These 9 Boozy Ice Pops Make You Glad You're a Grown-Up
If the calendar says you're all grown up but you're still just a kid at heart, these spiked ice pops are for you. They combine the fun of ice cream truck treats with the pleasure of being old enough for adults-only beverages. Read on to get the recipes and enjoy responsibly, of course. Cheers!
Red, White, and Booze Ice Pops
Tangy cream cheese is layered with strawberry purée and blueberry purée to create these patriotic pops. And yes, there's vodka mixed into every layer. Esmee Williams says, "Wow! These are incredibly delicious. Just be sure to keep them away from the kids."
Ginger-Pina Colada Ice Pops
Do you like piña coladas? (You just started singing it in your head, didn't you?) Two kinds of rum, creamy coconut milk, pineapple, and a hit of fresh ginger all go into these lickable tropical treats. Hello, summer barbeque!
Fireball® Horchata Pops
Cinnamon-kissed rice milk and spicy cayenne meet up with cinnamon whiskey to make this taste-tingling ice pop.
Boozy Mai Tai Pops
These bright and colorful pops are everything you love about Mai Tai cocktails, with the added fun of being on a stick. The recipe submitter notes, "Boozy pops take longer to freeze than regular pops."
Tiramisu Ice Pops
This creamy, coffee-laced ice pop will wake you up, cool you off, and chill you out all at the same time with its tasty mixture of espresso, mascarpone cheese, half-and-half, and coffee-flavored liqueur.
Cinco De Mayo Margarita Ice Pops
"This boozy popsicle recipe is so fun to share and tasty to enjoy, especially because of the smoothness added by using condensed milk! Add a bit of other juices, such as guava, orange, or grapefruit juice, for variation!" —mystinkypete
Blackberry-Lime Gin and Tonic Ice Pops
"These are sure to be a hit at your next barbeque," Soup Loving Nicole says. "For the adults, this is a dessert and after-dinner drink all rolled into one. This recipe makes enough for large ice pop molds. It's tempting to add more gin but keep in mind that they will not freeze properly if you do."
Strawberry-Banana Daiquiri Ice Pops
Bananas, strawberries, strawberry nectar, and rum are all you need to create a delicious frozen daiquiri on a stick.
Boozy Watermelon-Kiwi Ice Pops
"Ice pops are the ultimate summer treat, but these are for adults only. They're a little fruity, a little boozy, and simply fun. Serve up some ice pops at your next cookout or pool party, and just watch the smiles." —lutzflcat