Root Beer Float Pie

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + freezing


8 servings

Updated: Aug. 26, 2023
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! —Cindy Reams, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
Root Beer Float Pie Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


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

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 184 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 268mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.