It’s almost August and summer is winding down, but the warmer than comfortable temperatures will still be here for a couple more months and I’m always looking for new ways to cool down! Especially ways that involve sugar and frozen deliciousness. Some of these recipes are favorites from our blog, but I had lots of fun looking for and collecting some amazing recipes from other bloggers and websites as well. I know I’m excited to try at least a few of these recipes before the end of summer!
Peach Ice Cream is made with fresh peaches and real whipped cream, no ice cream maker required! Homemade peach ice cream is made with only 4 ingredients and a few minutes of preparation. See the Peach Ice Cream recipe here!
Quick & Easy Orange Sherbet recipe made with just 2 ingredients! Sweet Orange Sherbet perfect for a hot summer day. I came across this fun recipe for Orange Sherbet that I knew I had to try. Just TWO ingredients! I used an ice cream maker but you certainly don’t have to. My kids went crazy over this tasty treat. See the Easy Orange Sherbet recipe here!
Homemade Fresh Fruit Shaved Ice is the perfect summer treat! Fresh fruit syrups are so much healthier than those store-bought syrups and you can make any flavor! Homemade Fresh Fruit Shaved Ice is the perfect treat for all of these hot summer days! See the Homemade Fresh Fruit Shaved Ice recipe here!
Chocolate Banana Ice Cream is made with only 4 ingredients and a blender – no ice cream maker required! This banana ice cream recipe is deliciously creamy, full of chocolate and so easy to make too! See the Chocolate Banana Ice Cream recipe here!
Orange Julius recipe made EASY! Just 5 ingredients & 5 minutes to enjoy a refreshing, sweet, citrusy frozen beverage at home. Perfect orange flavor and simple instructions with video that show how to make an Orange Julius. See the Homemade Orange Julius recipe here!
Banana Split Milkshakes made with frozen ripe bananas, milk and vanilla ice cream then topped with salted peanuts, banana slices, whipped cream and a cherry. Perfect banana milkshake recipe for hot summer days. See the Banana Split Milkshakes recipe here!
Frozen Peanut Butter Pie is cold, creamy and easy to make with only five ingredients! This no bake peanut butter pie recipe is a family favorite dessert that only takes a few minutes to make! See the Frozen Peanut Butter Pie recipe here!
Strawberry Ice Cream Pie is a simple dessert made with a graham cracker crust, hot fudge and strawberry ice cream. This ice cream pie recipe comes together quick with just a few ingredients. See the Strawberry Ice Cream Pie recipe here!
Strawberry Lemonade Punch is a simple & delicious 3 ingredient party drink! This Strawberry Lemonade recipe is refreshing and a breeze to whip together. Lemon-Lime Soda, powdered lemonade mix and frozen strawberries is all you need to make this sparkling party punch. Find the recipe for Strawberry Lemonade Punch here!
Frozen Raspberry Cheesecake Bars are a simple dessert made by combining cheesecake & raspberries. Sweet, creamy and delicious no-bake raspberry cheesecake recipe can be made ahead and comes together quick. You can find the Frozen Raspberry Cheesecake Bars recipe here!
Easy Kool-Aid Sherbet recipe is a delicious frozen treat that is made with only three ingredients! You can make strawberry sherbet, orange sherbet, watermelon sherbet – any flavor you want! Click here for the Easy Kool-Aid Sherbet recipe!
Lemon Icebox Pie is a quick an easy frozen lemon dessert. This pie has a classic tart lemonade flavor & is made from only FOUR simple ingredients! Simple to make and everyone loves this sweet, creamy lemon pie. See the recipe for Lemon Icebox Pie here!
Easy Cherry Party Punch is a fun & festive party drink that everyone goes crazy over! Simple to make & has a fantastic sweet cherry flavor. This recipe for Cherry Party Punch is a variation of a recipe I found in our family cookbook. It has amazing flavor and just the right amount of fizz to make it interesting. The slush can be made weeks ahead of time and kept frozen until you’re ready to use it. The recipe makes 2 quart size bags of slush, each which combines with a 2-liter of soda for the cherry party punch. See the Cherry Party Punch recipe here!
