The Best St. Patrick's Day Snacks From Pinterest

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Happy Lepre-cones

Treat your little leprechauns—Irish or not—to something yummy this St. Patrick’s Day. To inspire you, we’ve rounded up our favorite themed snacks from Pinterest. So whether you’re looking for a healthy after-school snack or a deliciously indulgent dessert, you’re sure to find something that will please your kiddos and leave them feeling extra lucky to have a super-parent like you!

1. Green Candied Popcorn

Green Candied Popcorn |

Put a little color in the (pop)corn. Credit: Cupcake Diaries

This festive green popcorn makes a yummy and fun treat for St. Patrick’s Day. Sweet and crunchy, the brightly colored snack will have little hands coming back for seconds (and thirds!) all day long.

Get the recipe here: Cupcake Diaries

2. Lucky Rainbow JELL-O

Lucky Rainbow Jello |

Forget Skittles! Find a rainbow in this JELL-O dessert! Credit: Glorious Treats

Take your kids to the end of the rainbow with these lovely JELL-O desserts. Light and topped with a chocolate gold coin, this snack works well both at home and as an impressive addition to any St. Patrick’s Day party.

Get the recipe here: Lucky Rainbow JELL-O


3. Leprechaun Snack Mix

Leprechaun Snack Mix |

Catch a leprechaun with this delicious snack mix recipe. Credit: The Girl Creative

We absolutely love this scrumptious snack mix from The Girl Creative, but the story behind it is even better. Blogger Diana makes the mix with her kids and leaves some of it out the night before St. Patrick’s Day in hopeS of catching a leprechaun; here’s to hoping they get one this year!

Get the recipe here: The Girl Creative

4. Shamrock Pretzel Pops

Shamrock Pretzel Pops |

These shamrock pretzel pops are colorfully delicious! Credit: Jessica Weible

Talk about cute! These adorable pretzel pops are the perfect combination of salty and sweet. Send them to your kids’ classrooms or bring them to work. The treats look so good, no one will never know how simple they were to make!

Get the recipe here: Jessica Weible Blogs

5. Leprechaun Hat S’mores

Leprechaun Hat Smores |

The most magical s’more you’ll ever taste! Credit: The Cake Blog

This DIY treat from The Cake Blog is full of sweet goodness and glittering shamrocks. A Fudge Stripe Cookie base is topped with a marshmallow and then coated in chocolate to create one delicious little s’more hat!

Get the recipe here: The Cake Blog

6. Mint Cream Cheese Brownie Bites

Mint Cream Cheese Brownie Bites |

The sweetest of dessert treats! Credit: Dulce Dough

Brownies are always great, but this incredible mint cream cheese frosting takes them to the next level. Make these as an after-dinner dessert so both you and your little lucky loves can share!

Get the recipe here: Dulce Dough

7. St. Paddy’s Day Whip

St. Paddys Day Whip |

Whip it real good! Credit: Nifty Thrifty Savings

Looking for something sweet that’s still reasonably healthy? This St. Patrick’s Day whip makes an amazing topping for fresh fruit like strawberries and grapes.

Get the recipe here: Nifty Thrifty Savings 

8. Green Fruit Skewers 

Green Fruit Skewers |

A healthy alternative to sugary treats | Credit: Tip Junkie

If you’d rather skip the sugar altogether and go with all green fruits, these skewers combine green grapes, green apples and kiwi and are a healthy alternative to sugary treats.

Get the recipe here: Tip Junkie

9. Happy Lepre-cones

Happy Lepre-cones |

Lucky of the tasty! Credit: Hallmark

These Lepre-cones from Hallmark are too darling to pass up (plus super easy to make!). Just buy green cones, vanilla ice cream, coconut and decorations, and you have an instant St. Patrick’s Day hit.

Get the recipe here: Hallmark

10. Veggie Leprechaun Hats

Leprechaun Hat Snack |

Another healthy option! Credit: Creative Food

Another healthy choice, these leprechaun hats combine cucumber, yellow bell pepper and low-fat white cheese. Healthy eaters will gobble these right up!

Get the recipe here: Creative Food

11. Shamrock Snack Crisps

Shamrock Snack Crisps |

Keepin’ it crispy! Credit: Hungry Happenings

Another savory option, these salty shamrocks are essentially seasoned crackers that can be dipped in hummus or eaten alone.

Get the recipe here: Hungry Happenings

12. Thin Mint Truffles

Thin Mint Truffles |

The Recipe Critic

The ultimate treat for St. Patrick’s Day decadence, these truffles use Girl Scout Thin Mints and loads of cream cheese to make a fabulous-looking dessert that’s out of this world!

Get the recipe here: The Recipe Critic

Here’s to a deliciously lucky St. Patrick’s Day! 

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