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The Luck of the Irish! - 62 recipes

Looking for that perfect pot-of-gold recipe at the end of the rainbow? Well look no further, because we have collected all the mean-green recipes that are sure to be a hit at you St. Patrick's Day party this year.

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By á-10360

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (136 Votes)
St. Patrick's Day Green Velvet Cupcake Shamrocks 1 Picture
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Servings 24
Preparation time 70
Cooking time 95

  • Cooking spray
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (not Dutch process)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine salt
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk, well shaken
  • 1 tablespoon green liquid food coloring
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature, 2 sticks
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch fine salt
  • Green liquid food coloring
  • 1/2 cup green sanding sugar, for decorating

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  • 1 baguette
  • 1/2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1 (10-ounce) bag baby spinach leaves
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Parmesan cheese, grated, to top
  • Fresh basil leaves or parsley, torn, to top
4.3/5 (26 Votes)

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Fun Irish Jell-o shots highlight the colors of Ireland

  • 2 small boxes lime Jell-o
  • 2 small boxes orange Jell-o
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 6 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 4 3/4 cups boiling water - divided
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • Whipped topping, for garnish
  • Sprinkles, for garnish
  • 36 plastic shot glasses, or any glass will work
4.6/5 (43 Votes)

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  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 cup peppermint schnapps
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 to 4 drops green liquid food coloring
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4.6/5 (104 Votes)

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Spinach makes these traditional pancakes green for St

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup frozen spinach, defrosted, chopped and squeezed dry (about 3 to 4 ounces after squeezing)
  • 1/3 cup chives, loosely packed chopped
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Kosher salt and freshly grated black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup sharp or medium cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 eggs, fried
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  • 2 tablespoons chives, chopped
4.5/5 (120 Votes)

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Sweet green popcorn -- what could be better on St

  • 4 quarts popped popcorn
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 8 to 10 drops green food coloring
4.5/5 (137 Votes)

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  • 4 chicken breasts cut in thirds, about 12 pieces
  • 12 bacon slices
  • 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder, plus more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder, plus more to taste
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 or 3 tablespoons olive oil
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What fun! Jello Shot Cupcakes with Malibu coconut rum topped with whipped cream

  • JELLO SHOT CUPCAKES:
  • 1 package white cake mix
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 (3-ounce) package Jello Gelatin, any red flavor (I used strawberry)
  • 1 cup Malibu coconut rum
  • WHIPPED CREAM:
  • 3 cups whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • BROKEN GLASS JELLO GARNISH:
  • 4 small boxes (3-ounces each) Jell-O (I used strawberry, blackberry, lime, lemon)
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
4.4/5 (67 Votes)

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This Barbecued Beef Brisket Recipe is sure to be the star of countless dinner party and holiday gatherings, and a t...

  • BRISKET:
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons dark corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 (2 to 2.5-pounds) fresh beef brisket, trimmed
4.5/5 (55 Votes)

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Fun and festive, these caramel apple jello shots are a sweet and tart addition to any bar at your next celebratory ...

  • juice from 1 lemon
  • 5 Granny Smith apples
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 (1-ounce) envelope caramel hot chocolate mix
  • 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup caramel sauce
  • 1 envelope unflavored knox gelatin
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup vodka
4.5/5 (50 Votes)

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Don't let gluten stop you from enjoying a delicious beef stew! This Gluten-free Slow-Cooker Beef Stew is the perfec...

  • 2 pounds beef stew meat
  • 1/4 cup soy or rice flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon gluten-free Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 onion
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten-free beef broth
  • 3 potatoes
  • 4 carrots
4.6/5 (40 Votes)

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Quick and easy to make, these Spinach Artichoke Bites are the perfect appetizer to accompany your next party or cel...

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1 cup frozen spinach, chopped thawed and drained
  • 2 tubes refrigerated crescent rolls
  • mozzarella, shredded to taste
4.4/5 (45 Votes)

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This rich and hearty Braised Brisket recipe is a scrumptious main course to serve at any celebratory dinner party o...

  • 1 well-trimmed beef brisket, about 3.5-pounds
  • coarse salt and ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup light-brown sugar
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
4.9/5 (10 Votes)

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  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 (6-ounce) package of Jello
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 1 1/4 cup chilled alcohol
5/5 (2 Votes)

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Melty queso dip laced with spinach, garlic, onion, cilantro, and crispy jalapeños makes for the perfect party dip ...

  • 2 jalapeños, ribs and seeds removed, minced
  • half an onion, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 handfuls of fresh baby spinach
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 8 ounces shredded cheese (see notes)
  • French’s Crispy Jalapeños
  • chopped cilantro
5/5 (1 Votes)

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