Get lucky: foodie favorites for St Paddy's Day

Throwing a St Patrick's Day party? Check out how you can wow your guests with sweet treats, savory snacks and boozy bevs.

Lucky treats to keep 'em sweet

Cupcake creators and rainbow lovers, these adorable rainbow cupcakes are a perfect addition to your St Patricks's Day party. Simply separate your cake mix, add your food coloring, layer up the mixture into your cupcake cases and BAKE! Add a bit of booze to your bake with these Baileys Irish cream brownies. These chocolate chunks of heaven are super simple to whip up with a box of brownie mix and 1/4 cup of Baileys Irish Cream. Check out the full recipe here.

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This final bake is one for the pros that are really looking to wow their party guests. Get creative with these delicious pots of gold and rainbow cake pops that are definitely insta-worthy!

Savory favourites

Dinner party people, we've got your back this St Patricks's Day! Impress your guests with this Dublin Coddle recipe, a traditional Irish potato, sausage and bacon stew. Prep your meat and veggies for 15 minutes and then let it cook to perfection for 2 hours.

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We're green with envy over these beef and Guinness hand pies, they're the perfect finger (or hand) food for your St Patrick's Day party! Check out the full recipe and instructions here. We're all about the Guinness in your savory treats, and these steak skewers are no exception! Simply boil up your Guinness (keep an eye on it to prevent it from burning), thread your beef onto skewers and then brush on your Guinness while grilling. Easy and delicious!

Shamrocktails

Let's get down to the fun bit, cocktails! If you really can't bear the thought of drinking Guinness all night, why not try your hand at these easy St Patrick Day-inspired cocktail recipes. Starting with The Irish Mule, a twist on the classic Moscow Mule, all you need is Irish whiskey, ginger beer, lime, mint, ice, and some trendy cocktail cups if you have any (how cute are those copper mugs?!). Wet your whistle with this Guinness black magic cocktail, sounds interesting right? I mean, you can't celebrate St Patrick's Day without one Guinness-based drink! Simply mix together Guinness, bourbon, grenadine, some lime juice and garnish with some blackberries and lime wedges. Check out the full cocktail recipe here.

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Let's get this St Patrick's Day party started with some Jello shots! The only Jello shots that should be served on this night are those that match the Ireland flag (obviously!). See the full shot recipe here.