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36 Festive Recipes To Make This Saint Patrick's Day

Featuring beer, whiskey, and lots of potatoes.

Whether or not you're raising a pint of Guinness at the bar this year, you can still celebrate St. Paddy's Day. And what better way to celebrate than with a delicious meal? Here are a few festive recipes to make at home.

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1. Irish Potato Pie

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This dish is basically creamy scalloped potatoes baked into flaky puff pastry dough, and what could possibly be bad about that?

Recipe: Irish Potato Pie

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2. Irish Spinach Tarts

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Surely the best way to eat vegetables is in savory pie form.

Recipe: Irish Spinach Tarts

3. Guinness Braised Pork Tacos

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Carnitas get an Irish twist in this recipe: Pork shoulder is marinated in Guinness beer and rubbed with chili powder, paprika, and cinnamon.

Recipe: Guinness Braised Pork Tacos

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4. Instant Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage

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Just dump your ingredients into the Instant Pot and let dinner cook itself in no time.

Recipe: Instant Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage

5. Irish Beef Stew

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This rich stew is so thick it almost tastes like gravy, and the beef is so tender it falls right apart. Don't let the three-hour cooking time scare you; once you put everything in the pot, just let it simmer and relax.

Recipe: Irish Beef Stew

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6. Irish Egg Rolls

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If you're pressed for time, use a store bought horseradish sauce for dipping. The appetizer itself calls for just four ingredients: corned beef, cabbage, carrots, and egg roll wrappers.

Recipe: Irish Egg Rolls

7. Irish Potato Pancakes

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These perfectly crispy potato pancakes come together in about 15 minutes. The best part is you probably have all the ingredients already in your kitchen.

Recipe: Irish Potato Pancakes

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8. Bangers and Mash with Guinness Onion Gravy

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The secret to this recipe is the Guinness onion gravy. Serve it over mashed potatoes for a seriously comforting meal.

Recipe: Bangers and Mash With Guinness Onion Gravy

9. Irish Nachos

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Swap the tortilla chips for baked potato disks and whip up this crowd-pleasing appetizer. Get creative and top these "nachos" with anything from cheese and chives to sour cream and bacon.

Recipe: Irish Nachos

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10. Instant Pot Colcannon

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Colcannon is basically jazzed up mashed potatoes that get a kick from cabbage, onions, scallions, and plenty of melted butter.

Recipe: Instant Pot Colcannon

11. Dublin Coddle

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Coddle is an Irish potato, sausage, and bacon stew cooked in Guinness broth. Make a big batch and save some for lazy nights.

Recipe: Dublin Coddle

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12. Guinness Beef Sliders

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These roast beef sliders are topped with swiss cheese, mushrooms, and onions, then covered with a Guinness glaze. They're the perfect dish if you're feeding a crowd.

Recipe: Guinness Beef Sliders

13. Beer and Cheese Soup

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This addictive soup is made with Irish cheddar, cream cheese, Irish-style lager, butter, and Dijon mustard. The bread bowls aren't necessary, though they're highly encouraged.

Recipe: Beer and Cheese Soup

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14. Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

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This recipe may seem intimidating because of the long cook time, but it's the definition of a dump dinner. Just throw the ingredients into your slow cooker and wait.

Recipe: Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

15. Irish Soda Bread Muffins with Cheddar and Jalapeño

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Let's hear it for savory muffins. These guys are a little spicy, super cheesy, and perfectly doughy.

Recipe: Irish Soda Bread Muffins with Cheddar and Jalapeño

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16. Irish Onion Soup

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Pssst, there's Whiskey in this soup. Get the recipe.

17. Corned Beef Hash and Eggs

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Start a long day of St. Patty's day drinking off right with this hearty breakfast.

Recipe: Corned Beef Hash and Eggs

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18. Beer Bread

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Baking bread from scratch doesn't have to be intimidating. This magical recipe calls for just five ingredients and comes together in about an hour.

Recipe: Beer Bread

19. Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup

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A lightened-up version of a classic Irish recipe, this soup is loaded with vegetables. To save yourself virtually any effort, you can make it right in the slow cooker.

Recipe: Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup

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20. Irish Bread Pudding with Whiskey Caramel Sauce

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Don't hold back on this homemade whiskey caramel sauce. Holidays are just an excuse to eat lots of sweets, after all.

Recipe: Irish Bread Pudding with Whiskey Caramel Sauce

21. Bailey's Chocolate Mousse

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When life gives you Bailey's, drink a lot of it. Then use the rest to make light and fluffy chocolate mousse.

Recipe: Bailey's Chocolate Mousse

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22. Pistachio and Irish Cream Fudge

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Four ingredients can go a long way. These boozy chocolates are made with just white chocolate chips, condensed milk, pistachio nuts, and Irish cream.

Recipe: Pistachio and Irish Cream Fudge

23. No-Bake Irish Cream Cheesecake

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Afraid of baking? This decadent cheesecake doesn't even require you turn on the oven. Just prepare everything and let it sit for as long as overnight in the fridge.

Recipe: No-Bake Irish Cream Cheesecake

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24. Lucky Charm Rice Krispies

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Talk about magically delicious...

Recipe: Lucky Charm Rice Krispies

25. Irish Cream Brownies

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Traditional brownies get a St. Patty's Day upgrade thanks to this Irish cream frosting.

Recipe: Irish Cream Brownies

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26. Thin Mint Cookies

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They're minty, they're chocolatey, and they're shamrock-colored. What more could you want for dessert on St. Paddy's?

Recipe: Thin Mint Cookies

27. Shamrock Mint Brownie Bites

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These bite-sized sweets are so good, you're going to want to go back for seconds...and thirds.

Recipe: Shamrock Mint Brownie Bites

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28. Irish Apple Crumble Cake

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This recipe is all about the four-ingredient crumble topping, which is made with butter, flour, sugar, and cinnamon.

Recipe: Irish Apple Crumble Cake

29. Irish Car Bomb Brownies

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A riff on the popular alcoholic shot, these car bomb inspired brownies are the perfect balance of rich, creamy, and airy.

Recipe: Irish Car Bomb Brownies

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30. Bailey's Chocolate Poke Cake

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If you want to save time (or you're afraid of baking) feel free to start with chocolate cake mix.

Recipe: Bailey's Chocolate Poke Cake

31. Irish Soda Bread Chocolate Chip Muffins

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Imagine if you crossed a savory scone with a chocolate chip muffins. The result: These slightly sweet, super buttery desserts.

Recipe: Irish Soda Bread Chocolate Chip Muffins

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32. Shamrock Shake Pudding Shots

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Dessert tastes better when it's boozy. This shots start with instant pudding and whipped cream, and they get a nice kick from creme de menthe.

Recipe: Shamrock Shake Pudding Shots

33. Irish Mimosas

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Any holiday is a good excuse for day drinking, right? Spice up your average Prosecco mimosa with some Irish whiskey and remember, you're celebrating!

Recipe: Irish Mimosas

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34. Sweet Whiskey Lemonade

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Made with orange liqueur (such as Triple Sec), Irish whiskey, lemon and lime juice, apricot preserves, and tonic water, these cocktails are bright, citrus-packed, and refreshing.

Recipe: Sweet Whiskey Lemonade

35. Iced Irish Coffee

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Maybe save this cup of Joe for the afternoon because coffee gets a boozy boost from Irish whiskey.

Recipe: Iced Irish Coffee

36. St. Patrick’s Day Mojito Sherbet Punch

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If you're looking for a party drink that packs a punch, this big batch cocktail is perfect for you.

Recipe: St. Patrick’s Day Mojito Sherbet Punch

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