Italian Cream Soda Recipe made with sweet syrups, cream and club soda. Delicious & festive drinks for any special occasion! Italian Cream Soda Recipe is a family favorite at our house. We keep syrups on hand and my kids get so excited when we pull them out to make these tasty treats. See the Italian Cream Soda recipe here!
Banana Cream Cheesecakes made with banana pudding, whipped topping, and a graham cracker crust are the absolute perfect, easy to make sweet & creamy treat! See the Banana Cream Cheesecakes recipe here!
Gorgeous Gelato Torte recipe with sophisticated flavors. Three layers of rich, creamy gelato topped with chocolate ganache, pistachios & fresh raspberries. See the recipe for Gelato Torte here!
Easy Pina Colada Pie is the perfect summertime treat! Just a few ingredients and everyone loves the fun tropical flavors of this simple chilled pie. Pina Colada Pie is cold and refreshing – it’s the perfect summertime treat! I couldn’t believe how easy this recipe was when I found it! See the Super Easy Pina Colada Pie recipe here!
I love summer and playing with my kids all day long every day, but this summer has been so hot! The only way that we have survived so far is by indulging in frozen treats quite frequently – at least once a day! This sorbet is so easy to make and I love that it is packed with two of my favorite fruits and a little bit of sugar and water. The watermelon at my local Kroger store has been amazing this summer – I think I have purchased one every time I’ve gone grocery shopping! See the Watermelon Berry Sorbet recipe here!
I absolutely love cantaloupe. Once I can find ripe ones in stores, I’m eating it for breakfast, lunch, etc. One of my favorite treats is cantaloupe with vanilla ice cream. When I found a recipe for cantaloupe sherbet in an old cookbook, I was so excited to try it. It’s just lovely! Perfectly sweet with just enough cantaloupe flavor. It’s so refreshing on a hot summer day. Find the recipe for Cantaloupe Sherbet here!
It seems as though the super hot temperatures have crept up quite quickly this year, and we all know that the best way to cool off is to eat frozen treats, right? This delicious dessert is made with lots of real raspberries and only a few other basic ingredients so it’s easy to make too. Find the Raspberry Ice Cream Pie recipe here!
All this recipe takes is 3 ingredients and you have the creamiest, yummiest ice cream ever, in under 5 minutes! So easy, so yummy, and so much better than the store bought stuff. See the Quick Strawberry Ice Cream recipe here!
Party season is upon us! There’s something special about this slush recipe that just makes everyone gravitate toward it at the buffet table. It’s easy to make and both kids and adults love it. The recipe came from my husband’s grandmother who used to serve it at weddings. Yep- it’s that good! Find the recipe for Sparkling Orange Slush here!
Easy Oreo Ice Cream Cake only takes minutes to assemble, yet it tastes and looks incredible with its layers of ice cream, chocolate graham crackers, whipped cream, Oreos, and chocolate ganache. Easy Oreo Ice Cream Cake will be your new favorite go-to dessert for any birthday party! See the recipe for Easy Oreo Ice Cream Cake here!
My kids love pears and so I just knew that this simple, frozen treat would be a hit around here! You’ll love it too! It is the perfect treat for a hot Summer day to cool you right down! Find the recipe for Easy Pear Sorbet here!
We love mocktails in our family and this one is a perfect blend of two favorites- strawberry lemonade and pina coladas. Ha! See what I did there? It’s easy to put together and tastes fancy. Enjoy! Find the recipe here for Strawberry Lemonade Pina Coladas.
This treat is an ice cream cake dressed up for a holiday party. The cake is light and pairs wells with the rich creaminess of the minty ice cream. While making a jelly roll cake can seem intimidating, it is pretty easy and the end result looks stylish when plated. It’s sure to be a crowd pleaser! Find the Holiday Peppermint Ice Cream Cake Roll recipe here!
These fun & festive drinks are so easy to make and the addition of orange juice not only adds layers, but great flavor as well. Grenadine is pomegranate syrup and can be found in the mixed drink section of your grocery store. It has a fruit flavor that’s mild but unique. I loved it as a child- and as a grown up I still really enjoy it! See the recipe for Layered Shirley Temples here!
