St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and we’ve got some easy St Patricks Day treats for kids that will be a sure hit! 

  What better way to celebrate this fun holiday, on March 17th,  than with some delicious and creative treats for the whole family?

Whether you’re hosting a St. Patrick’s Day party or just looking for some fun snacks to enjoy with your kids, we’ve got you covered with a list of amazing St. Patrick’s Day treats that are sure to be a hit!

Easy St. Patricks Day Treats for Kids

If you’re looking for a fun way to incorporate green foods for a St Patrick’s Day party, here are some quick and easy ideas: 

1. Shamrock Shake

Let’s kick things off with a classic favorite – the Shamrock Shake!

This minty green drink is the perfect treat for St. Patrick’s Day and is loved by kids and adults alike.

You can easily make your own Shamrock Shake at home with some mint extract, vanilla ice cream, and green food coloring.

Top it off with some whipped cream and a cherry for the perfect finishing touch!

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2. Shamrock Pretzel Pops

Looking for a fun and easy recipe that your kids can help with? Try making some Shamrock Pretzel Pops!

Simply dip pretzel rods in green candy melts and then decorate them with shamrock-shaped sprinkles.

These tasty treats are not only delicious but also make for a great activity to do with your little ones.

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3. Pot of Gold Cupcakes

What’s St. Patrick’s Day without a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow?

These adorable Pot of Gold Cupcakes are sure to be a big hit with your kids.

Simply bake your favorite cupcakes, frost them with green icing, and then top them with gold sprinkles or chocolate gold coins.

It’s a fun and festive dessert that’s perfect for celebrating St. Paddy’s Day!

4. Leprechaun Cookies

Get into the spirit of the holiday by baking some Leprechaun Cookies with your kids.

Use your favorite sugar cookie recipe and cut out shamrock shapes with a cookie cutter.

Once baked and cooled, let your kids decorate the cookies with green icing and rainbow-colored sprinkles.

These cookies are not only delicious but also make for a fun and creative activity that the whole family can enjoy.

5. Rainbow Rice Krispie Treats

Rainbow Rice Krispie Treats are another fun and colorful treat that your kids will love. Simply make a batch of traditional

Rice Krispie Treats, but instead of pressing them into a pan, divide the mixture into different bowls and dye each one a different color of the rainbow using food coloring.

Then, layer the different colored Rice Krispie mixtures in a pan and let them set before cutting them into squares.

It’s a simple yet delightful dessert that’s sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face.

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6. Lucky Charms Marshmallow Treats

For a fun twist on a classic favorite, try making some Lucky Charms Marshmallow Treats!

Simply melt some marshmallows and butter in a saucepan, then stir in some Lucky Charms cereal.

Press the mixture into a pan and let it cool before cutting it into squares.

These colorful and crunchy treats are the perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your kids.

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7. Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Cool off on St. Patrick’s Day with some homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream.

Simply mix together some heavy cream, sweetened condensed milk, mint extract, and green food coloring, then stir in some chocolate chips.

Pour the mixture into a container and freeze it until it’s firm.

Serve scoops of this refreshing treat in cones or bowls for a delicious dessert that’s perfect for the holiday.

8. St. Patrick’s Day Snack Board

Looking for a fun and easy way to serve up some St. Patrick’s Day treats?

Create a snack board filled with green snacks, rainbow candies, and themed treats!

Include items like green bell peppers with dip, gold coins, rainbow-colored fruit skewers, and shamrock-shaped cookies.

It’s a great way to make snack time extra special and festive for the whole family.

9. Leprechaun’s Pot Rice Krispies

Transform ordinary Rice Krispies into a magical treat with Leprechaun’s Pot Rice Krispies!

Start by preparing a batch of Rice Krispie Treats using your favorite recipe.

Once the mixture is ready, shape it into small pots using greased hands or a mold.

Insert a few gold coin candies or chocolate coins into each pot to represent the leprechaun’s treasure.

For an extra touch of whimsy, top each pot with a rainbow-colored candy ribbon.

These adorable treats are not only delicious but also make for a fun activity that your kids will love.

10.  Rainbow Fruit Skewers

Add a healthy and colorful twist to your St. Patrick’s Day celebration with Rainbow Fruit Skewers!

Gather an assortment of your favorite fruits in rainbow colors, such as strawberries (red), oranges (orange), pineapple (yellow), kiwi (green), blueberries (blue), and grapes (purple).

Cut the fruits into bite-sized pieces and thread them onto skewers in the order of the rainbow colors.

For an extra touch of sweetness, serve the skewers with a side of vanilla yogurt or whipped cream for dipping.

These refreshing treats are not only delicious but also a great way to sneak in some extra nutrients for your little ones.

Traditional Irish Foods

Traditional Irish cuisine is hearty, comforting, and deeply rooted in history and culture.

Here are five quintessential Irish foods that have stood the test of time:

1. Irish Stew: 

This iconic dish is a staple of Irish cooking, typically made with lamb or beef, potatoes, onions, carrots, and sometimes other root vegetables like turnips or parsnips.

The ingredients are simmered together in a savory broth until tender, resulting in a flavorful and satisfying stew that warms the soul, especially on chilly days.

2. Colcannon: 

Colcannon is a traditional Irish side dish made from mashed potatoes, cabbage or kale, butter, milk, and sometimes scallions or leeks.

It’s a simple yet delicious dish that’s often served alongside meat dishes like corned beef or ham.

Colcannon is popular not only on St. Patrick’s Day but throughout the year as well.

3. Irish Soda Bread: 

This rustic bread is a beloved Irish staple, known for its dense texture and slightly sweet flavor.

Traditional Irish soda bread is made with just four basic ingredients: flour, baking soda, salt, and buttermilk.

It’s often shaped into a round loaf and scored with a cross on top before baking.

The result is a hearty bread with a crunchy crust and a soft, tender crumb.

4. Boxty: 

Boxty is a traditional Irish potato pancake that’s made with a combination of grated raw potatoes, mashed potatoes, flour, baking powder, salt, and sometimes eggs or milk.

The mixture is fried in butter or oil until golden brown and crispy on the outside, with a soft and fluffy interior.

Boxty can be served as a side dish or enjoyed as a main course with toppings like sour cream, smoked salmon, or bacon.

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5. Irish Coddle: 

Irish coddle is a hearty one-pot dish that’s popular in Dublin and other parts of Ireland.

It typically consists of pork sausages, bacon, onions, potatoes, and sometimes carrots or barley, all simmered together in a flavorful broth until everything is tender and infused with delicious flavor.

Irish coddle is often served with crusty bread for dipping and soaking up the rich broth.

Finally, don’t forget to incorporate some themed foods and drinks into your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

Serve up some green milk, Irish soda bread, and traditional Irish desserts like Irish cream cheesecake or Bailey’s Irish cream cupcakes.

And for the adults, why not whip up a batch of green beer or Irish coffee to enjoy? It’s the perfect way to toast to the luck of the Irish!

Conclusion: Enjoy the St Patricks Day Treats for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day is one of our favorite holidays, and with these fun and festive treats, it’s sure to be a day filled with much fun and delicious food.

Whether you’re enjoying a Shamrock Shake with your kids or indulging in some Pot of Gold Cupcakes, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on this special day.

So gather your family and friends, put on your greenest attire, and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style with these tasty treats!

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