33+ Easy No-Bake & Raw Vegan Desserts

grey table with a homemade raw vegan blueberry tart decorated with fruit and flowers

No matter if you want to enjoy some plant-based cake, cookies or pudding this summer — no need to heat up your whole kitchen for a sweet treat! We collected over 30 easy no-bake and raw vegan desserts that are indulgently delicious and secretly healthy.

If you’re not new to our website, you’ve probably noticed that we’re big fans of making easy and delicious food that actually loves us back instead of fostering disease and causing us to keep on adding some extra pounds.

Because for every less-than-optimal ingredient in a recipe, there’s a healthy upgrade out there just waiting to be used!

No-bake and raw vegan desserts are the perfect combination of good-for-you yet finger-licking-good! Not that there’s anything wrong with an obviously rich treat that doesn’t even claim to be anywhere near healthy. 

But why not add some easy no-bake cookies or raw vegan cakes to your usual sweet goodness? We’ve been making them for family birthdays and here’s a fun fact for you: our wedding cake actually was a raw vegan cheesecake!

Our parents and siblings are still raving about it years later, so this cashew-vanilla-coconut layered treat is surely something to remember.

There are so many reasons why you should try at least a few of these easy raw vegan desserts — their improved nutritional value compared to traditional recipes, to widen your repertoire and to whip up a delicious no-bake cake on an unbearably hot summer day!

How to Make Raw Vegan Desserts

If you want to make a no-bake or raw vegan dessert, there are a few things you should know. First of all, they are not made with the traditional combo of flour, sugar and baking powder!

Also, there’s some kitchen equipment that you need to have! At the very least a food processor, good blender, muffin tray or cake form.

white table with different sized bowls containing ground oats, dates, almond flour, melted vegan chocolate and date caramel

No-Bake & Raw Dessert Ingredients

Here’s what these plant-based treats are usually made with — ranging from raw-ish ingredients to great no-bake vegan dessert add-ins.

Some no-bake vegan cakes are made using a cookie crust either from homemade or store-bought cookies, such as graham crackers.

Easy No-Bake & Raw Vegan Desserts

Let’s take a look at these 30+ delicious and mostly healthy no-bake or raw vegan desserts we’ve hand-selected from our favorite blogs!

From simple energy balls to 3-ingredient stuffed dates, raw vegan cheesecake (our favorite!) and veggie-rich chocolate mousse, you’re sure to fall in love with at least some of these creations.

Vegan Cherry Ripe Cups

about 10 homemade raw vegan chocolate cherry cups on top of each other
Recipe by Rainbow Nourishments

These 5-ingredient no-bake vegan cups are made with a dark chocolate coating and a juicy cherry coconut filling. Perfectly bite-sized, they are made within 30 minutes, stored at room temperature and can even be frozen for up to 2 months.

Bananas Foster Chia Pudding

two glasses with chia pudding, vegan caramel and bananas on which sweet sauce in being poured
Recipe by Natalie Jo

Who could say no to this combination of creamy chia seed pudding, easy caramel sauce, dairy-free ice cream and a layer of caramelized cinnamon bananas? This gorgeous no-bake vegan dessert in a glass is sure to impress any guests.

Coconut Bounty Bliss Balls

woman in white shirt holding a small bowl with homemade vegan chocolate and coconut bounty balls
Recipe by Nutriciously

Are you up for a heavenly coconutty 4-ingredient treat? Our mini Raffaelo or Bounty-style bliss balls are like healthy truffles that can be kept in the fridge and make for a beautiful edible gift. Super easy and foolproof recipe!

No-Bake Cookie Dough Bars

white surface with eight stacked no-bake vegan cookie dough bars with chocolate chips
Recipe by Running to the Kitchen

Over to this wholesome snack that’s created with approachable plant-based staples and is very nutritious while tasting as decadent as cookie dough! Really low in added oils and sugars, it’s a beautiful no-bake sweet treat filled with dried cherries and chocolate chips.

