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Crowd favorite Root Beer Float Pie Dessert Recipe

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Root Beer Float Pie Dessert Recipe is a fabulous summertime dessert that’s always a crowd favorite! This root beer float pie screamed summer to me.

So here we are! A super fun pie that takes a little time, but is totally worth all the effort.

Root Beer Float Pie Dessert Recipe

This is the kind of recipe your kids will look back on and always remember. And you don’t even need to use an oven.

Summary
  • Course: Dessert, Side Dish
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Author: Taste of Home
Ingredients
  1. 8 oz heavy whipping cream
  2. 12 oz root beer
  3. 1/4 cup milk
  4. 1 box vanilla pudding mix
  5. 1 graham cracker crust
Instructions

1
In a large bowl, Mix the root beer, milk, and vanilla pudding mix until thick.

2
Beat the heavy whipping cream until stiff peaks form, and fold into the vanilla pudding mix.

3
Pour into prepared graham cracker crust, and freeze for at least four hours or refrigerate overnight.

4
Enjoy! Dollop reserved whipped topping over each serving; top with a maraschino cherry if desired.

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Nutrition Facts for 1 piece
  • 185 calories
  • 8g fat (4g saturated fat)
  • 0 cholesterol
  • 275mg sodium
  • 27g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber)
  • 1g protein.
  • Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.
Note or Comments

Looked at this recipe a few times before making it. When I finally made it for a family gathering it was the first dessert gone.

I have made it at least 8 times now and it always a hit. It can be a little runny, but I have noticed that if you use an electric beater to mix it firms up better.

Also, I use slightly less milk and slightly more root beer to get more of a root beer taste. Also does set up better if you freeze it overnight and let it thaw in the fridge the next day.

I have also tweaked the recipe a bit and made this with orange soda a few times and that has been a big hit as well, it tastes like a creamsicle. Really a family favorite.