40+ Delicious Rainbow Desserts for St. Patrick’s Day

With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, these top 40+ Rainbow Desserts make the perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and welcome spring

With St. Patrick’s Day coming, there are so many great things we can make that we don’t know where to start.

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I got inspiration from so many awesome rainbow desserts and yummy creations that I couldn’t resist making this Roundup about these gorgeous rainbow dessert recipes.

You might also love these other St. Patrick’s Day ideas: St. Patrick’s Day Lime White Chocolate Chips Cupcakes, Lucky Hat St Patrick’s Day Favor Box, and DIY Lucky Shamrock Frame for St. Patrick’s Day

15 Delicious Rainbow Desserts for St. Patrick’s Day

It’s not necessary to be Irish to celebrate St. Patty’s Day or a baker to make these recipes! There are so many fun ways to celebrate this holiday, and it’s such a magical time of year. I love these rainbow desserts!

Whether fun or decadent, these desserts will get you in the mood for the holiday. If you are looking for sweet rainbow treats to satisfy a sweet tooth, a fun dessert, or some ‘just cuz’ dessert easy recipes, you are in luck, you will find just what you need at this rainbow dessert roundup.

Simply because kids love rainbows doesn’t mean that these treats are for little ones only. Everyone will love them, big and small!

I can’t wait to try some of these yummy desserts as they are already my favorite recipes. Hope you like them too.

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Common Ingredients:

  • Food Coloring
  • colorful frostings
  • Sprinkles
  • Candies
  • Jello
  • Candy Melts
  • Cake mix
  • Cookie mix
  • So much more…

Disclaimer: *Just like I do for all my round-ups, I get a lot of inspiration from Pinterest. If you are at all familiar with that platform you know there are tons of pictures with no direct links to the original source. Some pictures featured here on the blog, I found no source for or directed to the wrong one but if you know the source, contact me and I will update this post immediately, thank you so much!

1. Best Rainbow Popcorn Recipe

Rainbow dessert: Best Rainbow Popcorn Recipe by Must Have Mom

This rainbow popcorn is so colorful and tasty which makes it perfect rainbow fun party food! Whether you’re hosting a rainbow party or you just want a fun snack to serve the kids, this rainbow jello popcorn recipe is the BEST one out there, super easy and simple ingredients, so be sure to bookmark this page or pin it for later!

by Must Have Mom

2. Rainbow Jello Parfait

Rainbow Dessert Jello Parfait from Mom Dot.

These Rainbow Parfaits are perfect for both birthday parties and holidays. especially t. Patrick’s Day, making a striking scene on a table and a totally fun to devour dessert.

 By Mom Dot.

3. Rainbow Sugar Cookie Bark

Rainbow Sugar Cookies Barks by Mom on Timeout

These Rainbow Sugar Cookie Bark are made with refrigerated sugar cookie dough and candy – get ready to taste the rainbow!

By Mom on Timeout

4. Rainbow Cupcakes

Rainbow Cupcakes by I Heart Naptime

Easy rainbow cupcakes made with a doctored cake mix recipe and buttercream frosting! So colorful, fun and festive. Perfect for your next party!

By I Heart Naptime

5. Ruffled Rainbow Dessert Table

Ruffled Rainbow Dessert Table by Hostess with the Mostess

Taste the rainbow… with hearts and ruffles! From sprinkled cupcakes and striped heart cookies to an AMAZING ruffled cake and matching cake pops, this Ruffled Rainbow Dessert Table is COVERED in colors! 

By Hostess with the Mostess

6. Rainbow Cake Truffles Recipe

Rainbow Cake Truffles Recipe by Cooking with Janica

Rainbow-colored cake swirled together then dipped in white chocolate and topped with sprinkles to make adorable cake truffles. These sugary, colorful treats are basically a cake pop without the stick.

By Cooking with Janica

7. Rainbow Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rainbow Chocolate Chip Cookies by In Katrina's Kitchen

Chocolate Chip Rainbow Cookies in every color of the rainbow! Why be boring when you can be awesome?

By In Katrina’s Kitchen

8. Jello Cookies

Jello Cookies by I Heart Naptime

A yummy jello cookie recipe that is oh so fun and perfect for Summer. The kids will love these easy jello cookies!

By I Heart Naptime

9. Rainbow donuts 

Rainbow donuts from Brit + Co

Don’t worry about complicated dough recipes or messy deep fryer disasters — these baked donuts are super easy to make. All you need is a donut pan and some funfetti cake mix. Let’s get to it.

By Brit + Co

10. Easy Rainbow Cake 

Easy Rainbow Cake from Just a Taste

A rainbow cake is the ultimate festive dessert for any occasion, and now it’s easier than ever to make your own. This easy technique for layering various colors of cake batter can be used with a homemade cake recipe or a store-bought cake mix.