Raw Vegan Caramel Slice

close up of a hand with several rings holding two raw vegan caramel slices
Recipe by Nutriciously

These small, sweet and shareable summer-approved slices are melt-in-your-mouth delicious and ridiculously easy to make! Almond cookie meets dark chocolate and a creamy caramel filling — just perfect. 

No-Bake Almond Cookie Dough Bites

wooden table with a small bowl containing almost a dozen homemade almond butter cookie dough bites
Recipe by Watch Learn Eat

There’s nothing you cannot create with no-bake vegan cookie dough! These chewy little energy balls are filled with chocolate chips, rolled in shredded coconut and made entirely without added oils or refined sugar — perfect to take with you or to give to your kids.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream

woman in blue dress holding a small bowl with homemade chocolate chickpea ice cream on a spoon
Recipe by Nutriciously

Yup, this chocolatey goodness is actually decently high in protein and naturally sweetened with fruit! Whole food plant-based ice cream with a peanut butter swirl — decadent, creamy, no-churn and nutrient-packed.

Raw Vegan Raspberry Cheesecake

top view of a wooden table with a plate of homemade no-bake vegan cheese cake topped with raspberries and several slices taken out
Recipe by Tess Challis

If you’ve never tried raw vegan cheesecake, you definitely must! Packed with dates, oats, almonds and cashews, it’s a rich yet super healthy and beautiful cake that’s chilled and scrumptious. Dress it up with any fruit of your choice!

Raw Avocado Chocolate Mousse

top view of a glass with raw vegan avocado chocolate mousse next to a spoon
Recipe by The Cooking Collective

This easy 4-ingredients raw vegan chocolate mousse features ripe avocado as its main ingredient and is made within minutes! It’s undetectably healthy, indulgent and everyone will forget it’s fully vegan.

No-Bake Mini Fruit Tarts

three mini lemon tarts on a white surface with fresh seasonal berries and mint
Recipe by Nutriciously

Simple yet elegant, these no-bake vegan mini tarts are filled with a coconut vanilla custard, topped with fresh berries and completely whole food plant-based! Topped with fresh berries of your choice and a few mint leaves, it’s the perfect summer dessert that’s easy to bring with you and naturally gluten-free.

Vegan Frozen Yogurt Raspberry Bars

5 slices of homemade vegan frozen yogurt raspberries bars for a healthy summer treat
Recipe by Seven Roses

This cold summer treat is made with vegan biscuits, oats, vegan yogurt and fresh raspberries. Cut into single servings, you can enjoy them straight from the freezer, give to your kids or serve any guests on a hot summer day!

Fudgy Raw Vegan Brownies

white parchment paper with several homemade raw vegan brownies on top of each other
Recipe by Rainbow Nourishments

These chocolatey raw vegan brownies are perfect for when you want an indulgent but healthier treat. Featuring nuts, fruit and even veggies, they are bursting with nutrients and flavor! Easily customizable, they come with a chunky brownie layer and are topped with a 3-ingredient chocolate frosting.

Simple Yogurt Granola Parfaits

woman in white shirt holding a glass jar of homemade vegan parfait layered with vegan yogurt, granola and berries
Recipe by Nutriciously

Crunchy complex carbs, sugar-free vegan yogurt (2-ingredient almond milk yogurt recipe here) plus healthy colorful fruits are featured in these refreshing and wonderfully textured vegan parfaits! Perfect for meal prep, they are kid-friendly, versatile, nourishing and really fun to make.

No-Bake Coconut Slices

wooden table with 4 squares of no-bak raw vegan coconut slices topped with chocolate
Recipe by Shivani Loves Food

These beautiful no-bake slices come with a date and oat base that’s topped with a sweet coconut layer and vegan chocolate — the perfect tropical and indulgent plant-based summer treat! We love the beautiful chocolate swirl on top and the different textures of this recipe.

Chocolate Almond Dates

brown parchment paper with four chocolate-covered dates sprinkled with salt
Recipe by Veggie Chick

The classic raw vegan treat! Sweet dates combined with crunchy nuts — drowned in some melted chocolate (vegan or raw vegan). Perfect for nutrient-rich snacking, kids and to use up any kind of nuts you have in your kitchen.

