Hot days call for quick, effortless treats. Go beyond the ice cream scoop with easy yet elegant desserts that take just minutes to make. These irresistible warm-weather treats feature peak season produce and come together in less than 30 minutes. Filled with fruit and bursting with freshness, these creamy, delicious confections contain just the right amount of sweetness. With little hand-on time and minimal cooking, they're the perfect finish to a seasonal meal at the end of a sweltering day. After all, casual meals with friends call for dishes that encourage conversation, not hours spent slaving over a hot stove.

Maureen Callahan
August 15, 2016