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Easy Snow Cones

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16 servings, 1/2 cup each

A syrup of soft drink mix, sugar and water is poured over cups of crushed ice for frosty, fruit-flavored snow cones that are the ideal summer treat.

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  • Place drink mix and sugar in small plastic or glass bowl. Add cold water; stir until drink mix and sugar are dissolved.
  • Pour 1 Tbsp. drink mixture over 1/2 cup ice for each serving.


Omit sugar. Substitute 3/4 cup KOOL-AID Sugar-Sweetened Drink Mix for 1 envelope unsweetened drink mix.


  • 16 servings, 1/2 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings, 1/2 cup each
Calories 50
Total fat 0g
Saturated fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 15mg
Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 12g
Protein 0g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • annie732010 |

    My family and I eat snow cones almost every night for a treat while watching tv and I normally buy the snow cone syrup BUT the stores are starting to run out and I decided to try kool-aid and I came on here tonight and see if I could find out how much sugar and water to use. I followed the recipe exactly and OMG, its just as good as the snow cone syrup I have been buying and much, much cheaper! As my family empty the bottles I will be able to make more flavors and reuse the bottles. I was wondering what I was going to do this winter when I was having my withdrawls from snow cones but now I don't have to worry :)

  • biscogirl |

    I made this recipe but, I substituted Splenda for the sugar since I'm diabetic and it tasted wonderful. Thanks!

  • ksbubbs |

    If you use the sugarfree packets (not the unsweetened kind) of kool-aid, this makes a very low calorie treat for both kids and adults. I take several packets and add water then place the mixture in a bottle. After I get the shaved ice, all I need to do is squeeze the syrup from the bottle onto the ice. You can also get more variety of flavors using kool-aid instead of purchasing snowcone syrups.

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