St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

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Ahh, St. Patrick’s Day. The day to revel in all things Irish and green: corned beef and cabbage, corned beef hash, Irish soda bread, green beer, Irish Car Bomb shots, Irish stew, and anything and everything that can be colored green with food coloring… The list is long and there are loads of options out there if you want to whip up some traditional Irish fare. To help you narrow down the list a bit, below you’ll find a few ideas for bread and sweets to include in your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

 

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

A St. Patrick’s Day classic, it’s a quick bread and absolutely delicious slathered in butter. A wonderful breakfast treat!

 

 

 

 

 

Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread is another classic Scotch-Irish recipe that is not only melt-in-your-mouth delicious, but amazingly simple to make. Buttery and crisp, perfect with your morning or evening cup of tea.

 

 

 

 

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Cookies

Shamrock Sugar Cookies

I think that any holiday or special occasion is a great excuse to decorate a batch of sugar cookies, and St. Patrick’s Day is no exception. There are many decorating ideas: sprinkles, smiley faces, Irish sayings, and hearts. Check them out!

 

 

 

 

More St. Patrick’s Day food ideas:

St. Patrick’s Day recipes from Simply Recipes
St. Patrick’s Day cookie ideas from Bake at 350

What are you doing to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?