7 Boozy Ice Pop Recipes to Beat the Heat

Think of it like a cocktail on a stick

Whether you're hosting a backyard barbecue or want to cool down on a hot summer day, boozy ice pops are never a bad idea—and not just because they taste delicious and look great; ice pops also eliminate the need for glassware, so you don't have to worry about spilling your drink or dealing with glasses out by the pool.

Bump up the flavor by combining your favorite alcohol with juicy fruit like blackberries, peaches, strawberries and even tomatoes.

From strawberry sangria to minty mojito, the flavor combinations are endless. So we've rounded up our favorite cocktails-turned-frozen treats for seven recipes to help you stay cool out there this summer—and get a little buzzed while you're at it.

Moscow Mule Ice Pops

Simply freeze ginger beer, lime and vodka a few hours before your guests arrive, and you've covered cocktails and dessert in one fell swoop.

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Pineapple, Cilantro and Blackberry Vodka Ice Pops

If you prefer a splash of pineapple with your vodka, then you're going to love these.

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Tomato Bloody Mary Ice Pops

If that Bloody Mary feels a little too heavy in the heat, reach for one of these guys instead.

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Coconut-Mango Rum Ice Pops with Thai Chile Salt

Take a mini vacation with tropical pops made with coconut milk, mango, white rum and fresh lime juice.

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Mojito Ice Pops

This frozen version of a refreshing mojito combines a mint-infused simple syrup with white rum and lime juice.

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Strawberry Sangria Ice Pop Cocktails

These sweet sangria ice pops made with puréed strawberries and yellow peaches are dropped into sparkling wine for the ultimate summer refreshment.

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Boozy Watermelon-Lime-Mint Pops

Watermelon and tequila blanco come together to create an irresistible combination that'll keep you coming back 'til the cooler's empty.

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