Gluten free no bake desserts are a perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth without having to heat up the oven. we'll share with you some of our favorite simple and tasty gluten-free no-bake dessert recipes that you can make at home.
In the summer I an always looking to make gluten free desserts that doesn't require a lot of hands on time, the need to put on the oven to make a gluten free cake, or recipes that I can use for gluten free picnic food.
No-bake desserts are a fantastic choice for hot weather because they don't need an oven and can be served cold. They're also lighter and more refreshing, making them a perfect summertime treat!
They are also a great option to make ahead for family events or for a no fuss holiday dessert.
⭐ Why we love these recipes
- Easy to Make - Quick and straightforward to make. They don't require any baking or cooking. Perfect for a summer dessert or snack.
- Variety of Flavors -There are many different flavors and textures of gluten-free no-bake desserts to choose from. From chocolate to fruit flavored options, there is something for everyone.
- So versatile - Can be served as a quick snack or a fancy dessert for a special occasion.
- Gluten free - Of course all recipes are gluten free and some have dairy free & vegan options included and be easily customized to suit different dietary needs or preferences.
🍴 Making Gluten Free Desserts
The key to making gluten free desserts is to know which ingredients to avoid. Gluten is found in wheat, barley, rye, and other grains. Be sure to read ingredient labels carefully and look out for hidden sources of gluten, such as malt extract or modified food starch.
No-bake desserts don't require any flour or baking, making them an excellent option for people with gluten intolerance or celiac disease.
Some ingredients may contain gluten that you wouldn't expect or may be processed in a facility that handles gluten, this is sometimes referred to as hidden gluten.
Some examples of food items that may contain hidden gluten
- Cereals - Many cereals are made from grains that contain gluten, such as wheat, barley, and rye. In some countries, cereals that are marketed as gluten-free may contain trace amounts of gluten, so it's essential to read labels carefully. You can see what cereal is gluten free for more information.
- Chocolate - Some chocolate brands may contain gluten and be at risk of cross-contamination if produced in the same factory as gluten-containing food. See more information on gluten free chocolate if you are unsure if the chocolate is gluten free.
- Baking ingredients - Some ingredients required in baked goods may also contain gluten or again be at risk of cross-contamination. Always check the ingredients labels to be sure that you are using gluten free baking powder, gluten free powdered sugar, and if the brown sugar is gluten free.
Always check the label to be sure that you are using gluten free ingredients when making gluten free no bake desserts.
🥧 No Bake Pies and Tarts
Gluten free Oreo Tart
All you need are a few basic ingredients, and the end result is this mouth-watering, decadent chocolate Oreo tart. The crust is made with gluten free Oreo cookies, filled with a creamy layer of Oreo goodness, and topped off with a silky smooth chocolate filling. It's the perfect dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth without spending hours in the kitchen.
Gluten Free Banoffee Pie
This gluten free banoffee pie is seriously scrumptious, and the best part is, it's so quick and easy to whip up. Once you've got the base sorted, it's super satisfying to put together the layers of creamy caramel, fresh banana and chantilly cream. And before you know it, it's ready to impress and serve to your loved ones.
Chocolate Ganache Tartlet
These Chocolate Ganache Tartlets are a breeze to whip up. With a cookie crust that's filled with rich and velvety chocolate ganache, and topped off with fresh and juicy strawberries, they make the perfect gluten free dessert for a romantic date night or family gatherings.
No-Bake Turtle Pie
This no-bake turtle pie from Rich and Delish is made with a chocolaty Oreo crust that's rich and irresistible, and then filled with a creamy, no-bake caramel cheesecake filling that's sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. To top it off, it's drizzled with melted chocolate, caramel sauce, and chopped pecans for a touch of crunch. Trust me, this pie is the perfect way to indulge your dessert cravings.
Key Lime Pie
Craving a dessert that has all those good summer vibes? Look no further than this Key Lime Pie from Strength and Sunshine which is gluten free and vegan. With its tropical twist, it's easy to see why it's a favorite among dessert lovers. And the best part? It's beyond easy to make!
🍰 Gluten Free No bake Cheesecakes
Gluten free Vanilla Cheesecake
Are you in the mood for something sweet and creamy, but don't feel like baking? Then you've got to try making this gluten-free vanilla cheesecake recipe! Trust me, it's so simple and easy to follow, regardless of your baking skills. So if you're looking for a simple but delicious dessert that's also gluten-free, this cheesecake is the perfect option.
No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake
If you love pumpkin and fall flavors you've got to try these no-bake pumpkin cheesecake bars! They're seriously delicious and perfect for satisfying those fall flavor cravings. With a yummy gluten free gingersnap crust and a creamy pumpkin spice cheesecake filling, these bars are sure to impress.
