10 Delicious St. Patrick's Day Desserts

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these festive Irish-inspired desserts for St. Patrick's Day. From shamrock cookies to green cupcakes, these treats guarantee a lucky day.


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Shamrock Cookie
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Shamrock Cookies

    These sweet slice-and-bake treats are a snap to make. Green-colored sugar contributes a playful edging.

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Chocolate-Irish Cream Cheesecake

    Irish liqueur gives creamy chocolate cheesecake a St. Patrick's Day spin. Make it the night before -- the cake needs time to chill before serving.

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Irish Black Bun Shamrock Cookies

    A basic cookie base goes Irish with the addition of a currants-and-coffee cookie layer and a sweet green-tinted frosting.

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Irish Chocolate Ice Cream

    A cup of Irish whiskey adds rich taste to this decadent chocolate ice cream dessert that's perfect as the finish to a romantic St. Patrick's Day dinner.

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Shamrock Milkshake Cupcakes

    Swirls of white chocolate frosting top these moist minty cupcakes. Wrap them with a green cupcake liner for the ultimate holiday finish.

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Black-and-White Irish Cream Cupcakes

    Irish Cream ganache and crunchy chopped coffee beans top this rich chocolate and vanilla cupcake.

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Chocolate Stout Shake

    It's hard not to love this frothy four-ingredient shake, featuring stout (in Irish it means "black beer"). A chocolate-dipped pretzel stick adds a party-ready twist.

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Toffee-Coffee Brownies

    A dash of Irish cream liqueur adds holiday flavor to these coffee brownies topped with bits of toffee.

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St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes

    Surprise! Instant pistachio pudding mix makes these cupcakes extra moist -- and adds a festive touch of green. Get the kids involved and let them top with green chocolate candies.

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Dublin Eggnog

    Drink your eggnog as the Irish do -- with a little bit of whiskey. This warm drink combines eggnog, coffee, and Irish whiskey in a delicious after-dinner treat for St. Patrick's Day. Top with whipped cream and nutmeg; serve in an Irish-coffee mug.

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