14 Homemade Ice Pops to Cool You Off This Summer
It’s hot out there! Beat the heat with a delicious, DIY frozen treat.
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.
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
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.
Make This: Peanut Butter + Banana Pops
Beer Pops, 2 Ways
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 marigold petals add citrusy flavor and beautiful color to these grown-up pops.
Make This: Fruit + Flower Pops
Mango Lassi Pops
Enjoy this creamy, yogurt-based Indian beverage in frozen form with this easy recipe.
Make This: Mango + Yogurt Pops
Strawberry Margarita Pops
Take this favorite summer cocktail to the next level.
Make This: Strawberry Margaritas on a Stick
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Chocolate Sundae Pops
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
Try this fruity, frozen twist on the classic mint julep.
Make This: Blueberry Mint Julep Pops
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Layer pureed watermelon, yogurt and pureed honeydew to make these adorable treats.
Strawberry Chia Breakfast Pops
Pops for breakfast? You bet! Make this strawberry-chia recipe and start your day with two grams of fiber.
Make This: Strawberry-Chia Breakfast Pops
Kale Banana Pops
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.
Make This: Grilled and Frozen Peach Pops
Berry and Yogurt Pops
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.
Make This: Pina-Colada + Cocoa Pops