10 Delicious Irish Snacks to Try This St Patrick's Day

charlottecharlotte 116 Points
edited March 2018 in General Chat & Support

This Friday it’s St Patrick’s Day and all around the world, people will be celebrating everything Irish! This is the perfect excuse for a celebration. So, here are 10 of the tastiest St Patrick’s-themed party snacks to wash down with few pints of Guinness...

Soda Bread

It doesn’t get much more traditionally Irish than this. You’ll be amazed at just how cheap and simple soda bread is to make when you follow this classic recipe.

Green Velvet Cake Pops

If you’re looking for a delicious sweet treat to nibble on during St Patrick’s Day drinks with friends- you’ll love these cute cake pops.


These tasty potato pancakes were a staple of the old Irish diet and remain popular to this day. If you’re planning on enjoying a few drinks during St Patrick’s Day then there could be no better breakfast to prepare you.

Pot o' Gold Cupcakes

Pot of Gold Cupcakes are not only gorgeous to look at- they are surprisingly simple to put together. Kids and grownups alike will be delighted with these lovely leprechaun treats and they’re a guaranteed way to impress guests at your Paddy’s Day pre-drinks.


Colcannon- a good old fashioned dish of cabbage, leeks and bacon is ideal hangover food, so maybe you’ll want to try this one the day after St. Patrick’s!

Guinness Chocolate Cake

Spicy and stouty, a few slices of this mouth-watering cake will go down a treat at any Irish-themed party.

Double Chocolate Irish Brownie Cheesecakes

The Irish people are famous for their sweet tooth and Bailey’s Irish Cream is the ideal ingredient to make your cheesecake even sweeter.

Shamrock Cheese Biscuits

This easy cheesy recipe is perfect for parties and is impossible to stop snacking on. On top of being tasty, these cheese biscuits look great!

Sautéed Cabbage

From colcannon to BBC (boiled bacon and cabbage) cabbage is one vegetable that constantly crops up in traditional Irish dishes. Cabbage might not be the first thing you think of when laying out a party platter, but this healthy, flavorsome side dish will be a welcome addition to any spread.

Irish Apple Cake

Last in the list is- you guessed it- yet another cake! This classic Celtic cake is sweet, fruity and filling and your friends and family will love eating it during St. Patrick’s celebrations.

What are your St. Patrick’s Day plans- Will you be rustling up some Emerald Isle-themed snacks to mark the occasion? Let us know in the comments below!



  • kathyqxxkathyqxx 348 Points

    OMG - Double Chocolate Irish Brownie Cheesecakes - completely to die for! I'm so hungry now!

  • KellyB9KellyB9 921 Points
    Some of these recipes sound yummy. I'm looking forward to making and trying them. Thk you for sharing
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