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Kool-Aid Sherbet

"The recipe for this frosty treat is more than 30 years old, and kids love it," reports Elizabeth Stanton of Mt. Vernon, Washington. You'd never guess that powdered soft drink mix provides the yummy flavor.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    about 3 cups


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 envelope unsweetened orange Kool-Aid mix or flavor of your choice
  • 3 cups 2% milk


  • In a large bowl, combine the sugar, Kool-Aid mix and milk until sugar is dissolved. Pour into a shallow freezer container; cover and freeze for 1 hour or until slightly thickened.
  • Transfer to a large bowl, beat until smooth. Return to freezer container; cover and freeze until firm. Remove from the freezer 20 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 204 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 96mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

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  • idonack
    May 27, 2014

    Seems like a huge amount of sugar!

  • LillieALawler
    Aug 8, 2010

    Used the lemonade flavored Kool Aid mix and added some grated lemon peel and juice for 1/2 the lemon. Was a very refreshing treat!

  • leighburr
    Aug 7, 2009

    This recipe it awsome! I made it in my ice cream maker and turned out great! Cant wait to try all the coolaid flavors!Leigh Burr

  • katejudy311
    Jun 1, 2009

    I made this with my six year old. We used lime and it was so tasty. He couldn't wait to eat it. We are going to try other flavors this weekend. Thanks for this simple and delioious recipe.