7 Easy Recipes You Don’t Have to Cook

Quick dinner and dessert recipes for any day.

By Reader's Digest Editors
7 Easy Recipes You Don’t Have to Cook

1. Linguine With No-Cook Tomato Sauce

Basil, parsley, and mint make a fabulous herb trio for fresh tomatoes. But adding orange zest takes the combo to an entirely new level. This quick-and-easy sauce recipe is bound to become your house favorite. It’s bursting with fresh-from-the-garden flavor.

Get the Linguine With No-Cook Pasta Sauce recipe.

2. No-Cook Ricotta Sauce for Pasta
This easy recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight meal. Red pepper and basil as color and vitamins to the creamy, yet light, sauce.

Get the No-Cook Ricotta Sauce recipe.

3. Classic Gazpacho Soup
The bread is pureed right along with the vegetables in this no-cook soup, creating a satisfying texture as it allows the light, refreshing taste of the vegetables to shine through.

Try the Classic Gazpacho Soup recipe

4. No-Cook Asian Noodle Salad
This is the perfect easy meal to plan when you want to do something else besides cook.

Get the simple No-Cook Asian Noodle Salad recipe.

5. No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookies
What’s better than a gooey and crunchy peanut butter cookie? Simple: one that you don’t have to bake! This amazingly simple four-ingredient recipe will become a kitchen standard.

Try the No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookies recipe

6. No-Bake Sugar Cookies (For Adults)
These easy little no-bake cookies are perfect for a cocktail party.

Try the No-Bake Sugar Cookies recipe.

7. No-Bake Pumpkin Pie With Gingersnap Crust
Pumpkin pie doesn’t have to just be for Thanksgiving. This healthy dessert is filled with vitamin A.

Try the No-Bake Pumpkin Pie With Gingersnap Crust recipe.

1. No-Cook Ricotta Sauce for Pasta

This easy is perfect for a quick weeknight meal. Red pepper and basil as color and vitamins to the creamy, yet light, sauce. <br><br>Get the <a href=”http://www.rd.com/food/no-cook-ricotta-sauce-for-pasta/” target=”_blank”>No-Cook Ricotta Sauce recipe.</a><br><br>

2. Linguine With No-Cook Tomato Sauce<br>

Basil, parsley, and mint make a fabulous herb trio for fresh tomatoes. But adding orange zest takes the combo to an entirely new level. This quick-and-easy sauce recipe is bound to become your house favorite. It’s bursting with fresh-from-the-garden flavor.<br><br>Get the <a href=”http://www.rd.com/food/linguini-with-no-cook-tomato-sauce-recipe/” target=”_blank”>Linguine With No-Cook Pasta Sauce recipe.</a><br><br>

3. Classic Gazpacho Soup <br>

The bread is pureed right along with the vegetables in this no-cook soup, creating a satisfying texture as it allows the light, refreshing taste of the vegetables to shine through.<br><br><a href=”http://www.rd.com/food/classic-gazpacho-soup/” target=”_blank”>Try the Classic Gazpacho Soup recipe</a><br><br>

4. No-Cook Asian Noodle Salad<br>This is the perfect easy meal to plan when you want to do something else besides cook. <br><br> Get the simple <a href=” http://www.rd.com/food/no-cook-asian-noodle-salad/” target=”_blank”>No-Cook Asian Noodle Salad recipe.</a><br><br>

5. No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookies<br>

What’s better than a gooey and crunchy peanut butter cookie? Simple: one that you don’t have to bake! This amazingly simple four-ingredient recipe will become a kitchen standard.<br><br> Try the <a href=”http://www.rd.com/food/no-bake-peanut-butter-cookies-2/” target=”_blank”>No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookies recipe</a><br><br>

6. No-Bake Sugar Cookies (For Adults) <br>

These easy little no-bake cookies are perfect for a cocktail party. <br><br><a href=” http://www.rd.com/food/no-bake-sugar-cookies-for-adults/” target=”_blank”>Try the No-Bake Sugar Cookies recipe.</a><br><br>

7. No-Bake Pumpkin Pie With Gingersnap Crust<br>

Consider a healthy dessert filled with vitamin-A, pumkpin pie doesn’t have to just be for Thanksgiving. <br><br> Try the <a href=” http://www.rd.com/food/nobake-pumpkin-pie-with-gingersnap-crust/” target=”_blank”>No-Bake Pumpkin Pie With Gingersnap Crust recipe.</a><br><br>

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