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78 Fancy No-Bake Holiday Desserts that Are Actually Easy to Make!

Need ideas for no-bake holiday desserts to make this Thanksgiving or Christmas? Here’s an epic round up of some of the best fancy no bake desserts like no-bake cheesecakes, no-bake pies, and more… perfect for you holiday party!

The holidays are upon us, and that means one thing… DESSERTS! I try to limit my sweets to just one night each week, but when the holidays roll around, all bets are off!

And if I can enjoy a sweet treat that’s easy to make and doesn’t require me to turn on the oven, then that’s a win in my book!

These no bake desserts are full of flavor and can be whipped up in a jiffy. There are some no bake cheesecakes on the list because it’s a staple at many holiday meals, but there are also some other desserts included that I think you will love.

And if you need some easy no bake Christmas cookies, then don’t miss my beautiful No Bake Snowflake Pizzelles!


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No Bake Holiday Cheesecakes

When you think of fancy no-bake desserts for the holidays, you probably think of cheesecake! Cheesecake is the classic no-bake dessert because you can customize it with pretty much any flavor, and it just needs to set up in the refrigerator.

Here are some awesome no bake holiday cheesecake desserts that your guests will love:

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Banana Pudding Cheesecake from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch

Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake from Upstate Ramblings

No Bake Peppermint Cheesecake from Homemade Heather

No Bake Baileys Cheesecake from Kitchen Mason

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Lemon Curd Cheesecake from Flawless Food

No-Bake Reindeer Cheesecake from Big Family Blessings

No-Bake Cranberry Cheesecake from Grits and Pinecones

No-Bake Biscoff Cheesecake from Jack Slobodian

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No-Bake White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake from Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt

No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake from iFoodReal

No-Bake Christmas Cheesecake from The Soccer Mom Blog

No-Bake Salted Caramel Cheesecake from Ella’s Better Bakes

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No-Bake Cannoli Cheesecake from This Italian Kitchen

No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake from Herbs and Flour

No-Bake Irish Cream Mini Cheesecakes from Emily Fabulous

Oreo No-Bake Cheesecake from Spend with Pennies

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Individual Vanilla Cheesecakes from Chef Savvy

No-Bake Banoffee Pie Cheesecake from A Mummy Too

Individual Berry No Bake Cheesecakes from Kitchen Sanctuary

No Bake Mascarpone Cheesecake with Amaretto from My Chef’s Apron

No-Bake Tiramisu Recipes to Make for the Holidays

If no-bake cheesecake is the classic no-bake holiday dessert, then tiramisu is a close second! If you love the traditional Italian dessert, then you’ll love these… some of which have unexpected flavors like pumpkin or vanilla:

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Easy Lemon Tiramisu from Lost in Food

Classic Tiramisu from Little Sunny Kitchen

Easy Tiramisu without Eggs from Spice Cravings

Easy Individual Tiramisu Cups from Blue’s Best Life

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Pumpkin Tiramisu from Cooked by Julie

Nutella Tiramisu from Chef Not Required

Tiramisu Cups from Where is My Spoon

Apple Tiramisu from Dani’s Cooking

No-Bake Dessert Bars and Balls for the Holidays

The great thing about serving dessert bars or sweet treats in ball form is that you can make a few different varieties so your guests can enjoy a sweet sampler of treats! Smaller sliced dessert bars and treat balls like the classic rum balls and coconut snowballs are perfect for holiday dessert buffets or to serve with after dinner drinks.

Here are some awesome dessert bars and treat balls to add to your list of no-bake desserts to make this holiday season:

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No-bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars from Joy Food Sunshine

No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars from Chunky in Kentucky

No-Bake Turtle Dream Bars from 365 Days of Baking and More

Egg Nog Cookie Dough Bars from We are Not Martha

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No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Bars from Modern Meal Makeover

No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Bars from Amanda’s Cookin’

Pecan Bourbon Balls from Cooking with Carlee

Peanut Butter Snowballs from Flavor Mosaic

No-Bake Holiday Pies and Tarts

From peanut butter to peppermint and everything in between… these no-bake holiday dessert pies would be perfect for any Thanksgiving or Christmas party!

