The 8 Best Frozen Treats to Cool Down With

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The 8 Best Frozen Treats to Cool Down With

Read on for the best frozen treats to cool down with. Which one is your favorite?

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Ice Cream

Let's start with ice cream. This is a go-to frozen treat for many, and can be found most anywhere. The flavor possibilities are endless, but choosing what holds your scoop (or three) might be the toughest decision of all. Cup or cone?

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Gelato

This sibling to ice cream is made in traditional Italian style, with milk, cream, sugars and various flavorings. You'll find gelato shops all throughout the streets of Italy, and luckily, the sweet treat found its way across the Atlantic for us to enjoy as well!

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Sorbet

This lighter treat is generally made with sweetened water or other sweet liquids (no milk or cream here), so for those who are watching their figure, this could very likely be the go-to frozen treat of choice.

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Frozen Yogurt

Ah, frozen yogurt. Speaking of fan bases, froyo has made big gains in popularity over the past few years. This treat is typically more tart than ice cream and soft serve, and can be lower in fat, making it a go-to option for those watching their waistlines.

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Popsicles and Bars

Popsicles are the ultimate grab-and-go treat. That's probably why most ice cream trucks carry a large variety of them. It's a portable sweet on a stick that kids and adults alike can enjoy!

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Ice Cream Sandwiches

If you're the indecisive type who can't choose between a brownie or ice cream for dessert on a hot summer night, this one's for you. This treat can be personalized to your heart's desire. Mint chocolate chip ice cream? Walnut brownies? Go for it!

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Shaved Ice and Slushies

You're probably most familiar with this treat in the form of snow cones or slushies, but another popular version of shaved ice is granita. This semi-frozen dessert has origins in Italy and consists of flavored water or juice being frozen and broken up into small slivers.

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Milkshakes

For those who would rather slurp than scoop, milkshakes are the way to go. You can't go wrong with a cool blend of ice cream and milk, made your way.

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Warm weather isn't just about grilling. When those higher temperatures hit, one of the best things to look forward to are all the options when it comes to frozen treats. Do you reach for an ice cream cone, or are you more of a frozen yogurt connoisseur? Is it popsicles you crave, or do you find a shaved ice is the best way to cool down? From gelato to ice cream sandwiches, we've rounded up the 8 best frozen treats you can grab when it's warm out.

So, which one is your favorite?

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