layers of chocolate, minty cream, and whipped cream, topped with candy pieces

Mint Chocolate Trifles

These Mint Chocolate Trifles are the perfect little dessert for a St. Patrick's Day party! With layers of crushed Oreo cookies, cream cheese, chocolate pudding, and whipped cream, it's a party in your mouth! I've been making it for my Grandkids for St. Patrick's Day for the past few years and they just can't get enough of this. And if you want to keep it simple, you can make this dish in a 9"x13" pan…... view full recipe

round scones with currants, topped with purple jam and white cream

Irish Soda Scones

These savory Irish Soda Scones are perfect for a St. Patrick's Day Tea Party! Serve them with some Lingonberry Jam and Devonshire Cream and they will be a hit! Click for my recipe for Devonshire Cream to go along with them. *Buttermilk substitute: If you don't have buttermilk, you can add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or white vinegar to a cup of whole milk and let it set at room temperature for about an…... view full recipe

Mashed Potatoes with bits of green and butter in the middle

Colcannon Potatoes

I made these Irish Colcannon Potatoes for the first time for St. Patrick's Day in 2021 and they were TO DIE FOR! My hubby is not a fan of kale, and though I'm not a fan of it, I'll eat it in a salad with other greens. However, I heard somewhere that if you cook your kale a little bit it removes the bitterness, and we found this to be quite true. We couldn't detect…... view full recipe

white cake with cranberry filling and topping and buttercream frosting

White Cake with Cranberry Filling and Orange Buttercream Frosting

Every year we host either Christmas or Thanksgiving and I always make anywhere between 10-15 desserts. I like to make some favorites, but also like to try new recipes. I made this White Cake with Cranberry Filling and Orange Buttercream Frosting a few years ago and it became a family favorite. It's one of our family's top 5 holiday desserts now, so I make it for every holiday that we host now. Don't be put…... view full recipe

chocolate yule log with green leaves and red berries

Chocolate Yule Log

A Yule Log is a staple at Christmas time, both in the fireplace, and as a dessert. Here is a recipe for how to make a Chocolate Yule Log to enjoy during the holidays. It starts with a box cake mix, making it a little easier, but edited so it will be more sponge-like and roll out easier.  I like to fill it with a stabilized whipped cream. I'll share that in the recipe instructions…... view full recipe

green wreath cookies with red candies

Christmas Wreath Cookies

These Christmas Wreath Cookies are easy to make and so festive. You can make these with your kids and they will love them. Similar to Rice Krispie Treats, but made with cornflakes and shaped into wreaths. They will look pretty on your Christmas Cookie Tray! 500 recipes like this one can be found in our cookbook "Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins' MORE Favorites Recipes" which can be purchased at our Gift Shop. And if you're…... view full recipe

green milkshake with whipped topping and shamrocks in front of a green background

Shamrock Shakes

We can't forget about those kiddos, or those that don't drink alcoholic beverages on St. Patrick's Day, they shouldn't miss out on all the fun! So here's a Mint Shamrock Shake that everyone will love! These are my Granddaughters enjoying them. 500 recipes like this one can be found in our cookbook "Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins' MORE Favorites Recipes" which can be purchased at our Gift Shop. And if you're looking for a Colorado…... view full recipe

Golden crescent rolls filled with melted marshmallows, cinnamon and sugar

Resurrection Rolls

I made these Resurrection Rolls on Easter morning every year when my kids were growing up. Now my daughters make them for their kids. We also tell the Easter (Resurrection) story as we make them and read the scriptures from the Bible as we prepare them and eat them. Here's the story: 1. Read the following scriptures as you are making the rolls, stating: The crescent rolls represent the cloth that Jesus was wrapped in.…... view full recipe

Guinness Beef Pie

Guinness Beef Pie

A friend made us a Steak and Guinness Pie a couple years ago and my husband fell it love with it. I asked her for the recipe so I could make it myself. Here is the recipe with a couple of tweaks. It's perfect for a St. Patrick's Day dinner, or any day of year actually. Enjoy! I made this into 2 smaller pies in this picture instead of 1 regular sized pie. And here…... view full recipe

Green Martini with whipped cream topping and chocolate shavings in a clear martini glass

Bailey’s Mint Martini

What can you drink on St. Patrick's Day if you don't like Guinness or beer? That would be me, I'm not a beer fan. But I do like martinis! So this Bailey's Mint Martini is my drink of choice (either that or some Jameson Whiskey) on St. Patrick's Day. It's easy to whip up and you'll love it! 500 recipes like this one can be found in our cookbook "Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins' MORE…... view full recipe