Watermelon Ice Pops Giant News Post

Published: 06/21/2023 - 8:00 AM

Make an easy, refreshing, and healthy snack for your kids to enjoy this summer!

These Watermelon Ice Pops are the perfect snack craft for getting your kiddos in the kitchen this summer! This popsicle is packed with nutrients we all need to stay healthy all summer long. Plus, it earns 1 Guiding Star and packs a sweet and savory punch!

Watermelon Ice Pops


  • 3 cups diced watermelon
  • 1 (6 oz) container raspberries
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • Wooden ice pop sticks
  • 1/2 cup coconut gelato or coconut sorbet
  • 3 kiwis
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup diced cucumber


  1. To a food processor or blender, add the watermelon, raspberries, and 1 tbsp lime juice. Pulse until smooth. Pour mixture into a fine-mesh strainer set over a medium bowl to strain out seeds.
  2. Fill 6 ice pop molds molds ¾ of the way with watermelon mixture. Insert the wooden sticks and freeze 1½–2 hours, until set.
  3. Scoop coconut gelato into a small microwave-safe bowl and microwave 30 sec. to melt. Transfer to a spouted measuring cup and divide among molds. Freeze 30 min.–1 hour, until set.
  4. In a food processor or blender, add kiwi flesh, mint, cucumber, and remaining 1 tbsp lime juice. Pulse until smooth. Distribute kiwi mixture among molds. Freeze until solid, 3–4 hours. When ready to eat, run the pops under warm water for a few seconds to release from molds.

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