19+ BEST St. Patrick’s Day Desserts

Whether you need a boozy treat for a St. Patrick’s Day party or a festive snack to send into school with the kids, these St. Patrick’s Day Desserts are perfect!

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I don’t know about you, but I love St. Patrick’s Day! Not necessarily because of the green beer or the partying. I’m just here for the food!

I’m a huge fan of corned beef and cabbage, and even have a homemade version that I make every year. I like to serve mine with cabbage or colcannon, and if I have any leftover, I turn it into soup.

But we’re not here to talk about dinner, we’re talking about St. Patrick’s Day Desserts! And man, do I have an awesome line up for you. Fabulous green dessert ideas!

An easy recipe is always a winner when entertaining, and between leprechaun cookies, rainbow cookies and traditional Irish desserts, you are sure to find something you love from these fun snack recipes.

Whether you need something green, boozy, kid-friendly or just down right delicious, you will find it here. These are the best St. Patrick’s Day Desserts!

While these easy dessert recipes have an array of different ingredients lists, this is a good list to get you started.

  • Green food coloring
  • White chocolate chips
  • Peanut butter
  • Green candy melts
  • Whipped cream
  • Green sprinkles
  • Andes mints
  • Lucky Charms marshmallows
  • Peppermint extract
  • Pistachio pudding mix
  • Gold sprinkles
  • Cocoa powder
  • Irish whiskey
Green Dunkaroo Dip in a Bowl

St. Patrick’s Day Dunkaroo Dip

4.77 from 21 votes
St. Patrick’s Day Dunkaroo Dip is a festive green color and served with Nilla Wafers, perfect for any St. Patrick’s Day party for kids or adults!
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Bowl of Gold Puppy Chow

Pot of Gold Puppy Chow

5 from 6 votes
Pot of Gold PUppy Chow is the perfect gold St. Patrick’s Day dessert or snack. Easy to make, make-ahead and delicious to eat, it will be the hit of your St. Patrick’s Day bash! 
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straight on shot of two shamrock shakes

Homemade Shamrock Shake Recipe

4.20 from 5 votes
This copycat Shamrock Shake recipe is a sweet, minty milkshake with the addition of a fun rimmed garnish! Perfect for St. Patrick's Day!
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Rainbow Cupcakes are super easy and cute. The perfect cupcake for St. Patrick's Day, children's birthday parties or any random day of the week! #rainbowcupcakes #stapatricksdaydesserts www.savoryexperiments.com

Rainbow Cupcakes

5 from 5 votes
Rainbow Cupcakes are super easy and cute. The perfect cupcake for St. Patrick’s Day, children’s birthday parties or any random day of the week!
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Chocolate Guinness Cake is a super rich and moist cake with fluffy meringue topping. This flourless chocolate cake is perfect for St. Patrick's Day dessert or any other day of the year! #chocolateguinnesscake #flourlesschocolatecake www.savoryexperiments.com

Chocolate Guinness Cake Recipe

4.50 from 6 votes
Chocolate Guinness Cake is a super rich and moist cake with fluffy meringue topping. This flourless chocolate cake is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day dessert or any other day of the year! 
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guinness cupcakes on a serving platter

Guinness Cupcakes with Bailey’s Frosting

3.69 from 22 votes
Chocolate cupcakes laced with Guinness Stout Beer and topped with fluffy Irish cream Bailey's frosting. Perfect for St. Patrick's Day!
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Grasshopper Cheesecake Bars are the perfect St Patrick's day dessert. Green and minty, they are easy to make and delicious to eat! #cheesecakebars #cheesecakebarsrecipe www.savoryexperiments.com

Grasshopper Cheesecake Bars

4 from 2 votes
Grasshopper Cheesecake Bars combine a dessert favorite with flirty grasshopper, pepperminty taste, all in the bar form! The perfect St. Patrick’s Day dessert!
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St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes in ombre style! Three shades of green and a whipped frosting. Perfect for your St. Patrick's Day Party!

