BEST St. Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipes

Recipe By Tessa Arias
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March 4th, 2021

Here are 15 St. Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipes, perfect for any potluck or party! Mint chocolate cupcakes, Guinness cakes, cookies, brownies, pie, cheesecakes – this list has every recipe you need for a delicious and festive celebration.

I’m still a bit in shock that it’s already March and St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. Anyone else feel like timing is flying by?!

If you’re looking for a festive St. Patrick’s Day treat, you’re in luck! I’ve compiled my favorite dessert ideas that the entire family will love.

This list has a little bit of everything – we’ve got some more complex desserts like my ultra popular Guinness Chocolate Cake with Irish Buttercream, but also some super easy recipes like Bailey’s Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies.

These easy St. Patrick’s Day Dessert recipes are perfect for taking to a potluck at work or to share with your friends and family, or for simply celebrating with a festive treat at home!

Now, enjoy your St. Patrick’s Day dessert ideas!

15 St. Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipes

1. Guinness Chocolate Cake with Irish Buttercream

Decorated cake on tall cake stand

Booze and chocolate. It doesn’t get better than this! Get the recipe >>

2. Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate mint cupcake on a plate with a bite taken out

Chocolate and mint are a match made in heaven! These cupcakes are ultra moist and ridiculously easy to make. Get the recipe >>

3. Chocolate Peanut Butter Whiskey Truffles

easy homemade chocolate peanut butter whiskey truffles with peanuts sprinkled on top

Warning: you may lose self control around these dangerously delicious homemade chocolate truffles! Perfect dessert for any Whiskey lover. Get the recipe >>

4. Bailey’s Cheesecake Bars

Bailey's cheesecake bar on a plate with a bottle of Bailey's Irish Cream

Chocolate graham cracker crust, Irish cream cheesecake filling with a hint of espresso, and a fudgy layer of rich chocolate ganache on top. Perfect St. Patrick’s Day treat! Get the recipe >>

5. Frozen Mint Chocolate Chip Pie

Frozen mint chocolate chip pie on a tall cake pedestal

Mint Oreo crust, easy homemade mint chocolate chip ice cream, and a thick layer of chocolate ganache. Great for serving a crowd! Get the recipe >>

6. Chocolate Mint Pinwheel Cookies

PERFECT for St. Patrick's Day and so adorable! Chocolate Mint Pinwheel Cookies recipe

Chocolate Mint Pinwheel Cookies are perfectly bright, fun, and festive for a special St. Patrick’s Day treat plus they’re surprisingly easy to make! Get the recipe >>

7. Homemade Irish Soda Bread

No yeast required for this homemade bread! A must-make for St. Patrick’s Day. Get the recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction >>

8. Mint Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Brownies

Those beautiful mint swirls will impress everyone at your St. Paddy’s Day party! Get the recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction >>

9. Bailey’s Irish Cream Chocolate Pudding

The perfect individual dessert! These chocolate puddings can be made ahead of time so all you have to do is enjoy on the day of your celebration. Get the recipe from Baker By Nature >>

10. Homemade Shamrock Shake

Sweet, creamy, minty goodness in every sip. Psst… I won’t tell anyone if you add a shot of Bailey’s or whiskey to your Shamrock Shake. Get the recipe from Baker By Nature >>

11. Guinness Brownies

Delicious brownies with a Guinness frosting on top that you’ll want to eat straight from the bowl. Get the recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction >>

12. Bailey’s Irish Cream Cheesecake

Love Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur? Crazy for cheesecake? Well then you have to try this Baileys Irish Cream Cheesecake! Get the recipe from Baker By Nature >>

13. Mint Chocolate Chip Cake

This beautiful Mint Chocolate Chip Cake will be a showstopper at your St. Patrick’s Day potluck. Get the recipe from A Cozy Kitchen >>

14. White Chocolate Lucky Charms Treats

After making a batch of these White Chocolate Lucky Charms Treats, you might never want to go back to classic Rice Krispies Treats! Get the recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction >>

15. Bailey’s Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thick, chewy and super flavorful! Get the recipe from Baker By Nature >>


I hope you enjoy these recipes! Let me know which St. Patrick’s Day dessert recipes you’re going to try this year!

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Tessa Arias

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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