KCC Red, White and Blue Freeze Pops
4 PICS paper coated 5 oz. cups
4 Wooden craft sticks
10-12 fresh strawberries, medium to large, washed
1 cup fresh blueberries, rinsed
4 tablespoons PICS honey
1 teaspoon PICS vanilla extract
10 oz. PICS Greek vanilla yogurt
Cut the greens off the strawberries, and place into a mini chopper or food processor, along with 2 tablespoons of honey and ½ teaspoon vanilla extract. Puree. Evenly distribute the strawberry mixture into four paper coated cups. Place the cups in the freezer for 1 hour.
Remove the cups from the freezer and evenly cover the strawberry puree with 10 oz. Greek vanilla yogurt. Add a wooden stick to the center of each cup. Return to the freezer for an additional hour.
Combine the blueberries, 2 tablespoons honey and ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract in a mini chopper or food processor and puree.
Evenly add the blueberry puree to each cup. Return cups to the freezer for several hours or overnight before serving.
Note: This recipe makes 4 freeze pops.
Cups and Craft Sticks: You can locate the 5 oz. coated paper cups in the paper aisle, and the craft sticks in the school supply aisle at your local Price Chopper/Market 32.
Cooking with Kids: Every recipe is filled with life skills that encourage children’s confidence in the kitchen. Here are a few to focus on when making this recipe:
- Following directions
- Mini chopper/food processor use and safety
- Cutting and knife safety