We have over 50 Cool Ice Cream Desserts For Summer perfect for birthdays, summer BBQs and potlucks! Summer is all about relaxing with friends and family, basking in the sun, and enjoying the occasional sweet treat. Here are some of the best summer desserts and ice cream recipes below!
Ice Cream Sandwich Cake @ Amanda's Cooking
Are you looking for an easy dessert that takes less than 15 minutes to make? This Ice Cream Sandwich Cake features layers of hot fudge, peanut butter, whipped topping and peanut butter cups. No baking, just enjoying!
Easy Grasshopper Ice Cream Pie @ House of Nash Eats
Grasshopper Ice Cream Pie is an insanely delicious (and easy!) dessert with a homemade Oreo crust and layers of vanilla ice cream, Oreo cookies, and mint chip ice cream. Then we drizzled with chocolate syrup for maximum chocolate effect!
Cherry Coke Float Pie @ Big Bear's Wife
If you love ice cream floats then you’re going to want to grab this recipe for homemade Cherry Coke Float Pie! This frozen dessert lets you slice up your favorite ice cream float for the perfect summer dessert!
No Churn Chocolate Ice Cream @ Wonky Wonderful
Extreme Chocolate Ice Cream is a must make recipe. This No Churn Ice Cream is packed with Chocolate Chunks and Brownies! Inspired by my favorite Dairy Queen Blizzard flavor. Death By Chocolate never tasted so good!
Vanilla Ice Cream Pie @ The Dizzy Cook
This vanilla ice cream pie is my favorite summer recipe! A wonderful oat and pumpkin seed crust is filled with creamy vanilla ice cream and topped with fresh strawberries and blueberries. This recipe is so easy, and also works for gluten free and dairy free diets.
Ice Cream Pie @ Simply Stacie
Ice Cream Pie is the perfect summertime treat, birthday cake, or dessert to serve up to guests. A waffle cone crust that is filled with smooth and creamy ice cream, nuts, a drizzle of chocolate and topped with whipped cream.
Soft Serve Matcha Ice Cream @ Worldly Treat
Soft serve matcha ice cream is delicious, creamy, and a perfect recipe for those looking for a no-churn ice cream option.
Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake @ The Baking ChocolaTess
We're summer loving on this easy & creamy Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake bursting with amazing strawberry flavor! This sweet treat features a chocolate Oreo cookie crust, real cream cheese, fresh and juicy strawberries and dollops of fluffy whipped cream!
Easy Gluten Free Mud Pie Recipe @ What The Fork
This Mississippi Mud Pie is actually just Mud Pie – with an Oreo/chocolate cookie crumb crust filled with coffee ice cream and topped with chocolate fudge sauce. It’s an easy, no-bake, make-ahead recipe everyone will love! This Gluten Free Mud Pie recipe is a great one to have on hand for summer desserts!
Coconut-Mango Ice Cream Pie @ Worldly Treat
Warm weather calls for all things chilled, and this coconut-mango ice cream pie is the perfect taste bud cooler. It requires no ice cream machine; It’s a dream come true for frozen dessert lovers.
Chocolate Raspberry Cream Pie @ My Organized Chaos
This Chocolate Raspberry Cream Pie features chocolate and raspberry layers that taste like cheesecake. Topped with whipped cream and fresh raspberries, this is one dessert recipe that stands out!
Vegan Cookie Dough Ice Cream @ The Hangry ChickPea
This homemade vegan cookie dough ice cream recipe uses a coconut milk base. It is VITAL to the success of your ice cream to use full-fat coconut milk. It's the perfect sweet treat for all the cookie monsters out there!
Wild Black Raspberry Ice Cream Pie - Simple and Delicious @ Hearth & Vine
This Wild Black Raspberry Ice Cream Pie is super easy to make using 4 ingredients, plus the pie crust. And, it’s so tasty, you’ll want to eat the whole thing in one sitting.
S'mores Ice Cream Pie @ Cooking With Curls
No campfire is required to make this cool and delicious S'mores Ice Cream Pie, although a blow torch is quite helpful but not required if you do not have one! Nothing is going to stop us from creating the perfect summertime dessert to satisfy our cravings for chocolate, graham crackers, and charred marshmallows.
Vegan Berry Ice Cream Cake @ Rainbow Nourishment
Easy vegan berry ice cream cake recipe with a hint of 'cheesecake' made with only 4-5 ingredients! The vibrant colors makes it a perfect centerpiece for celebrations.
Drumstick Ice Cream Pie @ The View From Great Island
This Drumstick Ice Cream Pie is inspired by one of summer’s most memorable treats, with a crushed sugar cone crust piled high with lots of ice cream, topped with a homemade Magic Shell and dusted with crushed nuts. This is going to be the highlight of your summer.
