13 Absurdly Simple Homemade Popsicle Recipes
The last thing you want to do when it’s sweltering is move around even if feeding yourself is, you know, necessary. These popsicles require minimal effort, but boast the maximal benefit of cooling your body from the inside out. Make a batch of any of these 13 super-simple recipes, keep them in the freezer at all times, and your chances of surviving this summer will improve drastically.
These are super easy to put together: just mix strawberry margarita mix and a splash of tequila. Don’t forget to sprinkle the popsicles with a bit of coarse salt before eating. The boozy popsicle recipe is here.
- Strawberry margarita mix
Watermelon, pineapple, and mint. That’s it! Instructions here.
Chewy chunks of fudge brownies are suspended in creamy, chocolatey goodness. Make these dreamsicles here.
- Cocoa powder
These juice-based pops have pretty chunks of fruit in them, like edible stained glass. It’s so simple, and it’s right here.
- Pineapple juice
Add a bucket of strawberries to juice and blend the heck out of them. That’s really all it takes! Recipe right here.
- Fresh strawberries
- Strawberry juice
Popsicles for breakfast? There’s no guilt when they’re made from frozen yogurt and berries. Get the recipe here.
- Fresh blueberries
- Greek yogurt
What’s in a snacksicle? All the sweet and salty things you could ever crave -- pretzels, M&M'S, peanut butter cups -- swirled with vanilla ice cream and frozen into glorious popsicles. The genius recipe is right over here.
- Coconut milk
- Sweetened condensed milk
- Half & half
Pick a fruit (any fruit), puree it with water, and freeze, and you’ve got a healthy, cool treat. The easy-peasy recipe is here.
- Any summer fruit
These are a wonderful twist on the traditional cookies & cream. Mint Stuf Oreos and fresh strawberries are added for a refreshing kick. The five-minute recipe is here.
- Fresh strawberries
- Mint Oreos
- Heavy cream
It doesn’t get easier than this, guys. It's pretty much frozen fruit on a stick. Simple, but so good. If you really need further instructions, they’re right here.
- Watermelon or pineapple
These sugar-free popsicles are nutritious, refreshing, and restorative. You know, for eating after all those less-healthful foods. The vitamin-packed recipe is here.
- Orange juice
- Carrot juice
- Turmeric powder
Blend a coconut, put it in molds, and freeze for the perfect tropical indulgence. Steps are here.
These fun ice pops are filled with chewy gummy bears. Get the recipe here.
- Coconut water
- Gummy bears
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