Gluten free Strawberry Cheesecake
When summer rolls around, I'm all about making no-bake desserts. And you know what's always a hit? Cheesecake! This is made with a gluten-free crust and filled with a luscious, strawberry-flavored cream cheese filling. It's the perfect gluten free no bake dessert to enjoy on those hot summer days.
If you have never tried Millionaire's Cheesecake then you're in for a treat! This dessert is so rich and decadent, you'll definitely want another slice. It starts with a sweet shortbread base, then a creamy caramel cheesecake filling, and is topped off with a layer of luscious chocolate ganache. Trust me, this dessert is a total game-changer and will quickly become one of your favorites!
For a dessert that's light, fresh, and bursting with real lemon flavor this lemon cheesecake from Caked by Katie is gluten free and vegan. It's a bright and zesty treat that's so easy to make. It's gluten free and vegan-friendly too! So why not give it a try and enjoy the taste of summer in every bite?
🍨 Gluten Free No Bake Frozen Desserts
Billy Miner Pie
This recipe is sure to impress! With an Oreo pie crust base, and filled with delicious mocha ice cream. To top it off, there's sliced almonds and lashings of hot caramel and fudge sauce. Doesn't it sound absolutely mouth-watering? And the taste is even better!
Homemade Ice Cream without a Machine
Want to make some homemade ice cream without any fancy equipment? You've got to try this no-churn strawberry ice cream recipe! It's naturally gluten-free and egg-free, making it a great option for anyone requiring gluten free desserts. It's easy to follow and the end result is a smooth and creamy treat made with fresh, sweet strawberries.
No Bake Grasshopper Chocolate Mint Icebox Pie
You won't believe how tasty this gluten-free and vegan no-bake grasshopper pie from Well Fed Baker is. With a minty frozen filling that tastes like mint chocolate chip ice cream, all nestled in an Oreo cookie crust, this pie is a perfect treat for any occasion. Plus, it's super easy to make, and I can't think of a more refreshing way to cool down in the summer!
S'mores Icebox Cake
This summer, indulge in the delectable goodness of a s'mores ice box cake from Peel with Zeal that's brimming with gluten-free graham crackers, a luscious creamy filling, and toasted marshmallows. If you're a fan of s'mores, you simply must give this gluten free no bake dessert a try!
🍪 Cookies and Bars
Gluten free Rice Krispy Bars
These Rice Krispie Treats are just what you need! Making them is a breeze - all you have to do is whip up some chewy marshmallow bars, drizzle them with some creamy white chocolate, and decorate them to your preferred theme. They're sure to be a hit with both kids and adults alike! So why not give it a try
No Bake Brownies
These delicious no bake brownies from Rainbow Nourishments are the perfect chocolatey dessert to make when you don't want to put the oven on. Not only are they gluten free but sugar-free and vegan. Topped with a beautiful avocado chocolate frosting.
Almond Flour Cookie Dough
In just five minutes, you can whip up some delightful almond flour cookie dough from Profusion Curry that's not only gluten-free and vegan but also loaded with delectable chocolate chips. Both children and adults alike will love these sweet treats!
Peanut Butter Fudge
This no bake peanut butter fudge from Pure and Simple Nourishment is made from scratch using gluten-free and vegan ingredients, this peanut butter fudge requires only five minutes of preparation time. Despite its reduced sugar content, the fudge retains its rich and nutty flavor and boasts a soft and creamy texture that is sure to please.
❓ No Bake Desserts FAQs
A no bake cheesecake is a popular choice for a delicious dessert using cream cheese. This can be made as a whole cheesecake or smaller cheesecake bites.
There are so many easy gluten free desserts that are great for summer such as ice cream, No bake cheesecakes and bars, Fruit tarts, and Popsicles. Gluten free no bake desserts are a great choice in the hot summer months.
To make no bake desserts gluten free always check the label of the ingredients to be sure they are certified gluten free and do not contain any ingredients that contain gluten.
The healthiness of no-bake desserts depends on the ingredients and portion sizes used. While natural sweeteners like honey can make some no-bake recipes healthier, others can still be high in sugar and calories if made with sweetened condensed milk or high-fat ingredients like cream cheese or whipped cream.
☀️ More Gluten Free Summer Recipes
These gluten free no bake desserts are seriously delicious and so much easier to make than traditional baked desserts. The best part is that they come in a variety of flavors and textures, so there's something for everyone. Plus, they're super versatile, so you can serve them up for any occasion - from a quick snack to a fancy dessert.
Give them a try and see for yourself how yummy and hassle-free they can be!
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