Baked Alaska @ Spend with Pennies
Baked Alaska is easy to make with only 5 ingredients and while it looks fancy, it’s actually really easy! Ice cream & pound cake are wrapped in meringue and baked in a hot oven until the meringue is golden brown, all while keeping the integrity of the frozen ice cream intact! Truly amazing! Serve this easy dessert as the end to a perfect meal, it’ll absolutely wow your guests!
Oreo Ice Cream Dessert @ NeighborFood
This Frozen Oreo Ice Cream Dessert is ridiculously easy to make and results in a creamy, fluffy, chocolatey dessert that’s loaded with chunks of Oreo cookie! Who can resist?
Maple Bacon Waffle Ice Cream Cake @ Dizzy Busy & Hungry
This Maple Bacon Waffle Ice Cream Cake is super-easy to make, yet totally decadent and amazingly delicious.
Ice Cream Trifle @ Dominican Cooking
No Churn Sugar Cookie Chocolate Ice Cream @ The Cookie Dough Diaries
Think being dairy free means giving up ice cream? Think again! This sugar cookie chocolate ice cream is creamy, smooth, and full of sugar cookie dough chunks. I'm telling you, it is a game changer for dairy free ice cream lovers. Plus, no ice cream maker required!
Easy Homemade Ice Cream Pie @ Crayons & Cravings
An Easy Homemade Ice Cream Pie recipe made with a chocolate crust, vanilla ice cream, chunks of cake, chocolate syrup, toasted almonds, and lots of sprinkles. This also makes great birthday party cake, especially for summer. Nothing beats ice cream cake on a hot summer day!
Vegan Mint Chocolate Ice Cream Cake @ Rainbow Nourishment
No Bake Vegan Mint Chocolate Ice Cream Cake with a chocolate cookie crust! This fun and refreshing cake is perfect for celebrations or when you need an easy cool treat. You only need 3 ingredients and 30 minutes to prepare this cake!
Homemade Oatmeal Creme Pie Ice Cream @ Inspiring Savings
Love those delicious Oatmeal Creme Pie Snack Cakes? Let’s turn them into a cool, frosty treat and make homemade oatmeal creme pie ice cream. No ice cream maker is needed.
Strawberry Ice Cream Cake @ Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom
Our family loves this Strawberry Ice Cream Cake. Golden Oreos, Strawberries, ice cream – what’s not to love! With minimal hands-on time, this light and delicious frozen dessert is the perfect make-ahead treat for all your spring and summer get-togethers.
Buster Bar Ice Cream Dessert @ Valerie's Kitchen
This decadent layered Buster Bar Ice Cream Dessert was inspired by Dairy Queen’s famous Buster Bar. The ultimate summer party dessert!
Easy Frozen Mixed Berry Custard Pie Recipe @ Honey & Lime
This easy and delicious summer Frozen Mixed Berry Custard Pie recipe will impress your guests with its looks and its flavor! If you’re looking for summer dessert ideas that will knock your socks off, try this easy vanilla custard pie.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream Pie @ Chocolate Moosey
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream Pie made without cookie mix has a chocolate chip cookie crust filled with hot fudge sauce, vanilla ice cream, and of course cookie dough pieces.
Easy Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Pie Recipe @ Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom
Are you a fan of Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream? If you are, hold on to your socks, because we're about to blow you away with this awesomely easy and delicious Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Pie!
Frozen Strawberry Pie @ Simple Living Recipes
This frozen strawberry pie is so fresh and delicious! It tastes just like ice cream, but without all those artificial ingredients. It's the perfect no-bake pie for when you need dessert in a snap.
Frozen Lemonade Pie @ Jen Around The World
Putting this Frozen Lemonade Pie together literally takes less than 5 minutes. This is the perfect summer no-bake treat.
Pistachio Pie @ Organized Island
"Better Than Carvel" Homemade Gluten-Free Vegan Ice Cream Cake @ Strength & Sunshine
You don't need to forgo your favorite ice cream cake any longer! A "Better Than Carvel" Homemade Gluten-Free Vegan Ice Cream Cake no-bake recipe will take you back to those sweet & celebratory memories with your favorite dessert!
Keto Vanilla Ice Cream @ How2DoKeto.com
Smooth and creamy, this keto vanilla ice cream is easy to make with only 5 ingredients and only 4 grams net carbs per serving! A truly delicious vanilla delight that is unbeatable!
Chocolate Chip Cookie Baked Alaska Pie @ Christina's Cucina
This Chocolate Chip Cookie Baked Alaska Pie is a marriage of two dearly loved American sweets with a filling of vanilla ice cream. This pie is to die for and I don’t think Dad is the only one who will be asking for seconds!
Homemade Ice Cream In A Bag @ Kids In The Kitchen
Learn how to make real homemade ice cream in a bag — a fun summer activity (and treat) for kids! All you need are 4 simple ingredients and a few basic supplies to make ice cream in a bag! That’s right, you can make real homemade ice cream in a ziplock bag!
