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Cantaloupe Ice Pops

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + freezing

Makes

1 dozen

Your reminders to "eat your fruit" will finally stick once kids take a lick of these mmm-melony snacks. A perfect use for overripe cantaloupe, these pops make a light dessert or healthy between-meal refresher. —Susan Hein, Burlington, Wisconsin
Cantaloupe Ice Pops Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed cantaloupe
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint or 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 12 plastic cups or ice pop molds (3 ounces each)
  • 12 wooden pop sticks

Directions

  1. In a blender or food processor, combine the first 5 ingredients; cover and process until smooth. Pour 1/4 cup into each cup or mold; insert pop sticks. Freeze until firm.

Nutrition Facts

1 pop: 35 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 9mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.

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