By Just a Taste

11. Rainbow Pancake Pops 

Rainbow Pancake Pops from Made to Be a Momma

These rainbow pancakes are a fun breakfast!  A simple pancake batter and bright colors turns boring pancakes into a fun morning breakfast for the kids. Make them into pancake pops or the shape of a rainbow!

By Made to Be a Momma

12. Rainbow Pudding

Rainbow Pudding Dessert by Makezine

This week’s Flashback project comes just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. The colorful rainbow pudding from Katie Goodman’s Kid’s Kitchen column is the perfect festive snack to serve on March 17.

By Makezine

13. Rainbow Ice Cream Sandwiches 

Rainbow Ice Cream Sandwiches from Bloom Design

These Rainbow sandwiches are great anytime but how perfect are they for St. Patricks Day or for and sprinkle or art birthday party? These are definitely worth their weight in gold!

By Bloom Design

14. Rainbow Candy Cake

Rainbow Candy Cake by Sprinkle Bakes

There’s nothing happier than a rainbow cake! The cake layer in rainbow hues is hidden behind a wall of rainbow licorice twists (colorful candies) and Swiss meringue buttercream. This also makes the cutest kids birthday parties ever.

By Sprinkle Bakes

15. Taste the Rainbow… Jello!

Taste the Rainbow Dessert… Jello! by Glorious Treats

This colorful Rainbow Jello is pretty enough to brighten anyone’s day! Great for parties and summer get-togethers! Kids absolutely go CRAZY for this fun no-bake treat!

By Glorious Treats

16. How to Make Rainbow Rock Candy

How to Make Rainbow Rock Candy by Tikkido

Rainbow rock candy may be the prettiest candy I’ve ever seen!  This tutorial will show you how to make rainbow rock candy using plain white rock candy and food coloring.

by Tikkido

17. How To Make Homemade Pop Tarts

How to make homemade pop tarts by Making Frugal Fun

These delicious rainbow pop tarts are a fun dessert, breakfast idea, or snack to help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

by Making Frugal Fun

18. Rainbow Cake Balls

Rainbow cake balls by Artsy Fartsy Mama

Rainbow Cake Balls are a colorful, no-bake treat that’s perfect for rainbow parties, St. Patrick’s Day, and so much more!

by Artsy Fartsy Mama

19. EASY ST. PATRICKS DAY RAINBOW PANCAKES

Easy St. Patrick’s Day rainbow pancakes by Brooklin Active Mama

These rainbow pancakes are so fun to make to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day or anytime! Easy fun breakfast for the family!

by Brooklin Active Mama

20. End of the Rainbow Pot of Gold Cupcakes for St. Patrick’s Day

End of the Rainbow Pot of Gold Cupcakes for St. Patrick’s Day by Purple Pumping Blog

There really is a treasure waiting for you at the end of your rainbow with these Pot of Gold Cupcakes! This easy recipe is made with a box of cake mix, with a little green food coloring, and topped with creamy frosting, a rainbow candy belt, and little pots of gold made from a peanut butter cup.

by Purple Pumping Blog

21. Gluten-Free Rainbow Cupcakes

Gluten-free rainbow cupcakes by Peel with Zeal

Brighten up any occasion with these gluten-free rainbow cupcakes! Topped with a fluffy, cloud-like vanilla frosting, these cupcakes are guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face.

by Peel with Zeal

22. Easy Rainbow Donuts

Easy rainbow donuts by Play Party Plan

Make St. Patrick’s Day a little more colorful with these delicious rainbow donuts! Vanilla donuts in all colors of the rainbow make for a magical treat.

by Play Party Plan

23. Epically Fun Rainbow OREO Cookies

Epically Fun Rainbow OREO Cookies by CrystalandComp

These rainbow no-bake cookies are easy to make and look adorable. Great for St. Patrick’s day.

by CrystalandComp

24. Rainbow Donuts

Rainbow Donuts by Lane & Grey Fare

Rainbow donuts with chocolate glaze are a fun and colorful treat that is not only delicious but also accommodating to those with dietary restrictions. Made without gluten, eggs, or nuts, they can also be easily modified to be vegan.

by Lane & Grey Fare

25. Tie Dye Colorful Cupcakes

Tie Dye Colorful Cupcakes by Tasty Treas & Eats

Learn how to make the best Rainbow Cupcakes in no time! Celebrate any occasion with these fun tie dye cupcakes that are delicious & pretty!

by Tasty Treas & Eats

26. Rainbow Cupcakes

Rainbow Cupcakes by The Girl Creative

Rainbow Cupcakes are the perfect pick-me-up to brighten your day!

by The Girl Creative

27. Easy Rainbow Arc Cupcakes

Easy Rainbow Arc Cupcakes by Attachment Mommy

These cute rainbow arc cupcakes are easy to make and fun to rope the kids in to decorate at your St Patrick’s Day celebration. Ice ready-made cakes to save time or make your own from scratch or from a box of cake mix. The key to these beautiful rainbow treats is the icing and decorating!

