Practical Parenting Ideas: 14 Delectable Summer-time Treats to Make with Kids

Sunday, June 29, 2014

14 Delectable Summer-time Treats to Make with Kids

One of my most favorite things about summer is making good food and treats with my kids. Beat the summer heat by cooling off and relaxing with these 14 treats, one for each week of summer! They're simple enough for the kids to help make and satisfying to all. Making and enjoying them is a great family activity!       

  1. Tropical Slush: This tropical frozen treat can be served in fun parfait cups with little umbrellas or hallowed-out pineapples or coconuts
  2. Jello Pudding Pops: Think back to those jello pudding pops you enjoyed as a child. Be sure to use Jillee's "tried and perfected" recipe in the blog
  3. Rainbow Popsicles: A fun, colorful treat that's easy to make with limeade and food coloring
  4. Mini Smores Cups: Head to the canyon or your backyard with this creative idea for smores made in muffin tins
  5. Mini Fruit Pizzas: What a good way to mix fruit with something sweet to enjoy as a snack on a warm summer day
  6. Watermelon Whole Fruit Popsicles: A fun, colorful treat with whole pieces of fruit inside 
  7. Cake Mix Sugar Cookies: Easy and super soft sugar cookies made from cake mix and decorated to your own liking
  8. Watermelon Lime FrostyServed with a slice of watermelon or lime on the glass, this is sure to be a popular for whatever the occasion
  9. Strawberry Lime Sorbet: A delicious recipe for sorbet to cool your palate
  10. Fruit TrifleThis delicate dish presented in a clear glass bowl makes a beautiful desert at a summer family get-together
  11. Watermelon Cupcakes: These red and green "seeded" cupcakes are especially fun for kids
  12. Layered Ice Cream Pops: Rich and tasty ice cream pops made from your favorite ice cream and toppings
  13. Orange Creamsicles: Simple 5-ingredient creamsicles that definitely don't skimp out on taste
  14. Peanut Butter Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches: Tasty with a good visual-appeal, these ice cream sandwiches make the perfect desert for that family picnic or barbecue. Other variations could include chocolate cookies or chocolate chip cookies and other flavors of ice cream
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