20 Refreshing Ice Pops to Make This Summer
From fresh fruit to decadent chocolate, you'll want to stock your freezer with these sweet homemade treats.
Peach Crisp Parfait Pops
“My little ones love fruit crisps and ice pops. I created a healthy and delicious treat that combines the two. For a sweet addition, use cinnamon sticks in place of the wooden sticks.” —Carmell Childs, Ferron, Utah
Get the recipe for Peach Crisp Parfait Pops.
Maple Mocha Pops
“‘One is just not enough,’ my husband says of these creamy pops. They’re a breeze to make, and kids love them, too. You might also freeze in pretty serving cups and top with whipped cream for a grownups’ ‘frappaccino’ presentation.” —Caroline Sperry, Allentown, Michigan
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Blueberry Cream Pops
“Blueberry and cream pops are such a fun after-school snack. Make them in the morning so the pops are ready to go when the kids come in the door.” —Cindy Reams, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
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Lemon-Apricot Fruit Pops
“With just 31 calories and less than 1 tsp. sugar per serving, this is one light and refreshing summer dessert everyone can find room for!” —Aysha Schurman, Ammon, Idaho
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Fruit Juice Pops
“I’ve used this recipe for years as a refreshing treat. My children enjoyed these pops more than any store-bought ones I ever brought home. They taste great with either pineapple or orange juice. Try freezing and serving in cups made from hollowed-out oranges.” —Barbara Stewart, Garland, Texas
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Orange Cream Pops
“For a lower-fat alternative to ice cream-filled pops, try slurping this citrus novelty. The tangy orange flavour will make your taste buds tingle—while the silky smooth texture offers cool comfort, no matter how high the temperatures soar.” —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Coconut Milk Strawberry-Banana Pops
“These four-ingredient freezer pops are a delicious way to use up a pint of fresh strawberries. You’ll love the hint of tropical flavour, thanks to the coconut milk.” —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Strawberry-Citrus Freezer Pops
“I knew that clementines and strawberries would create a luscious combination in a fruit pop, and I have to say these are delicious!” —Colleen Ludovice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Creamy Layered Blueberry Ice Pops
“These delicious ice pops can also be made with raspberries or blackberries. The rosemary sprig and lemon zest bring another layer of flavour. The pops are quick, easy, kid-friendly and freezable.” —Gloria Bradley, Naperville, Illinois
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Cantaloupe Ice Pops
“Your reminders to ‘eat your fruit’ will finally stick once kids take a lick of these mmm-melony snacks. A perfect use for overripe cantaloupe, these pops make a light dessert or healthy between-meal refresher.” —Susan Hein, Burlington, Wisconsin
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Sweet Potato Frozen Yogurt Pops
“Once I had my little girl I quickly became really creative in the kitchen, needing to have healthy foods on hand. These frozen treats turned out to be a favourite and are a staple in our home.” —Jenn Tidwell, Fair Oaks, California
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Strawberry-Rosemary Yogurt Pops
“We planted strawberries a few years ago and these tangy-sweet frozen yogurt pops are my very favourite treats to make with them! The options are endless. Try using other yogurt flavours like lemon, raspberry or blueberry. You may also substitute your favourite herb for the rosemary—or simply omit it.” —Carmell Childs, Ferron, Utah
Get the recipe for Strawberry-Rosemary Yogurt Pops.
Chocolate Hazelnut Soy Pops
“I love Nutella, and I’m always looking for ways to use it. These ice pops are a great way to stay cool in the summer, but also make a cozy treat in the winter.” —Bonita Suter, Lawrence, Michigan
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Berry White Ice Pops
“Nothing says summer like an ice pop. Kids and adults alike love this fruit-filled version.” —Sharon Guinta, Stamford, Connecticut
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Birthday Cake Freezer Pops
“On my quest to find birthday cake ice cream—my favourite flavour—I came up with these easy ice pops. Now, instead of going to the store whenever a craving hits, I just head to my freezer.” —Dawn Lopez, Westerly, Rhode Island
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Triple Fruit Freeze
“These pops won’t turn your tongue blue or neon green like many store-bought pops because they’re made with fresh grapes, blueberries and kiwifruit.” —Colleen Ludovice, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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Frozen Berry & Yogurt Swirls
“I enjoy these frozen yogurt pops because they double as a healthy snack and a cool, creamy sweet treat.” —Colleen Ludovice, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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