by Attachment Mommy

28. St. Patrick’s Day Cookie Decorating with Rainbow Buttercream Frosting

St. Patrick’s Day Cookie Decorating with Rainbow Buttercream Frosting by Buttercream Parties

Kids will love helping decorate these rainbow shamrock sugar cookies. Topped with colorful vanilla buttercream, these cookies are soft and extra yummy.

by Buttercream Parties

29. How to Decorate a Rainbow Cake

How to Decorate a Rainbow Cake by Goodie Godmother

A sprinkle-coated colorful cake makes a beautiful centerpiece dessert for a party. Learn how to decorate a rainbow cake like a pro with my easy-to-follow tutorial.

by Goodie Godmother

30. ST. PATRICK’S DAY RAINBOW PUDDING CUPS

St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Pudding Cups by Brooklin Active Mama

These amazing St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Pudding Cups are adorable and so fun to make with kids! Simple ingredients for a lucky treat!

by Brooklin Active Mama

31. End of the Rainbow Pudding

End of the Rainbow Pudding – St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Party by The Purple Pumpkin Blog

Layers of jello/jelly create a beautiful rainbow in a glass for this elegant and fun dessert for St. Patrick’s Day. It’s finished off with a creamy cloud and gold sprinkles.

by The Purple Pumpkin Blog

32. Rainbow Cupcakes

Rainbow Cupcakes by Beyond Frosting

These Rainbow Cupcakes are not only super fun but they are super easy to make too!

by Beyond Frosting

33. St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes with a Pot of Gold

St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes with a Pot of Gold by Angie Holden at Country Chic Cottage

Rainbow treats are fun on any day, but especially when you’re trying to attract a leprechaun! Colorful, festive St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes are easy to make and have a huge WOW factor! The pot of gold is a bonus, but the real treasure comes with all the smiles these sweet treats bring!

by Angie Holden at Country Chic Cottage

34. Rainbow Fudge

Rainbow Fudge by Amanda's Cooking

This rainbow fudge is sure to put a smile on everyone’s faces! This recipe is a fun and ultra colorful twist to ordinary chocolate fudge.

by Amanda’s Cooking

35. Sprinkle Cookies With Browned Butter

Sprinkle Cookies with Browned Butter by Life's too Sweet

These Sprinkle Cookies are thick, chewy, and delicious! The deep, rich flavor of browned butter and festive rainbow sprinkles make these cookies a favorite!

by Life’s too Sweet

36. The Best Lucky Charms Treats

The Best Lucky Charms Treats by Eating on a Dime

ou are going to be in for a fun treat with this quick and easy Lucky Charms Treats Recipe. Your kids will think that you are the best Mom on the block with this fun twist on traditional Rice Krispie treats.

by Eating on a Dime

37. Funfetti Oreo Krispie Treats

Funfetti Oreo Krispie Treats by The Salty MarshMallow

These traditional rice krispie treats are taken to the next level by adding golden Oreo cookies and sprinkles! A no bake treat that comes together in ten minutes.

by The Salty MarshMallow

38. Rainbow Cake

Rainbow Cake by Love from the Oven

This easy RAINBOW CAKE is delicious, fun and full of color! If you are looking for a festive Rainbow Birthday Cake that is easy to make, this recipe is perfect!

by Love from the Oven

39. Rainbow Chia Pudding {with natural colors}

Rainbow Chia Pudding {with natural colors} by Homemade for Elle

This Rainbow Chia Pudding is the perfect naturally colored dessert for St. Patrick’s Day. Both sweet and healthy! 

by Homemade for Elle

40. Rainbow Cupcakes

Rainbow Cupcakes by Little Sunny Kitchen

Everything is better when you have cupcakes, and cupcakes are better when they are bright and colorful Rainbow Cupcakes!

by Little Sunny Kitchen

41. How To Make A Fruit Rainbow Platter

How To Make A Fruit Rainbow Platter by Lynn's Way of Life

A fun way to liven up your fruit platter, this fruit rainbow is so easy to make and will wow your guests! Kids will love eating their fruit when it’s shaped in a rainbow!

by Lynn’s Way of Life

42. Homemade Rainbow Ice Cream

Homemade Rainbow Ice Cream by Bitz & Giggles

Homemade Rainbow Ice Cream – Homemade, no-churn, vanilla-flavored ice cream with swirls of neon color!

by Bitz & Giggles

43. 6 Colors of the Rainbow Popsicles Recipe

6 Colors of the Rainbow Popsicles Recipe by Mama Likes to Cook

Fresh fruit popsicles are a wonderful treat, but it is even more fun to have rainbow popsicles in red, orange, yellow, green, blue and indigo violet. These frozen ice pops are made with fruit and milk, but you can easily make them dairy-free with a vegan milk alternative.

by Mama Likes to Cook

Oh my! I could eat them all in one afternoon!!!

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