Whether you need something to bring to a family reunion, backyard cookout, summer pool party, or are looking for a tasty dessert just because, then these summer dessert recipes are just what you are looking for!
With recipes like lemon blueberry graham cracker ice cream sandwiches, no-bake lemon meringue pies, raspberry and white chocolate cake and so many more to choose from, there is something here that everyone will love wherever you are going!
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Marshmallow Fruit Dip
This classic marshmallow fruit dip is easily made with two ingredients and is the perfect treat to go with berries, cookies, and even angel food cake! This is perfect for a summer potluck or just as a snack to satisfy your sweet cravings.
Classic Strawberry Shortcakes
I love these individual-sized strawberry shortcake biscuits. The combination of the warm, lightly sweetened, crispy biscuit with the cool, fresh strawberries and homemade whipped cream just makes my heart sing.
Raspberry Filled Cupcakes with Lemon Frosting
This full-flavored moist raspberry cupcake has a raspberry jelly filling, and additional jelly infused into the cupcake batter to pump up the flavor and raspberry seeds for texture. It also uses an intense lemon flavored buttercream frosting.
Easy Classic Lemon Bars
These easy classic lemon Bars are a perfect combination of tart and sweet! I love the thickness of the shortbread crust. I have had lemon bars that had a thick crust and I felt like I was eating a cookie smothered in lemon curd, I much prefer this crust as it is a bit thinner and I can appreciate the combination of flavors together more.
No Bake Lemon Pie
Light and flavorful easy Lemon Pie, that’s no fuss, no-bake, and loaded with beautiful berries.
Strawberry Lemon Bars with Strawberry Glaze
These are a perfect summer treat. Instead of whipping up lemonade, you can quickly bake strawberry lemonade bars! These Strawberry Lemon Blondies are a lovely balance of strawberry and Lemon, and it’s not too tart or too sweet. The bursts of strawberries are so pretty and are fun to eat!
Homemade Vanilla Pudding
I always thought that homemade pudding must be really hard to make because everyone makes the store-bought version. Boy, was I wrong! I was surprised how EASY it was to make vanilla pudding from scratch, and you can easily make it with stuff you already have in the kitchen.
Classic Lemon Meringue Pie
This classic lemon meringue pie is a perfect combination of tart and sweet. This pie features a high fluffy meringue, thick lemony custard, and a homemade crust. This is a perfect dessert for any occasion or party, whether it is spring, summer, or even Christmas!
Classic Strawberry Pie with Lattice Crust
This old fashioned strawberry captures everything summer – fresh, sweet, and oh, so delicious! I used my homemade crust recipe and created a lattice top. It came out so beautiful and flakey!
Quick and Easy Strawberry Galette
This quick and easy strawberry galette has the deliciousness of a strawberry pie, but without the fuss of making a pie. It’s flavored with balsamic vinegar to give it a subtle pop of flavor and features a super flaky crust. It’s sooo good!
Smoked Chocolate S’mores Cheesecake
Cheesecake cooked in your smoker? Yes! and the results are perfect. This cheesecake is a perfect dessert for Summer loaded with your favorite Smores toppings.
Easy Mixed Berry Crisp
This Easy Mixed Berry Crisp is ridiculously easy to make. It has the perfect balance of sweet and tart, with a crunchy oatmeal crumble on top.
No-Bake Cherry Delight
This easy no bake cherry delight recipe (also called cherry yum yum) is such an irresistible treat! It features a perfect combination of cherry pie filling, a creamy layer of cream cheese and cool whip, and a crunchy graham cracker crust.
Chocolate Mango Tart
This Chocolate Mango Tart is a chocolate pastry crust that’s brushed with melted chocolate before being filled with mango curd and topped with freshly whipped cream and cocoa nibs! Oh, and the prettiest chocolate leaves ever!
Cherry Pie Bars
This Cherry Pie Bar recipe is made using cherry pie filling sandwiched between a shortbread flavored cookie dough. I love that it is so easy to throw together. I also like that this can be a great potluck dessert in the summer or for a holiday party in the winter.
Here’s a quick and easy strawberry yogurt muffin recipe that you can make in a pinch. It’s bursting with fresh strawberries (bonus points: you can easily use frozen berries in the off-season!) and greek yogurt to make these strawberry muffins super moist.
20 Minute Blueberry Muffins
This 20 Minute Moist Blueberry Muffin Recipe is easy, delicious, and packed with blueberries! This recipe makes a perfect small-batch, approximately 8 muffins.
Daisy Rice Krispy Treat Pops
Seriously, how cute are these Easter Rice Krispie Treats?! I used a daisy cut out to make these, but you could easily change up the shape by using any cutter that you may already have to change up for another season. I love how the colored frosting really amps up the cuteness of these decorated Rice Krispie treats.
Easy Peach Crumble
This is a perfect summer dessert, with a crisp topping and a layer of juicy peaches that create their own sauce during baking. It’s sweet, it’s fresh, it’s one of the easiest fruit bakes to take advantage of peach season.
Strawberry Cream Cheese Turnovers
This Strawberry Cream Cheese Puff Pastry is filled with a smooth and creamy cream cheese filling and sweet, fresh strawberries and topped off with a burst of icing.
Lemon Blueberry Graham Cracker Ice Cream Sandwiches
Lemon blueberry graham cracker ice cream sandwiches are sweet and puckery — and easy to make with 5 simple ingredients. They come together with Cool Whip, lemon curd, lemon zest, and fresh blueberries sandwiched between graham crackers for a frozen dessert everyone will love.