Several years ago, I took my kids to the “Free Slurpee Day” at our local 7-11 and it was love at first slurp. Since then, we’ve gone nearly every year for for free slurpee day, but my kids ask for slurpees all summer long. I came up with a complicated copycat recipe that involved kool aid powder and sprite. Fun summer drinks shouldn’t be complicated though! Since the weather has finally warmed up to the point of cold drinks sounding appetizing, I decided to whip up a slightly healthier (and easier!) version to enjoy with dinner the other night. We loved it and it’s my go-to recipe for homemade slurpees now. Find the Homemade Peach Slurpees recipe here!
I love lemon treats in the Spring time and well, I deem it close enough! These cookies have just the perfect amount of lemon and a nice buttery flavor. Bonus points for being so easy too! Find the recipe for Lemon Ice Box Cookies here!
Caramel Apple Smoothies are a delicious way to enjoy smoothies this time of year. They have wonderful flavor and you can’t beat that caramel apple combination. Try adding yogurt for an even creamier version!
Creamy cantaloupe popsicles are the tasty summer treat you didn’t know you needed. With 3 simple ingredients and a fast process for making them the hardest thing to do is wait for them to freeze.
There is nothing better on a super hot summer day than a big bowl of ice cream…and this recipe is a family favorite at our house! I used a small ice cream maker like this one, and it only takes a few ingredients to make a delicious dessert in about 30 minutes!
Caramel Banana Cream Tiramisu is a dessert that brings you a soft and rich tasting dish that tastes so good you’ll be licking the plate clean. Easy recipe for Layered Caramel Banana Cream dessert that uses graham crackers and a pudding-caramel mixture in layers. Comes together so fast & is delicious!
We drink a lot of smoothies at our house – it’s a yummy way to sneak a lot of fresh fruit into our diets and they are so refreshing when the weather gets warm! I love raspberry lemonade and so when I saw how easy this recipe was, I knew I had to try it. This smoothie recipe is delicious and will definitely be a regular treat at our house this summer!
I saw this idea for raspberry-puree covered cantaloupe years and years ago and just now remembered it. I added some honey to make it more sweet so that I could serve it as a dessert. The combination of flavors was just wonderful ~ serve it over vanilla ice cream for an extra special treat!
This Easy Mini Grasshopper Pie Recipe is one that anyone can make. It’s such a simple and easy dessert that hardly takes any effort and best of all, this is a Grasshopper pie without alcohol so even the kids can eat it!
I love “green” smoothies (the kind full of spinach), but my kids won’t drink them unless I use blueberries to turn them purple! I’ve been trying to find a fun drink for St. Patrick’s Day, so when I came across this recipe, I thought it would be perfect! I’m usually not a huge fan of lime, but I loved this drink and my kids did too!
Strawberries and cream pie is a delicious cold dessert recipe you’ll want to try this summer. With cream cheese, sour cream, whipped topping, and fresh strawberries, every bite is packed with rich, creamy, favors.
Frozen Hot Chocolate is a delicious and simple recipe that brings you the fun flavors of your favorite hot chocolate all year long.
Raspberry Swirl Frozen Dessert Recipe from Taste of Home
Chocolate Covered Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich from 99 Cooking
Snickers Ice Cream Popsicles from A Pumpkin and A Princess
S’mores Ice Cream from Chocolate Moosey
Mango & Raspberry Frozen Dessert from Land O Lakes
Frozen Pineapple Upside-Down Cake from Delish
Chocolate & Berries Yogurt Dessert from Pillsbury
Raspberry Summer Sensation from Kraft Recipes
Frozen Caramel Toffee Ice Cream Sandwich Dessert from Recipe Girl
Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream from Creations By Kara
Cherry Limeade Ice Cream Soda Pops from Klein Worth Co
Frozen Treats are included in some of our best Summer memories. With shaved ice, ice cream, milkshakes and more, your hot weather treats are covered!