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Summertime Treat: Popsicles

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avocado popsicles via A Cup of Jo

On a sticky summer afternoon there aren’t many things that are more refreshing than a fruity, ice-cold popsicle. These iconic treats totally embody summertime fun.

In our house we always have apple popsicles ready to go for when our bottomless pit of a daughter wants a little treat. We just pour apple juice into an empty ice tray, cover it with tin foil and make tiny slices that we can slide mini-popsicle sticks from our local craft store into. Quick, easy, cheap and healthy, she even requests these mini-pops for dessert!

But while they are perfectly acceptable to a five year old, mommy needs a little something more to satisfy her craving (ok, a lot more).

I saw an awesome popsicle post over on A Cup of Jo a few weeks ago and I’ve been drooling at the thought of these yummies ever since. While I haven’t had the chance to try them out myself yet, I’ve been collecting mouth-watering popsicle recipes that I need to try. Here are a few:

avocado popsicles via A Cup of Joavocado popsicles via A Cup of Jo

greek yogurt berry popsicles via A Cup of Jogreek yogurt berry popsicles via A Cup of Jo

chocolate cheesecake popsicle via Shinechocolate cheesecake popsicle via Shine

strawberry coconut popsicle via The Tomkat Studiostrawberry coconut popsicle via The Tomkat Studio

These big girl popsicles would actually be great to serve at a summertime party. The Tomkat Studio has some super cute (and free!) printables on their site that you can dress your pops up a with if you’re feeling fancy.

If you have any delicious popsicle recipes, please share! I’m on the hunt for good ones!

Jen is a freelance writer and girl mom from New York. When she’s not knee-deep in glittery crafts and girl talk, you can probably find her sprawled across her couch in the middle of a Netflix marathon with dark chocolate smeared on her face. The struggle is real.


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