Because Food on a Stick Is Fun
These these clever pops are the sort of thing guests will rave about for years to come.
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Instant Watermelon Pops
Freshly ground pepper
Fresh lime juice
Ground red pepper
Cut a 1-inch slit into the rind of a just-cut watermelon wedge, and insert a wooden stick. Serve pops a variety of ways: Sprinkle with flavored salts and freshly ground pepper, drizzle with local honey and fresh lime juice, dust with red pepper, or add a splash of schnapps.
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Sweet Tea Julep Pops
Combine two Southern favorites, sweet tea and mint juleps, for a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
2 cups water
2 family-size tea bags
1 cup firmly packed fresh mint leaves
1 cup cold water
3/4 cup bourbon
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
12 (3-oz.) paper cups
12 mint leaves (optional)
12 small lemon slices (optional)
12 (3 1/2-inch) food-safe wooden ice-cream spoons
1. Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan. Remove from heat, add tea bags, and stir in 1 cup firmly packed fresh mint leaves. Cover and steep 10 minutes. Discard tea bags and mint. Stir in 1 cup cold water, bourbon, sugar, and lemon juice, stirring until sugar dissolves. Pour mixture into paper cups; add a mint leaf and small lemon slice to each, if desired.
2. Cover each cup with aluminum foil; make a small slit in center, and insert 1 ice-cream spoon into each cup. Freeze 8 hours or until firm.
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