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Root Beer Float Pie

Root beer float pie

This Root Beer Float Pie recipe is a great no-bake dessert, suitable for just about any event. Shortbread crust with vanilla pudding, your favorite root beer, whipped cream, and cherries!

Recipe makes 8 Servings

Whatcha Need:

  • 1 tub (8 ounces) whipped topping, divided
  • 3/4 cup cold root beer
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 package (1 ounce) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • Maraschino cherries, optional

Whatcha Do:

  1. Set aside and refrigerate 1/2 cup whipped topping for garnish. In a large bowl, whisk the root beer, milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes.

  2. Fold in half of the remaining whipped topping. Spread into graham cracker crust.

  3. Spread remaining whipped topping over pie. Refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight.

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


  • Recipe by Cindy Reams, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Photo by Taste of Home