Green Food for St. Patrick's Day

Chocolate-Mint Shamrock CupcakesChocolate-Mint Shamrock Cupcakes
Celebrate the luck of the Irish with these adorable St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes. The best part of the Chocolate-Mint Shamrock Cupcakes recipe is not how impressive they look, but how easy they are to make!
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Holiday Pistachio Dessert
For my best festive menu, I make this "famous" Holiday Pistachio Dessert, which my children gobble up immediately. It's a hit at every gathering!
—Edie DeSpain, Logan, Utah


St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes
These stir-and-bake St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes go together super-quick. Pistachio pudding mix gives them a mild flavor and pretty pastel color that makes them perfect for St. Patrick's Day.
—Kathy Meyer, Almond, Wisconsin


Fluffy Key Lime Pie
For a taste of paradise, try this light and creamy confection. Fluffy Key Lime Pie is low in fat, sugar and fuss. Dessert doesn't get any easier!
—Frances VanFossan, Warren, Michigan


Skinny Mint-Chip Ice Cream
No one will ever guess that this smooth and creamy Skinny Mint-Chip Ice Cream is light. For the holidays, it's fun to substitute 2 cups of crushed peppermint candy canes for the chocolate chunks.
—Nancy Quelle, Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Shamrock Meringue Cups
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with these cute Shamrock Meringue Cups. The recipe is a low-fat take on an old family-favorite lime pie. It's always a hit at potlucks and church suppers.
—Jean Elimon, Thompsonville, Illinois


Pistachio Pudding Parfaits
I made this Pistachio Pudding Parfaits recipe for my children to take to school on St. Patrick's Day. Everyone loved it. It can be made right before you eat it or a few hours before hand.
—Rosanna Fowler, Bedford, Indiana


Lemon-Lime Punch
This frothy citrusy refresher topped with lime sherbet is a longtime family favorite and the best punch I've ever had. Lemon-Lime Punch is so fast, festive and easy to mix up for all kinds of occasions.
—Mary Ray, Raccoon, Kentucky


Holiday Pinwheels
The first time I made these pretty Holiday Pinwheels, my husband ate the whole batch in just a few days! The fun green swirls are great for St. Patrick's Day.
—Tejay Kuechenmeister, Brookings, South Dakota


Mint Ice Cream Torte
It's great to have an impressive dessert like this Mint Ice Cream Torte on hand for unexpected company. This from-the-freezer favorite is perfect for a warm summer evening…or to wow guests during the holiday season.
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Lucky Lime Salad
To start your feast off right, be sure to hand out lucky shamrocks—in the shape of those that top this sweet Lucky Lime Salad! Making them is merely a matter of cutting gelatin with a cookie cutter.
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


St. Patrick's Day Popcorn
Everyone's eyes will be smilin' when they see this candy corn with an Irish twist. The green color gives the St. Patrick's Day Popcorn instant holiday appeal.
—Karen Weber, Salem, Missouri


Lucky Leprechaun Cookies
Let these little guys be the stars of your St. Patrick's Day party. Lucky Leprechaun Cookies are so fun to make and create an unforgettable impression!
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen



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