Want our top 10 essential dessert recipes?

Get our favorite classic recipes in your inbox! It’s 100% free, but we might make you hungry!

35 Must Have St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

35+ Must Have St. Patrick’s Day Recipes – full of green and Irish food ideas for St. Patrick’s Day!

35 Must Have St. Patrick's Day Recipes | The First Year Blog

35 Must Have St. Patrick’s Day Recipes


Pot o’ Gold Cookies via The First Year (below)
Nine homemade Pot o' Gold Cookies on a silver platter.

Double Chocolate Stout Mousse Cake via Sprinkle Bakes

Broccomole via Domestic Fits

Ice Cream Jello via The Food Librarian

Bailey’s Irish Cream Cookies via Buttercream Blondie (below)

Bailey's Irish Cream Cookies via Buttercream Blondie  surrounded by white and green sprinkles.

Key Lime Baby Cakes via A Farmgirl’s Dabbles

Vegan Spinach Dip via The Lunch Box Bunch

Rainbow Smoothie via The First Year (below)

Rainbow Smoothie in a drinking glass garnished with blueberries, raspberries, oranges and strawberries.

Shamrock Shake Redo via Craving Comfort

Mini Guinness Chocolate Floats via Jelly Toast (below)

Four Mini Guinness Chocolate Floats in small glasses with brown and white striped straws.

Jelly Roll Cake via Isty Bitsy Foodies

Irish Brownie Trifle via Home is Where the Boat Is

Mint Chocolate Chip Pancakes via Caramel Potatoes

Irish Rainbow Cookies via Always Order Dessert (below)

Fifteen Irish Rainbow Cookies on a wooden table.

Mint Cream Cheese Brownie Bites via Dulce Dough

Green Frozen Lemonade via Fast Paleo

Clover Rolls via Flour Arrangements

Rainbow Donuts via The First Year (below)

Six Rainbow Donuts surrounded by fruity pebbles on a wooden table.

Leprechaun Samoa Ice Cream Pops via Homemaking Hacks

Avocado Pie via How About Orange

Shamrock Pretzels via Hoosier Homemade (below)

Shamrock Pretzels on a st patrick's day table cloth.

Shamrock Shake Thin Mint Cookie Shooters via 1 Fine Cookie

Kale and Ricotta Quiche via Apron and Sneakers

Rainbow Popsicles via The First Year (below)

Rainbow Popsicles surrounded by blueberries, peaches, oranges, strawberries and raspberries.

Key Lime Pie Parfaits via Chocolate Covered Katie

Leprechaun Granola via Munchkin Munchies (below)

Leprechaun Granola on a green and white cloth.

Shamrock Juice via Creative Juice

Cake Batter Cheesecake Bars via The Teenage Taste

Green Monster Bread via The First Year (below)

Sliced Green Monster Bread on a wooden board.

Spinach Pesto Mashed Potato Tartlets via Home is Where the Boat Is

Key Lime Swirl Cheesecake Bars via Sprinkle Bakes for Confessions of a Cookbook Queen (below)

Key Lime Swirl Cheesecake Bars in a baking dish.

Key Lime Cupcakes via My Madison Bistro

Shamrock Cinnamon Rolls via Plain Chicken

Spinach Cake via Mom! What’s for Dinner?

Layered Melon Kiwi Jello Cups via The First Year (below)

Four Layered Melon Kiwi Jello Cups garnished with fresh kiwis on a silver platter.

Pistachio Marble Cake via Atkokken

Lucky Spinach Quiche via Diamonds for Dessert

Mint Chocolate Chip Layer Cake via Sugar Hero (below)

Mint Chocolate Chip Layer Cake on a cake platter.

Individual Chocolate Topped Mint Cheesecakes via An Edible Mosaic

Grasshopper Mint Chocolate Bark via Brown Eyed Baker

Green Beer Cheese Soup with Pesto Croutons via The Beeroness

Coconut Lime Cake via The First Year (below)

Coconut Lime Cake covered in sliced limes on a cake platter.

I hope you enjoyed this years 35 Must Have St. Patrick’s Day Recipes!


  1. Wow Beth, totally love this roundup! I am a sucker for St. Patrick’s Day fun and goodies, this is awesome. Thanks for also including one of my recipes, so fun! ;)

  2. This is such a fun round-up I am LOVING all that green!

  3. I was seriously just trying to think of something to make for St. Patrick’s Day. Thanks for all these great ideas!

  4. G’day and great St Patrick’s Day Round up Beth, true!
    I was looking for the one that contained potato! :)
    Cheers! Joanne
    Viewed as part of the Foodie Friends Friday Potato Lovers Party!

  5. I hope you will link this up in March to our Snickerdoodle Sunday – month long theme is all things green! Love these recipes, can’t wait to make a few :) found from pin it party

  6. Great round-up, Beth! Thanks so much for linking up to Freedom Fridays – I’ve pinned this and will be sharing on my Facebook page! Have a great weekend! Hugs :)

  7. What a great round-up Beth! Love all the green and can’t wait to give some of these a try :)

  8. Pingback: 85 St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

  9. What a great round-up! I found some new blogs to follow, too… including yours! I found you through the Two Cup Tuesday link party :)

  10. What a fantastic list!!!! So many great options to choose from. Thank you!!

  11. Pingback: The Pinworthy Projects Link Party #7

  12. Pingback: Over 200 St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

  13. This is a fantastic roundup! Thank you so much for including me!!

  14. G’day! You got a lot of green stuff going on celebrating St Patrick’s Day! YUM!
    View as party of this week’s Foodie Friends Friends St Patrick’s Day GREEN Recipes Party!
    Cheers! Joanne

  15. Pingback: Saint Patrick’s Day Food and Recipes | DIY Mom of Twins

  16. Thanks for including me! Now I can’t wait to try some of these other great recipes.

  17. Great round up! Thanks for including my granola, Beth!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.