Recipe by AmyZoe

I'd never heard of a Brown Cow, but I guess in the 40s and 50s root beer stands were familiar sights. This is like a root beer float to the tenth degree. YUM! Recipe courtesy of Down Home Cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 12 cup low-fat vanilla ice cream (2 small scoops)
  • 34 cup root beer, chilled (6 oz)
  • whipped cream


  1. In a tall soda glass, stir together the chocolate syrup with 1 scoop of the ice cream until smooth.
  2. Gradually pour in about 1/2 of the root beer until the glass is half full.
  3. Add the remaining scoop of ice cream and fill to the top with root beer.
  4. Add whipped topping if you wish and serve immediately.
  5. Makes one 12-ounce serving.

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