Chill Out: The Best Frozen Recipes Featured on The Kitchen

Beat the heat this summer with these cool, refreshing eats and drinks.

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Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Think desserts require a ton of ingredients? Think again. This frozen treat comes together with just two: peanut butter and frozen bananas. When whirled together in a food processor, the banana offers a rich, creamy consistency that's just like ice cream.

Get the Recipe: Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Brownie Bombe

After making a batch of rich, chocolatey brownies, this recipe comes down to assembly as you layer the sliced brownies, ice cream and whipped cream in a bowl. The dessert needs to freeze for a few hours before serving, so be sure to plan ahead if you're preparing to serve this at a party.

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Bourbon Slush

Traditional bourbon cocktails are good, of course. But frozen ones, laced with sweet tea and lemonade concentrate, are the ultimate in summertime sipping.

Get the Recipe: Bourbon Slush

Quick PB&J Ice Cream Cookies

Sunny Anderson's taking the classic childhood sandwich to an indulgent level by filling rich peanut butter cookies with a smear of grape jelly and cool vanilla ice cream to achieve the flavor combo you know and love.

Get the Recipe: Sunny's Quick PB and J Ice Cream Cookies

Frozen Lemon Cream Pie

Because the base of fuss-free pie comes together with a press-in graham cracker crust, there's no need to finagle with rolling out pastry dough. Katie Lee keeps the filling simple, with a sweet-tangy lemon mixture, then freezes the pie before finishing it with whipped cream.

Get the Recipe: Frozen Lemon Cream Pie

Mango Lassi Ice Pops

Made with frozen mango and sweetened condensed milk, Katie's fuss-free pops come together in throwaway paper cups, so there's no need to buy specialty molds.

Get the Recipe: Mango Lassi Ice Pops

Choco Cherry-Stout Ice Cream Float

Thanks to Jeff Mauro's five-minute recipe, you can indulge in dessert and enjoy a drink at the same time. He opts for a stout beer here, as its natural chocolate-like flavor complements the chocolate syrup and candies in the float.

Get the Recipe: Choco Cherry-Stout Ice Cream Float

Graham Cracker and Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwich

These ice cream sandwiches are similar to s'mores in that, instead of the usual cookies, graham crackers make up the top and bottom layers. The treats boast a filling of dulce de leche ice cream and Marcela Valladolid's homemade Mexican Chocolate Ganache, which is at once sweet and subtly spicy.

Get the Recipe: Graham Cracker and Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwich

Watermelon Sorbet

Watermelon is naturally full of water, so when it's pureed and frozen, it turns icy, which makes it an ideal sorbet base. Here it's frozen with mint leaves for added flavor.

Get the Recipe: Watermelon Sorbet

Black Forest Pancake Ice Cream Sandwiches

Just when you think chocolate pancakes can't be any more indulgent, Geoffrey Zakarian sandwiches them with black raspberry ice cream for an over-the-top dessert.

Get the Recipe: Black Forest Pancake Ice Cream Sandwiches

Blueberry Yogurt Pops

Two ingredients — blueberry preserves and Greek yogurt — are all you need to make these pops, which are both satisfying and healthy.

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Believe it or not, you don't need an ice cream machine or a heavy-cream base to turn out silky ice cream. This recipe calls for bananas to provide a creamy texture, while unsweetened cocoa powder and mint extract add boosts of flavor.

Get the Recipe: Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Corn Ice Pops

The natural sweetness in corn pairs perfectly with milk and yogurt, which make up the creamy base of Katie's cookout-ready pops.

Get the Recipe: Corn Ice Pops

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