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7 Frozen treats to beat the heat

Gin and tonic popsicles on light blue background

When summer’s heat is blazing, your work-smart solution is to have a stash of frozen treats at the ready. From adults-only ice pops to sprinkle-coated ice cream sandwiches, read on for our favourite frozen recipes. 

Chocolate Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches 

Chocolate strawberry ice cream sandwiches with sprinkles

Sandwiches are wonderful, sandwiches are fine. But what’s even better are ice cream sandwiches. Make some room in your freezer, these tasty treats are destined to be made time and time again. Get the recipe: Chocolate Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches 

Gin and Tonic Ice Pops with Lime and Mint 

Gin and tonic popsicles on light blue background

Grown-ups should have their own ice pops! These gin and tonic popsicles with lime and mint are actually a cross between a G&T and a mojito; feel free to use rum, gin, vodka or tequila (just don’t use too much, or they won’t freeze properly). Get the recipe: Gin and Tonic Ice Pops with Lime and Mint

Strawberries and Cream Ice Pops 

Strawberries and cream ice pops recipe sitting over ice

They’re frozen. They’re tasty. Berries are in-season! This recipe is a no-brainer. Grab your supplies and make these strawberries and cream ice pops. Stat! Get the recipe: Strawberries and Cream Ice Pops 

Berry-Watermelon Ice Pops

Berry-watermelon ice pops - parents canada

With 92 percent water, watermelon is perfect for puréeing and freezing into all-fruit ice pops – no added sugar required. Fresh or frozen raspberries, strawberries or cherries add a vitamin boost. Get the recipe: Berry-Watermelon Ice Pops

Frozen Lime Cheesecake Pie 

Zesty key lime pie sits on a table with garnishes
Frozen Lime Cheesecake Pie

Call this easy frozen cheesecake a win for spring as the leaves start budding. Or for St. Patrick’s Day as a tasty green-themed dessert. Or for summer when sinking your teeth into a zesty frozen treat is exactly what your muggy day needs. Get the recipe: Frozen Lime Cheesecake Pie 

Frozen Cheesecake Pops 

Cheesecake slices with popsicle stick through it

Creamy cheesecake turns into an indulgent, ice-creamy pop that’s perfect for summer parties. Get the recipe: Frozen Cheesecake Pops 

Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream 

Roasted strawberry ice cream

Roasting strawberries first coaxes out their juices, intensifying the flavour, because science. Whisking together a simple base of sweetened berries and cream keeps this recipe easy-peasy. Get the recipe: Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream

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