Quick and Easy Summer Snacks Your Kids Will Love!

Summer is approaching and we have found some quick, easy and delicious snacks you and the kiddos can make together for the hot sunny days!

Jell-o Popsicles

Serves 10 ppl and takes 5 min to make


-1 package of Jell-o
-1/4 cup sugar
2 cups water


-Set out Popsicle molds or plastic cups
-bring cup of water to a boil
-Stir in Jell-o package and sugar
-Stir in cup of cold water
-Pour into Popsicle molds and freeze over night

Before eating, run the molds under hot water to loosen from container.  Next, ENJOY!!  Serves 10 ppl and takes 5 min to make

churro sticks

Serves 20 ppl and takes 15 min to make


-4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
-3.5 oz of dark chocolate-chopped
-1 cup granulated sugar
-1/2 cup unsalted butter
-1/2 cup heavy cream
-1 puff pastry sheet- thawed


-Preheat oven to 450 degrees F’
-Spray baking sheet to prevent sticking
-Unfold puff pastry and cut in to half lengthwise, then cut into 1 inch strips
-Melt butter while churros bake
-Combine cinnamon and sugar and set to side
-Roll each baked churro into the melted butter and cinnamon mixture.
-Pour hot heavy cream over dark chocolate and stir till smooth.  Dip churros and ENJOY!

Frozen chocolate dipped banana pops

Serves 10 ppl and takes 60 min to make


-5 large bananas
-10 wooden sticks
-24 oz semi sweet chocolate-chopped
-toppings of choice! (sprinkles, nuts,.)


-Peel bananas and cut in half
-Insert sticks into cut end of each banana
-Line baking sheets with waxed or parchment paper
-Put the bananas on sheets and freeze for an hour
-Place chopped chocolate in microwave and melt in 30 second increments stirring until smooth
-Put toppings in shallow bowls to the side
-Remove bananas from the freezer and hold over the bowl of chocolate.  Use a large spoon to pour generous amounts of chocolate onto banana.
-Quickly add your toppings and, if not eating right away, place bananas in air tight container or Ziploc freezer bag.  Serve 10  minutes after removing from the freezer.

kool-aid slushies

Serves 4 ppl and takes 5 min to make


-2 cups cold water
-1 Kool-Aid packet
-1/2 cup sugar
-4 cups ice


-Place all ingredients in the blender in the order listed
-Blend until smooth at high speed
-Pour into 4 glasses and serve with a straw or spoon

Sure to cool you off from the blazing sun!