When you think of St Patrick’s Day desserts, the first thing that comes to mind is likely some sort of sinful treat made with Irish cream liquor or Guinness.
Cupcakes also seem to be hugely popular for the Irish holiday and there are tons of great options you can make including these 4 easy designs for kids.
For those who are a bit more ambitious, the 10 kid-friendly St Patrick’s Day desserts are perfect for all ages and tastes, they include gluten-free options, no-bake cookies and even breakfast muffins with a twist!
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10 Delicious St Patrick’s Day Desserts
The ten desserts below are all perfect for kids and parents! They are easy to make and are sure to be a huge crowd-pleaser at any St Patrick’s day party!
Healthy Shamrock Shake from Joy, Food, Sunshine
What St Patrick’s Day party is complete without a green “shamrock” shake? this one is great for children as it contains no food colouring (mint and spinach make it naturally green).
Homemade St Patrick’s Day gumdrops from Thrifty Jinxy
These easy-to-make gumdrops only use 4 ingredients and are fun to make with kids.
Lucky Charms Treats from Burlap and Blue
This St Patrick’s day take on the traditional Rice Krispie squares are easy to make and perfect for a class party or even a little lunch box treat for the holiday!
Rainbow Slice and Bake Cookie from Good Life Eats
Now these are a show-stopper! Wow everyone at the class party when you walk in with these brightly coloured cookies that are surprisingly easy to bake!
Paleo Grasshopper Bars from Whole New Mom
If you are looking for a healthier option to add to your St Patrick’s Day desserts, these no-bake bars are perfect as they are gluten, dairy and sugar-free!
Shamrock Pretzel Pops from Mom Advice
If you are looking for a really quick dessert option for a St Patrick’s Day party, these pretzel pops only take 5 minutes to make and look fantastic!
Chocolate Banana Bread Muffins from Coupon Clipping Cook
These muffins make a great St Patrick’s Day breakfast although with the sprinkles added, they are a perfect after-dinner treat!
St Patrick’s Day Rice Krispie Treats from My Heavenly Recipes
Rice Krispie treats are always my go-to preschool party treat. They are popular with everyone and you can even make sure your marshmallows are gluten-free.
Sweet & Salty Leprechaun Bark from Our Home Made Easy
You can make this delicious bark in just a few minutes. It’s a St Patrick’s Day version of the famous Christmas “crack” that everyone loves!
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