Jul 052017
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I am so excited that summer is almost here.  I consider myself lucky that my boys would much rather be outside all day rather than being glued to their screens for their entire vacation. The thing is, it’s gets pretty hot around here in the summer, so I like to help my kids cool off a couple of times throughout the day. I accomplish that by making ice pops and various other frozen treats.  I mean, what’s better than an ice cold popsicle on a hot summer day? Not much.

I prefer to make my own frozen treats because I can control what I put in them. One thing I’ve learned over the years is that my boys really like it when I include other “things” in their frozen treats.  By “things” I mean candy.  Since Airheads are a favorite with both of my boys, I recently decided to put some into the popsicles I was making for them.  The kids loved the Fruit Punch Airhead Popsicles I made and have been asking for more almost every day since. They’re easy and fun – what more could you ask for?

Fruit Punch Airhead Popsicles

Here’s what you need:

  • 3 Capri Sun Juice Pouches, fruit punch flavored
  • 1 pkg. Airhead Extremes Rainbow Candy
  • 6 count Popsicle Mold

Here’s what you do:
1. First put 2 pieces of the rainbow candy down in each popsicle mold.

2. Pour the juice into each mold and fill until almost to the top.

3. Put the popsicle handles down into the molds and freeze overnight or until frozen.

4. Enjoy your fun treat on a hot summer day!

It doesn’t get much easier than that, folks. If you want to surprise your kids with a fun frozen treat this summer, too, try these Fruit Punch Airhead Popsicles. I bet they will be as big of a hit with your kids as they are with mine.

What’s your favorite summer treat? Will you be trying these Fruit Punch Airhead Popsicles?

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  58 Responses to “Easy Summer Treat: Fruit Punch Airhead Popsicles”

  1. My son would have loved those when he was younger. What a fun and easy way to make popsicles.

  2. Oh my, those Fruit Punch Airhead Popsicles look so delicious! I have those exact popsicles molds but I’ve only ever used them to make fruit popsicles (using yogurt). I can’t believe I never thought of making juice popsicles. Can’t wait to try this out!

  3. My son would absolutely love this. He loves Popsicles and his favorite candy is airheads. I think we may make this one.

  4. These are the cutest popsicles! I love how you included the rainbow treats. I know the boys will go crazy when I make these for them.

  5. Holy moly! I think these are every kid’s dream snack! How yummy!

  6. I have a popsicle tray that I never use! This is so creative. My son would flip over these.

  7. Whoa! Those are some colorful popsicles! I bet my boys would love them, maybe we’ll try them one weekend as a treat. 🙂

  8. Oh what a fun surprise inside the popsicle! I would love to try this recipe out as it is a perfect warm weather treat.

  9. Those are the best! I am so making these AAALLLLLLLL summer. I have never seen a better freeze pop before. Om nom nom.

    • I agree, a freeze pop WITH candy in it? That’s pretty much the best idea ever.

  10. this sounds super fun to make and super fun to eat!

  11. Those are so cute and you make them sound so easy! What a pretty and fun popsicle to eat!

  12. Simple to make, flavorful and fun color!! I’m going to make these with my boys! They would love these. They are big on frozen treats when playing outside in the backyard.

  13. OMG What an awesome idea. I never would have thought to put candy in a popsicle! I usually buy fudgesicles, though I have made myself once!

  14. Oh wow, we love airheads and popsicles. Never thought to put the two together like this. My boys would love this cool treat after playing outside in the sun!

  15. These are so fun. The sour, fruity flavors sound like they’d be perfect for frozen treats. What a great idea!

  16. What a fun summer treat idea. It is a frozen treat and candy all in one. Kids would love that so much!

  17. My daughter would LOVE this! Heck, I’d even enjoy it. We’ll have to make these soon. They’re so pretty!

  18. What an awesome idea! These popsicles would be great to enjoy after a trip to the pool and my kids would love the flavor combination for sure.

  19. Wow. Such colorful popsicles! I love how you made use of the Airheads. That was a good idea. I am sure the kids would love this!

  20. When I was little I was obsessed with these candies. These popsicles are awesome for kids and I know my cousins little boy would love these.