Ombre St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

5 from 1 vote
St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes in ombre style. Three shades of green and a whipped frosting. Perfect for your St. Patrick’s Day Party!
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This Irish Soda Bread with Whiskey Glaze recipe is Irish food at its best! It consists of whiskey, caraway seeds, currants, and fresh orange juice and zest! #irishsodabreadrecipe #irishsodabreadhistory www.savoryexperiments.com

Irish Soda Bread Recipe

4.58 from 7 votes
This Irish Soda Bread with Whiskey Glaze recipe is Irish food at its best! It consists of whiskey, caraway seeds, currants, and fresh orange juice and zest!
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Sugar Cookie Shamrocks bring the luck of the Irish with them. St. Patrick's Day cookies creatively molded to make green lucky clovers, a great St. Patrick's Day dessert recipe. #stpatricksdayfood #stpatricksdaydessert www.savoryexperiments.com

Sugar Cookie Shamrocks – St. Patrick’s Day Cookies

5 from 2 votes
Sugar Cookie Shamrocks bring the luck of the Irish with them. St. Patrick’s Day cookies creatively molded to make green lucky clovers, a great St. Patrick’s Day dessert recipe.
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bite taken out of bailey's brownie

Bailey’s Brownies

Gooey Irish cream liqueur brownies topped with a creamy ganache, these Bailey’s Brownies are the perfect St. Patrick’s Day treat!
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angle close up of an andes mint cookie with mint crumbles on top

Andes Mint Cookie Recipe

4.91 from 11 votes
Soft and chewy, these chocolate and minty cookies don't require any chilling time and are frosting with lovely green icing and Andes mints.
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straight on shot of mint cheesecake trifle

Mint Cheesecake and Oreo Truffles

Want a fun and festive treat for St. Patrick’s Day? These delicoius Mint Cheesecake and Oreo Trifles are perfect for young and old!
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straight on shot of irish cream cream puff

Irish Cream Profiteroles

These Irish Cream Profiteroles are piped full of a beautiful Bailey’s Irish Cream pastry cream and topped with a chocolate glaze. The perfect St. Patrick’s Day dessert!
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angled shot of mint chocolate chip cupcakes on a wooden board

Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

If mint chocolate chip ice cream is your favorite flavor, then you’ll love these Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes. The green color makes them perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!
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chocolate guinness mousse cups

Chocolate Guinness Mousse Cups

These Chocolate Guinness Mousse Cups For Two are a fun yet decadent dessert for adults. Great for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day or any day of year!
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overhead shot of mint chocolate chip cookies

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies made with pudding mix, mint extract u0026 chocolate chips. These cookies are perfect for those who love mint chip ice cream or need a green dessert for St. Patrick’s Day!
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stacked chocolate stout brownies

Chocolate Stout Brownies

These decadent fudge brownies made with Guinness beer and topped with a simple chocolate glaze will be your new best friend. Whether you make them for St. Patrick’s Day or make them all year round, one thing is for sure – you need to make them ASAP!
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tray of mint oreo balls

Mint Oreo Balls

These Mint Oreo Balls are made with just 3 ingredients u0026 are perfect for St. Patrick’s Day! Made in minutes and so delicious, no one can guess they’re made with Oreo cookies!
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angled shot of shamrock shake

Shamrock Shake

This Shamrock Shake is a delicious minty milkshake that is a homemade version of the popular McDonald’s St. Patrick’s Day treat!
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straight on shot of rainbow poke cake

Rainbow St. Patrick’s Day Cake

This Rainbow St. Patrick’s Day Cake is super easy to make u0026 the perfect dessert for your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations! Plus it’s topped with MARSHMALLOWS!
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overhead shot of lucky charm rice krispie treat

Lucky Charms Rice Krispie Treats

These Lucky Charms Rice Krispie Treats are delicious, gooey rice krispie treats made with Lucky Charms cereal instead! Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!
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Jessica Formicola

Jessica the mom, wife and chef behind Savory Experiments. You might see her on the Emmy- nominated TV show Plate It! or on bookshelves as a cookbook author. Jessica is a Le Cordon Bleu certified recipe developer and regularly contributed to Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal and more!

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