These easy summer desserts are cool, refreshing and take advantage of summer's best seasonal fruits. Even better: These easy recipes don't require you to spend hours in the kitchen. From simple homemade ice creams to fruit crisps and cobblers, there's an easy summer dessert recipe here for everyone.
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Nothing says summer like a fruit dessert, and this peach crisp recipe couldn't be easier. It starts with fresh, juicy peaches. Top with a sweet streusel topping, and bake. That's it! This dessert is so simple to make, the kids can do it all by themselves.
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This ice cream pie looks like a gourmet treat, but it is unbelievably easy to prepare. Just make sure you leave enough time for the pie to freeze before serving. I like to serve this ice cream pie with warm hot fudge (heat it in the microwave at the last minute).
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4. Lemon Bars
Everyone loves the sweet-tart flavor of these lemon bars. And this dessert isn't too heavy, which makes it perfect for summertime. I like to make these lemon bars for family picnics and parties.
Could there be a better outdoor dessert than s'mores? You don't have to go camping to enjoy s'mores. In fact, you don't even need a campfire. You can toast the marshmallows on a grill or even the stove. Just make sure adults are nearby to help the kids with this s'mores recipe.
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This ice cream sandwich cake is a cinch to prepare, and it makes a perfect dessert for picnics, barbecues and other summer parties. You can even vary it by changing the flavors of the ice cream sandwiches - mint chocolate chip ice cream sandwiches was a favorite for my kids. Just be sure to leave enough time for the cake to freeze before serving.
The combination of blueberries and cream cheese is a winning one. And while this tart looks fancy, it is actually quite simple to make. The secret? The recipe calls for a refrigerated pie crust. Just mix the sweetened cream cheese filling, spread in the pie crust, top with fresh blueberries, and you're good to go!
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