St. Patrick’s Day Treats

After my Valentine’s Day Treats post, I think it’s safe to say that I love baking for holidays! I think it’s super fun and cute to do. This post is going to be all about my St. Patrick’s Day treats! I hope you enjoy this and hopefully it will give you some inspiration for your treats!

☘Shamrock Pretzels☘

What You’ll need:

• Wilton Candy Melts Green (2 bags)
• Mini Pretzels
• Mini Pretzel Sticks
• Parchment Paper or Nonstick Reynolds Wrap
• Cookie Sheet
• Mixing Bowl
• Spoon for mixing

What To Do:

  1. Pour Candy Melts into mixing bowl (feel free to add in Cisco/shortening so that the candy melts are smoother).
  2. Melt the candy melts in a bowl for 1 minute & 30 seconds to make sure it is fully melted. Mix with spoon so no clumps form (do 30 seconds then mix and again till 1 minute & 30 seconds is up).
  3. Take 3 mini pretzels and 1 mini pretzel stick and dip them in the candy melt until completely covered.
  4. Using a fork (I used a craving fork), take out the first mini pretzel (that will be the top).
  5. Next, take out the mini pretzel stick and attach it to the bottom-middle of the first pretzel.
  6. Then take out the last two pretzels and attack those to the sides of the first pretzel and pretzel stick.
  7. Repeat these steps until you have as many as you want.
  8. Leave out to dry (candy melts dry very quickly)
  9. Enjoy!

☘Green Glitter/ Shamrock Sprinkled Cupcakes☘

What You’ll Need:

• Cupcake Mix
– Ingredients from mix:
– Cupcake mix
– 1 ¼ cup of water
– 1/3 cup vegetable oil
– 3 eggs
• Whipped Cream (or you can use icing)
• Green glitter sprinkles
• Green shamrock sprinkles
• Cupcake liners (I used ones with shamrocks on them)
• Cupcake baking sheets
• Mixing bowl
• Whisk

What To Do:

  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place cupcake liners into cupcake pans.
  3. Follow instructions from cupcake mix. (Add ingredients, whisk)
  4. Pour batter into cupcake liners using a ice cream scooper (I find this works best).
  5. Bake cupcakes until golden.
  6. Let cupcakes cool before icing.
  7. Ice the cupcakes with Whipped Cream or icing of your choice.
  8. Top cupcakes with green glitter sprinkles and green shamrock sprinkles.
  9. Enjoy!

☘The Finished Treats!

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7 Comments

  1. March 14, 2017 / 12:35 pm

    Pretty photographs. Got my pretzel and cupcake genes going 😉

    • theresamariedaily
      March 15, 2017 / 2:47 am

      Thank you! and haha I know they were so good!

  2. March 14, 2017 / 2:08 pm

    Every time I say to myself ‘This year I’ll make themed cupcakes and treats’ and every time I don’t… But thank you for the inspiration, might actually do something for Easter!

    • theresamariedaily
      March 15, 2017 / 2:48 am

      Thank you! I’m going to be doing some treats for Easter as well that i will be posting! Stay Tuned for them!

      • March 15, 2017 / 2:57 am

        Oh, that’s lovely, might steal the idea for a similar post!

        • theresamariedaily
          March 15, 2017 / 2:58 am

          I’ll be sure to check yours out when you post it!

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