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Cold Summer Desserts to Beat the Heat

When the summer heats up, I go looking through my recipes of cold summer desserts.  There is nothing like a frozen bowl or stick of something to cool me down when the temps are in the 90s.

Root beer floats, summer cocktails, frozen fruit and ice cream desserts are on the menu today.  If you want to beat the heat, try one of these cold dessert recipes.

Keep reading to see if one of these tasty recipes will be on your menu today.

These cold summer desserts are the perfect sweet treat ending to a meal when the temps are high.

Beat the Heat with these Cold Summer Desserts

Pop some bananas in the freezer and then coat them with a Paleo almond chocolate coating and roll in your favorite toppings to make these fun “nutella” frozen banana pops that the kids will love.

They are healthy and fun to eat and super easy to make.

Nutella Banana pops

Greek yogurt, fresh strawberries, honey and coconut milk combines to make these tasty and low calorie strawberry frozen yogurt pops. Only 53 calories each!

Take a bite of these yogurt pops

These almond cookies with an ice cream center are better than any store bought ice cream sandwich.  Make a batch of them for your next summer party.

Almond sandwich cookies

These Paleo pudding pops have a chocolate and almond taste with the richness of coconut milk and honey. They are healthy, tasty and super easy to make.Paleo chocolate almond pudding pops

Even if you don’t have an ice cream maker, you can enjoy this no churn coconut and pistachio ice cream.

Sweetened condensed milk and whipped cream are whipped to perfection, mixed with coconut and then frozen for a tasty summer treat.Coconut and pistachio no churn ice cream

This double dark chocolate ice cream uses a plant based protein shake mix -and frozen bananas.  It’s dairy free, gluten free, vegan and Paleo and super tasty.dark chocolate ice cream - Paleo and dairy free

It’s time for a milk shake, adult style! This Kahlua Rumba cocktail mixes ice cream, bananas, Kahlua, Rum and Milk into one creamy and delicious milk shake that is perfect for a hot summer evening with friends.Kahlua Rumba adult milk shake.

Pineapple juice, ice cream combine with flaked coconut and rum over a graham cracker crust for this pina colada ice cream dessert that is perfect for summer.PIna colada ice cream dessert

Bananas do double duty again to combine with a Paleo nut butter spread to make this amazing Nutella Banana Ice Cream. It is easy to make and very healthy, too!

Paleo Nutella ice cream

Time to combine cookies and cream ice cream with coconut rum and Frangelico for this amazing frozen coconut rum cocktail. Is it a drink or is it dessert? I think it’s both!Frozen coconut rum cocktail

These tart patriotic red, white and blue popsicles are so much fun! Mix together a container of creamy Greek yogurt and add some fresh strawberries and blueberries to popsicle molds.

In no time, you will have a quick and easy patriotic frozen dessert that is perfect for both the 4th of July or Memorial day. Fly the Flag!Red white and blue popsicles

Instant pudding, honey and milk get changed into these colorful candy corn pudding pops.  They are very easy to make and the kids will love them.
Candy corn pudding pops

If you like to gather with friends for ice cream, check out these tips for having an ice cream party.  

More Cold Summer Desserts to Treat your Friends and FamilyThese 25+ cold desserts are the perfect way to beat the summer heat

Still looking for some inspiration for frozen desserts? Try one of these tasty options.

If you enjoyed these recipes, be sure to check out this Round up of cold summer desserts for more ideas.

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