7 Easy and Adorable St. Patrick’s Day Treats for Kids

SNACK #1 St. Patty’s Day Pretzels
Kids Irish St. Patrick's Treats
A snack so easy, kids can make them with you. These simple, chocolate dipped snacks are also dipped in St. Patrick’s Day sprinkles for a fun, festive look!

SNACK #2 Homemade Shamrock Shakes
St. Patrick's Day treat
Forget the fast food. You can make these fun, Irish-inspired treats at home.

SNACK #3 Shamrock Kiwi
shamrock treats
Who says you can’t be healthy and have fun, too? Turn kiwi into cute little shamrocks with this simple idea.

SNACK #4 Leprechaun Muddy Buddies
Kids Irish Muddy Buddies
Start with cereal, add some fun colors, and soon you’ll have an entire bowl of this yummy Irish twist on Muddy Buddies snacks.

SNACK #5 IRISH PRETZEL BITES
shamrock pretzles
Fun to share, and even more fun to eat! These easy pretzel bites can be made in minutes and make enough to feed a whole crowd, classroom, or party full of favorite people!

SNACK #6 LEPRECHAUN HATS
Leprechaun hats snack
Simple and healthy, these little leprechaun hats start with cucumbers, and turn into snacks your kids will adore.

SNACK #7
shamrock shake
Lucky Charms Milk Shots (a Coupon.com Exclusive Idea!)
Turn snacktime into fun time! These quick and easy little leprechaun-sized snacks make a perfect school snack or afterschool nibbler for your wee ones.

Ingredients
1 ½ cups milk
½ teaspoon green food coloring
1 ½ cups Lucky Charms cereal

Special Equipment:
12 plastic shot glasses

Instructions:
In a mason jar or reuseable container fitted with a secure lid, place milk and food coloring together.
Shake until the milk is mixed well with a nice green color.
Pour into six shot glasses. Snip paper straws to 2 ½” tall and place one in each milk-filled shot glass.
Fill the other six shot glasses with Lucky Charms cereal. Serve with tiny napkins and enjoy!

brooke-mclayBrooke McLay is a professional recipe developer, food photographer, food writer, and single mom to four rad kids. Author of two cookbooks and the beloved blog, CheekyKitchen.com, her creative approach to fast, fresh, family-friendly foods has garnered her regular gigs with Disney’s Babble.com, Tablespoon.com, Good Cook, and Coupons.com.

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27 thoughts on “7 Easy and Adorable St. Patrick’s Day Treats for Kids

  1. I would have never though to cut kiwis into little shamrocks! I’ll have to visit this post again next year. Thanks!

  2. Aw, I wish I would have stumbled upon this earlier – I’m bookmarking it for next year! Love a lot of these ideas, but especially the Leprechaun Muddy Buddies!

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