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    • Kool-Aid Sherbet

      Create your own creamy smooth fruity sherbet using your favorite flavor of Kool-Aid! This recipe is very simple and makes a great low calorie snack during the hot summer months.

      1 cup sugar
      1 envelope unsweetened kool-aid (any flavor; not artificially sweetened)
      3 cups Half & Half (or milk)
      1/4 c. Water

      In a small saucepan mix kool-aid, water and sugar over medium heat until smooth and sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and cool 10 minutes. Mix with 3 c. of Cold Milk and pour into ice cream maker, process according to manufacturers directions on your machine.

      If you don't have an ice cream maker, pour into a dish and place in the freezer. Remove from freezer after 1 hour, blend well until smooth and return to freezer.

      Please note, if using milk, it will have an "icy" texture rather than a smooth sherbet texture.
      Comments 18 Comments
      1. DJAustin's Avatar
        DJAustin -
        I'll need to try this one...without an ice cream maker.
      1. lmitchell's Avatar
        lmitchell -
        I don't have an ice cream maker, but this might be a fun idea for the kids to make. And my step-son's birthday is coming up so that could be something special for him to do.
      1. tammyk's Avatar
        tammyk -
        Sounds good. I think I will invest in a Ice cream maker this summer.
      1. lesliegriffin93's Avatar
        lesliegriffin93 -
        My husband and I just made a double batch of the sherbert (strawberry and lemon -lime cheap kool aid). We used half and half and it is so good...it is not weak in flavor. We are planning to serve it at a 4th of July fish fry. We are making a second batch with grape fool aid (cheap kool aid) with milk. I can't wait to sample this sherbert!!!
      1. Ms Alusa's Avatar
        Ms Alusa -
        Sounds Great! Would you tell us how many servings this recipe makes?
      1. wyndwhisper's Avatar
        wyndwhisper -
        I love sherbet but it can be quite expensive for some of the better brands and flavors. I usually go without because it's just cost to much. this is going to be my favorite reciepe I can already tell and I can't wait to try it with the keylime koolaid I found the other day. (my favorite flavor). yummy.

        tammy ramey
      1. Ms Alusa's Avatar
        Ms Alusa -
        Love it! The kids love it! What could me more fun, less expensive, or prettier! We really enjoyed this, and plan to enjoy it even more this summer! Delish!
      1. E Lake's Avatar
        E Lake -
        I just looked at sherbet in the store because my daughter loves it. I didn't buy it because of cost. I am trying this recipe today!
      1. retiredgal's Avatar
        retiredgal -
        what an idea; brilliant
      1. Alexmp's Avatar
        Alexmp -
        That sounds good to me! I am going to try to make orange and then mix the finished sherbet with some plain vanilla to make creamsicle!
      1. TBaird's Avatar
        TBaird -
        How fun!! Yummy recipes on here. Can't wait to make this one!
      1. bibicarole's Avatar
        bibicarole -
        I can't wait to try it. Thank you!
      1. zeppah's Avatar
        zeppah -
        Has anyone tried fat free half and half? Or does that impact the texture?
      1. TLLuckart's Avatar
        TLLuckart -
        Can't wait to try this. Great Idea.
      1. angelproctor's Avatar
        angelproctor -
        Thx I've been looking for a cheap and easy ice cream recipe to do with the kids.
      1. alesiahelton's Avatar
        alesiahelton -
        Does anyone know if this can be done with an artificial sweetener instead of sugar with good results?
      1. fiveaaaaas's Avatar
        fiveaaaaas -
        Yum , yum, yummmy, good!
      1. Pilotrep's Avatar
        Pilotrep -
        This is a great recipe...my grandchildren will love it...

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