Watermelon is a favorite summer staple and these delicious watermelon recipes are crazy good! Eating watermelon cools down a hot summer day. These favorite watermelon recipes will give you more ways to eat the delicious fruit! These watermelon recipes are sure to be a family hit and the star of any BBQ.

15 Easy and Delicious Watermelon Recipes - Kids Activities Blog - 6 watermelon recipes pictured in a collage from watermelon popsicles to watermelon salsa
Let’s make watermelon recipes perfect for summer!

Best Watermelon Recipes for Summer

Watermelon is a long-time favorite of everyone in my house. It’s juicy, sweet, and overall delicious. You can eat it plain, with a dash of salt, or even with a little chamoy and tajin.

Did you know that watermelon is good for you?

watermelon is low in calories and full of vitamins A, B, and C. Also, because it’s so juicy it helps keep you hydrated, plus it has electrolytes like potassium and magnesium! Let’s not forget about the fiber either!

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Favorite REcipes with Watermelon

So enjoy watermelon this summer with these amazing watermelon recipes!

watermelon slushie recipe - 2 ingredients and easy to make - collage showing the steps to make watermelon slushie recipe so easy child is doing it
This watermelon slushie recipe is so easy that kids can help!

1. Watermelon Slushies Recipe

Just two ingredients for Kids Activities Blog‘s delicious and refreshing drink. It’s cold, sweet, and tart. Perfectly refreshing for a hot day!

2. Watermelon Fruit Pizza Recipe

watermelon pizza recipe from Hallecake inspired by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fruit pizza idea
Let’s make fruit pizza with watermelon!

Hallecake‘s perfect (healthy) summer snack is for kids of all ages and totally tubular dude. It’s refreshing and will help keep your kids energized and hydrated, plus it is fun to make.

3. Apple Watermelon Caramel Recipe

apple watermelon caramel appetizer from Simplistically Living - layers of watermelon and apple stacked on a white plate with a caramel sauce
Look at the layers of watermelon and apple…yum!

Want something sweet and delicious to serve up? Try this! I’ve never had watermelon and caramel together, I’m totally down to try it! Check out the recipe via Simplistically Living.

4. Watermelon Popsicles Recipe

Watermelon popsicle recipe- watermelon slices and watermelon popsicles pictured together on a white background
Let’s make watermelon popsicles!

Popsicles are a must-have during hot weather! These are delicious and totally healthy because they are 100% fruit! Read One Lovely Life to see how easy it is to make!

5. Sparkling Watermelon Cocktail Recipe

watermelon cocktail recipe from Baking Beauty - red cocktail in glass with watermelon garnish
Let’s make a watermelon mocktail!

Don’t worry! Baking Beauty‘s recipe can be made for kids or adults depending on 1 ingredient that you can totally omit. Perfect for a BBQ! This is so easy to make and everyone will love it.

6. Watermelon Sorbet Recipe

watermelon sorbet recipe - 3 scoops of watermelon sorbet on a green plate
Mmmm…watermelon sorbet!

Make a homemade watermelon sorbet that is surprisingly easy from Skinny Ms. This is the perfect dessert after a delicious meal cooked on the grill!

7. Berry Watermelon Fruit Salad Recipe

Watermelon fruit salad recipe- bowl of watermelon fruit salad recipe shown on wooden table with blue napkin and spoon
Let’s eat a cooling watermelon salad!

Your favorite fruit is all in one side dish. I make this for my family sometimes! I like to add a touch of honey and a little ground ginger to mine. Learn more from Fork Knife Swoon.

8. Watermelon Jerky Recipe

watermelon jerky recipe from Dash of Butter - jar of dried watermelon slices that look like beef jerky
Let’s make watermelon jerky?

Yes, you read that right. Dry out some watermelon for Dash of Butter‘s yummy snack. Add a little chili lime seasoning to make it exciting!

9. Watermelon Lemonade Recipe

watermelon lemonade recipe  3 glasses and a pitcher of red watermelon lemonade with watermelon slice garnish
Let’s make some refreshing watermelon lemonade!

This is the best kind of lemonade from Cooking Classy! It’s tart, sweet, and the combination is super refreshing! One of my favorites.

