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Watermelon Margarita Pops

Icy watermelon wedges with a sweet-sour-tequila punch, these gorgeous party-friendly pops are perfect for staving off summer's heat. A sprinkle of chile powder before serving adds a bonus layer of flavor.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 hr 15 min (includes soaking and freezing times)
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: about 24 pops
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Ingredients

1 small watermelon (about 4 pounds), cut into 1-inch-thick wedges

7 ounces blanco/silver tequila

1/2 cup lime juice, plus lime wedges, for serving

1/2 cup light agave nectar

Chile powder, for serving

Directions

Special equipment:
about 24 wooden ice-pop sticks; 1 extra-large resealable plastic bag
  1. Pierce the rind of each watermelon wedge with the tip of a paring knife to make a 1/2-inch-wide slit that is about 1 inch deep. Combine the tequila, lime juice and agave in an extra-large resealable plastic bag. Add the watermelon, seal the bag and turn it over gently to combine. Refrigerate, turning over once more halfway through, for about 1 hour.
  2. Line 2 baking sheets with wax paper. Insert an ice-pop stick into the slit of each watermelon wedge. Put on the prepared baking sheets and freeze until solid, 4 hours to overnight. Serve with lime wedges and chile powder.