20 St. Patrick’s Day Food Recipes

Are you planning a St. Patrick’s Day party, or just want some ideas for festive drinks, dinners or desserts for a special meal at home? Whatever the case, I’ve got you covered on the St. Patrick’s Day food front! Tons of Irish-inspired recipes (like Guinness stew!) and green-tinted drinks and desserts (like grasshopper pie and shamrock shakes), plus classics like Irish soda bread.

A photo collage of recipes for celebrating St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! The day to revel in all things Irish and green: corned beef and cabbage, corned beef hash, Irish soda bread, green beer, cupcakes, Irish stew, and anything and everything that can be colored green with food coloring…

The list is long and there are loads of recipes 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 20 of my favorite St. Patrick’s Day food options. Happy celebrating!

Grasshopper Pie

A grasshopper pie with a slice removed and another cut away from the whole pie.

This no-bake pie recipe is festive, quick to make and requires just a few ingredients. It features a silky smooth filling spiked with crème de menthe and crème de cacao, nestled into an Oreo cookie crust.

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The Best Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Two plates with shepherd's pie and the casserole dish in the background.

This Shepherd’s Pie recipe is an Irish classic! You can use ground lamb or beef, and the whole casserole is topped with beautifully browned mashed potatoes. Absolute comfort food at its finest.

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McDonald’s Shamrock Shake

Three milkshake glasses filled with green shamrock shakes.

This shamrock shake recipe is a homemade spin on the famous St. Patrick’s Day-inspired minty green milkshake from McDonald’s.

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Guinness, Whiskey, and Irish Cream Cupcakes

Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes :: Guinness chocolate cake, Jameson whiskey ganache filling, and Baileys buttercream frosting.

The classic cocktail shot transformed into cupcakes – Guinness chocolate cake, Jameson whiskey ganache filling, and Baileys buttercream frosting.

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Guinness Beef Stew

This Guinness Beef Stew recipe is rich and hearty, with a robust gravy-like sauce that is flavored by Guinness. A must for St. Patrick’s Day!

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Grasshopper Chocolate Bark

Grasshopper Chocolate Bark :: It combines the chocolate and mint flavors from the popular cocktail, minus the alcohol. Make it for your St. Patrick's Day party!

This Grasshopper Chocolate Bark combines the chocolate and mint flavors from the famous cocktail without the alcohol – perfect for a St. Patrick’s Day party!

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Classic Irish Soda Bread

Classic Irish Soda Bread - Takes less than 10 minutes to mix together! Grab a slice warm from the oven and slather it in butter for St. Patrick's Day breakfast!

This Irish Soda Bread takes less than 10 minutes to mix together and comes out of the oven with a wonderfully crisp crust. Grab a slice warm from the oven and slather it in butter!

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Baileys White Chocolate Mousse Trifle

Baileys White Chocolate Mousse - Spiked white chocolate mousse layered into a trifle dish with crushed mint Oreos. An easy dessert for your St. Patrick's Day celebration!

This incredibly easy Baileys White Chocolate Mousse in layered into a trifle dish with crushed mint Oreos… an easy dessert for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration!

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No-Bake Mint Chocolate Chip Pie

A slice of mint chocolate chip pie on a plate.

Mint Chocolate Chip Pie – This no-bake pie comes together quickly and is perfect for chocolate and mint lovers. Make it for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration!

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Guinness Chocolate Brownies

Guinness Brownies - An easy dessert for your St. Patrick's Day festivities! | browneyedbaker.com

Chocolate brownies infused with Guinness stout – a perfect St. Patrick’s Day dessert!

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Lucky Charms Marshmallow Treats

Lucky Charms Marshmallow Cereal Treats for St. Patrick's Day! | browneyedbaker.com

Huge, bakery-style marshmallow cereal treats made with Lucky Charms.

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Grasshopper Brownies

Grasshopper Brownies | browneyedbaker.com #recipe #StPatricksDay

Chocolate brownies topped with a creme de menthe filling and a creme de cacao ganache, fashioned after the popular grasshopper cocktail.

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Shamrock Shake Cupcakes

Shamrock Shake Cupcakes | 25 St. Patrick's Day Recipes | browneyedbaker.com

Green-tinted vanilla-mint cupcakes with whipped cream frosting, perfect for St. Patrick’s Day.

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Rye Irish Soda Bread

Rye Soda Bread | browneyedbaker.com #recipe #StPatricksDay

Traditional Irish soda bread with a rye twist.

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Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

An incredibly easy recipe for making your own Baileys Irish Cream at home!

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Irish Beer and Cheese Bread

A cheesy bread with a touch of Irish Beer.

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Guinness Chocolate Cake with Baileys Irish Cream Cheese Frosting

A two-layer chocolate cake infused with Guinness filled and frosted with a cream cheese frosting loaded with Baileys Irish Cream.

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Irish Whiskey Soda Bread with Irish Whiskey Butter

A delicious soda bread spiked with Irish whiskey and served with a whiskey-infused compound butter.

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Guinness-Milk Chocolate Ice Cream

A custard-based chocolate ice cream recipe infused with Guinness stout.

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Irish Brown Bread

A brown bread version of Irish soda bread using whole wheat flour, wheat bran, and molasses. Absolutely delicious!

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TELL ME! What is your hands-down, all-time favorite St. Patrick’s Day food?