20 Yummy Popsicle Recipes to Cool Off With

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Popsicles are the go-to summer snack, and for good reason. This cool, refreshing treat is the perfect accompaniment to a hot summer’s day. Stop waiting around for the ice cream truck, and take matters into your own hands with these 20 DIY popsicles recipes. With endless creative variations, your kids will never tire of this sweet and icy snack.

Blueberry & Orange Icy Pops


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Blueberry and citrus make a delicious coupling in this antioxidant-packed ice pop.

Key Lime Pie Popsicles


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Nothing screams summer like key lime pie. This popsicle version cuts the calories but mimics the taste.

Avocado Creamsicles


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These surprisingly creamy popsicles get their pale green color and silky texture from heart-healthy avocados.

Watermelon-Mint Popsicles


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Spice up simple watermelon with a hint of fresh mint. The final product tastes extra refreshing.

Whole Fruit Ice Pops


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These Otter Pop imitators utilize whole fruits—not artificial dyes—for their vivid rainbow color.

Bounty Bar Popsicles

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The coconut base and chocolate drizzle taste just like a bounty bar, but this low-fructose treat is secretly healthy!

Orange Honey Popsicles


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These popsicles explode with bold honey and bright citrus flavors.

Candy Corn Pudding Pops


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Candy corn may be largely a Halloween treat, but these frozen pudding copycats can be enjoyed year-round.

Kool-Aid Yogurt Pops


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Drinking Kool-Aid is so old school. But add this fruity powder to yogurt and freeze for kid-friendly pops in bright, cheerful colors, and you’ll be the hippest parent on the block.

Toasted Marshmallow-Chocolate Popsicles


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Gooey toasted marshmallows and rich chocolate fudge capture the flavor of s’mores in a refreshing frozen treat.

Pomegranate, Coconut Milk, and Honey Popsicles


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Basic coconut pops studded with juicy pomegranates hold a delightfully crunchy surprise.

Strawberry Pineapple Popsicles


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This healthy pop is an all-natural spin on cherry-pineapple Big Sticks.

Mixed Berry & Vanilla Yogurt Pops


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Mixed berries and graham cracker crumble take this standard yogurt popsicle to new heights.

Watermelon Whole Fruit Popsicles


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With fresh chunks of kiwi, blueberry and nectarine, these gorgeous popsicles look too good to eat!

Peanut Butter and Roasted Grape Jelly Popsicles


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Ditch the sandwich for these frozen pops that feature a classic combo of peanut butter and jelly.

Carrot Cakesicles


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Even veggie-averse kids are bound to enjoy these scrumptious carrot cake popsicles.

Chocolate Dipped Banana Pops


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Dip frozen bananas in melted chocolate to try this theme park favorite at home. Feel free to keep it simple or go big and add sprinkles.

Blackberry and Grape Popsicles


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These fruity pops are as pure as it gets. With only blackberries and seedless grapes as ingredients, these icy treats are completely guilt-free.

Striped Strawberries & Cream Popsicles


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Layers of blended strawberry and coconut milk make this striped treat as cute as it is tasty!

Apple Pie Popsicles


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These delectably creamy popsicles taste like an authentic slice of apple pie.

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