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No Bake Mousse Pie from Mindee’s Cooking Obsession

No-Bake Peppermint Pie from Pint Sized Baker

No-bake Chocolate Tart from Gimme that Flavor

No-bake Oreo Pie from Fresh April Flours

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Cranberry Pomegranate Tart from Addicted to Dates

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Pie from Flavor Mosaic

Easy No-Bake Chocolate Pie from Moore or Less Cooking

No-Bake Chocolate Pie with Toasted Meringue from Easy and Delish

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No-Bake Gingerbread Cream Pie from Chocolate Moosey

No-Bake Turtle Pie from Boston Girl Bakes

No-Bake Grasshopper Pie from 2 Cookin’ Mamas

No-Bake Chocolate Hazelnut Pie from The Spiffy Cookie

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No-Bake Raspberry Pretzel Pie from Practically Homemade

Pecan Butter Pie from Inspired Epicurean

Pumpkin Mousse Pie with Maple Cookie Crust from Chenee Today

Peppermint Ice Cream Pie with Chocolate Ganache from What the Fork

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie from Dinner at the Zoo

No-Bake Nutella Pie from iFoodReal

No Bake Mini Chocolate Tarts from Butter Your Biscuit

Cranberry White Chocolate Tart from Whole Food Soul Food Kitchen

No Bake Mousse, Parfait, and Trifle Dessert Recipes to Make for the Holidays

Mousses, parfaits, and trifles are some other classic no-bake holiday desserts because they’re so easy to make and you can often make them a day ahead of time. Plus, served in large glass bowls or individual glass cups, these types of no bake desserts look absolutely stunning because you can see the many colorful, sweet layers.

Here are some awesome mousse and trifle recipes to try on your holiday dessert table:

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Irish Cream Coffee Mousse from The Delicious Spoon

Coconut Mousse with Raspberries from The Food Blog

Strawberry Trifle from Simple Living Recipes

15 Minute Pomegranate Parfaits with Pistachios from Happy Kitchen

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Brownie Peanut Butter Cheesecake Trifle from Fantabulosity

Coconut Cream Pumpkin Mousse from Worldly Treat

Easy Chocolate Mousse from Fresh April Flours

Dark Mascarpone Chocolate Mousse from It’s a Good Taste By Andrea

Even More No-Bake Holiday Desserts to Try

Want even more fabulous and fancy no-bake holiday dessert recipes? Check these out:

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Chocolate Peppermint Fudge Christmas Pudding from Sweetness and Bite

No-Bake Eclair Cake from Savoring the Good

Ice Box Cake Snow Globe Dessert from The Decorated Cookie

No-Bake Oreo Dessert from Salt and Baker

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Chocolate Berry Cups from The Food Blog

No-Bake Mini Eggnog Trifle from Food Meanderings

No-Bake Banana Split Cake from Confessions of Parenting

Mini Chocolate Ganache Tarts from Blue’s Best Life

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No-Bake Chocolate Lasagna from Dinner at the Zoo

Christmas Ice Cream Pudding from Marcellina in Cucina

No-Bake Cranberry Yum Yum from The Kitchen is My Playground

Double Chocolate Cheesecake Pudding from Tin and Thyme

I hope you’ve been inspired to try out a new no-bake holiday dessert recipe this year! Save space in your oven AND wow your holiday party guests with one of these fancy dessert recipes!

And if you need ideas for what to make for appetizers then check out this big old list of 50+ Elegant and Easy Holiday Appetizers!

Or, if you need some easy no-bake holiday treats for kids, then check out these posts:

Chocolate Covered Ritz Cracker Cookie Pops (Great Edible Gift Idea!)

chocolate ritz cracker cookies decorated with red and green sprinkles

Chocolate Pretzel Christmas Trees – Fun Treats To Make With Your Kids!

chocolate Christmas tree pretzel treats on a cutting board

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