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Our Favorite Saint Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipes

Our Favorite Saint Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipes

Searching for the best dessert recipes for Saint’s Patrick Day? Try out our selection of easy and fun holiday dessert recipes you’ll want to add to the dessert table. Whether your hosting a Saint Patrick’s Day party or going to one, there is no better way to end the night than with some fun and festive desserts.

Saint Patrick’s Day is not just about the lavish parades, the Guinness, and traditional Irish music. A big part of the celebration is the food. After a hearty meal of shepherd’s pie or a heavy helping of Colcannon (creamy mashed potatoes with cabbage) Save room for dessert and indulge in some creative desserts fit for the celebration.

Here are our favorite dessert recipes we know you’ll end up loving too:

1. M&M mint cookies

Everyone likes cookies. That’s an understatement, everyone loves cookies! They’re small, chewy, gooey, and delicious. What better treat to make than cookies but with a twist. This dessert recipe calls for triple the chocolate. Cocoa powder, chocolate chips, and lots and lots of melted chocolate are added to the batch. The end result will not only be chewy but scrumptious.

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Our Favorite Saint Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipes

2. Mint whoopie pies

Whoopie pies are one of the most enigmatic desserts to have been created. It can be considered either a cookie, pie, sandwich, or cake. Whoopie pies can be served on the same day they are made but are much better a day after baking. Instead of the plain creamy filling frosted between the cake, add crushed Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies in the filling for an easy Saint Patrick’s Day dessert.

Whoopie pies are such a versatile dessert that you can literally make it for every holiday party. Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, Easter, or Halloween, whoopie pies are the perfect dessert for your table. They are so simple and easy to make. All you have to do is change out the filling to accommodate the holiday you are celebrating. A perfect reason to rack up on some food dye in an assortment of colors.

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3. Leprechaun hat S’mores

This dessert recipe will be enjoyed by all ages especially kids. It’s so simple and easy to make you only need 5 ingredients: sprinkles, Kebbler fudge striped cookies, large marshmallows, and green and chocolate candy melts. What’s luckier than a leprechaun hat? A leprechaun hat made out of chocolate and marshmallows!

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Our Favorite Saint Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipes

4. Leprechaun bait

This Saint Patrick’s Day dessert recipe takes only 10 minutes to make. If you are a big fan of Trial mix and love cereal, this is one dessert you’ll use again and again. Make a big batch and you’ll have some leftover snack to enjoy well after the holiday ends. All you need is Lucky charms (of course) chocolate, popcorn mix, and some sprinkles. Maybe you’ll be lucky and catch a leprechaun this year…

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Our Favorite Saint Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipes

5. Mint brownie truffles

If you are a fan of mint chocolate chip, you’ll love this dessert recipe. These truffles are simple to make! All you have to do is bake some brownies, let it cool and break it up into pieces. Then take some melted mint chocolate and mix it into the brownies. After that roll the brownies into balls and dip in melted chocolate. To get some cool designs to pick up some melting chocolate in white and green to drizzle over the truffles.

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Our Favorite Saint Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipes

6. Irish coffee bunt cake

You can’t make an Irish coffee cake without any liqueur, Bailey’s preferred. Did you know the traditional Irish coffee was created at a Flying boat terminal in Foynes, Ireland? A flying boat was an aircraft that was capable of traveling long distances back in the 1930s. A flying boat could make a journey from New York to Ireland. However, they were not the most reliable means of transportation and would sometimes have to turn back during storms.

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Due to bad weather one day in 1943, a flyboat had to turn around mid-journey. So a chef who prepared a meal for the pilot after he arrived back to base decided to add some whiskey to the coffee to warm him up. And we’ve been reaping the benefits ever since!

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Our Favorite Saint Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipes

7. Key lime cake pops

There’s plenty of lime flavor packed into these pops. It’s not a bad scent either to have wafted in the kitchen or stuck on your hands and clothes. Prepare yourself to do a lot of rolling and molding to form the cake pop balls. Once you get these down, you’ll never have to purchase cake pops at Starbucks again.

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8. Saint Patrick’s Day Rice Krispy Bites

These original Rice Krispy treats have been a classic and delicious snack for kids and parents for many generations. Rice Krispy cereal was made with a single toasted grain of rice. For Saint Patrick’s Day wow your guests with this simple and easy dessert. These Rice Krispy bites are yummy, bite-sized balls of crunchy, marshmallow-y delight.

The Saint Patrick Day Krispy Bites are green, white, and bright green so you’ll have to make three batches of the Rice Krispy treat mix.

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If you are planning on hosting a Saint Patrick’s Day party or joining one, feel rest assured you’ll be able to offer lavish and colorful desserts that can be enjoyed every single year. Here are our 8 favorite and easy Saint Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipes to try out and make this year. The holidays are always a great time to explore cookbooks and Pinterest for food recipes especially desserts. What desserts are you most excited to bake at home to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day. Do you have any traditional desserts you make even year that is fool-proof? We would love to hear about them. Let us know in the comment section below!

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