Five easy no bake sweet treat recipes

If your kids have been stuck at home for most of the lockdown, then I bet you’re running out of things to keep them busy.  


While places are slowly opening up and it is so lovely to see everyone out and about again, the weather is only just starting to show some sunny days, and let’s face it – going out costs money!


So why not get them busy in the kitchen, for one they will be entertained (and learn something), and more important: yummy sweet treats = a happy family


I’ve put together some easy recipes I found that don’t require any baking and most of them easy enough for the kids to lend a hand or if they are old enough attempt with very little supervision required.


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Easy Milo Balls

Photo credit:  Lucy | Bake Play Smile

I think I love Milo even more now than when I was a kid.  A sweet indulgence, perfect for those cold winter evenings topped with marshmallows.  These Milo balls by Bake Play Smile are so quick and easy to make, and the kids can get hands-on with rolling these treats. You don’t even need a food processor, just throw the biscuits in a sealable bag, grab a rolling pin (or empty wine bottle), and hit away those frustrations. 

No bake Cookie Dough Bars


I’m going to go as far as saying that if you don’t like cookie dough then we just can’t be friends.  It has become very popular and is even used for fillings in cakes.  These No Bake Cookie Dough bars by A Mom’s take requires a little more work, but the final result is so beautiful and every mouthful oh so worth it. 

Banana Sushi

Photo credit:  Ciara | My Fussy Eater

A fun way to get the kids involved AND its healthy too!  Banana Sushi from My Fussy Eater is so easy, you cut the banana, add a sticky coating, and add whichever toppings their heart desires.  

No bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Photo credit:  Sarah | Sugar Apron

Who wouldn’t be happy with cookies that take only five minutes to make! You can go from craving to a plateful in less time than it would take to drive to the shop. These Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies by Sugar Apron are yummy and healthy too (it has peanut butter and oatmeal ok)

No Bake Rocky Road Squares

Photo credit:  Fiona | Just So Tasty

Chocolate, peanut butter, and marshmallows – need I say more? These No Bake Rocky Road Bars by Just So Tasty are quick and easy to make and you’ll love them as much as the kids. 

You now have no excuse to not have some home-made sweet treats around the house.  Easy to whip up with only a few ingredients.  Enjoy and let me know in the comments what you think of these treats

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