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4 icy treats to enjoy during the dog days of summer

Beat the heat with these icy treats from Alejandra Ramos.

Television host and food writer Alejandra Ramos is joining TODAY to share some of her favorite end-of-summer treats to cool down with: an iced coffee drink inspired by her favorite cocktail, ice pops inspired by her favorite pie, iced tea made with her favorite summer fruit and the ultimate grown-up slushy.

Coconut-Key Lime Pie Pops

Coconut milk adds an additional layer of tropical flavor to these Key lime pie-inspired ice pops for the ultimate summer dessert on a stick.

Strawberry-Peach Cold Brew Iced Tea

Combine fresh fruit and black tea bags to make your own custom fruit-infused iced tea. This version uses fresh strawberries and peaches, but feel free to swap in your favorite berries or summer fruit.

Mojito Iced Coffee

Add a vacation-like twist to your morning cold brew with this mojito-inspired coffee drink. Keep the recipe as-is for a daily treat, or kick it up with a shot of dark rum during weekend brunch.

Raspberry Sangria Slushies

Frozen berries and ice turn a summer sangria into the ultimate grown-up slushy treat. Serve with a thick straw and spoon and keep the blender ready to whip up a second batch!

If you like those refreshing recipes, you should also try these:

Sunny's Grilled Coconut Lemonade
Katie Lee's Corn Ice Pops