Root Beer Float Pie

I grew up drinking root beer floats in a frosty mug. It was a cool refreshing drink and a dessert rolled into one. This is the perfect dessert for Warner weather and I promise you that you will remember when you had root beer floats in a frosty mug. 
Pie Crust:

2 cups of graham cracker crumbs

1/2 cup sugar

1 stick of butter, melted

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients together and press into a 9″ pie pan. Bake for 7 minutes until golden brown. Cool completely before adding the pie filling. 

Pie Filling:

1 1/2 cups of root beer, for a different twist use an alcoholic root beer

1 cup of milk 

2 boxes of vanilla instant pudding 

1/8 teaspoon of root beer candy oil, I used LorAnns (can be found at JoAnns or Michaels and on Amazon)

16 ounces* of frozen whipped topping, thawed, 1 1/2 cups will go in the pie filling, reserve the rest for the top of the pie

In a mixing bowl, combine root beer, milk, pudding mix and root beer oil. Mix for 3-4 minutes until combined and thickened. Fold in 1 1/2 cups of whipped topping. Place in fridge until until pie plate is cool enough to add the pie filling. 


Add pie filling to pie crust and freeze for 15 minutes. Smooth remaking whip cream on top and decorate with root beer barrel candy, or sprinkles or cherries.  This pie can be eaten frozen or partially thawed. Enjoy!


This recipe was inspired by Spend With Pennies. 

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Two 4 One

Nothing like a refreshing cocktail in the heat of a summer. I am giving you two recipes in one post. These drinks might be something you enjoyed as a child, I guarantee you will like them now as an adult. 

  
Adult Orange Creamsickle Float

Frosted glass or mug
Ingredients:

Orange soda, I used diet, regular works too, I used Orange Crush

I jigger or shot glass full of Whip Cream Vodka, I used Pinnacle

Vanilla ice cream, I large scoop

Fill frosted glass about 3/4 way full. Add Whip Cream Vodka and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Add a straw if you wish and enjoy. 

  
Not Your Father’s Root Beer Float

  
Frosted mug

Ingredients:

1 bottle of Not Your Father’s Root Beer

1 jigger/shot glass of Whip Cream Vodka

1 scoop of vanilla ice cream
Pour bottle of Not Your Father’s Root Beer in a frosted mug. Add jigger/shot of Whip Cream Vodka. Add vanilla ice cream and a straw if desired. Enjoy!