No-Sweat Recipes


I sometimes bake cookies and cakes, but as the summer weather heats up, I prefer ways to make sweet treats without using the oven. The following titles definitely have no-bake recipes in them that you can try with your family.

Photo of little girl with mixing bowl.Cool Treats

Something More Substantial

Not in the mood for something sweet? Explore the recipes in these books for dishes that can be served and eaten cold.

Cooking Events at the Library

Various San Mateo County libraries are also offering cooking-related events in the summer. Whether you attend one of these events or get recipes from a book, I hope you enjoy your culinary creations!


Author Bio: Jessica Chung is a MLIS student and an intern for the San Mateo County Library. She recommends making chocolate bark as a simple, easily customizable, no-bake treat.

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