10 (Not Just Green) Sweets To Make For St. Patrick's Day

Stout and Chocolate Mousse with Guinness Oatmeal Cookies

The mousse here is light and fluffy, but with amazing depth thanks to the malt and coffee notes in the beer teamed up with rich dark chocolate. The chewy, crisp-edged cookies round out the dish, especially when they're dunked together. Get the recipe!

[Photograph: Caroline Ford]


There are a few routes you can take on St. Patrick's Day, ranging from the all green buffet to a more traditional spread. A lot of people like cooking with Guinness or whiskey—makes sense, as there's sure to be a lot around—and some like the ease of a classic soda bread.

Whatever your style, we have 10 recipes to help you celebrate this Sunday. Click through the slideshow above to see the sweets. Éirinn go Brách!

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Irish Soda Bread with Raisins and Caraway
Irish Tea Brack (Tea-Soaked Raisin Bread)
Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Irish Whiskey Filling
Stout and Chocolate Mousse with Guinness Oatmeal Cookies
Real Irish Soda Bread
Chocolate Stout Bundt Cake
Homemade Shamrock Shake
Mint Chocolate Chip Whoopie Pies