50+ Refreshing Popsicle Recipes

I don’t know about where you live, but in Southern Utah, it’s hot, hot, hot!  Occasionally we get a slight breeze, reducing the temperature to merely scorching, but then it returns to hot, hot, hot!  (You get the picture.)  To retaliate, I’ve gathered 50+ popsicle recipes that are perfect for summer!  I’m sharing yogurt pops, fruit popsicles, creamy creamsicles, and pops perfect for dessert!  Which will you try?

50 Refreshing Popsicles Recipes {Which will you pick to cool yourself off this summer?} OneCreativeMommy.com

I haven’t made popsicles since I was a kid.  My preferred method involved Kool Aid, an ice cube tray, and toothpicks.  (If you ask me, that’s still a yummy treat, and you and your kids would have a blast making them together!)  Today I’m sharing popsicles that are a bit more creative and a heck of a lot tastier!

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If you can’t find a popsicle that sounds good from this huge list, then I’m afraid you’ll have to just stick to putting your head in the freezer to cool off!  (Kidding, but I have been known to do it!)

Popsicle Molds and Methods

Now that you’ve found a great recipe, what type of mold will you choose?

For the most frugal among you, I suggest you stick to the ice cube tray and toothpicks method!  But, for those of you who want your popsicles to be a little more fancy (and a lot less bite-sized) one of these popsicle molds might be right for you.

The Zoku Quick Pop Makers make Popsicles outside of the freezer in about 7 minutes.  (They come in lots of fun colors, too.)  They’re your most expensive option, but, let’s face it, it’s pretty cool to be able to make a popsicle in 7 minutes!  Zoku also makes classic pop molds that go in the freezer.

If you just want fun molds to pop into the freezer, try some of these:

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Thanks for stopping by today, and have a great week!




  1. Thanks so much for including our peach creamsicles in your awesome roundup!! Everything looks delicious!
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  2. Oooh, Heidi! Those all look so yummy! I can’t decide which one to try first… so, thanks for that dilemma. =) Awesome collection! Thanks for sharing!
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  3. Now that is a list. I love these because they are sweet but don’t fill you up.
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  4. Stopping in from Wonderful Wednesday blog hop and love all your popsicle ideas! Perfect for summer, you’ll be putting a smile on my kids faces :) Enjoy your week!

  5. My son loves frozen treats! There a lot of great recipes for me to try! Thanks for sharing!
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  6. So many great recipes! Thanks for including me! Pinned!

  7. I love this! Great roundup idea, Heidi!
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  8. Some of these look super yummy!! Can’t wait to try them, thanks Heidi!

  9. AWESOME round up! All of these look amazing! I really want to try that Dole-Whip Inspired one. I’ve heard great things about that Disney legend but never found it when I went there several years ago. Thanks for linking up!
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  10. Love these! We just got a popsicle making kit and I needed some recipes. I’m going to try that sour worms one when the kids are older – but I’m also going to test out some of the dairy free options for me!
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  11. I haven’t made popsicles in years too and these recipes definitely have improved since the kool aide years :) My kids will love these, they’re always asking for popsicles. Thanks
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  12. I’d love to try some of these. A fun new mold is also on order! I have a cheap one but things have changed!
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  13. These all look so yummy! I truly can’t decide what to try first. Thanks for sharing these great popsicle recipes. Great collection.

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