No-Bake Vegan Blueberry Tart

two hands holding a homemade raw vegan blueberry tart decorated with pitaya and edible flowers
Recipe by Alpha Foodie

This healthy no-bake tart is made with an almond and coconut base, naturally sweetened with sticky dates, and includes a velvety coconut-blueberry filling that’s gorgeously purple! Ready in under half an hour, it needs a bit of chilling time in the fridge before being topped with berries, coconut and edible flours.

Brownie Peanut Butter Bars

five slices of homemade no-bake vegan brownie peanut butter bars
Recipe by Sarah’s Vegan Guide

Would you believe that these scrumptious no-bake brownie bars are naturally sweetened and made with only 5 ingredients? Perfect for vegan snacking on the go, they can be made in just 15 minutes in big batches and used for healthy meal prep.

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake

raw vegan cake made with pumpkin and nuts on a plate with one slice taken out
Recipe by Quite Good Food

This gorgeous dairy-free cheesecake is fully vegan and doesn’t require any baking! Made with a maple sweetened mixture of pumpkin, spices, cashews and coconut yogurt for an authentic tasting tang, it’s great during fall and has even been featured in a magazine.

No-Bake Apricot Granola Bars

plate with six sliced no-bake vegan apricot granola bars stacked on top of each other
Recipe by Running on Real Food

We love easy granola bars — and this gluten-free no-bake apricot version is just perfect to take with you to work or on a hike without having to heat up the whole kitchen when making your homemade snack! Customizable, wholesome and crowd-pleasing.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cup Pie

white plate with a homemade no-bake peanut butter pie with chocolate swirls
Recipe by From My Bowl

This gorgeous no-bake vegan dessert is made with 9 simple ingredients and features a beautiful chocolate swirl to swoon your guests or family! Creamy and dreamy, it’s a secretly vegan scrumptious dessert with a peanut butter filling and fudgy sauce that needs to set in the fridge preferably overnight before serving.

Raw Raspberry Cheesecake Cups

hand holding three homemade raw vegan raspberry cheesecake cups over a table with more summer desserts
Recipe by A Baking Journey

These cute no-bake vegan cups are perfect to bring with you to any garden party this summer! Featuring dates, cashews, almonds and coconut, it’s every you want a fruity and creamy plant-based dessert to be. 

Easy Vegan Chocolate Shake

top view of white table with two glasses of vegan chocolate shake topped with raspberries
Recipe by This Healthy Table

How about a cold and refreshing vegan chocolate shake to cool down? This sugar-free and creamy drink can be served for a snack or delicious dessert — you can even have it for breakfast because it’s super healthy and requires only 5 minutes to make.

Stuffed Snickers Dates

easy raw vegan stuffed dates with nut butter, chocolate and salt
Recipe by Cook At Home Mom

Another date-forward no-bake or cook dessert option are these snickers bites! Dates filled with almond butter, topped with a chocolate drizzle and a sprinkle of flakey sea salt. It doesn’t get any easier (or more delectable) than that!

Homemade Fruit Popsicles

dark table with five dark red vegan fruit popsicles next to some ice cubes
Recipe by Veggie Society

While many popsicles are made with refined ingredients, you’ll get the real deal here: real fruit popsicles with mixed berries, orange juice and creamy cashew milk. Delicious, refreshing, nutritious and totally kid-friendly!

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

close up of baking sheet with parchment paper on which are about 8 no-bake chocolate peanut butter cookies lined up
Recipe by Shane and Simple

We sure love a good chocolate-peanut-butter combination — be it for ice cream, oatmeal cookies or no-bake vegan cookies! This chewy, rich and healthy dessert is made from 7 simple whole food ingredients in a food processor in less than 5 minutes. Any leftovers can be stored for up to a week in the fridge to have chilled chocolatey goodness at your convenience! 