  21. My kids would probably love to eat these. I think it’s a good combination of sweet and sour. I am not sure I’d like to eat them.

  22. That is a fantastic idea! I’ve never seen anyone do this with those candies before. And they have great color too!

  23. This looks like such a fun treat!! I bet the kids would love them! Someone mentioned airheads on a show I was watching the other day and I had no idea what they were talking about – now I know! I’m not sure what we call those things in Australia haha. straps or something.

  24. These popsicles are awesome! They really are easy to make and all of the ingredients are so tasty. I might actually suggest these to my husband as a nice nostalgic treat. Capri Sun and Airheads are favorites of his since he was a kid.

  25. These look like so much fun! My daughter is huge into unicorns – and unicorns are never far from rainbows . I think we will have to make these for sure! Thanks!

  26. These are so colorful! My kids would love these. Definitely trying these this summer.

  27. These are so cute and so fun. Kids would love these!!!!

  28. Why have I never seen this before?! Brilliant! My kids would love these!

  29. Those are so much fun! We’ve been looking for ways to fill up our days with fun. These work for double since it’ll be fun to put them together and fun to eat them.

  30. I would never have thought about adding candies to ice lollies, definitely going to give this a go x

  31. Yum! These look like such a tasty summer treat. I’ll have to try this recipe out!

  32. I never thought about making airhead popsicles. What a great idea, love the color too and I bet the texture is interesting. What a fun, refreshing way to cool down on a hot summer day!

  33. This is an awesome idea! I love how fun they are, the kids must love them!

  34. This is really easy to make. My kids would love these, but so would I. I need to pick up the molds during my next store run.

  35. I love making homemade popsicles. Which molds do you use?

  36. These are a really fun treat! I would love to try this with kids! They’ll surely love these!

  37. This is so cute. I love how easy it is to make such a delightful treat for the kids and kids at heart. I love the colors! It looks so appetizing!

  38. We weren’t allowed to have Capri Sun or Airheads as kids so I feel totally deprived. I think I need to whip up a batch of these popsicles so I can see what I missed.

  39. I love the bright colors from the candy. These look so delicious. Such a fun treat to enjoy in the heat of summer.

  40. That’s a very cool idea. It’s colorful and will certainly ignite a craving for anyone who sees it. Great stuff for the summer.

  41. My son likes the traditional airheads. I haven’t seen these Exremes. I bet my two youngest would like these popsicles though, no doubt about it.

  42. Oh my heavens these look incredible! This is my kind of popsicle. Forget the kids, YES PLEASE!!

  43. Oh yum this sounds like such a delicious idea for popsicles I love the idea of adding sweets to them!

  44. I love your ideas. They are always so colorful and look so darn tasty!

  45. Those are the coolest thing ever! My kids would totally die for these!

  46. That looks like such an interesting treat! I love how bright and fun it is!

  47. What a cute idea! I just got Popsicle molds and I’ve been looking for a fun recipe to make for my nieces when they come to visit!

  48. This is the coolest idea ever! My kids would freak if I made this for them!

  49. I love these! I love all of your ideas; they are so fun and creative.

  50. I have never heard of Airhead Extremes Rainbow Candy but certainly adds pizazz, color and I am assuming a delish flavor to these Popsicle. I can see why your kids love them.

  51. Thank you very much for sharing this recipe! I think this will be a great bonding activity with my kids. 🙂

  52. Fruit Punch Airhead Popsicles are a great for the kids to cool off in the summer time. These I will have to make with my niece’s kids for sure. The kids would have fun making them and eating them. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  53. These are so fun! My kids would love them! Heck I love the, I have to try to make these.

  54. Omg stop it!!! This is such a good idea! Might try it out with sour straws!

  55. Where did you get these popsicle molds? I’ve been wanting to get those for quite a long time. Although it is rather cold for ice cream or sorbets these days.

  56. I have been doing the same thing with tic-tacs and gummy bear! The kids love them so much

  57. I really should make some popsicles. I have plenty of molds. I’ve been kind of lazy about making them this year. These look so good too! I ate a ton of popsicles after my surgery. It seemed like they helped my throat so much!