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Whether you go all out for the occasion or you’re just looking for an excuse to bake something delicious, here are some dessert recipes for a tasty St. Patrick’s Day dinner or party. They could even serve as a sweet treat after the St. Patrick’s Day parade.

Get the St. Paddy’s Day party started with a special dessert!

St. Patrick’s Day is notorious for extravagant parades and indulgent feasts. And while we don’t know much about throwing a parade, we certainly know how to finish a feast. And that’s with dessert! Each of these recipes features delicious chocolate and mint, which thanks to its green color has become associated with this lucky day.

Here are our most minty and chocolatey St. Patrick’s Day dessert recipes:

1. Double Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Cookies

Double Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Cookies

Double your luck with these delicious Double Chocolate YORK Peppermint Pattie Cookies. What looks like an ordinary cocoa cookie on the outside is hiding a surprise candy in the center. With the refreshing sweetness of mint, they’re a perfect way to end St. Patrick’s Day dinner. Dust with white decorator’s sugar for a professional finish.


2. Perfectly Peppermint Brownies

Perfectly Peppermint Brownies

Load up on fun with this St. Paddy’s take on brownies. HERSHEY’S Cocoa already adds richness and depth to your classic brownie recipe. Then YORK Peppermint Patties are stirred into the batter for an extra touch of minty indulgence. Top with extra YORK Peppermint Pattie pieces to wow everyone at your gathering.


3. Irish Chocolate Mint Dessert

Irish Chocolate Mint Dessert

Somewhere in the delicious space between a cake and a brownie is this decadent St. Patrick’s Day recipe. It’s actually topped with two layers of sweet indulgence: a mint cream and a smooth chocolate glaze. How’s that for an upgrade from regular old frosting? Serve after supper and watch your guests’ eyes become as big as dinner plates!


4. Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Fudge

Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Fudge

Who can pass up a piece of fudge? No one we know, that’s for sure. Here’s a rich chocolate and peppermint fudge recipe that will knock your socks to the end of the rainbow. Slice into this ordinary-looking fudge to see the cross sections of sensational YORK Peppermint Patties.


5. Minty Irish Chocolate Cream Pie

Minty Irish Chocolate Cream Pie

Something about this mint green Irish chocolate cream pie seems like it was made for St. Patrick’s Day. A rich, silky chocolate custard is topped with a layer of mint green whipped topping. Then a dash of crushed YORK Peppermint Patties adds a refreshingly sweet mint flavor.


It’s always a special occasion when you bake with Hershey.

Put on your lucky apron and let’s get baking! These fun St. Patrick’s Day dessert recipes are sure to be the smash of your celebration. And baking them is half the fun: make memories with your family as you prepare for your party, parade or dinner. Then reap the rewards of your hard work and dig into mint chocolate deliciousness.  For more fun, easy baking projects, explore our full collection of recipes.