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Root Beer Pie

If you can't find root beer concentrate, feel free to substitiute the 1/2 cup milk with 1/2 cup more root beer.

1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs

6 Tbsp. butter, melted

1/4 cup sugar

1 (3.4 oz.) package instant vanilla pudding

3/4 cup root beer

1 tsp. vanilla

1/2 cup milk

2 tsp. root beer concentrate

1 (8 oz.) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

Preheat oven to 350°

Combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter and sugar in a medium bowl. Press mixture in the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie plate. Bake for 7 minutes; cool completely.

Meanwhile, in large bowl combine pudding mix, root beer, milk, vanilla and root beer concentrate. Whisk for 2 minutes until mixture becomes thick; fold in whipped topping.

Pour mixture into cooled crust and chill 8 hours or overnight. Garnish with additional whipped topping and cherries, if desired.

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