25 Minute Bacon Beer Cheese Soup with Chicken is one of our all time most popular recipes and for good reason. BACON.BEER.CHEESE ready in 25 minutes. It is thick and creamy, amazingly cheesy with just the perfect spices to make your taste buds stand at attention.
Homemade Root Beer-4 ½ C water 1 lg thumb thinly sliced ginger root 2 ½ T sarsaparilla 2 ½ T sassafras 2 ½ T licorice root 1 ½ T burdock root 1 T dried mint leaves 1 star anise pod 4 C dark brown sugar 1 T vanilla; Combine all ingredients except sugar & vanilla in saucepan; simmer 30 min. Stir in sugar & vanilla til dissolved. Simmer on low 30 min til mixture is thicker & syrupy. Strain out bits; cool. Add 1/2 C chilled syrup w 1 ½ C chilled seltzer.