25 St. Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipe Ideas

St. Patrick’s Day is one of those fun holidays where everyone wears green or risks the chance of getting pinched, wear fun T-Shirts with cute sayings or Irish quotes, etc.

St. Patrick’s Day is also a great day to think out of the box when it comes to food. Desserts are a fun way to turn almost any dessert “green” perfect for St. Patrick’s Day (or any day).

Check out these 25 St. Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipe Ideas I found to enjoy before, during, and after St. Patrick’s Day:

St Patrick’s Day Cookies – Shortbread with Dark Chocolate Irish Cream Ganache | Nel’s Nook

Bailey’s Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Muffins | Couponing & Cooking

Pot of Gold Cookies | What’s Cooking, Love?

Green Apple Martini Recipe | Hot Eats and Cool Reads

Dark Chocolate Shamrock Candies | Couponing & Cooking

Sparkling Leprechaun Kiss Drink Recipe | Hot Eats and Cool Reads

St. Patrick’s Day Punch | Stockpiling Moms

Lucky Leprechaun Bark | Couponing & Cooking

Andes Muddy Buddies | What’s Cooking, Love?

Gluten-free Irish Creme Brulee | Stockpiling Moms

Healthy St. Patrick’s Day Smoothie Recipes | SusieQTPies Cafe

Lucky Brownies | SusieQTPies Cafe

Irish Soda Bread | Robyn’s View

Cake Pops | Juggling Act Mama

M&M Chocolate Chunk Cookie Cups | What’s Cooking, Love?

Rainbow Cupcakes | Stockpiling Moms

Thin Mint Rice Krispie Treats | What’s Cooking, Love?

Pistachio Cheesecake | Lady Behind the Curtain

Rainbow Gum in a Tube | Dukes & Duchesses

Green Smoothie | My Turn for Us

Chocolate Mint Oreo Fudge | What’s Cooking, Love?

Chocolate Cupcakes with Rainbow Buttercream | Tracey’s Culinary Adventures

Leprechaun Pudding | Gourmet Mom on the Go

St. Patrick’s Day Chocolate Covered Pretzels | Stockpiling Moms

Irish Coffee Chocolate Chip Cookies | What’s Cooking, Love?


  1. Those Pot o’ Gold cookies are going to be a definite, “Hey girls, let’s make THESE” around here, which will probably necessitate vast quantities of the apple martinis once the girls have gone to bed! *lol*

  2. the martini looks amazing, love all of the green foods.

  3. Those pot of gold cookies are the cutest! I’m going to try and make them 🙂

  4. OMG… I am drooling! those Ganache shortbread cookies… YUM!

  5. These all look so good! I love the pot of gold cookies.

  6. Those all look so good but I definitely want to try the Irish Soda Bread. I’ve never had it before.

  7. I love St. Pat’s! Those Bailey’s chocolate chip cookies look amazing!

  8. These all look like such fun saint Patricks day treats! Thank you for the awesome list!

  9. I love Bailey’s so St Pattys day desserts are right up my alley!

  10. These are fantastic! I can’t believe it is almost St. Patrick’s Day

  11. They all look good, but I am really dying to try out the Bailey’s Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Muffins!

  12. These are GREAT ideas for st. Paddy’s day!

  13. That’s all so festive & looks so good! I think I like the bark the most.

  14. These all are so cute. Clearly I need to bake something fun for St. Patrick’s day this year!

  15. Fun ideas! We’re looking forward to making some fun things with the kids.

  16. I am loving all of these ideas to get my kids and me in the kitchen. St Patty’s Day Rocks!

  17. I love the brittle and the chocolate covered pretzels.

  18. I just made some chocolate mint bark for St. Patrick’s Day last week for the boys and the gobbled it up. Love these ideas!

  19. Wow, these St. Patrick’s Day desserts look fantastic. I can’t wait to try a few of them myself.

  20. Thanks for including my cakepops! I pinned it to my St. Patrick’s Day board 🙂

  21. The thin mint rice krispie treats and the shortbread cookies look so good! Thanks for the ideas.

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