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Cherry Goat Cheese Paletas

These cherry goat cheese paletas are creamy and just slightly sweet. The perfect treat to cool you down on hot summer days!

  • Author: Leanne Ray, MS, RDN
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 6 hours
  • Yield: 6 paletas 1x
  • Category: Sweet
  • Method: Freeze
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

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  • 1.5 cups frozen cherries
  • 3 Tbsp granulated sugar, divided
  • 1.25 cups whole milk plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp half and half (or milk)
  • 2 ounces goat cheese
  • 1.5 tsp vanilla paste

Instructions

  1. Add cherries and 1 Tbsp sugar to a small sauce pan over medium heat. Simmer for 5-7 minutes, stirring and breaking apart cherries with the back of a spoon. Transfer to a large mason jar or bowl and refrigerate to cool and thicken. 
  2. Meanwhile, add yogurt, half and half, goat cheese, remaining 2 Tbsp sugar and vanilla paste to a bowl and whisk until smooth. 
  3. Once the cherries have cooled, use an immersion blender to puree the mixture until smooth. 
  4. Alternate cherry puree and yogurt mixture in popsicle molds, swirling with a knife or wooden stick as you go. Cover, add sticks and freeze at least 6 hours (or until completely solid). 

Equipment

Notes

  • The equipment section above provides affiliate links to things I use often in my kitchen and love! 
  • If you have a different mold, your ingredient amounts may differ. 

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Keywords: goat cheese, homemade popsicles, paletas, frozen treats, summer desserts, cherry desserts