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8 Fun & Easy St Patrick’s Day Recipes Your Kids will Love

Grab your shamrock cookie cutter, break out the green food colouring, and have some fun cooking with the kids this St. Patrick’s Day. From tricolour macaroons to shamrock pizzas, here’s 8 Fun & Easy St Patrick’s Day Recipes your Kids (and Leprechauns!) will love.

8 Fun & Easy St Patrick's Day Recipes

#1. St Patrick’s Day Rice Krispie Shamrocks

Rice Krispie buns are always a big hit with kids and even a preschooler could make this recipe with a little bit of help.
Rice Krispie Shamrocks

 TryMeTonight.com

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#2. Pasta with Pesto

This Quick and Easy Pesto Recipe will transform a bowl of pasta into a St Patrick’s Day Supper. For a tasty alternative to regular Pesto try our Vegan Pesto Recipe

Pasta with Pesto

#3. Cheese on Toast with a Shamrock Twist

What could be more simple than cheese on toast? Melt red cheddar onto a slice of toast and cut out with a round cookie cutter. Add a slice of green pepper to the top to form a natural shamrock. As an alternative to toast you could use a savoury muffin.

Cheese on Toast Shamrocks

Snappening.com

#4. St Patrick’s Day Macaroons

Macaroons take a bit of time to prepare but if you watch this great video it will guide you through how to make perfect St Patrick’s Day Macaroons. Find the ingredients on Steves-Kitchen.com

#5. Shepherds Pie with a St Patrick’s Day Twist

For more confident cooks create a beautiful St Patrick’s Day dinner by cooking Shepherds Pie. And the twist? Use sweet potatoes as the topping and sprinkle over some finely chopped parsley to finish the makeover!

Shepherds Pie

Taste.com.au

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#6. St Patrick’s Day Soup

Soups are so simple to make. This tasty potato soup can be prepared in advance and re-heated for after the St Patrick’s Day Parade. You could replace the sorrel with spinach to get the green colour.

St Patricks Day Soup

BordBia

#7. Shamrock Pizza

Using shop bought dough or a simple scone dough recipe for the base, everyone can add their own toppings to create the perfect shamrock pizza. See how to create your shamrock base over on Once Upon A Cutting Board.

Shamrock Pizzas from Once upon a cutting board

OnceUponACuttingBoard

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#8. Fruity Leprechaun

Getting your child to eat 5 portions of Fruit and Vegetables a day can sometimes be a chore. By letting them create fun art on their plate with portioned fruit and vegetables they will soon be asking for seconds! We especially like the fun fruit creations over on Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons.

Fruit Leprechaun

KitchenFunWithMy3Sons

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Over to you! Do you have a favourite St Patrick’s Day recipe?  Share it with us in the comments below.

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Michelle is a Mum to 2 girls and co-founded Mykidstime.