Monday, June 14, 2010

Frozen Fruit & Yogurt Pretzel Pops: A Yummy and Affordable Summer Treat

We eat a lot of ice cream in the summer. Who doesn't? It has become an after-dinner habit for my family. We like to go to ice cream shops for the treat, but that can break the budget. So we go to the ice cream shops on special occasions and get our ice cream fix by eating at home.

We wanted to make the treat a little healthier, so I made some frozen yogurt pops. The Popsicle molds have been in my kitchen cupboards for years. I almost sold them at our recent yard sale because I have never used them. Thank goodness I didn't, because these were fun to make and my kids loved them.

We simply took our favorite vanilla yogurt and mixed blueberries in one batch and strawberry puree in the second batch. Instead of using the sticks that come with the molds, I stuck pretzel rods into the yogurt and then placed the molds in the freezer.

Voila...frozen yogurt pops.



The possibilities are endless. Enjoy!

Are you making homemade treats this summer? Please share!!


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10 comments:

  1. what a great snack! perfect activity for little ones to.

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  2. These are fun! I remember making them when I was little.

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  3. That is a great idea using pretzel sticks. I have never thought of that. Have a great week!

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  4. What a great idea! I'm certainly going to keep this one in mind!

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  5. I'm stopping by from Tasty Tues. I was wanting to make yogurt pops for my boys, thanks for posting the simpleness of it.:) I'm going to try it-as soon as I make another batch of yogurt!!

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  6. I have thought about doing this but just haven't yet. These look so pretty and yummy!!

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  7. Those look so fun! I love how you put a pretzel in them.

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  8. They look amazing. I will need to try them with my girls. Thanks for sharing.

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  9. I love this idea-the pretzels as sticks is genius.

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