No-Bake Banana Pudding
Today we are going to be talking about how to make banana pudding. This simple banana pudding recipe is an easy no bake recipe that’s tasty, and perfect for feeding a crowd!
Raspberry Pretzel Salad
Everybody loves this irresistible Raspberry Pretzel Salad recipe with its salty-sweet combo of a crunchy pretzel crust, creamy cool whip and cream cheese filling, and sweet-tart raspberry jello top! It’s a summertime and holiday favorite!
This strawberry brownies recipe is made for strawberry lovers! It’s so tasty and an insanely easy recipe since it’s made with strawberry cake mix.
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Blueberry Cream Cheese Danish
The sweet blueberries balance perfectly with the rich cream cheese filling of this Easy Blueberry Cream Cheese Danish. The crunchy flakey crust is what really brings this recipe to the next level.
No-Bake Oreo Truffles
These Easy No-Bake Oreo truffles have a rich chocolate center surrounded by a crunchy almond bark and chocolate coating. While they are really popular for Christmas, I find they are great treats in the summer because they are quick to throw together, only uses five ingredients, and doesn’t require any baking time.
No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake
If you are an Oreo lover, you will want to make this recipe! The crust is made with crushed Oreos, and then the cheesecake filling is stuffed with more Oreos, and topped off with even MORE Oreos! I love this recipe because it has the creaminess of the cheesecake, but isn’t over-the-top sweet like you would expect with it being chocked full of Oreos!
No-Bake Lemon Meringue Tarts
These no-bake lemon meringue pies are great for summer. Made with a cookie crust, a refreshing lemon filling, and an Italian meringue on top they are the perfect dessert for every occasion.
Easy Mixed Berry Pavlova
Looking for a light and fluffy sugar bomb explosion in your mouth? This Easy Mixed Berry Pavlova features a beautiful mound of meringue covered by a generous layer of whipped cream and smothered with mixed berry compote.
Peach Blueberry Galette
This Peach Blueberry Galette is a rustic fruit tart that you can make in no time. Juicy summer fruit baked in a buttery homemade galette dough makes the most impressive dessert. Serve it warm with a scoop of ice cream or a dollop of creme fraiche for the best summer dessert.
Colorful Lemon Crinkle Cookies
These Springtime Lemon Crinkle Cookies are so tasty and cute! They are soft and chewy and have the perfect amount of lemon flavor. This is a perfect recipe to bake with kids as it is easy, colorful and a lot of fun to make!
Key Lime Pie Cookies
Thick, chewy, buttery, and bursting with real key lime flavor, these key lime pie cookies are everything deliciously summer!
Ice Cream Sandwich Cake
Turn an ice cream sandwich into a simple and tasty summertime dessert. You’re going to love this family-friendly ice cream sandwich cake.
Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
These soft, gooey salted caramel chocolate chip cookie bars are RIDICULOUSLY delicious! The salted caramel is sandwiched between two layers of baked chocolate chip cookie dough and topped with sea salt flakes for extra prettiness.
No Bake Peanut Butter Pie
Cream cheese, peanut butter, and powdered sugar create a rich, creamy no bake peanut butter pie in a chocolate graham cracker crust.
These Carmelitas are chock full of caramel, chocolate, and pecans. However, the real star of the show is the shortbread oatmeal cookie crumble because it is subtly sweet, with tons of texture.
Lemon Lush Dessert
Refreshing and delicious Lemon Lush Dessert starts with a homemade shortbread crust that’s topped with a light and fluffy cream cheese layer, lemon pudding, and whipped cream.
Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza
This sugar cookie fruit pizza recipe uses a soft cookie base and cream cheese frosting that tastes perfect with the sliced fruit topping. It’s so easy to make and quick to throw together too!
Easy Angel Food Cake
This is a recipe for an easy angel food cake that will rival any bakery around! It’s light and fluffy, not too sweet, and easy to make from scratch!
Angel Food Cake Trifle
This berry trifle is the perfect summer dessert. It’s light and refreshing and so flavorful! This recipe is made with smooth and creamy dollops of homemade vanilla pudding and whipped cream, and flavorful angel food cake.
This Firecracker Cake Patriotic Dessert is a perfect party treat. It’s easy to make and so fun to eat! A colorful, moist vanilla cake with icing splashed on top to make it look like Fireworks sprinkling down from the sky. It’s such a fun way to celebrate the Fourth of July!
Mini Plum Tarts
Mini Plum Tarts are so quick to make and utterly delicious. Flaky pastry is topped with a sweet cream cheese mixture and slices of fresh plums. These tarts are perfect for brunch, dessert, or with a cup of coffee. This is a simple recipe that looks impressive!
Raspberry White Chocolate Cake
Raspberry and white chocolate cake is perfect for a sweet and decadent summer dessert!
Blueberry Crumble Bars
Are you looking for a fresh and light dessert for this spring and summer? These Easy Blueberry Crumble Bars are quick and easy to make. They are loaded with blueberries between a chewy crumb mixture. These are a perfect spring and summer dessert!
Green Thai Basil & Lime Ice Cream
Refreshing Green Thai Basil & Lime Ice Cream. A dreamy, creamy, sweet, and herbaceous Thai basil ice cream recipe! Perfect for hot summer days, this ice cream is simple, but decidedly grown up in its flavor profile.
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Pineapple upside-down cake is made with a caramelized pineapple and cherry base that is baked underneath a white cake. Then, after it is removed from the oven it is flipped over so that you can see the pretty design of the fruit.
I hope you found a new recipe to try out this summer, they all look so irresistible, right?!
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