The Best Ice Cream and Popsicle Gadgets If You Love Frozen Treats

food52 ice cream sandwiches
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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ... well, you get it — everyone loves frozen desserts. From classic vanilla to fancy artisanal flavors and homemade fruit pops to nostalgic novelty bars, few things are as delicious as an icy treat on a hot summer day. But, if you're ready to up your at-home ice cream and popsicle game, look no further. From top-rated ice cream makers to the cutest accessories, here's everything you need to up the ante for your next dessert party (or late-night snack).

amazon cuisinart ice cream maker
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More than 5,000 positive reviewers agree: This is the go-to for easy and convenient at-home ice cream makers. Plus, Cuisinart is donating a portion of sales from this pretty pink model directly to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (that's what we call a win-win).

sumo insulated ice cream tub
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For storing pre-made ice cream in a sleek and protective way, enter this insulated tub.

world market waffle cone bowls
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Since some days call for multiple scoops.

chef'n mini ice cream sandwiches
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This adorable cookie mold makes homemade, perfectly sized ice cream sandwiches a breeze.

onyx stainless steel popsicle mold
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From fruit juice to yogurt, turn any of your favorite snacks into a frozen treat.

food52 paper placemats
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Set the mood by setting the table.

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Old-school wafer cones — without the mess.

zoku mini pop molds
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Mini pops are just more fun.

cuisinart electronic ice cream maker
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For those who are serious about making homemade ice cream, this top-rated kit is like having an ice cream shop right in your kitchen.

ice cream scoop
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It turns out, all ice cream scoopers are not created equal. The faceted surface helps release scooped ice cream more easily, while a weighted handle keeps the tool upright to avoid any extra spills or messes.


Adria Greenhauff

Adria Greenhauff

Adria Valdes Greenhauff is a writer and editor based in Miami, Fla. She’s covered food, travel and lifestyle for numerous online publications including The Quench, The List, Vivala, Foodable, Recommend magazine and Miami New Times. She's also the host of the Better Food Stories podcast.