6 Cool KID Treats For Summer

Ultimate Ice Cream Sandwiches

from: Nestle



PREPARE cookies according to package directions. Cool completely.

PLACE 1/2 cup ice cream on flat side of 1 cookie; top with flat side of second cookie to make a sandwich. Roll sides of sandwiches in morsels. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap; freeze for at least 1 hour before serving.

* Other NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE ULTIMATES Refrigerated Cookie Bar Dough flavors which may be substituted are: Chocolate Chips & Chunks with Pecans, White Chip Macadamia Nut or Peanut Butter Cups, Chips & Chunks.

Frozen Gelatin Pops

from Kraft Foods

What You Need!

1 cup boiling water

1 pkg. (4-serving size) JELL-O Cherry Flavor Gelatin

1/2 cup sugar

2 cups cold water

7 pop molds or paper or plastic cups

7 wooden pop sticks

Make It!

STIR boiling water into combined dry gelatin mix and sugar in medium bowl at least 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water. Pour evenly into pop molds. Freeze 2 hours or until almost firm.

INSERT pop stick into each mold for handle.

FREEZE 8 hours or overnight until firm. Press firmly onto bottom of mold to release pop. Store leftover pops in freezer.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Note: Wooden pop sticks can be purchased from craft stores. Or, use small wooden or plastic spoons instead.

Substitute: Prepare as directed, using your favorite flavor JELL-O Gelatin.

Chocolate Banana Pops

from: Simply Homemade

Kids will go ape for these chocolate and candy-coated frozen banana treats. For fun, invite everyone to make their own.


4 bananas
1 bottle (205 g) Smucker’s® Magic Shell Chocolate
Wooden skewers or coffee stir sticks, tall narrow glass, waxed paper
Toppings (optional) chopped peanuts, sprinkles or crushed candies or cookies


1. Cut bananas in half, cross-wise. Skewer each banana half with a wooden skewer or coffee stir stick. Freeze skewered bananas for 30 minutes.

2. Pour Smucker’s® Magic Shell into tall, narrow glass. Dip each skewered banana into Smucker’s® Magic Shell; coat banana completely. Lay on waxed paper. Dip all of the bananas a second time.

3. If desired, roll chocolate covered banana in nuts or topping of choice. Freeze for 30 minutes before serving.


1. For fun bite-sized versions, cut pieces of your favourite fruit, dip in SMUCKER’S® Magic Shell, skewer with a toothpick and freeze until ready to serve.

Limeberry Crush

from : Family Fun

Whip up this simple dairy-free smoothie for a refreshing summer drink. Fruit and crushed iced make this thirst-quenching treat satisfying on any warm day.
More: 4th of July Party Food

  • 2 pints of hulled strawberries
  • 1 1/2 cups of crushed ice
  • 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of lime juice

  1. In a blender, combine strawberries, crushed ice, confectioners’ sugar, and lime juice.

  2. Blend the mixture until smooth, then serve immediately. Makes 4 cups.

Sherbert The Frog

from: Family Fun

  • Lime sherbet
  • Green decorators’ gel
  • Junior Mints
  • Green gummy ring candy

  1. To make one, set a scoop of lime sherbet on a small green paper plate (trim the plate to resemble a lily pad first, if you like).

  2. Cut one green gummy ring candy into quarters and place the four pieces under the sherbet scoop for feet.

  3. Set a Junior Mint candy and half a gummy ring in place for each eye. Finally, add a green decorators’ gel mouth and nostrils.

Jell-O Homemade Pudding Pops

from: Kraft Foods

What You Need!

1 pkg. (3.9 oz.) JELL-O Chocolate Instant Pudding

2 cups cold milk

Make It!

BEAT ingredients with whisk 2 min.

POUR into 6 paper or plastic cups. Insert wooden pop stick or plastic spoon in center of each cup.

FREEZE 5 hours or until firm. Peel off paper cups before serving.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Special Extra
Prepare as directed, stirring any of the following ingredients into pudding mixture before spooning into cups: 1/2 cup chopped or mashed fruit; 1/3 cup crushed peanut brittle; 1/4 cup chopped PLANTERS Peanuts or 1/2 cup JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows.

– Double-Decker Pudding Pops
Prepare 2 pkg. (3.4 or 3.9 oz. each) JELL-O Instant Pudding, any two flavors, as directed on package for pudding. Spoon about 1/4 cup of one of the pudding flavors into each of 12 (5-oz.) paper or plastic cups. Top with remaining pudding flavor. Freeze as directed. Makes 12 servings.

How to Remove Frozen Pops from Cups
Place bottoms of cups under warm running water for 15 sec. Press firmly on bottoms of cups to release pops. (Do not twist or pull pop sticks.)

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