'no-bake desserts' on Serious Eats

Peanut Butter Pretzel Pie

When you can't stand the heat of summer, cool off with this no bake pie. There's nothing like the combination of salty and sweet, and this pie brings the two together in perfect harmony by combining creamy sweet vanilla ice cream with peanut butter and a pretzel crumb crust. More

Let Them Eat: Mango Icebox Cake

It may have been the '80s entertaining scene or remnants from my mother's childhood, but I remember in candid detail some rather outré desserts being served at parties at home. "Merengón" was a popular one—the large version of Floating Islands, filled with some tropical fruit-based sorbet, as was Baked Alaska, and other icebox cakes that looked exotic and kitschy. For some reason, most of these recollections take on a fading yellowish hue in my mind, like old photos in an album. More

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