St. Patrick’s Day desserts are fun for the whole family. From the green colored treats to the Irish traditional recipes, you will find a little bit of everything here (both kid-friendly desserts and boozy adult treats).
KID FRIENDLY ST. PATRICK’S DAY DESSERTS
1. ST. PATRICKS DAY COOKIES (MADE FROM A CAKE MIX)
Making sugar cookies has never been easier! Topped with some bright green frosting and fun sprinkles, these cookies are ah-mazing.
2. ST. PATRICK’S DAY OREO COOKIE POPS
This is another great recipe that is easy to make, but looks so festive!
3. SHAMROCK CREAM CHEESE COOKIES
Another great idea for St. Patrick’s Day are these delicious green shamrock cookies. These are perfect for the whole family!
4. LEPRECHAUN POPCORN
This festive leprechaun popcorn is another great treat. Filled with green candy, sprinkles and candy melts, this popcorn won’t disappoint.
5. THIN MINT BROWNIE TRIFLE
Have you ever seen a trifle look so elegant!? This is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, but it would also be a great dessert anytime because thin mints are the best!
6. RAINBOW SHERBET FUDGE
Another colorful creation to try are these rainbow sherbet fudge squares.
7. CHOCOLATE COVERED CHOCOLATE MINT COOKIES
Make your own Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies and add some green sprinkles for a treat everyone will love!
8. GREEN OMBRE CAKE
This is my own little St. Patrick’s Day dessert. A four layer cake with 4 different shades of green. How fun?!
9. ST. PATRICK’S DAY CAKE POPS
Cake pops are another great dessert! How elegant are these decorated cake pops with shamrocks and the words lucky?!
10. SHAMROCK SHAKE
Is it really St. Patrick’s day without a shamrock shake? No…the answer is no!
11. LUCKY CHARM RICE KRISPIES
The perfect montage of Lucky charm cereal and a rice Krispy treat! These are sure to be a hit.
12. LEPRECHAUN POT OF GOLD CAKE BALLS
These pot of gold cake balls are super fun. Your little leprechauns will LOVE these!
13. ST. PATRICK’S DAY FROZEN HOT CHOCOLATE
Another fun idea is this frozen hot chocolate. So delicious and extremely easy to make!!
14. SHAMROCK WHOOPIE PIES
Shamrock shaped cake with buttercream filling, these are another cool and festive dessert.
15. OLD-FASHIONED IRISH OATMEAL CAKE WITH CARAMEL PECAN FROSTING
This traditional oatmeal cake with caramel pecan frosting might not be green, but it is certainly a TASTY dessert.
16. GREEN AND GOLD ST. PATRICK’S DAY MERINGUES
These lemon meringues are sure to please on St. Patrick’s day. Topped with some gold dust or even some gold foil for an elegant touch.
17. KETO MINT BROWNIES
Chocolate and mint has never been more delicious OR healthy!
18. MARSHMALLOW POPS FOR ST. PATRICK’S DAY
One of the easiest St. Patrick’s day treats to make! Perfect for a class treat or a last-minute dessert for a party.
19. IRISH OATMEAL COOKIES
This is another traditional Irish desert your whole family will love.
20. SHAMROCK PRETZEL POPS
This fun green treat will be the talk of the party on St. Patrick’s day. Love how easy these are to make!
21. ST. PATRICK’S DAY CHOCOLATE BARK
Making chocolate bark for holidays is a MUST! Grab some of your favorite green candy and try it out!
22. MINT CHOCOLATE CHIP CREAM PIE
You’ve probably noticed by now, but mint and chocolate are popular flavor combinations for St. Patrick’s day desserts. This one is a healthy treat too!
23. LEPRECHAUN NUTTER BUTTER COOKIES
Okay, seriously how cute are these leprechaun cookies?! Can you believe they are decorated nutter butter cookies? My kids would LOVE these!
BOOZY DESSERTS FOR ADULTS ON ST.PATRICK’S DAY
24. IRISH CHOCOLATE STOUT CAKE
For a more traditional Irish delicacy, this chocolate stout cake is sure to please. Made with Guinness and topped with a Bailey’s Irish cream liquor glaze.
25. IRISH CAKE BALLS
These fun and festive cake balls are another great idea for an adult-only dessert. Made with Guinness beer, Baileys, and Jameson whiskey, they certainly pack a punch!
26. MINT JULEP LAYER CAKE
This chocolate mint cake is inspired by a mint julep. The bourbon simple syrup combined with the mint buttercream are the perfect combination of flavors.
27. BAILEY’S IRISH CREAM BROWNIES
This boozy chocolate Irish cream brownie is another great dessert for St. Patrick’s day. Top with some festive sprinkles or serve it on a fun plate!
28. IRISH APPLE CAKE WITH WHISKEY CREAM
Looking for another traditional Irish dessert for adults? Look no further, this apple cake with whiskey cream is bursting with flavor.
29. IRISH CREAM DESSERT SHOOTERS
These dessert shooters are another great treat for us adults!
30. BOOZY IRISH CHEESECAKE
Made with Bailey’s cream and Irish whiskey, this cheesecake will quickly become your new favorite dessert this St. Patrick’s day.
31. CHOCOLATE GUINNESS CUPCAKES WITH BAILEY’S FROSTING
The adult cupcake you have always wanted! Chocolate cupcakes just got an upgrade for St. Patrick’s day.
32. HEALTHY GUINNESS CHOCOLATE CAKE
Healthy and delicious, this chocolate cake is a guilt-free dessert to try.
33. BAILEY’S CHOCOLATE MOUSSE CAKE
A chocolate lover’s dream, this dessert has Bailey’s cream in the cake, in the mousse, and the ganache. YUM!
34. BAILEY’S CHOCOLATE PUDDING
Chocolate pudding with a grown up spin. It’s so easy to make, and tastes delicious!
Don’t these desserts just look amazing! Which one is your favorite? Leave a comment below!