14 Homemade Ice Pops to Cool You Off This Summer

It’s hot out there! Beat the heat with a delicious, DIY frozen treat.

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Few things are more refreshing on a scorching summer day than an ice pop. These portable frozen treats may take you back to your childhood, but there are plenty of ways to enjoy them as an adult, too. Read on for 14 ice pop recipes to try this summer — we’ve got something for everyone with boozy sangria pops, decadent chocolate sundae pops, healthy strawberry-chia breakfast pops and many more.

Sangria Pops

Sangria Ice Pops

Sangria Ice Pops

What's better than sangria on a hot summer day? Frozen sangria! Made with white wine, fruit juices and chopped fruit, these refreshing treats will be a big hit at your next warm-weather gathering.

Photo by: Shannon Petrie

Shannon Petrie

What's more refreshing than sangria on a hot summer day? Frozen sangria! Made with white wine, fruit juices and chopped fruit, these pops will be a big hit at your next warm-weather gathering.

Make This: Sangria Pops

Peanut Butter, Banana and Chocolate Pops

Healthy Peanut Butter, Banana and Chocolate Ice Pops

Healthy Peanut Butter, Banana and Chocolate Ice Pops

Don't feel too guilty about indulging in these rich, creamy treats — they're made with unsweetened almond milk, natural peanut butter and unsweetened cocoa powder, plus banana and a few dark chocolate chips for a guilt-free hint of sweetness.

Photo by: Shannon Petrie

Shannon Petrie

Don't feel too guilty about indulging in these rich, creamy treats — they're made with unsweetened almond milk, natural peanut butter and unsweetened cocoa powder, plus banana and dark chocolate chips for a guilt-free hint of sweetness.

Beer Pops, 2 Ways

A cold beer on a hot day.

A cold beer on a hot day.

A cold beer on a hot day.

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Image courtesy of Mick Telkamp

This is the ultimate way to enjoy a cold beer. We'll show you how to make two types of beer pops: Guinness Creamsicles and Corona-Lime Pops.

Make This: Beer-Sicles

Marigold Citrus Pops

Edible Petal Popsicles

Edible Petal Popsicles

These popsicles incorporate citrus and marigold petals for a bright, summery treat.

Edible marigold petals add citrusy flavor and beautiful color to these grown-up pops.

Make This: Fruit + Flower Pops

Mango Lassi Pops

Photo by: David Lang

David Lang

Enjoy this creamy, yogurt-based Indian beverage in frozen form with this easy recipe.

Make This: Mango + Yogurt Pops

Strawberry Margarita Pops

Photo by: Matt Armendariz

Matt Armendariz

Take this favorite summer cocktail to the next level.

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Chocolate Sundae Pops

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Matt Armendariz

This decadent dessert is healthier than it looks: The recipe calls for an avocado, a banana and low-fat milk.

Make This: Ice Cream Sundae Pops

Blueberry Mint Julep Pops

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Try this fruity, frozen twist on the classic mint julep.

Watermelon Pops

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Learn how to make watermelon ice pops for the perfect frozen treat.

Layer pureed watermelon, yogurt and pureed honeydew to make these adorable treats.

Strawberry Chia Breakfast Pops

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Matt Armendariz

Pops for breakfast? You bet! Make this strawberry-chia recipe and start your day with two grams of fiber.

Kale Banana Pops

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Matt Armendariz

Make these pops over the weekend, and you've got fruit- and veggie-packed breakfasts (or snacks) for the week.

Make This: Smoothie Pops

Grilled Peach and Almond Pops

Made with grilled peaches, ginger syrup and smoked almonds, these pops offer a unique blend of sweet, smoky and spicy flavors.

Berry and Yogurt Pops

Red, White and Blue Berry Pops

Red, White and Blue Berry Pops

Beat the heat in style with this colorful holiday dessert.

Photo by: Photo by Mick Telkamp

Photo by Mick Telkamp

Not just for Fourth of July! Enjoy these red, white and blue pops all summer long.

Make This: Berry-Yogurt Pops

Cocoa Colada Pops

Cocoa nibs add a touch of bitterness to these sweet, creamy pops, made with coconut milk and pineapple.

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