I'm melting. I'm meeeeeeeltiiiiiiiiiiing!!! You, too? I'm not sure anyone is catching a break this summer. If it IS cool where you live, do you have an available guest room?
In the meantime, let's talk about cool, no-bake desserts that'll help us to beat the heat. As always, click the recipe titles to go to the post.
11 Cool Recipes to Beat the Heat
We'll start with the obvious - ice cream. You know all those flavors in 7-layer cookies...the graham cracker crumbs, chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, coconut, pecans, sweetened condensed milk, butter?!? They're all in here.
Here it is. Your no-bake, make-ahead summer dessert. Pineapple cream tiramisu is tiramisu with a tropical twist. It's LUSCIOUS.
Kahlua-Coffee Ice Cream Dream Cake
This dessert pretty much has it all. It's cold, it's creamy, it's crunchy, it's chocolatey, it's coffee-y. It's no-bake and a MAJOR crowd pleaser!
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream
Not to be dramatic, but this Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream will change your life. It will make you a happier person. If you like chocolate, and you like peanut butter, and you like chocolate WITH peanut butter, you MUST make this Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream.
London Acai + Almond Butter Bowls
These Acai + Almond Butter Bowls are cold and thick with a fresh crunch from grated apple, chewy currants, toasted oats, almonds, and walnuts...all topped with a big dollop of almond butter.
Chocolate Amaretti Ice Cream Pie
Let me tell you how scrumptious this ice cream pie is. I served it after dinner two nights ago, and my husband exclaimed, "This is EASILY in my top 10 desserts!" Not only is it delicious, it's ridiculously easy to make.
Watermelon Margarita Mocktails
I cannot get enough of these Mock-a-ritas. It's a drink that hits all the buttons - tangy, sweet, refreshing. Perfect for a scorching summer day!
Chocolate Caramel Pretzel No-Bake Bars
Gooey, salty, and sweet perfection.
This vanilla bean frozen custard is luscious, creamy, and rich. Lately, I can't stop thinking about frozen custard. I blame you, Freddy's.
Fresh strawberries are layered with graham crackers and a fluffy cream cheese whipped cream. After a few hours in the refrigerator, the graham crackers magically transform into soft "cake" layers. It IS magic!
Roasted Cherry and Almond Cheesecake Ice Cream
Alrighty. This ice cream... it's rich, creamy, tangy, sweet...everything you'd want in a cherry almond cheesecake. This is better, though; you can put it in a cone. The ice cream has a secret ingredient, actually a few.
Which one are you making first? Snap a photo and tag me on Instagram @bridget350!