Friday, June 01, 2007

summers here- cool treats!

These recipes are from a play group from my old ward. i have only had the dripless popsicles and the yogurt covered banana pops, but they were really good. gonna have to make some this weekend!
Dripless Popsicles

1 package fruit flavored gelatin
1 package Kool-Aid drink mix
2 c. boiling water
1 c. sugar

In a large pitcher mix together gelatin, kool-aid, sugar and boiling water until dissolved. Then add cold water. Pour into molds and freeze.

Watermelon Popsicles

1 c. seedless watermelon chunks
1 c. orange juice
1 c. water

Blend in blender, our into molds and freeze

Pudding Pops

1 package any flavor pudding (not instant)
3 cups milk

Mix together but only to blend well. Pour into molds and freeze. (different flavors may be layered for a special treat)

Rocky Road Popsicles

1 package chocolate pudding
½ c. mini marshmallows
¼ c. chopped peanuts (optional)

Make pudding according to directions on package. Add marshmallows and nuts. Mix well and pour into molds and freeze.

Yogurt Covered Banana Pops

3 med. Firm bananas
½ c. raspberry or other flavored yogurt
chocolate or rainbow sprinkles

Cut each banana in half crosswise. Insert popsicle stick into each half. Pour yogurt into small bowl. Hold banana over bowl and spoon yogurt to cover all sides of bananas. Allow excess to drip into bowl. Sprinkle candies over yogurt. Place pops on wax paper lined tray. Freeze 2 hours.

Blended Banana and Yogurt Popsicles

3 small bananas
6 T. peanut butter
2T honey

Break bananas into chunks and place in a small bowl. Mash thoroughly with a fork. Add peanut butter and honey and mix well. Place in molds and freeze.

Root beer Float-sicles

Root beer
Vanilla Ice Cream

Spoon ice cream into molds. Fill with root beer. Freeze several hours.

Orange Creamsicles

1 package orange gelatin
1 c. boiling water
1 c. vanilla yogurt
½ c. milk
½ t. vanilla extract

In a large bowl dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Cool to room temperature. Stir in yogurt, milk, and vanilla. Pour into molds and freeze until firm.