the flavors of peanut butter and marshmallow with tangy cream cheese, all in a sweet graham cracker crust.
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20. No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake

A pretty addition to your holiday table and the perfect way to end a meal, this No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake recipe is exactly what it sounds like – a cheesecake that you don’t need to bake!

Cherry Cheesecake
No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake
No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake is the perfect quick and easy, no-bake dessert!
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21. Buckeyes

One of my favorite holiday treats, I look forward to homemade Buckeyes all year! Made with a base of sweet, creamy peanut butter balls, they’re dipped in rich chcooclate and set out to dry for the ultimate no-bake perfection.

This classic sweet treat combines creamy, rich, peanut butter chocolatey goodness in each bite. 
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22. Old-Fashioned Saltine Cracker Toffee

This super easy toffee recipe needs just 4 ingredients and no oven! Butter, brown sugar, chocolate, and, of course, saltines combine to make a treat you won’t be able to stop eating.

Old-Fashioned Saltine Cracker Toffee
This Christmas Crack recipe is also known as Old-Fashioned Saltine Cracker Toffee. It's easy to make with just 4 ingredients –  saltine crackers, butter, brown sugar, and chocolate!
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23. Ice Cream Pie

To make this sweet and easy ice cream pie perfect for the holidays, sprinkle chopped candy canes over the topping instead of or in addition to the sprinkles! You’ll love serving this special no-bake dessert.

An Oreo crust ice cream pie topped with whipped cream and cherries.
Ice Cream Pie
Each slice of this easy-to-make Ice Cream Pie is like a big, decadent piece of a hot fudge sundae. The Oreo crust, vanilla ice cream, and hot fudge sauce are perfect with a cherry on top!
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24. Red Velvet Waffles

Technically, waffles can be classified as a no-bake dessert because they’re cooked in a waffle iron and not the oven! For a twist on the traditional dessert, serve a red velvet waffle topped with vanilla ice cream and crushed candy canes for a wonderful, festive treat.

Red Velvet Waffles
Red velvet waffles are the perfect Christmas or Valentine's Day breakfast. They are rich, sweet, and surprisingly beautiful!
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25. Snickers Salad

Don’t you love a salad that is actually made out of candy? Yes! This easy, Snickers Salad recipe will be a welcome addition to any holiday dessert table. Scoop it up with homemade cookies!

Snickers Salad
This Snickers salad is one of the easiest, tastiest dessert recipes you will make this summer!
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26. Cool Whip Pie

Creamy, dreamy cool whip pie is sweet and decadent. During the holidays you can top it with crushed gingerbread cookies, candy canes, seasonal fruit, or make the recipe exactly as it’s written.

Cool Whip Pie
My Cool Whip pie is made with just four ingredients but tastes like a gourmet dessert. It is light, fluffy and has the perfecty fruity flavor.
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27. Oreo Ice Cream Cake

I make this dessert a lot during the summer months, but it’s totally acceptable to serve Oreo Ice Cream Cake during the holidays, too! This cold, creamy, and super chocolatey no-bake dessert is always welcome no matter the season.

Oreo Ice Cream Cake
Oreo ice cream cake is the perfect treat for summer. You only need 5 ingredients to make this crowd-pleasing no-bake dessert!
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28. Millionaire’s Pie

If you need a quick yet tasty dessert for last-minute holiday company, make Millionaires Pie! You need just 10 minutes or less to whip this up, and no oven is required!

Millionaires Pie
Millionaire's Pie is perfectly sweet, exceptionally fruity, and surprisingly light thanks to a cloud-like whipped filling. Best of all, you can make this pie in less than 10 minutes and never even turn on the oven!
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29. No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake

A rich cheesecake always feels just right to serve during the holidays. It’s so decadent, and when it’s no-bake you won’t have to fuss. Try my No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake for a beautiful and delicious dessert option.

No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake
This no-bake blueberry cheesecake only takes about 15 minutes to make and requires no baking time at all. The rich, fruity taste is irresistible! 
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30. Coconut Cream Pie

A sweet and fragrant Coconut Cream Pie is as pretty as it is tasty. A creamy coconut filling is balanced on a cookie crust for a wonderfully easy no-bake treat.

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Coconut Cream Pie
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.
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31. Classic French Silk Pie

This amazing French Silk Pie is so much better than store-bought, and it’s a beautiful and festive sweet for the holidays! Chocolate filling is topped with whipped cream and more chocolate to make a sumptuous dessert.

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French Silk Pie
This easy French Silk Pie recipe is a classic! A rich, creamy layer of chocolate pie filling is topped with whipped cream and chocolate curls for an irresistible dessert.
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32. Chocolate Cream Pie

Similar to french silk pie, Chocolate Cream Pie is a dream of a dessert. The silky smooth filling is rich and creamy, and you can bet that everyone will love it.

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Chocolate Cream Pie
Made with a pre-made crust, instant chocolate pudding, and whipped topping this Chocolate Cream Pie recipe is a chocolate lover's dream!
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33. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Pie

The classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate is featured in this decadent Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Pie. Creamy peanut butter is topped with a layer of chocolate to look like the familiar candy.

Reese's peanut butter cup pie with a slice being lifted.
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Pie
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Pie has everything you love about the classic candy, in a giant pie size! It's a must-make no-bake dessert for anyone who loves peanut butter and chocolate.
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34. Marshmallow Fruit Dip

Put out a big bowl of Marshmallow Fruit Dip during your next holiday gathering and watch it disappear! This fluffy, sweet dip is a lovely addition to any potluck table.

Fruit Dip
Fluffy fruit dip comes together with just three simple ingredients. The simple fruit dip comes together in just five minutes.
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