12 Of The Best Ways To Fill Your Life With Root Beer

Root beer shows off distinctive sweetness, spiciness and creaminess -- which are all qualities that we look for in desserts.
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We've admitted to being a little mystified by root beer -- even when drinking the soda straight, it can be difficult to identify the various flavor notes, like anise, sarsaparilla, birch oil and wintergreen.

What we do know is that it shows off distinctive sweetness, spiciness and creaminess -- which are all qualities that we look for in desserts. Of course, root beer's partner in crime, vanilla ice cream, makes the drink fizz into a creamy, near-perfect concoction. But if you add the drink to chocolate cake, or use it to make fudge, you're in for an even more perfect treat. Which is why we're presenting you with these 12 root beer dessert recipes, including cookies, cupcakes and more:

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1
Root Beer Funnel Cake
The Sweetest Occasion
2
Root Beer Float Shooters
Somewhere Splendid
3
Root Beer Float Popsicles
Pass the Sushi
4
Root Beer Float Cake
Brown Eyed Baker
5
Root Beer Float Brownies
Coffee and Cannolis
6
Vodka Root Beer Floats
Minimalist Baker
7
Root Beer Float Brownies
Cookies & Cups
8
Root Beer Float Cupcakes
une-deux senses
9
Root Beer Pudding Cookies
Chef in Training
10
Root Beer Float Fudge
Real Mom Kitchen

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