Very Berry Ice Cream Pie @ Deliciously Sprinkled
Very Berry Ice Cream Pie is perfect for your 4th of July gathering or BBQ! This pie recipe only requires six simple ingredients and is a wonderfully quick no-bake recipe. Sweet strawberry ice cream is topped with fresh lemon creme and Cool Whip. It’s just as refreshing as it is delicious!
Easy Layered Ice Cream Sundae Pie @ The Typical Mom
This Easy Layered Ice Cream Sundae Pie is incredible! Layers of fudge and ice cream topped with whipped cream and sprinkles makes it a fun birthday dessert.
Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie @ Tastes of LizzyT
Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie is an easy no bake dessert with three layers… cookie crust, peanut butter cheesecake and creamy chocolate gelato (with peanut butter cups stuffed inside!).
Peppermint Candy Cane Ice Cream Pie with Chocolate Ganache @ Boulder Locavore
This Ice Cream Pie is great any time of they year, but this Peppermint Candy Cane Ice Cream Pie with Chocolate Ganache is super popular for busy holidays!
Banoffee Ice Cream Pie @ Midwestern Homelife
Banoffee Ice Cream Pie is a decadent frozen layered dessert with banana, dulce de leche, and vanilla ice creams, crunchy almonds, and toffee bits in a sweet and salty graham cracker crust. It’s like a salted caramel banana cream pie — in ice cream form.
Mini Ice Cream Pies @ Foxes Loves Lemons
Celebrate summer’s sweeter moments with Mini Ice Cream Pies. Easy to put together in just minutes, plus there’s no dishes to clean up once they’re served!
Oreo Cookie Pie With Homemade Oreo Crust @ Three Snackateers
This Oreo cookie pie recipe is absolutely delicious. Layers of buttery Oreo cookie pie crust, a decadent chocolate pudding and vanilla ice cream filling, creamy whipped topping with even more Oreo cookie pieces on top.
No Churn Cotton Candy Oreo Ice Cream Recipe @ Wonky Wonderful
This No Churn Cotton Candy Oreo Ice Cream Recipe is the perfect summertime dessert! An easy ice cream that does NOT require an ice cream machine!
Chocolate & Strawberry Ice Cream Pie @ Tried & True Recipes
Ice Cream Pie is the perfect dessert for any chocolate or ice cream lover. It is an easy, no-bake dessert that would be great for your dessert table. The two main ingredients are strawberries and your favorite chocolate ice cream.
Easy Homemade Ice Cream Cake @ Good In the Simple
This ice cream cake recipe is so very easy, and it can be made in a variety of flavor combinations, from cookie dough to black raspberry! This recipe can even be adapted to be dairy free.
More Cool Ice Cream Desserts to Love!
Frozen Mint Chip Pie @ What The Fork
This Frozen Mint Chip Pie is a creamy, dreamy summer dessert. It’s an easy make-ahead, no-bake dessert that’ll please any mint lover in your life.
Mocha Caramel Latte Oreo Malted Milkshake @ Chicken Fried Chicken
The Mocha Caramel Latte Oreo Malted Milkshake is a dream come true for coffee and ice cream lovers!
How to Make a Gluten Free Ice Cream Cake @ Simple Full of Delight
To make this gluten free ice cream cake recipe, all you need is 2 different flavors of ice cream (1.5 quarts each), a package of gluten free “Oreo” type cookies, chocolate hot fudge sauce (or Hershey’s shell topping), cool whip, and sprinkles. See….simple!
Frozen Tropical Lime Pie @ Sula & Spice
This Frozen Tropical Lime Pie makes a deliciously refreshing treat for summer!
S'more Ice Cream Cake @ The Baking ChocolaTess
Have S'more fun devouring delicious bitefuls of this wonderful S'more Ice Cream Cake packed full of marshmallows, chocolate ice cream, whipped cream, Hershey's Bar Bits and graham crackers, which makes it one of the best treats of Summer.
Fruity Pebbles Ice Cream With Protein @ Joy to the Food
This Fruity Pebbles Ice Cream recipe makes a cereal milk ice cream at home with spunky fruity pebbles cereal, a sweet strawberry swirl, and vanilla protein powder! It’s a perfect way to enjoy fruity pebbles in a creamy, cold treat.
Billy Miner Pie @ Gluten Free Tranquility
If you are a fan of ice cream and Oreos, then this copycat The Kegs Billy Miner pie recipe will be a winner for you. Made with an Oreo pie crust base filled with Mocha ice cream, Topped with sliced almonds, and drizzled with lashings of hot caramel and fudge sauce. It sounds mouth-watering and tastes amazing!
Easy Ice Cream Pie with Meringue @ Mom's Test
An ice cream pie packed full of Dreyer’s Slow Churned Ice Cream on top of a meringue crust packed full of crushed up waffle cones!
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