We’re used to desserts being packed with cream and eggs… but it doesn’t have to be that way. Whether you’re on a vegan diet or just looking to cut down on dairy a little, there are plenty of delicious dessert options out there. Think creamy cheesecakes, refreshing ice creams, and lots of chocolate! Did I grab your attention? Then scroll down to get the tastiest plant-based desserts of the season:
Sometimes you just need to get your chocolate fix. And your peanut butter and jelly fix. For those times, we recommend these delicious no bake vegan tarts!
No Bake Vegan Peanut Butter Jelly Tarts from Olive and Mango
Cacao, cinnamon and cayenne are mixed with coconut milk and the result is rich and creamy, just like you want your cheesecake to be! It looks amazing, without any dairy or gluten inside.
Maclay’s Mexican Cheesecake from Hello Veggie
You’ll know why they’re called “crack bars” after the first bite… Made with coconut, peanut butter and natural sweetener, these vegan bars couldn’t be more addictive!
3-Ingredient Paleo Vegan Peanut Butter Coconut Crack Bars from The Big Man’s World
Coconut oil, ripe avocados, full-fat coconut milk, and fresh lime juice make a luxurious, tart filling to this vegan key lime pie. It’s super easy to make, given that it doesn’t require any baking.
Raw Key Lime Pie from Hello Veggie
Soft on the inside, crispy on the outside, and topped with pretty-in-pink, fresh blood orange juice glaze. Who could ask for more from a cookie?
Vegan Sugar Cookies with Blood Orange Glaze from Emilie Eats
When making an entire cake seems like too much trouble, make cheesecake bars instead! The taste is similar to mint chocolate chip ice cream, except the whole thing is totally healthy and dairy-free, too.
Vegan Mint Matcha Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars from Hello Veggie
If you already feel too hot to turn on the oven, you’ll love these no-bake chocolate peanut butter cookies! They’re crispy on the inside and chocolatey on the outside, plus they’re suitable for freezing.
Puffed Quinoa Chocolate Dipped No-Bake Crispy Peanut Butter Cookies from Natt Wrobel
This vegan ice cream is the ultimate creamy, dreamy dessert! With seasonal ingredients such as strawberries, it’s as delicious as it is refreshing.
Vegan Strawberry Rosewater Ice Cream from Hello Veggie
Warm weather and heavy desserts don’t mix too well, which is why this lemon cream layer cake is perfect for the season. Refreshing and light, not to mention free of eggs and dairy!
Vegan Lemon Cream Layer Cake from Neurotic Mommy