St. Patrick’s Day is one of my favorite holidays (I think I say that about every holiday – any excuse for fun activities, delicious desserts, and to try new recipes!) because of all the shades of green, rainbows, leprechauns, and the magical feeling that surrounds this day. The boys love to help me in the kitchen, so we hunted down some great kid-friendly St. Patty’s Day recipes.
10 Easy Recipes Kids Can Make for St. Patrick’s Day
Rainbow Pancakes for St Patrick’s Day from Meaningful Mama
Looking for a bright way to say, “top o’ the morning” on St. Patrick’s Day? Look no further. These pancakes are easy and fun to make. Kids can make a batch of their favorite color, or make rainbow cakes. No matter what you will still get the same delicious result.
Shamrock Cinnamon Rolls from Madame Deals
Did you know you could turn a cinnamon roll into a shamrock? Surprise your kids with shamrock cinnamon rolls, or let them help create them for breakfast (or dinner!) Either way they’re cute and delicious!
Irish Soda Bread from Andreas Recipes
There’s nothing better than the smell of fresh baked bread. This recipe is not only easy but kids can get really “hands-on” by kneading the dough by hand. It comes together quick and doesn’t need time to rise. The perfect addition to lunch or dinner.
Corned Beef and Cabbage Bites from Thrifty Jinxy
Everything tastes better when it’s bite sized – including these corned beef and cabbage bites. Even the pickiest eater won’t reject cabbage when it’s tucked into these.
Stuffed Reuben Pull Apart Bread from Around My Family Table
The perfect St. Patrick’s Day appetizer? This might take the cake. You could even turn your Irish soda bread into this delicious pull apart loaf.
Easy Rainbow Cupcakes from My Frugal Adventures
Kids can help you from start to finish or just enlist them to help you decorate the tops of these cupcakes. Either way, they’ll be thrilled when it’s time to take a bite out of this rainbow!
St. Patricks Day Snack Mix from A Moms Take
Can it get any easier? This is a fun snack to make at home or to take to a party. Kids can help you gather the ingredients, measure them to mix, and then distribute to individual serving bags. Oh, and of course taste along the way.
Rainbow Painted Sugar Cookies from Snappy Gourmet
While lots of cookies are decorated with frosting or even colored water serving as paint, these are painted with chocolate!
Healthy Shamrock Shake from An Edible Mosaic
Lots of people countdown the days until the shamrock shake makes it’s appearance at a certain fast food chain. Swap out that high calorie indulgence for a homemade treat any time of year – and this one is actually good for you.
Rainbow Cupcake Pops from Passion for Savings
If you’re planning snacks for a crowd or just a few, kids will have fun mixing up, decorating, and putting these cupcakes into the push pop molds. Older kids can be involved from start to finish but plan on some adult help for younger children.
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