Grapesicles

You can’t beat Grapesicles for a healthy and frugal snack during the hot summer months! Kids and adults alike love these frozen treats.

You can't beat Grapesicles for a healthy and frugal snack during the hot summer months!  Kids and adults both love these easy frozen treats.

A few years ago a friend introduced me to Grapesicles.  I was surprised how much I liked them! It feels like a treat, sweet and succulent, but it’s just frozen fruit.  This summer I made up a big batch and started feeding the kids I know.  Every kid who had them loved them, a 100% approval rate!  One kid told me it was like an entire Popsicle she could put in her mouth all at once. As far as I’m concerned this is a huge snack win.

I have been buying them for 98 cents a pound this summer. Popsicles cost more for what, sugar water?  Here it is supposed to be over 100F tomorrow!  If you expect a hot 4th also, pop some of these in the freezer.  Your overheated company of all ages will be glad you did!

I wash my grapes carefully and let them dry completely.  Any bad grapes should be picked off.  The rest stay on the stem and go into a Ziplock bag.  Freeze until solid.

To serve take a scissors and cut sections off and hand them out.  I looked around online (a dangerous thing, I know!) and saw that some people shove these on BBQ skewers before they freeze them.  I love food on a stick too but if you are serving them to kids on the young side I think a sharp stick is less than genius.

Warning Label:  Choking hazard for children too young to be trusted with small, hard objects.  There, you have been warned…

You can't beat Grapesicles for a healthy and frugal snack during the hot summer months!  Kids and adults both love these easy frozen treats. Looking for another fun summer snack for kids?  This S’mores Snack Mix is always a hit! 

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