St. Patrick’s Day Foods
What better holiday than an excuse to wear green, eat green treats, and celebrate all things Irish!? Ok, so it’s no surprise that I’m a big holiday fan but I truly love St. Patrick’s Day!
There’s so much excitement in the air as we happily close the doors to the frigid weather, begin to dream about warmer days, and why not take the time to host a little dinner party? Or perhaps your kids are enjoying a St. Patrick’s Day celebration at school and you’re looking for the perfect treat to take.
For a healthy twist, try these green fruit skewers full of green grapes, kiwi, green apples, pear, and honeydew melon. I love providing at least one healthy option at my parties and this one fits the bill just right for St. Patrick’s Day! Get the full recipe and tutorial here on Creative Juice!
What’s not to love about this gorgeous Green Velvet Cheesecake. This would be the perfect dinner party dessert and the green shamrock decorations are the cutest touch! Plus, cake lovers and cheesecake lovers will unite! This cake has layers of both! What a perfect combo. Yum! Grab the recipe from Recipe Girl here!
Puppy Chow is one of my favorite treats, it’s perfect for the whole family! Serve it up in bags as favors or in mini tins for a movie night munchie. This Bailey’s Irish Cream puppy chow has the perfect Irish twist for St. Patrick’s Day. I’m pretty sure this is a treat I’d enjoy year-round! Get the recipe from Life Love & Sugar here!
What is more classic than a cupcake? Why not make green velvet cupcakes for St. Patrick’s Day! You know the kids and adults will love them alike. Green velvet cupcakes will definitely delight all the little leprechauns at your St. Patrick’s Day Party! Serve up a tray full of these delicious green velvet cupcakes. Get the recipe from Love From the Oven here!
Have you ever heard of a Kit Kat Cake? How about a Kit Kat Shamrock Cake? That’s right, this delicious cake is surrounded by Kit Kats! YUM! And covered with candies in – you got it – a shamrock shape! This is such a cute idea as a showstopper dessert for St. Patrick’s Day parties. Grab the recipe from Crafty Morning here!
Looking for a mini treat that fits the bill for St. Patrick’s Day? Well, serve up these Leprechaun Hat S’mores at your green bash and you’ll be the hit of the party! Cute, delicious, and mini! And who doesn’t love s’mores? They’re sure to be a crowd-pleasing favorite. Get the full DIY tutorial and recipe from The Cake Blog here!
If you’ve never had Leprechaun Cookies, you have to make a batch of these! I developed this recipe just for St. Patrick’s Day and it’s full of dark chocolate chips, pistachio flavors, and crunchy green candies and walnuts! All the cookie lovers will absolutely love these Leprechaun Cookies. Get my recipe on I Heart Naptime here!
It’s not St. Patrick’s Day without a little rainbow fun and why not in dessert form too? These Lucky Rainbow Jello cups from Glorious Treats are just mini works of art! The kids will absolutely go crazy over these desserts topped with a gold coin! What a perfect way to teach little ones about all their colors and the rainbow too! Get the recipe from Glorious Treats here!
The rainbow fun continues! All the frosting lovers will thoroughly enjoy these rainbow topped green velvet cupcakes. How colorful and delicious do these cupcakes look? They would be oh so fabulous as a special treat for any St. Patrick’s Day party, don’t ya think? I can definitely envision these served up on a pretty green cake stand! Get the recipe for these from The Cake Blog here!
I’ve decided anything on a lollipop stick is infinitely cuter. Like these Shamrock Pops made of pretzels and chocolate. These would be perfect for an after-school activity for the kids. Then serve them up at your St. Patrick’s Day party! I love the little green bows as the perfect finishing touch too! Get the recipe from Jessica Weible here!
Turn this classic American favorite into the perfect St. Patrick’s Day treat with this easy recipe for St. Patrick’s Day Rice Krispie Treats with Lucky Charm Marshmallows. The kids would go bananas over this (and so would my husband, ha)! I love the green color and the cute marshmallows. Get the recipe from the gals at Classy Cutter here!
Last but not least, my very own St. Patrick’s Day treat, hidden pot of gold brownie cups! These surprise treats hold a golden surprise and are topped with delicious green buttercream frosting! Try your hand at making a batch this St. Patrick’s Day! Get my recipe here!
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