Root Beer Bars with Vanilla Ice Cream

Want to try a new spin on the root beer float? Served with ice cream, these delicious root beer bars will liven up any birthday party or holiday event. Start this dish with toasted pecans and Zatarain’s Root Beer Concentrate and then top it off with the ice cream flavor of your choice.

Serves: Makes 16 servings.
15 mins Prep time 35 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
35 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 8-inch square baking pan with foil, allowing foil to extend over sides of pan. Spray with no stick cooking spray. Toast pecans in pan 6 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove pecans; set aside to cool

  • Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; set aside. Melt butter in large heavy saucepan on medium heat. Cook 3 minutes until lightly golden, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in sugars. Add egg, egg yolk, corn syrup and Root Beer Concentrate; mix well. Add flour mixture; stir until well mixed. Stir in pecans. Spread in prepared pan

  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Use foil to lift out of pan onto cutting board. Cut into bars. Serve with vanilla ice cream, if desired

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 187Calories: 187Cholesterol: 41mg
  • Sodium: 45mgProtein: 2g
  • Total Fat: 11gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 20g