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Root Beer Float Pie Recipe
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Root Beer Float Pie Recipe

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This is the kind of recipe your kids will look back on and always remember. And the only appliance you need is the refrigerator. —Cindy Reams, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

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

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 185 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 275 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  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. Fold in half of the remaining whipped topping. Spread into graham cracker crust.
  2. Spread remaining whipped topping over pie. Refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight.
  3. Dollop reserved whipped topping over each serving; top with a maraschino cherry if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Root Beer Float Pie in Healthy Cooking June/July 2012, p56

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 185 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 275 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Reviews for Root Beer Float Pie

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Reviewed Aug. 10, 2014

Was very easy to make and a big hit at a family gathering. My brother in law wanted the recipe so he could make it for himself, he liked it so much.

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Reviewed Jul. 30, 2014

Thought it was very good but mine was runny. Will try it again though!

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Reviewed Jun. 17, 2014

A very light and refreshing pie that is easy to make. Like some of the other reviews, I may try adding additional root beer flavoring to pull the flavor out more. A keeper in my recipe box for summer time.

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Reviewed Jun. 5, 2014

It's very good. I added 1/4 teaspoon root beer oil candy flavoring. Next time I think I'll add 1/2 teaspoon to increase the root beer flavor.

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Reviewed May. 31, 2014

The root beer is not over powering, but just a perfect blend of all of the ingredients. It is quick to make and delicious to taste.

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