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By Sweet Potato Chronicles

Few things can compete with the simple pleasure of a frozen treat on a sweltering summer day. Of course those sweet, frosty licks aren’t actually cooling us down, but at least they take our mind off the heat. I love homemade goodies so I can control the sugar (not to mention artificial colors: ewww) my family consumes, but I’m not always in the mood to drag out my ice cream maker. None of these recipes requires a machine to make and they’re all simple enough that the kids can help out. The only hard part? Waiting for them to freeze!

Make this delicious chocolate-mint icebox cake with just 7 ingredients

Frozen Berry Cream Pie

Frozen Berry Cream Pie

Sweet Potato Chronicles

More no-machine frozen treats you should try:

Avocado Lime Popsicles

This classic flavor combo is just as amazing in a popsicle as in your favorite dip.

Coconut Icy

This homemade slushy is light and refreshing on the hottest days of the

Strawberry Banana Nice Cream

It only takes four ingredients to make this little bowl of heaven.

Strawberry Banana Yogurt Pops

These are healthy enough to serve for breakfast and on a steamy hot day, why not?