5 Fun Summer Treats for Kids

June 23, 2017   /   byChris  / Categories :  Feeds

We all love a special treat during the summer months — especially one that is refreshing and yummy. Today on Family Food Live, I will share 5 Fun Summer Treats for Kids of all ages!

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Grab the kiddos and check out today’s recipes.

Vanilla Pudding Pops

Shopping List:

  • 2 packages Instant Vanilla Pudding (3.4 oz)
  • 3 1/2 cups Milk
  • 1/2 cup Rainbow Sprinkles

Instructions:

  • Combine the vanilla pudding mix with the milk and whisk until it starts to thicken up
  • Gently fold in the sprinkles
  • Pour into popsicle molds and put in the freezer for 4-5 hours or overnight
  • Serve

Summer Red, White & Blue Chex Mix

Shopping List

  • 1 Bag Chex Mix Honey Nut Snack
  • 1/4 cup dried Cranberries
  • 2 cups White Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup Red, White & Blue M&Ms

Instructions:

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the Chex Mix and cranberries
  • In a microwavable dish, melt the white chocolate chips for 1 minute or in 10-second intervals until melted
  • Drizzle the melted chocolate over the Chex Mix mixture and stir
  • On a large cookie sheet with parchment paper, pour out the Chex Mix mixture and sprinkle the M&Ms on top and let cook for about an hour
  • Once hardened, break it up into chunks for serving

Thanks Betty Crocker for this fun idea

Chocolate Apples with Almond Butter

Shopping List:

  • Apple, sliced into 1/2 inch slices
  • Almond or Cookie Butter
  • Shredded Coconut
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Chopped Walnuts

Instructions:

  • Slice apple into 1/2 inch slices and spread the almond butter on each slice
  • Sprinkle the shredded coconut on top followed by the chocolate chips and chopped walnuts
  • Serve immediately

Frozen Fruit Kabobs

Shopping List:

  • Strawberries, cut in half
  • Red Grapes
  • Blueberries
  • Bananas, cut into 2-inch slices
  • 1 cup Plain or Vanilla Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Honey

Instructions:

  • Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a gel liner and set aside
  • Using a bamboo skewer, layer the fruit and place the kabob on the cookie sheet
  • In a mixing bowl, add the yogurt and honey and whisk together
  • Drizzle the yogurt mixture over the fruit and put in the freezer for 1/2 hour until the yogurt hardens up. Be careful not to
  • leave it in too long or the bananas will turn brown
  • Remove and enjoy!

Homemade Slushes

Shopping List:

  • 1/2 cup Kool Aid
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 tray of Ice

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in a blender and combine well. The ice needs to be completely crushed.
  • Serves 4

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