Root Beer is the perfect, if not required, accopanying drink to an amazing A&W burger, am I right? It helps cool us down on a hot day and keep us sane on a long road trip where everyone is hot and tired. Root Beer has more potential than we think, though. You can actually cook and bake with root beer to create delicious and memorable dishes that will have all your dinner and dessert guests reaching for seconds. From cake to chicken, root beer has made it’s way into many corners of the food world. Check it out!

1. Chocolate Root Beer Float Poke Cake

What’s better than a normal cake? A cake that has more icing and sugar goodness inside the cake! Poke cakes are fantastic for having flavor infused into every inch of the dessert and this poke cake is no exception.

http://thesuburbansoapbox.com/2015/11/30/root-beer-float-poke-cake/?utm_source=P-0793&utm_medium=FB&utm_campaign=SocialFabric Photos and Recipe By: The Suburban Soap Box

2. Root Beer Float Ice Cream

Make some home made ice cream with a root beer flavor. Fill up a cone on a hot day and enjoy!

http://www.yourhomebasedmom.com/root-beer-float-ice-cream/ Photos and Recipe By: Your Home Based Mom

3. Root Beer Float Cupcakes

When you’re tired of drinking root beer, make cupcakes to look like a tall glass of that loveable cold soda.

http://7onashoestring.com/root-beer-float-cupcakes-perfect-bake/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest&utm_campaign=tailwind_tribes&utm_content=tribes Photos and Recipe By: 7 On A Shoe String

4. Easy Homemade Root Beer Barbecue Sauce

Yes, root beer can be part of a BBQ sauce recipe! Smother your next pulled pork supper with this home made, sweet and salty sauce for added flavor.

https://www.justataste.com/easy-homemade-root-beer-barbecue-sauce-recipe/ Photos and Recipe By: Just A Taste

5. Root Beer Float Jell-O

Want a unique and attractive dessert? These root beer float Jell-O squares are the perfect fit!

http://pintsizedbaker.com/root-beer-float-jello/ Photos and Recipe By: Pint Sized Baker

6. Root Beer Popcorn

Popcorn just tastes good no matter what the flavor. So it’s no surprise that this root beer popcorn is delectably delicious!

http://www.cravingsofalunatic.com/2015/12/root-beer-popcorn.html Photos and Recipe By: Craving of a Lunatic

7. Root Beer Cookies

Make your favorite soda into a cookie, because…well…because you can! Top off with creamy icing for the perfect texture and flavor.

http://stephssilverboxes.blogspot.ca/2012/03/root-beer-cookies.html Photos and Recipe By: Steph Silver Boxes

8. Root Beer Meringue Cookies

These meringue cookies are so simple to make, pretty to photograph and absolutely irresistible to eat!

http://www.shugarysweets.com/2014/06/root-beer-meringue-cookies Photos and Recipe By: Shugary Sweets

9. Boozy Root Beer Float

In the middle of a heat wave, popsicles are a must! So why not make them root beer popsicles?

http://beergirlcooks.com/boozy-root-beer-float-popsicles/ Photo and Recipe: Beer Girl Cooks

10. Slow Cooker BBQ Root Beer Chicken Sandwiches

This piping hot supper will be ready and waiting for you after a long day at work. And you wouldn’t believe it but, yes, there is root beer in this recipe!

http://belleofthekitchen.com/2016/05/17/slow-cooker-bbq-root-beer-chicken-sandwiches/ Photos and Recipe By: Belle Of The Kitchen

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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