CommonGround volunteer Leslie Boswell shares her recipe for Root Beer Float Pie with Pure Nebraska viewers.


Root Beer Float Pie


  • 1 carton 8 ounces frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 3/4 cup cold root beer
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp root beer flavoring optional
  • 1 package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 graham cracker crust 9 inches
  • Maraschino cherries optional


  • Set aside and refrigerate 1/2 cup whipped topping for garnish.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the root beer, milk, root beer flavoring and pudding mix for 2 minutes.
  • Fold in half the remaining whipped topping.
  • Spread into graham cracker crust.
  • Spread remaining whipped topping over pie. Freeze for at least 8 hours or overnight.
  • Dollop reserved whipped topping over each serving; top with a maraschino cherry if desired.
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