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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Summer Treat: Easy Yogurt Pops | Family Economics

By Tori Tait

            

Nothing screams summer like a sweet, cold treat. When planning your next summer dessert, put aside the carton of ice cream and ordinary pops and consider making these easy yogurt pops. Not only is yogurt good for you, but you can combine it with your favorite “mix-ins” to create a delicious summer treat. Because you can use any yogurt on hand, this recipe is simple and takes just minutes to whip up when the craving hits. Prepare a batch ahead of time so they are ready to indulge in on a warm summer afternoon. Make them all the same or create a variety – the options are endless! 

Yogurt pops in cups 

Easy Yogurt Pops

Prep: 5 minutes
Freeze: 1 hour, minimum
Yield: 1 Yogurt pop

Materials

Small paper cups
Small wooden sticks or spoons

Ingredients

2 tablespoons graham crackers, crushed (you can also use crushed cookies)
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt or flavor of your choice
1 tablespoon blueberries or your favorite mix-in

Directions

In a paper cup, layer 1 tablespoon of graham cracker crumbs, yogurt and blueberries. Top with remaining graham cracker crumbs. Insert wooden stick or spoon and place in the freezer for at least one hour. Once frozen, remove paper cup, serve and enjoy!  

yogurt pops 

This recipe is great because it’s simple and you can really have fun exploring new ingredients. Try adding chocolate chips, sprinkles or even bananas.

What would you mix into your yogurt pop to make it extra delicious?

Photos courtesy of Tori Tait.

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