Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Patriotic Yogurt Pops

Let's hear it for the red, white and blue with these Patriotic Yogurt Pops.  With a few simple ingredients, you can make these fun pops any time but especially festive for July 4th.

Patriotic Yogurt Pops | Cooking on the Front Burner

Summer is here, kids are out of school and cool treats are a must!  When I was a kid back in the day (not saying which day though!)  popsicles were one treat that we were allowed to have almost every day.  I remember my mom buying twin pops and cracking them in half for us to share.  Cherry was my favorite and I loved that I would get ruby red lips!

Lately lots of popsicles have been popping up all over the web and I thought I would try my hand making some using yogurt and fresh fruit.  And since I felt like putzing a bit I decided to go with layers for a fun look!

Patriotic Yogurt Pops

by Deb Attinella
Makes 6 popsicles

    Red Layer
    • 6 oz fresh raspberries
    • 2 T honey
    • 2 T water
    • 1 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
    • 1/2 cup lowfat vanilla yogurt
    White Layer
    • 1/2 cup yogurt
    • 1 tsp coconut extract
    Blue layer
    • 6 oz blueberries
    • 1/2 cup yogurt
    • 1 1/2 tsp honey
    1. For the red layer in a food processor combine all the ingredients and process until smooth.
    2. Place mixture in a mesh sieve and press liquid into a bowl and discard seeds
    3. Place mixture in popsicle mold (about 1/3 way up)
    4. Place sticks in and freeze until firm (about 2 hours)
    5. For white layer combine the yogurt and coconut extract
    6. Place mixture over red layer and freeze until firm (about 2 hours)
    7. For blue layer combine blueberries, yogurt and honey in food processor and process until smooth
    8. Place mixture over white layer and freeze well (about 8 hours or overnight)
    9. To remove from molds, dip in warm water until they become loose
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    Depending on how big your molds are, you might have some mixture left over.  I did, so I mixed it all together with some ice and had an instant smoothie!  No wasting here.

    We really loved how the fruit flavors came through - refreshing and not too sweet!

    Patriotic Yogurt Pops | Cooking on the Front Burner #popsicles #july4th

    How are you keeping cool this summer??? 

    Patriotic Yogurt Pops | Cooking on the Front Burner #popsicles #berries

    You might be wanting to make a batch soon!  And I think it would be fine to have one every day!

    Another fun popsicle recipe -


    1. Suzanne of Simply Suzannes at Home

      Hi Deb! Thanks so much for coming by and taking the time to leave a comment! I appreciate every one of them.
      Your patriotic pops look yummy! My kids would LOVE these.
      Thanks so much for sharing!
      Have a great week,

    2. Yes, these kinds of treats are a must for summer... or I'd even make them all year round! Love this recipe with the yogurt... and honey!

    3. Oh man these yogurt pops look amazing! Perfect for summer!!!

    4. These look fun! Great idea to layer them!

    5. I remember the twin pops from when I was a kid too. Your popsicle look yummy. I love the layer look.

    6. I loved those twin pops. We all fought over who would get the red ones:D These yogurt pops look delicious! I love that they are full of good ingredients. I definitely need popsicle molds!

    7. I was literally just planning out yesterday what type of pops I was going to make this weekend! With all this warm weather, it must be on all of our minds! Your's looks fantastic! Love the 3 different layers!!

    8. These yogurt pops look fantastic Deb - I love all the pretty and festive layers! So fun and perfect for summer!

    9. Deb, these are so adorable and look so delicious! I keep saying it -- I need popsicle molds!

    10. These look adorable! Love the color combo hehehe <3

    11. These are so cute and yummy! Love the festive touch :)

    12. These look so delicious! I love yogurt pops! Pinned to save.

    13. Perfect for Summer! Cherry was my favorite too! :)

    14. These look amazing, and I just love to make healthy pops with fruit and yogurt. Pinned!

    15. This looks soo good, perfect for summer! I would love it if you joined and contribute your awesome posts at my link party at City of Creative Dreams, starts on Fridays :D Hope to see you there at City of Creative Dreams Link Party.

    16. These are the BEST! Featuring them this Saturday on SNF :)

    17. Yummy!! Those are so beautiful Deb, and I bet even more delicious than they look. :)

    18. Not only a great recipe Deb but pretty too! :)

    19. These are like the perfect red, white & blue pops! I love the flavors and the healthy ingredients...and they turned out so pretty!!

    20. The pops look AMAZING. I mean, really amazing. Gonna add them on my recipe to-do list now ;)

    21. Just wanted to let you know that I featured this recipe as part of a refreshing summer drinks and treats round up. Thanks for linking up to Create, Link Inspire party!


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