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Sweet Tea Julep Pops combine two Southern favorites--sweet tea and mint juleps. These adult popsicles are bound to be a crowd-pleaser.

Recipe by Southern Living July 2012

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 12 pops
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan. Remove from heat, add tea bags, and stir in 1 cup firmly packed fresh mint leaves. Cover and steep 10 minutes. Discard tea bags and mint. Stir in 1 cup cold water, bourbon, sugar, and lemon juice, stirring until sugar dissolves. Pour mixture into paper cups; add a mint leaf and small lemon slice to each, if desired.

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  • Cover each cup with aluminum foil; make a small slit in center, and insert 1 ice-cream spoon into each cup. Freeze 8 hours or until firm.

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