Are you planning to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year? Whether you’re planning to attend a posh party, a casual get-together or a small celebration with your family at home, there’s one thing every celebration needs: Desserts! When it comes to St. Paddy’s Day, there are countless delicious and festive dessert recipes to choose from. We’ve searched the web for the best ideas and you can find them all below.

If you’re looking for St. Patrick’s Day dessert ideas, consider making one of these Irish-inspired treats this year:

1. Rainbow Cupcakes

Rainbow cupcakes are fun any time of the year but they’re especially fun for St. Patrick’s Day. Consider topping each one with a chocolate coin as the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

2. Clover Key Lime Pie

Your kids will get a bang out of baking this lime-flavored pie with you. Let them help make the crust. All they have to do is pop some crackers into a zip-top bag and crush them with a rolling pin. They’ll have fun and you’ll have this delicious, festive pie for dessert.

3. Chocolate Stout Layer Cake with Bailey’s Frosting

Chocolate cake is all grown up in this delicious and different dessert. Chocolate stout and Irish Cream make a delicious couple! It’s perfectly moist, dense, but not too rich, and would be the perfect addition to your St. Patrick’s Day party menu.

4. Green Velvet Cake

Get lucky with this sweet St. Patrick’s Day dessert that is sure to earn you a kiss! Green velvet cake is a delicious and unique treat that will impress all of your friends this March 17th!

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5. Thin Mint Popcorn

Got a box of Thin Mints? Why not pop up something delicious? Popcorn, Thin Mints and a minty candy coating combine to make the perfect St. Patrick’s Day special snack!

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6. Mint Chocolate-Filled Cookies

Refrigerated cookie dough mixed with chopped mint-chocolate candies forms this easy cookie that is perfect for any St. Paddy’s Day celebration. Top them off with pretty green frosting and candy garnish and you’ll have the best looking treat on the dessert table this year.

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7. Irish Cream Swirl Brownies

Who says going green has to be so serious? St. Patrick’s Day is here and that means there’s another opportunity to make some festive goodies. You can have all the bangers and mash you want for dinner, but reward yourself with these sugary green cookies for dessert!

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8. Shamrock Smarties Chocolate Cookies

A four leaf clover is good luck any day of the year, but a few clovers are an especially nice way of finishing off these St Patrick’s Day themed Shamrock Chocolate Peppermint Cookies. The cookies are tender, chocolate wafers that are topped with minty green shamrocks. They’re easy to make, flavorful and definitely look festive enough for any St Patrick’s Day celebration.

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9. Green Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m pretty sure these would be a hit any day of the year, but these may be the perfect solution to a sober-man’s St. Patty’s Day treat. Green , glorious, gooey and it won’t give you a hangover.

[Source: TheLuxurySpot.com]

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10. Green Velvet Cake Pops

The individual-size version of the delicious green velvet cake we mentioned earlier, these tasty cake pops are sure to be a hit with everyone this year. It’s the perfect amount of cake in easy-to-eat  form so you can enjoy the treat without having to clean up the mess.

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Angela Nightingale

If you want to know the best cupcake shop in any major city in America, just ask Angela. This girl knows her sweets, and she isn't shy about letting you know that your german chocolate cake needs more chocolate. If you want to find Angela on any given day, she's probably looking up reviews to decide where to grab lunch, or in her downtime, binge-watching the latest 'it-series' on Netflix.

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