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21 Desserts for St. Patrick’s Day: Indulge in Irish Delights

Sweeten up your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with this irresistible lineup of desserts lineup. From Leprechaun Bark to Pot of Gold Treats, these indulgent treats will have you feeling lucky all day long.

St. Patrick’s Day Desserts

St. Patrick’s Day wouldn’t be quite complete in our household if it didn’t contain some sort of green or Irish related dessert. Since becoming a mother, there’s just something about having little kids that makes you want to create a special dessert to celebrate with those little ones.

Every holdiay you’ll find us baking or making a new dessert to enjoy together.

I’ve provided both traditional irish desserts, such as the irish potato candy and some more well.. mainstream desserts that incorporate lucky charms for an extra bit of magic.

Whether you’re hosting a St. Patrick’s Day party or simply enjoying it in your own home with your family, this list provides lots of options to choose from.

St. Patrick’s Day Dessert Lineup

Lucky Charms Marshmallow Treats

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a playful spin on the classic Rice Krispies Treats: Lucky Charms Marshmallow Treats! These vibrant marshmallow delights are simple to whip up and absolutely irresistible.

Leprechaun Bark

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This easy leprechaun bark is a fun and festive treat you can make in your microwave for St. Patrick’s Day! Chocolate bark is decorated with festive candies and sprinkles for the perfect sweet treat. There are so many ways to you and your family can adapt it to make it your own!

Rainbow Ice Cream

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Did someone say rainbow ice cream?! This easy vanilla rainbow ice cream with sprinkles is a fun and nostalgic treat. All the colors of the rainbow and no ice cream maker needed!

Rainbow Fruit Board

Healthy Kids Recipes

If you’re looking for a healtheir alternative, this rainbow fruit board is made with six different types of fresh fruit and a delicious homemade yogurt fruit dip, it’s an easy, healthy appetizer or snack kids (& adults) will adore!

Pot of Gold Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats

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There is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow with this cute St. Patrick’s Day treat! Using purchased Rice Krispie Cereal Treats means you can focus on the decorating. Featuring rainbow sour belts, gold confetti sprinkles, candy melts and fondant, this Pot of Gold Rainbow Rice Krispie Treats is a colorful way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patrick’s Day Muddy Buddies

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Looking for a festive St. Patrick’s Day-themed treat to make with? Why not try making muddy buddies! This recipe is simple to follow and produces a delicious snack that everyone will enjoy. Plus, it’s perfect for any occasion – not just St. Patrick’s Day!

Green Velvet Cupcakes

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It only takes one bite of these festive homemade Green Velvet Cupcakes topped with a delicious Bailey’s Irish Cream frosting to believe in the luck of the Irish.

Air Fryer Lucky Charms Marshmallow Donuts

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If you want to make special donuts for St. Patrick’s Day or Easter, these easy air fryer donuts are perfect. Air fryer Lucky Charms marshmallow donuts are soft and sweet and they’re coated with marshmallow icing and then topped with Lucky Charms. They are made with canned buttermilk biscuits as a shortcut making this a quick and easy recipe.

Rainbow Fudge

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Add a little color to your St. Patrick’s Day with this Rainbow Fudge. Customize the rainbow to your liking and enjoy the sweet taste of this rainbow.

Pot of Gold Cookies

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These Pot of Gold Cookies bring together easy cake mix cookies, a layer of homemade buttercream, and a dash of playfulness with miniature pots of gold and rainbow belts. Simple, delightful, and perfect for adding a touch of whimsy to your festive St. Patrick’s Day party.

Shamrock Homemade Gummies with Jello

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These shamrock homemade gummies with Jello are so delicious and easy to make! The kids will love helping you make these gummy snacks but they will enjoy eating them more!

Mint Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

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These easy and decadent Mint Chocolate Sandwich Cookies are perfectly fudgy, soft, and filled with creamy mint buttercream!

Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

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This is a chocolate peppermint cupcake recipe made with moist devil’s chocolate cake, mint-flavored frosting, and topped with mini chocolate chips.

St. Patrick’s Day Cookies and Buttercream Dip

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St. Patrick’s cookies and buttercream dip are a wonderful and festive treat. Everyone will want one of these shamrock sugar cookies. If you are looking for St. Patty’s party ideas, this Dunkaroos St. Patrick’s Day cookie recipe with sprinkles needs to be on your list.

Pot Of Gold Rainbow Truffles

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A cute St. Patrick’s Day treat, these pot of gold rainbow truffles have a surprisingly bright center! Easy to make, & easy to eat!

Pistachio Cake

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This pistachio cake recipe is easy to make, tastes like pistachios, and because of the pudding mix, it never turns out dry.

Rainbow Frosting Cupcakes

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Taste the Rainbow. These rainbow frosting cupcakes are the perfect treat for St. Patrick’s Day.

Shamrock Pretzel Pops

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These Shamrock Pretzel Pops are the perfect dessert for celebrating St. Patrick’s day! Green and delicious – a salty and sweet treat!

Pistachio Delight

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Pistachio Delight is a delicious dessert salad recipe made from a mixture of pistachio pudding, crushed pineapple, whipped topping, chopped pecans, and mini marshmallows. Sweet, creamy, and so easy to make, it takes just 5 minutes to make!

Lucky Charms Cookies

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This fun and colorful Lucky Charms Cookies recipe makes soft, chewy cookies that are packed with gooey white chocolate chips, Lucky Charms marshmallows. Topped with a sweet and tangy frosting, this easy cereal cookie idea is perfect for your St Patrick’s Day.

Irish Potato Candy

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Irish Potato Candy is a bite sized sweet treat that get their name because they look like little potatoes. These little bites are a truffle like dessert coated in cinnamon.


I hope you found a St. Patrick’s Day dessert to enjoy with your family.

Don’t forget Easter is right around the corner, check out my Peeps Rice Krispies Treat recipe. It’s one the kids love to make with me.

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