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Looking for tasty frozen dessert recipes this summer? Well, look no further! Here are four frozen treats to satisfy your sugar craving:

1. Kiwi Ice Pops
This is a tasty bright green ice pop that is perfect for kids and adults. The recipe is also refreshing and very simple, making it a cool way to put out the summer’s sizzle.

Ingredients
1 ¾ cup(s) water
1 cup(s) sugar
4 kiwis
½ cup(s) (about 4 limes) fresh lime juice

Directions
1. Make the syrup: Combine 1 cup of water with the sugar in a small saucepan and bring just to a boil. Set aside to cool.
2. Make the ice pops: Using a paring knife, cut kiwis into quarters, and peel. Place the kiwi pieces in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade and purée to a liquid. Combine the puréed kiwi, 3/4-cup syrup, lime juice, and remaining 3/4 cup of water in a large bowl. Pour the mixture into molds and freeze until solid (about 6 hours).

2. Ice Cream Sandwiches
With this recipe you have the freedom to customize your very own irresistible ice cream sandwiches.

Ingredients
Cookies
Ice cream (any flavor)
Additional coating (sprinkles, chocolate chips, etc.)

Directions
1. Bake or buy a batch of your favourite cookies.
2. Fill with the ice cream flavour of your choice.
3. Coat the sides with sprinkles, chocolate chunks, or nuts.
4. Freeze on a tray until firm, then wrap tightly in waxed paper and stack in an airtight container.

3. Plum Smoothie-Pops
These pops promise a deliciously pink plum-fresh taste and will definitely offer a cool blast during the hot weather. This mixture serves as a great smoothie. So for those that can’t wait for them to freeze can grab a straw and start sipping.

Ingredients
¼ cup(s) sugar
1 tablespoon(s) corn syrup
1 pound(s) assorted plums, pitted and chopped
8 teaspoon(s) fresh lime juice
6 ounce(s) plain yogurt

Directions
1. Bring the sugar, corn syrup, and 1/4 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan. Remove from heat and cool. Puree the plums, syrup and lime juice in two batches, using a blender, until smooth. Stir the plum puree and yogurt together in a large mixing bowl.
2. Pour the mixture into popsicle molds, leaving about 1/2 inch at the top, as the mixture will expand when it freezes. Follow popsicle mold manufacturer's instructions and freeze until solid (about 4 hours).

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