10. Watermelon Key Lime Slushie Recipe

watermelon key lime slushie recipe from Simplistically Living - red slushie glass with watermelon in the background
Mmmm…watermelon and lime are delicious together!

Uh, this looks amazing and is perfect for hot summer days. This mixes two of my favorite things: watermelon and key lime and I’m super excited to try this via Simplistically Living.

11. Watermelon Salsa Recipe

watermelon salsa recipe from the Reluctant Entertainer - big bowl of red and orange salsa with colorful spoon
I love a good fruit salsa!

You might skip right over the chips and go straight to a spoon! If you’ve never had watermelon salsa before let me just say… you’re missing out. See Reluctant Entertainer, to make one right now!

12. WatermelonPops Recipe

Watermelon ice pop recipe- watermelon ice pops shown with slices of watermelon on ice in tray
Let’s make some cooling watermelon ice pops!

Simply Made Recipes‘ watermelon ice pop is great for the summer! The best part is you can take it on the go as well.

13. Sour Watermelon Gummies Recipe

jar of watermelon gummies recipe turned on its side with watermelon gummies falling out next to a lime slice and a watermelon slice on a baking sheet
Let’s make watermelon gummies!

Your kids will love Meatified‘s homemade gummies… and so will you! Or at least I will. I love all things sour!

14. Watermelon Green Tea Refresher Recipe

Watermelon green tea recipe- a mason jar full of watermelon green tea recipe with a lemon slice and a straw on a wood table
A hot day calls for this special watermelon tea recipe!

The Busy Baker‘s cocktail is delicious, healthy, and alcohol-free. What could get better than this?

15. Cilantro Grilled Watermelon Recipe

If you’re looking for something new and fun to try on the grill, this is it! Cilantro grilled watermelon has such complex flavors. You have the smoke, the sweetness, and the interesting taste cilantro gives. Don’t like cilantro? Add mint instead. Check out The Stay At Home Chef for the step-by-step guide.

16. Watermelon Yogurt Pops Recipe

Watermelon yogurt popsicle recipe- 4 watermelon yogurt pops stacked on a plate with fresh watermelon in the background
Let’s freeze watermelon yogurt pops for later!

Watermelon mixed with greek yogurt is a sweet treat you can feel good about. It’s sweet, creamy, and healthy. Protein, fiber, vitamins, are all great things your body needs. Read how to make it via Chocolate Moosey.

17. Watermelon Ice Recipe

Watermelon pico de gallo recipe- watermelon ice cubes recipe in a clear drink from Taste and Tell sitting on a cutting board with fresh watermelon in the background
Watermelon ice cubes? I am in!

Taste and Tell‘s watermelon ice recipe might be my new favorite way to drink water. I will definitely have to try watermelon ice in my drinks!

18. Watermelon Mango Pico de Gallo

watermelon and mango pico de gallo recipe from Damn Delicious - bowl of watermelon salsa with mangos and jalapeños and onions shown with lime slices in the background
Let’s make pico de gallo with watermelon & mangoes!

Served with chips, this recipe is so good! Or, I’m just saying, I really like eating watermelon mango Pico de Gallo with salmon by Damn Delicious.

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Easy Ways to Slice Watermelons

Watermelon recipes- watermelon knife to make slicing watermelon even easier! watermelon slicer
This watermelon looks sweet and juicy! Yum!

Any watermelon recipe can be made easier with a watermelon slicer. Here are a few of our favorite watermelon slicers:

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More Yummy Watermelon Recipes From Kids Activities Blog

More Watermelon recipes- Watermelon popsicles, watermelon lemonade, grilled watermelon, and watermelon cocktails are what you must try this summer! 15 Easy and Delicious Watermelon Recipes by KidsActivitieBlog.Com
Watermelons are absolutely thirst-quenching!
Yogurt watermelon popsicles, berry watermelon fruit salad, and watermelon sorbet are on the menu! 15 Easy and Delicious Watermelon Recipes by KidsActivitieBlog.Com
These are great watermelon recipe ideas!

Which watermelon recipe are you planning on making first this summer?

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