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Dr Pepper Recipe Roundup

By Jillian Kring 4.10.23

Dr Pepper was first created, manufactured, and sold in Waco, and it’s been a Texas staple ever since. We round up Dr Pepper recipes that will quench your craving at any time of day.

Dr Pepper breakfast recipes


  • Donut Muffins: Have a sweet start to your morning with these chocolatey donut muffins that have the subtle flavor of Dr Pepper. If you like to start your morning with a treat, this recipe is for you. Find the recipe here.
  • Breakfast Casserole: Dr Pepper is a subtle flavor in this casserole. While it may sound strange, you don’t want to pass up this recipe. Next time you make brunch, give this a try! Find the recipe here.
  • Pancakes: Sweet cherry notes in fluffy pancakes? That sounds like a match made in heaven. Whipped cream and a cherry on top will make this a delicious breakfast treat. Find the recipe here.
Dr Pepper lunch recipes


  • Taco Soup: Does Dr Pepper in a soup sound odd? Maybe, but you need to give this one a try. It’s delicious. Find the recipe here.
  • Crock-Pot Chicken Wings: These Dr Pepper chicken wings will be a hit at your next game day party! Pair them with sliced vegetables like carrots and celery sticks for a meal. Find the recipe here.
  • Steak & Cheese Sandwich: This flavorful and cheesy sandwich makes for the most satisfying lunch. The Dr Pepper sauce is unexpected yet undeniably tasty. Find the recipe here.
Dr Pepper app recipes

Apps & Snacks

  • Cauliflower Wings: Try these delicious, savory, and saucy cauliflower bites. Not only are they perfect for celebrating Dr Pepper, but they are also vegan! Find the recipe here.
  • Crock-Pot Sausage Bites: Dr Pepper adds a complex sweet and salty twist to these savory sausage treats, making them the perfect little bite! Find the recipe here.
  • Grilled Onion & Cheddar Cheese Bread: This savory bread has a surprising and delightful flavor. Try it with an avocado spread for a delicious version of avocado toast. Find the recipe here.
Dr Pepper dinner recipes


  • Pulled Brisket: You will not be able to resist the sweet and savory flavor of this Dr Pepper pulled brisket. Make it into a sandwich and pair with some pickles and potato salad for a great meal. Find the recipe here.
  • Marinated Steak Kabobs: Dr Pepper is nothing if not an excellent marinade, so Dr Pepper kabobs just make sense. Pair with a fresh salad and grilled corn for a complete barbecue. Find the recipe here.
  • Meatballs: These sweet and savory meatballs have a flavor that will keep you wanting more. Try pairing with some rice and vegetables for a complete weeknight meal. Find the recipe here.
Dr Pepper dessert recipes


  • Brownies: The sweet and subtle cherry flavor of Dr Pepper pairs well with chocolate. You need to try these brownies if you have a sweet tooth. Find the recipe here.
  • Ice Cream: The classic flavor of Dr Pepper works perfectly with the creaminess of ice cream. You must try this Dr Pepper recipe the next time you crave a homemade dessert! Find the recipe here
  • Frosty Dr Pepper Float Pie: Who doesn’t love pie? This unique and tasty pie is a wonderful celebration of Dr Pepper. You have to try it. Find the recipe here.


  • Cold Brew: One of the best ways to start the day is with a nice iced coffee. If you like your coffee with a dash of flavor and sugar, try this delicious cold brew Dr Pepper. Find the recipe here.
  • Float: Have you ever had a root beer float? The upgraded version of that is a Dr Pepper float. You may even want to double the Dr Pepper flavor by using our Dr Pepper ice cream instead of the suggested vanilla. Find the recipe here.
  • Slushie: When the sun is shining, there’s nothing more refreshing than a slushy. Make it a Dr Pepper slushy, and you have the perfect summertime treat for every Dr Pepper lover. Find the recipe here.

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