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Red, White and Blue Root Beer Floats

Fun chocolate dipped rim floats and theĀ A&W Root Beer is a simple treat that creates fun, care-free experiences for families and can help make any moment special.
Course: Dessert
Keyword: 4th of July, dessert, Food, Recipe


  • A&W Root Beer You can get a free 2-liter here.
  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • White Melting Chocolate
  • Red white and blue sprinkles
  • cherries
  • whipped cream


  • Place a handful of melting chocolate in a small bowl. Melt the chocolate for 30 seconds in the microwave. Stir. Repeat until the chocolate is smooth. Dip the rims of your glasses in chocolate and then in sprinkles. My kids LOVE doing this part themselves. I think they would dunk the entire cup if I would let them.
  • Once you have dipped the rims in chocolate and sprinkles, put each cup in the fridge for 30 minutes. Part of this is to help set the chocolate, but mostly because everybody knows that a root beer float is better in a frosty cup!
  • Use a small ice cream scoop (for the tall skinny glasses, a cookie dough scoop works best.) and fill your cups up to their desired level of ice cream.
  • Add rootbeer to just under the brim and then add whipped cream a cherry.