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COOL SUMMER SNACKS
 
FRUIT WAFFLES
Toast a small frozen waffle.
Top with plain or vanilla yogurt.
Add sliced strawberries, peaces or blueberries.
Alternative: Instead of yogurt, add whipped topping to waffle.

FROZEN ICE CREAM TREATS
Toast two frozen waffles.
Let cool.
Top one with ice cream.
Then, top with the other waffle.
Place back in the freezer and freeze.
Take out on a hot day for an ice cream treat.
Note: You may want to cut them in-half for small children.
 
ORANGE SHAKE
Blend together in a blender.
1 cup orange juice
1 cup milk
one peeled banana
dash of vanilla
Makes 2-4 servings.
 
PURPLE COW
Same as recipe above, except use purple grape juice instead of orange juice
And leave out the vanilla.
Alternative: Vanilla ice cream can be used in place of milk and banana.
 
WATERMELON POPSICLES

I cup seedless watermelon chunks
1 cup unsweetened orange juice
1 cup water.

Blend all ingredients together in a blender. Pour into small paper cups. Place in freezer and, when partially frozen, insert popsicle sticks or small plastic spoons for handles. When completely frozen, unmold by pouring hot water over bottoms of cups.
 

PEACH YOGURT
1 cup plain yogurt
1 cup diced peaches
¼ cup unsweetened apple juice concentrate

Mix all ingrediants together in a blender. Spoon into cups. Makes 6 to 8 small servings.

 
FRESH BERRY SHAKE

1 cup milk
½ banana, sliced
¼ cup fresh berries

Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix well. Makes 4 to 6 small servings.
 

FROZEN PEAS
Frozen peas and corn make a fun finger snack on a hot day.
 
SNOW CONES

To make each cone, place crushed ice in a paper cup. Mix one part unsweetened frozen apple or orange juice concentrate with one part water. Pour the diluted concentrate over the ice.
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