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Amazing Copycat Sonic Nerds Slushie

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Just when you thought life couldn’t get any better, along comes this Copycat Sonic Nerds Slushie. Grocery stores don’t carry it so this is why you need to learn how to make a nerds slushie at home. It’s literally one of my favorite slushie recipes, ever.

All you need are a few simple ingredients, including Nerds, and you’ll be well on your way to creating this simple drink from the Sonic Menu.

blue raspberry and crushed ice topped with rainbow nerds

The bright blue color of this drink is because of the blue Kool-aid and it’s such a fun and neat added effect. One taste of this, and you’re never going to have to go to Sonic for this tasty drink ever again.

Copycat Sonic Nerds Slushie

The best part of making this Sonic slush at home is that it literally takes just a few moments of time. Make certain that you have enough crushed ice on hand to keep it nice and cold and the rest of the recipe is easy!

My boys love this drink recipe so much that it’s pretty much a weekly staple in our house. We’ve changed up the flavors sometimes and no matter what, we always come back to the blue raspberry taste.

make a sonic nerds slushie at home

How important is the crushed ice?

Sonic literally has the best ice. Ever. And if you can find that crushed ice, it’s really going to take this slushy over the top.

Specialty Ingredients:

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Copycat Sonic Nerds Slushie are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Make it a Meal:

I always hear people say that meal planning is tough, but not the way I do it. Below you’ll see a simple way to plan out your meals for the days, weeks, and months!

Main Dish: Tuna Casserole

Vegetable Side: Butternut Squash Fries

Starch Side: Red Beans and Rice

Don’t forget Dessert: Unicorn Cupcakes

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Best Copycat Recipes:

Once you make this Copycat Sonic Nerds Slushie Recipe, you’re going to be looking for even more Copycat recipes to whip up. And since I’m a fan of them as well, I’ve gathered up some of the best to share with every single one of you!

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This Copycat Chick Fil A Parfait is a totally tasty treat.

Red Lobster Copycat recipes will have you enjoying every second you’re in the kitchen.

Starbucks Copycat recipes will have you feeling like you’re one of their employees!

fun and delicious crushed ice slushie of blue raspberry

Can you use another Koolaid recipe besides blue raspberry?

For sure. Change up the flavor and use any type of flavoring. It’s a simple way to make this copycat slushy taste new time and time again.

More Koolaid Recipes:

copycat sonic nerds slushie recipe

Copycat Sonic Nerds Slushie

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Check out this Copycat Sonic Nerds Slushie!


  • 1 tray of ice - crushed
  • 2 cups club soda
  • 1 envelope blue raspberry lemonade Kool-Aid
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • Nerds candies


    1. Start by crushing up the ice in a blender. Once done put in the freezer to use shortly.

    2. Next, combine the club soda, Kool-Aid, and sugar to the blender. Blend for 30 seconds.

    3. Once that is done, take and add in crushed ice. Blend for 20 seconds.

    4. Place the top of the blender in the freezer for 20 minutes so it starts to form a slushie.

    5. Once that time has passed, take and pour it in a glass and top with nerds.

    6. ENJOY!!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1027Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 37mgCarbohydrates: 264gFiber: 0gSugar: 254gProtein: 0g

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