"The treats are easy for any age to make but pretty enough to share with friends. You can add color sprinkles to customize them for any holiday or occasion," relates Marcia Porch of Winter Park, Florida.
Five ingredients are all you'll need for these fruity frozen pops. When my sister and I were raising our families, we looked for economical recipes. Our kids loved making and eating these refreshing treats.—JoAnn Skarivoda, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Two types of melon and other fresh fruit combine with peach preserves in this best-of-the-season fruit dish from Karen Ann Bland. The Gove, Kansas reader writes, “These colorful fruit bowls are great to serve for brunch or as a snack.”
In Poca, West Virginia, Lori Hunter adds peanut butter, honey toasted peanuts and peanut butter cups to this yummy chocolate ice cream pie. "It tastes like a specialty dessert from an ice cream shop," she says. TIP: "Since this pie is kept in the freezer, it can easily be made up ahead and frozen until shortly before needed," Lori notes. "It's an impressive dessert to serve to guests."
Children young and old find these snacks irresistible. Even the youngest kitchen helpers can help out by crunching the graham crackers or measuring and mixing the ingredients.—Heather Bazinet, Ingleside, Ontario
"Members of my family are diabetic, so I'm always looking for sugar-free recipes," relates Peggy Key of Grant, Alabama. "This light, fluffy dessert flavored with fresh strawberries is a refreshing ending to a summer meal."
Make instant pudding special in no time with this rapid recipe from Audrey Thibodeau of Mesa, Arizona. Creamy servings get a little zip from almond or rum extract, richness from sour cream and a pleasant crunch from pecans.