Feel the luck of the Irish this Saint Patrick’s Day with these delicious St. Patrick’s Day cookie recipes!
Each of these recipes are ever so tasty, and perfectly themed for this special Irish holiday. Trust me, you will not be able to eat just one cookie at a time.
Plus, with recipes like Pot O’Gold Oreo cookies, mint chocolate shortbread cookies, buttercream shamrock cookies, Bailey’s chocolate chip cookies, and so many more, you might just have to try a few different cookie recipes this year!
In this lovely selection of homemade cookies you'll find rainbows and leprechauns, pots of gold and shamrocks, Irish cream and chocolate flavored fillings.
So get out your bowl, cookie cutters, rolling pins, cookie scoop, baking trays, parchment paper and oven mitts. It's time to bake. We're making some Irish themed cookies for this Irish holiday.
And for this special day a little green food coloring will do us no harm.
Table of Contents
- Pot O’Gold Oreo Cookies
- Irish Cream and Pistachio Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies
- St. Patrick’s Day Sour Cream Sugar Cookies
- Mint Chocolate Shortbread Cookies
- Easy St. Patrick's Day Crinkle Cookies
- Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies
- St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Cookies
- St. Patrick’s Day Cookies
- Andes Mint Cookies
- Buttercream Shamrock Cookies
- Bailey’s Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Mint M&M Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Rainbow Cookies
- Gluten Free Sugar Cookies for St. Patrick’s Day
- Chocolate Mint Cookies
- Thank You To All Our Contributors
Pot O’Gold Oreo Cookies
These Pot O’Gold Oreo Cookies are fun and easy to make. They're ever so clever, but don't be alarmed by how good they look. There's nothing complicated to do to create your own chocolate pots of gold for the leprechauns.
What makes these so cute are the edible gold sequin sprinkles and the Airheads candy strips used to create a mini rainbow.
Irish Cream and Pistachio Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies
Here's a special treat for grown ups only.
These Irish Cream and Pistachio Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies may are filled with a decadent once Irish cream ganache, making them a luscious and indulgent treat to celebrate Ireland's patron saint.
I would say Saint Patrick would have savored a few of these sweet morsels and washed them down with a cup of ale or porter.
St. Patrick’s Day Sour Cream Sugar Cookies
What holiday is complete without sugar cookies? St Patrick's Day is no exception so these delicious sour cream sugar cookies may be just the recipe for you.
A little green dye is added to some cream cheese frosting green for an extra little bit of Irish luck.
Mint Chocolate Shortbread Cookies
Here is a guide on how to make the best mint flavored shortbread.
The green cookie dough is perfect for making Saint Patrick's Day cookies in any shape you choose. It's especially perfect for shamrock cookies.
This tutorial demonstrates star shaped cookies, but you can adapt this recipe to use a shamrock shaped cookie cutter if you wish.
These green stars on the cookie sheet are fine for an Irish celebration. Who doesn't love a little green star?
The hint of mint in the cookie is delicious, and they're extra sweet and delectable when drizzled with melted chocolate.
Easy St. Patrick's Day Crinkle Cookies
St. Patrick's Day Cookies made using a boxed cake mix can't get any easier to make.
A little green color is added to the batter for one of Ireland's famous forty shades of green in every bite.
These cookies look ever so inviting so nobody need know they are crazy simple to make.
Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies
The combination of sweet chocolate and mint in these celebratory Irish cookies is something special.
These made from scratch cookies are perfect for many holidays from Christmas to St. Patrick’s Day, so don't just bake them once a year.
And always remember, if you don't like the flavor of mint extract, you can always substitute vanilla extract.
St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Cookies
These St. Patrick’s Day leprechaun cookies are a fun and easy dessert to make to celebrate St Patrick's Day!
The leprechaun is made with store bought Nutter Butter cookies, so the key to success is your decorative icing skills.
You'll find a detailed tutorial on how to create your own little Irish rascals on the Homemade Interest website.
Since these treats only require pre-made cookies, no need to heat the oven or prepare your baking sheets.
St. Patrick’s Day Cookies
These St. Patrick’s Day cookies are spectacularly colorful, and once again they're ever so easy, and fun to make!
This recipe is also a great way to get your kids into the kitchen. Don’t be afraid to let your little ones dive right in, roll some dough and get creative.
Andes Mint Cookies
These chocolate and green cookies are made with melted Andes mints. Their shiny crinkle top makes them ever so inviting.
Fo the finishing touch simply chop some more Andes mints and sprinkle.
This is the perfect chewy chocolate mint cookie recipe. It will be difficult not to sneak one as they cool off on your baking racks.
These cookies will be a hit for any St. Patrick's Day gathering and the mint lovers in your life will be asking for more.
Buttercream Shamrock Cookies
These cookies consist of 4 easy to follow steps. They're a great recipe for cookie decorating beginners.
After the sugar cookie dough is baked, the cookies are first dusted in a green sanding sugar. I love this ingredient since it helps hide any little imperfections there may be.
The shamrock outline is created using a delicious buttercream frosting. These little bites may just be the most perfect shamrock sugar cookies you'll ever find.
Bailey’s Chocolate Chip Cookies
These Bailey’s Chocolate Chip Cookies are soft, chewy, and studded with Bailey’s chocolate chips.
This grown up cookie features a dreamy Irish cream infused buttercream filling.
The homemade Irish cream in both the cookies and the buttercream is simply the best.
Mint M&M Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
These Mint M&M Double Chocolate Chip Cookies are melt in your mouth delicious and a chocolate lover's dream.
These homemade cookies are perfect for St. Patrick’s Day or when you need a little extra good luck!
Rainbow Cookies are made with a rainbow swirl buttercream frosting. These may just be the perfect treat for St Patrick’s Day!
You'll find a detailed tutorial on how to pipe these amazing multicolored rainbows, all in one go.
Just follow the rainbow for the pot of gold at the end!
Gluten Free Sugar Cookies for St. Patrick’s Day
These sugar cookies are gluten free and perfect for anyone with gluten intolerance or Celiac disease, which is most prevalent among the Irish people.
Because they are so yummy, even unfrosted, you might like to make a trial batch before the main event. Who can wait for cookies!
Chocolate Mint Cookies
Chocolate and mint go beautifully together, so why not try this flavor combination in these soft little cookies.
This version is decorated with drizzled chocolate, but feel free to add a hint of green.
After the drizzled topping has dried, you can stack them and wrap in baker's twine for a fun gift.
Thank You To All Our Contributors
And there you have it - a selection of fabulous cookies to help celebrate all things Irish and Irish American. I hope you found something you love from these St Patrick's Day cookies.
A big thank you to all the amazing bloggers who contributed their work and photographs to make this post possible. I appreciate their detailed instructions, photographs to pin, and recipe cards for all the information.
Here are some other sweet treats you might enjoy for Saint Patrick's Day.
Irish Desserts and Sweet Treats Especially for Saint Patrick's Day
Kid Friendly Irish Brownies For Saint Patrick’s Day
Have a wonderful day when everyone in the world is a little bit Irish.
Slán agus beannacht,
(Goodbye and blessings)
Mairéad -Irish American Mom
Pronunciation - slawn ah-gus ban-ock-th
Mairéad - rhymes with parade
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