No-Bake Raspberry Brownie Bars

parchment paper with about a dozen of sliced no-bake vegan raspberry brownie bars
Recipe by Home-Cooked Roots

These whole food plant-based brownie bars are totally Dr. Greger-approved! Free from added sugars, oil or salt, this nutritious treat is perfect for hot summer days — chocolatey, gooey, rich and much healthier than your average brownie.

Sweet Potato Chocolate Fudge Squares

white table with several no-bake sweet potato chocolate fudge squares topped with salt
Recipe by My Goodness Kitchen

Rich in Vitamin A and protein-laden almond butter, these fudgy little squares are both healthy and decadent! Easily whipped up in a blender, they should ideally set in the freezer for about an hour but are so worth the wait.

Raw Vegan Carrot Cake

wooden chopping board with several raw vegan carrot cake squares next to a fork
Recipe by My Darling Vegan

This delicious gluten-free and raw vegan dessert option comes with a scrumptious carrot cake base and dreamy cashew cheese frosting. About 20 minutes of prepping and 2 hours of freezing before these tasty carrot cake squares can be cut with a sharp knife and served to your guests! Find our baked version here.

Raw Vegan Blueberry Ice Cream Sandwiches

wooden surface with three Raw Vegan Blueberry Ice Cream Sandwiches on top of each other
Recipe by UpBeet Kitchen

Vibrant purple and really flavorful, these healthy no-bake vegan ice cream sandwiches are filled with blueberry banana ice cream held together by date-pecan cookies. Kid-friendly and easily customizable to your berries and nuts of choice, these healthy treats are ready in about half an hour — including freezing time.

Vegan Edible Cookie Dough

two glass jars on a table filled with Vegan Edible Cookie Dough and raisins
Recipe by Zardy Plants

Who doesn’t love eating cookie dough by the spoonful? Now you can do so healthfully and without the fear of catching something thanks to any animal products. This fantastic high-protein no-bake vegan snack is bursting with nutrition and has a creamy, crumbly texture. Don’t forget to add some raisins or chocolate chips!

Healthy Chocolate Fudgesicles

dark table with some parchment paper and avocados next to five raw vegan chocolate fudgesicles
Recipe by The Roasted Root

If you need more dairy-free homemade ice cream in your life, try these chocolate fudgesicles! Rich and creamy thanks to the avocado and coconut milk, they are sweetened with maple syrup and super chocolatey because of the raw cacao powder. An easy 7-ingredient raw vegan treat that features veggies!

Salted Maple Pecan Fudge

wooden table with at least a dozen salted maple pecan vegan fudge squares
Recipe by A Virtual Vegan

These simple salted maple pecan fudge squares are fool-proof, rich, sweet and melt-in-your-mouth-delicious! Punctuated with crunchy pecan pieces and a smattering of sea salt crystals, it’s like sweet and salty perfection that requires only 10 minutes of preparation and 30 minutes of setting time.

No-Bake Chocolate Silk Pie

pie form with no-bake crust and creamy vegan chocolate filling
Recipe by Rhian’s Recipes

Featuring our favorite versatile root veggie (sweet potatoes!) along with creamy vegan yogurt and smooth almond butter, this silky gluten-free no-bake chocolate pie is a real crowd-pleaser! With an easy 4-ingredient customizable crust and topped with homemade coconut whipped cream, it’s secretly healthy and sure to become a family favorite.

Raw Vegan Chocolate Bliss Balls

grey surface with a dozen of raw vegan chocolate bliss balls for a healthy snack or dessert
Recipe by NutriPlanet

Finally, one more raw vegan bliss ball recipe! These little snacks or treats are perfect year-round and take only 30 minutes to make. Featuring protein-packed black beans, satiating rolled oats along with some nut butter and applesauce (yup, these are not your traditional energy balls!), this low-fat vegan recipe is highly nutritious and super versatile.

We hope you enjoyed our no-bake and raw vegan dessert ideas! Share with us in the comments which one you’ve tried and don’t forget to Pin this article here.

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Alena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.
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