When you think about making pies, your mind might automatically go to the fall and winter holiday seasons. Thanksgiving and Christmas bring out all the recipes for pumpkin pies, apple pies, pecan pies, and sweet potato pies. Just look at these 35 Perfectly Sweet Vegan Christmas & Holiday Pies. Yum!
Well, just because it’s summer doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy some delicious and decadent pies. You don’t even have to turn on your oven with these no-bake pies. Summer gives us a bounty of seasonal fresh fruits such as berries, mangos, papayas, plums, peaches, watermelon, bananas, coconut, lemons, limes, and avocados – just to name a few. And how about chocolate and peanut butter? They never go out of season!
If the thought of turning on the oven during the hot summer days turns you off, that’s ok. Not all pies have to be baked. No-bake pies are just as delicious as their warm counterparts! Make sure you have these 5 Essential Ingredients for Decadent and Summery No-Bake, Raw Vegan Treats. Then you can try any of these 15 Decadent Raw Vegan (No-Bake) Dessert Recipes and these 10 No-Bake Raw Vegan Cakes That are Perfect for Summer. See? There’s no reason to wait for the holidays to enjoy a slice of homemade, yummy vegan pie…ala mode, of course. Here are 10 fresh and delicious no-bake vegan pies to make this summer.
1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
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This Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie by Laura Peill is smooth, creamy, and delicious. It has a rich chocolate taste and the perfect hint of peanut butter. With an avocado, cacao, coconut filling, and chewy hemp heart crust, this pie is not only decadent but it’s healthy too.
2. Banana Toffee Pie
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This Banana Toffee Pie by Christina Ross has a decadent banana filling with coconut-vanilla cream and melted caramel made with natural sweeteners. The crust is made from coconut and Brazil nuts for a no-bake dessert that will transport you to beautiful Costa Rica.
3. Vanilla Creme Cappuccino Pie
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The only thing better than a frothy cappuccino is a cappuccino made into a pie! This Vanilla Crème Cappuccino Pie by Janie Gianotsos has layers of yumminess with a coconut-oat crust and coffee-flavored pudding filling. Don’t be surprised when everyone wants a second slice.
4. Summer Berry Cashew Cream Pie
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Everyone who tries this Summer Berry Cashew Cream Pie by Emily von Euw will be surprised the only ingredients are fruit and nuts! All you need is a blender to make this refreshing treat that has just the right amount of sweetness.
5. No-Bake Lemon Cake
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This No-Bake Lemon Cake by Charanya Ramakrishnan has that “WOW” factor for when you want to impress your guests. The creamy lemon jelly filling sits atop a coconut and oats-based crust for a treat no one will believe is vegan.
6. Raw Matcha Coconut Cream Pie
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The sweet flavor of coconut along with earthy matcha is simply heavenly and this Raw Matcha Coconut Cream Pie by Amy Lyons is simple to make. It has a classic raw pie crust filled with matcha-laced coconut cream and large flaked coconut like a classic coconut cream pie but so much better!
7. Raw-vocado Key Lime Pie
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Avocado and lime are a marriage made in heaven and this Raw-vocado Key Lime Pie by Janie Gianotsos is the happy result of that union. Simple, tasty, and refreshing, this is a perfect dessert for summer.
8. No-Bake Mississippi Mud Pie
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This No-Bake Mississippi Mud Pie by Michaell Johnson has layer after layer of divine yumminess. The hazelnut chocolate layer is creamy and delicious while the pudding layer is so good, that it might not all make it into the pie. Use a deep pie pan so you can stack the layers onto the walnut-based crust.
9. Elvis Mousse Pie
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This Elvis Mousse Pie by Aileen Metcalf is one hunk of burning love in a dessert. Peanut butter is in both the crust and the creamy chocolate and rum filling. Then another chocolate layer and extra bananas and whipped cream for a dessert worthy of a king.
10. Belly-Busting and Totally Delicious Banoffee Pie
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This Banoffee Pie by Becky Cotter is rich, indulgent, belly-busting, and totally delicious. A gluten-free biscuit base holds the creamy banana and coconut filling. There is no refined sugar so you can feel good about eating a piece…or two.
Each of these pies is delicious, dairy-free, and amazing. There is no need to turn on the oven when no-bake desserts can refresh us and satisfy us all summer long.
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