A list of 30 fabulous summer dessert recipes including blueberry shortcake, s’mores dip, fried Oreos, strawberry pie, and more. These summer desserts are perfect for barbecues, picnics, potlucks, birthday parties, pool parties and every other warm weather celebration.
Ah, summertime! The sun on your face, flip-flops on your feet, and the smell of barbecues in the air. Sounds amazing right? Sign me up for sure! Speaking of barbecues, do you have a go-to list of recipes you rotate through all the time? You know the same old desserts you make for everything? Change it up with these all-time favorite summer dessert recipes.
We love to use fresh berries and in-season produce for summer desserts. Berries and other summer fruits are cheap and abundant this time of the year. The options to use up berries are endless. We also love chocolatey s’mores recipes and cool treats for friends. These summer dessert recipes will help you with 30 amazing ideas! Looking for patriotic treats? Be sure to check out my list of 30 4th of July recipes.
30 Summer Dessert Recipes
Here are some perfect recipes for parties like brownie pizza, cherry bars and chocolate peanut butter pie. If you want to impress some friends with something fun, try the cookie cake, trust me, it’s great!
Banana Split Cake
This no bake banana split cake is a graham cracker crust topped with layers of cheesecake, pineapple, bananas, whipped topping and chocolate fudge. It’s the perfect make-ahead dessert to feed a crowd!
This recipe for blueberry shortcake is vanilla ice cream and homemade blueberry sauce sandwiched between lemon shortcake and finished off with whipped cream. This easy and elegant dessert is perfect for any occasion!
This homemade caramel popcorn is lightly salted popcorn tossed in a homemade caramel sauce, then baked to perfection. The best caramel corn you'll ever eat, and it's perfect for parties and gift giving!
These cheesecake stuffed strawberries are fresh berries that are hollowed out, then filled with sweetened cream cheese and topped with crushed graham crackers. A simple no-bake treat that always get rave reviews!
This chocolate peanut butter pie is a no bake dessert with a cookie crust, creamy filling and whipped cream topping, all finished off with chopped peanut butter cups. An easy make ahead dessert that’s perfect for entertaining!
This fresh strawberry pie recipe is a no bake delight that’s made with a graham cracker crust, loads of fresh strawberries and a sweet glaze. Top it with whipped cream for a show stopping finish to any meal!
These grilled peaches are seared on the grill until tender and caramelized, then brushed with cinnamon honey for a sweet finish. A super easy side dish or dessert option that's great for summer entertaining!
These fried Twinkies feature the classic snack cakes coated in a sweet batter, then deep fried to golden brown perfection. Add a sprinkle of powdered sugar and a side of raspberry sauce for a unique and decadent dessert.
This ice cream sandwich cake is layers of ice cream sandwiches, whipped topping and candy, all stacked up to form an easy yet super impressive dessert. An ice cream sandwich cake is perfect for summer gatherings, birthday parties and school events!
These are some amazing desserts that are perfect for lazy summer days like this chocolatey s’mores fudge and rich tiramisu ice cream cake. Also fantastic are the lemon meringue tart and the Oreo cheesecake. But if you make just one recipe, you have to try the s’mores dip. It will blow your mind!
S’mores fudge with a crunchy graham cracker crust, creamy chocolate fudge filling and plenty of toasted marshmallows on top. The best fudge I’ve ever had!
This gooey s’mores dip is full of melted milk chocolate and marshmallows, all oven baked to toasted perfection. Add some graham crackers, fruit and cookies for dipping and you’ve got a show stopping dessert that’s ready in just 10 minutes.
When the temperature goes up try one of these amazing desserts! These desserts feature fresh fruit, gooey chocolate and crispy fried treats, as well as some no-bake offerings to keep your kitchen cool. They are perfect for any occasion or even just for treat on a summer day. Plus, if you decide to make one of these recipes some other time of the year, don’t worry, I won’t tell. So why not have one of these desserts today?
Oh my deliciousness! They all sound marvelous. Where do I start? Cookies, cakes, or s’mores everything. Decisions decisions.
These all look so amazing I don’t know which one to try first! It might have to be those cheesecake stuffed strawberries – they are so cute and are calling my name!