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Fruit Juice Pops

 Fruit Juice Pops
I've used this recipe for years as a refreshing treat. My children enjoyed these pops more than any store-bought ones I ever brought home. They taste great with either pineapple or orange juice. Try freezing and serving in cups made from hollowed-out oranges. —Barbara Stewart, Garland, Texas
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + freezing


  • 2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 cups unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 cup unsweetened pineapple or orange juice
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 12 freezer pop molds or 12 paper cups (3 ounces each) and wooden pop sticks


  • In a large saucepan, combine water and sugar; bring to a boil. Reduce
  • heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3-4 minutes or until sugar is
  • dissolved, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; stir in
  • juices.
  • Fill molds or cups with 1/4 cup juice mixture. Top molds with
  • holders. If using cups, top with foil and insert sticks through
  • foil. Freeze until firm.
  • Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 juice pop equals 149 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.