Cool Off with 12 Summer Ice Pop Recipes

Cool Off with 12 Summer Ice Pop Recipes | thegoodstuff

With summer in full swing, temperatures are on the rise and you might be looking for fun, creative (and tasty!) ways to keep cool and stay busy with the kids! Available in a variety of flavors, shapes, and sizes, the slushy cool texture of ice pops makes for the perfect refreshment on a hot, steamy afternoon.

Looking for some fun ice pop molds? We’ve found 14 unique and DIY ice pop mold options for you!

While you can certainly grab Popsicles® from the store, get creative and turn snack time into a family project by creating your own tasty and fun-shaped ice pops. We’ve rounded up 12 unique and exotic ice pop recipes that will keep you cool and satisfied all summer long!

1. Marbled Strawberry Coconut


Source: Sugar and Cloth

Combine summer classic strawberries with creamy coconut milk to create a tropical treat with this indulgent recipe. Substitute almond milk for a slightly different taste, or try this recipe for a simpler alternative!

2. Pineapple Orange Banana


Source: Gimme Some Oven

Three popular orange-colored fruits combine in this recipe, resulting in simple summer flavor.

3. Cantaloupe Lime


Source: Kitchen Confidante

Don’t let the color fool you! These tasty pops are made of cantaloupe and lime juice to create a light and sweet treat.

4. Tropical Avocado


Source: Cooking Stoned

Avocados are a nutrient powerhouse, and when combined with sweet coconut milk, they make for a creamy and delightful pop.

5. Chia Strawberry & Raspberry Mint


Source: Eat Good 4 Life

Combine scrumptious raspberries and strawberries with mint leaves and chia seeds for a healthy and refreshing snack.

6. Creamy Nutella®


Source: 52 Kitchen Adventures

Looking for a spin on the classic fudgy ice pop? This recipe combines yummy Nutella® and Cool Whip® to satisfy your chocolate cravings on a warm day.

7. Mango & Salted Coconut with Crushed Peanut Topping


Source: The Design Files

Mango, coconut cream, and a dash of sugar create a tasty tropical treat, and adding a dash of peanuts results in a salty and satisfying crunch!

8. Iced Coffee


Source: The View from Great Island

Need a pick-me-up on your hot summer afternoons? Combine leftover coffee with cream and sugar into ice pop molds and you’ll have a more refreshing way to perk up than a steamy cup of Joe.

9. Basil Mint Citrus Mojito


Source: Practically Functional

Make these classic mojito ice pops with rum for the adults or without for the kids. The combination of herbs and fruit juices will satisfy the whole family!

10. Pink Grapefruit & Rosemary


Source: My Darling Lemon Thyme

Feeling on the adventurous side? Give grapefruit juice and rosemary a whirl in the blender and freeze for a slightly sweet and puckering ice pop.

11. Roasted Sweet Corn


Source: Kiran Tarun

Corn, when roasted, results in a sweet, rich flavor. Combine with coconut milk and sweetener to make a treat that sings of pure summer.

12. Watermelon & Coconut


Source: The Cookie Writer

Nothing says summer more than refreshing watermelon. Combine the hot pink fruit with coconut and mint for a healthy and satisfying alternative to snacking on slices. Want more delicious ways to use watermelon? Check out our 12 great ways to serve watermelon!

Need more ways to beat the heat? Check out our guide to making your own ice cream bar, 4 deliciously cool blueberry cocktail recipes, and tips on how to stay cool and save money this summer.