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Jul 5, 2013
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Popsicle Flavored Ice Recipes for Families to Enjoy

Keep things cool on a hot summer's day with these icy recipes – from watermelon lime to strawberry and toasted coconut – your kids will love

Popsicle Flavored Ice Recipes for Families to Enjoy

Why buy Popsicles when they're so easy to make at home? Popsicles are simply glorified ice cubes – with a stick. And you don't need any fancy equipment to make them, either. While there are some Popsicle makers you can buy, a paper cup and a Popsicle stick work just fine. These recipes will help give you some ideas of the possibilities of Popsicles. Infuse sweet watermelon with a sour kick with the watermelon-lime Popsicles. Add creaminess with a five-minute yogurt Popsicle that's so easy, your kids can probably make them on their own. For classic flavors, try the vanilla-orange freezer pops or fudge Popsicle recipes. For a fancier summertime treat, the roasted strawberry and toasted coconut Popsicles are more decadent than a seven-layer piece of cake. Who's ready to get lickin'?

 

Watermelon Lime Popsicles

Fresh squeezed lime bathes these icy treats with a tangy zip. There are only two ingredients in these simple yet satisfying watermelon lime Popsicles from Honest Cooking. So if you've got extra watermelon on hand, break out a blender to make these!

 

Five-Minute Yogurt Popsicles

Use fruit yogurt blended with fresh berries to whip up these five-minute yogurt Popsicles from MyKidsEatSquid. Just pour the mixture into small cups, add a stick and freeze. This treat is bound to become a kid favorite.

 

Roasted Strawberry and Toasted Coconut Popsicles

Capture the flavor of summer breezes in these roasted strawberry and toasted coconut Popsicles from Joy the Baker. The strawberries take a quick trip to the oven before you blend them with sugar. Add in coconut milk and toasted coconut for a creamy, chewy combination your kids will love.

 

Chocolate-Covered Coconut Popsicles

Drench frozen coconut milk in a generous layer of chocolate to make these chocolate-covered coconut Popsicles from The Little Kitchen. These bars were inspired by Haagen-Dazs and taste just as good – if not better – than the store-bought version. Now the real question: What kind of sprinkles to add on top?

 

Vanilla-Orange Freezer Pops

There's nothing quite like an orange Creamsicle. Make your own at home with Eating Well's recipe for vanilla-orange freezer pops. Start by mixing orange juice, yogurt, sugar and vanilla before pouring it into Popsicle molds.

 

Fudge Popsicles

Capture the taste of chocolate mousse with these fudge Popsicles from Smitten Kitchen. chocolate with cocoa powder, whole milk and butter for a decadent, frozen dessert that's perfect for a special occasion. Chocolate never tasted so good.

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