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7 Delicious St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Get in the holiday spirit.

Irish Mint Brownies
‘I wanted something special to take to a church potluck, so I invented these layered treats. They are great for St. Patrick’s Day as well. The brownies are topped with a mint-flavored mousse and bittersweet chocolate icing.’– Lori R., Sioux City, Iowa

Irish Stew
This satisfying stew from Lois G. of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, is chock-full of potatoes, turnips, carrots and lamb.

Irish Soda Bread
An Irish meal wouldn’t be complete without a lovely loaf of Irish Soda Bread. This recipe makes a beautiful high loaf of bread dotted with sweet raisins. It doesn’t last long at our house this time of year. -Gloria Warczak, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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Rye Party Puffs
I can’t go anywhere without taking along my puffs. They’re pretty enough for a wedding reception yet also hearty enough to snack on while watching football on television. A platterful of these will disappear even with a small group. -Kelly Williams, La Porte, Indiana
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Reuben Casserole
Traditional Reuben taste-but without the bread. Sauerkraut fans will love this hearty, layered casserole shared by Agnes Golian of Garfield Heights, Ohio. TIP: Round out this meal for two with dinner rolls and a light fruit dessert.
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Irish Creme Chocolate Trifle
‘I created this yummy trifle when I was given a bottle of Irish Cream liqueur as a gift and had leftover peppermint candy,’ relates Margaret Wilson of Hemet, California. ‘I’ve served it with both liqueur and coffee creamer and candy canes, too. It’s always rich and decadent.’
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Peppermint Hot Chocolate
More than a hint of cool mint makes this delicious sipper a special switch from traditional hot chocolate. Besides the rich beverage that’s quick to fix, a dollop of whipped cream with crushed candy tops each mug lusciously.
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