On March 17 the Irish (and Irish-at-heart) can be found celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by eating, drinking, and having an all-around good time. In fact, St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally a day where people of all ages allow themselves to partake in a little more excess than normal.
If your indulgence of choice is sweet rather than boozy, try one of these fianán recipes. From chunky and chocolaty to buttery and soft, you won’t need luck to make these easy St. Patrick’s Day cookie recipes.
Here are some of our favorites:
Your guests are sure to have a craic at your St. Paddy’s day party when you serve these Mint Chocolate Whoopie Pies. Soft chocolate cookies are topped with spearmint candy shamrocks and filled with mint buttercream frosting.
Chewy, soft, chunky and ooey-gooey, these Bailey’s Irish Crème Caramel Chunk cookies are one thing: simply irresistible. The Bailey’s gives these cookies extra depth and sends the flavor over the top.
Our happy and bright St. Patrick’s Day Cookies are traditional, buttery shortbreads with a hint of coconut and an icing glaze, with bright green clovers on top.
Our Thumbprint Cookies won’t be pinched as they proudly display a dot of bright green frosting on top of this soft, cake-like butter cookie filled with a white chocolate center. When you bite into them, your taste buds will be delightfully surprised at the chocolate sweetness inside.
These airy, sweet and light Chocolate Dipped Mint Meringue Kisses will melt in your mouth. Just a few ingredients and so easy to make, these meringue cookies are dipped in melted chocolate for the ultimate chocolate mint treat.